Category Archives: Recipes

Steak Recipe: Customer Approved!

Thanks so much to our customers Joan and Lloyd Miller who shared this recipe with us–they said it worked great for the steaks they received in last month’s CSA package. We can’t wait to try it out for ourselves! INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons ground mustard 2 teaspoons powdered garlic (we used fresh) 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 4 rib steaks, at least 1 inch thick (2 to 3 pounds total) 2 tablespoons olive oil Combine […]

Easy Pulled Pork for Busy People (no oven required)

For many people, summer is the time to kick back, relax, and maybe get a few projects done around the house. But for me, summer is always the busiest time of year. Summer means more animals: since our chickens are pasture-raised, we raise them between April and October, when it’s warm enough for them to live outdoors full-time. By July we have several batches of chickens going at once–one or two hundred on pasture and a hundred in the brooder, […]

What to Do with that Ham Hock?

At last month’s CSA pickup, the most discussed item by far was the ham hock – people were either thrilled, or not quite sure what to do with it. So I asked Ann Hostetler, for a recipe – she’s a ham hock superfan. Last year she purchased half a hog from us, I suspect mostly to get the two hocks. Here’s her all purpose split-pea / bean / lentil recipe in prose form – the quantities are very flexible, but […]