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“Grass-Fed Beef Is on a Roll” (WSJ, 9-21-16)

Grass-fed beef hit the front page of the Personal Journal, in the Wall Street Journal, on September 21, 2016.  This well-researched article explained that: Grassfed beef is inherently more expensive than CAFO (confined animal feeding operation) beef, namely they said … Continue reading

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Lengua!

I hate to admit that we have not always utilized this special cut of beef, as we should have. But we didn’t have anyone to cook it for us, until now! Last year, Peter H. obtained a tongue from a … Continue reading

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Grassfed butter and cheese …

No, David has not yet agreed to milk the logo cow, but he figures he could handle it.  Just no pictures, we don’t want to ruin his cowboy image … In the meantime, it’s been on my list for a … Continue reading

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More on bones and marrow …

Getting the goodness from bones and marrow, in two steps: 1.)Cook the bones by roasting and remove marrow from bones: Roast 15 min at 350 F – 375F, until some fat is running out of bones. Remove from oven, remove … Continue reading

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Comments on latest T-bones …

Says new customers Curt and Annette N.: “We had a couple T-bones tonight that were outstanding!”

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Bones and Marrow – a reference from Janet G.

Think about it: For about 2.8 million years*, humans likely consumed the marrow inside bones as well as the cartilage surrounding the joints. For about 100 years, we have not … Only since 1900 or so has Hydrocarbon Man, in … Continue reading

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Skirt steak marinade, from Ellen H.

Doug H.’s wife, Ellen, is quite a chef.  She was kind enough to share her skirt steak (fajitas) marinade recipe: Skirt Steak Marinate 1/2 cup olive oil 1/3 cup soy sauce 4 scallions, washed and cut in 1/2 2 large … Continue reading

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New beef, record calf, record rain, July 2015!

Recently we were the recipients of that incredible deluge which filled Lake Buchanan from 55 % full, to 71 % full.  A narrow band of showers dropped 10.7 ” or so at the ranch, evidently due to a stalled front.  … Continue reading

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Turtle burger rocks!

We had occasion to visit The Turtle Saturday night.  Of course, I had to try one of their burgers (using Condalia Farms Brand Steakburger).  The Saturday special was 1/2 # burger with horseradish sauce, and a yellow tomato slice.  Wow.  … Continue reading

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Mesquite Bean Flour-encrusted London Broil …

Last Thursday I was hungry for a London Broil.  I decided I wanted to brown it in the cast iron skillet, and went to the freezer for some flour.  No flour.  All I had was mesquite bean flour which I … Continue reading

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