The nose-to-tail movement has made preparing unusual cuts of meat trendy again. This style of eating teaches us to appreciate and utilize all parts of the animals that we raise. Our great grandparents ate this way out of necessity and now we can relearn these skills out of a desire to be closer to our food and back to basics.
Pie crusts originated as a way for Greeks to preserve meat. The original pie crusts were not eaten and were called "coffins" as this term described the case or container the meat was held in.
Enjoy this jam recipe with a little history on the side!
Crickets are all you’ll hear from Hog Creek Homestead from the middle of July to the middle of August! It’s fair time here. This is crunch time for us.
A little history and list of must haves for Hot Water Bath Canning!