Hogs, Preserving, Recipes

Head Cheese: Say What?!

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.

4-H, Homestead

Crickets…. All you’ll hear is Crickets:  Better Known as Fair Time!

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.