Category Archives: Eating

Raising Pastured Chickens for Meat: Part 3 (Harvest)

*** WARNING – THIS POST INCLUDES GRAPHIC  IMAGES OF BLOOD AND DEPICTIONS OF ANIMAL SLAUGHTER *** It’s 12.5 weeks after we brought our tiny balls of fluff home from the hatchery, our freezer is now stocked with a year’s supply … Continue reading

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Tuna/Zucchini Patties

For those of us fortunate enough to live within an hour or two of the Oregon coast, summertime means Albacore tuna season! For the folks willing to put in the time, 2 or 3 whole tuna can fill our pantries … Continue reading

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Scrapple: A Nose to Tail Breakfast Recipe

I recently butchered a hog for the first time. This was a pretty big deal for me and I wanted to be sure I used as much of the animal who’s life I had harvested as I could. The skin … Continue reading

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Stuffed Rabbit Roast without The Bacon (Or the Butcher’s Twine)

My Wisconsin German family may have popularized the term “The only thing better than bacon, is more bacon” but sometimes you just don’t need it to make an epic meal. I posted my ‘bacon wrapped, stuffed rabbit roast’ recipe after … Continue reading

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