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LFN: Blue Rooster Farm

March 28, 2012

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A Look at Our Local Food Network A few weeks back we had the pleasure of visiting with Roy and Julie at Blue Rooster Farm.  They are a grass-based farm, devoted to ecologically friendly practices.  Blue Rooster supplies meat and mushrooms to the CSA operated by Village Acres, a vegetable farm run by Roy’s extended […]

Withinseason Reboot!

January 18, 2012

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Hello Again! The last post was in September? That means it is time for a reboot. We’ve been busy on the food front even if it has been quiet around here… September was a flurry of canning and preserving. Our second year has been mega-bonus-awesome: the peas just keep rolling out of the freezer with […]

Pancetta Baked Cannellini Beans

March 28, 2011

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We have leftover cannellini beans so we’re going to try and turn these into baked beans with the pancetta we cured a while back.  Navy beans and salt pork are more typical, I think?  But: go, go leftovers!

Pancetta

March 28, 2011

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With so much uncertainty in sourcing how animals are reared and treated when shopping at the grocery store, old skills are essential to keep those recipes flowing.  This pancetta was our first try at curing meat at home, and our repertoire has since grown to include bacon. These are the building blocks of cured meat, […]