Wednesday, January 19, 2022

From our Dinner Guests Hank and Joli Fichter: "Having sources of locally produced food has changed the way we live... The resources are most likely within miles or minutes of your home."
Cargill pasture perfect beef

Single-origin cuts: Is the U.S. food market splitting into a premium niche that few consumers can afford and the place where the rest of us shop? Editor Susan Crowell isn't sure that's a good thing.
Bread baking takes practice!

I don't remember when I made my first cake or when my mother first gave me advice about cooking. As for my early experiences with baking, I remember the 4-H project on breads and pastries that I worked on the summer I was 7.
chicken and beef stock in jars

Bone broth is traditionally thought of as a healing food for body recovery. Learn the difference between stock and broth, and discover homemade recipes for homemade bone beef stock and chicken stock, plus tips for safe canning.
Calf in hutch

Brenda Hastings explains why calves are separated from their mothers.

The importance of family meals goes beyond parents ensuring their children are eating healthy diets. Family meals can affect various aspects of children’s lives, some of which may surprise parents.
ugly food

Consumers are slowly becoming more willing to buy "ugly fruit," which are seconds or cull produce. And retailers are jumping on the bandwagon, says Editor Susan Crowell in her commentary.

How do busy families instill table manners, and what happens when the mom herself is a food-dropping klutz? Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb confesses to always needing a napking or two.
pizza

Pizza is inevitably a part of our lives, starting from a young age.
Deer venison

If you hunt, or know someone who does, deer meat could be a viable option.

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