Cows on pasture this week! Or at least that is the plan. The cows and we are anxiously waiting for our first day of pasture. The grasses are growing and green and are so close to reaching the height we want.…
Raising Grassfed Dairy and Beef
100% Grassfed Dairy and Beef! While we never fed a large amount of grain to our cattle and two winters ago we went involuntarily grass fed for a few months (due to the silo being frozen shut), we officially went…
BSE, Mad Cow and Beef Steaks
I am sure by now you have heard about the BSE case found in a cow in California. BSE, often called Mad Cow, is a progressive neurological disease among cattle that is always fatal. It belongs to a family of diseases known…
Hunk of Meat Monday: Hamburgers, Brats and Amazing Hot Dogs!!
Even though us tough Minnesota types will grill outside when it is negative 20 degrees, 50 degrees and sunny really brings out the charcoal and gas kings.
Shout Out to Lorenz Meats and Perennial Plate
The following video from Perennial Plate is of the kill floor at Lorenz Meats and the cuts of meat in beef. If you have never seen a kill floor before, this is a great example of a well run and clean facility.
Hunk of Meat Monday: Shepard’s Pie
I love exploring new recipes at the same time teaching my children about their heritage. This St. Patrick’s day I vowed to make something “Irish.” And what is more Irish than Shepherd’s Pie.
Hunk Of Meat Monday-Zweber Farm Taco Night
I usually try to plan all our meals at least a week in advance, but there is always one night that something doesn’t go as planned and I need a quick, healthy meal. My go to meal is tacos. I…
Hunk of Meat Monday: Grandma’s Casserole
My mother made us a childhood staple: Grandma’s Casserole. We don’t know who’s grandma this recipe belongs to, but now that my mom makes it for her grandchildren it is fitting.
Hunk of Meat Monday: Deep Dish Pizza
So what do I do to satisfy my pizza cravings? I make homemade deep dish pizza. This recipe can be made in about 30 minutes and if you prepare your toppings ahead of time all it takes is the baking time.
Cold Weather Calls for Comfort Food, Meat Loaf Recipe
The glorious fall days we have had in September and October are coming to an abrupt end this week. High’s in the 50’s and 40’s, wind, rain, ice and just plain old yucky weather are forecasted all week. We knew we…