Blog Authors are employed or involved with Polyface. However, posts will cover a large genre of topics. Statements, ideas and opinions may differ somewhat from practices, beliefs and vision of Polyface.
Heather enjoys gardening, farming, cooking, crocheting, embroidery, and being with family and friends.
Leanna enjoys farming, gardening, knitting, spinning, baking, and anything that has to do with the homesteading lifestyle.
Sheri enjoys family, reading, writing, baking, quilting, scrapbooking, knitting, gardening, canning, and is very active in her church.
Susan enjoys music, hiking, tending animals, gathering flowers and berries, fermenting, cooking, and making cheese.
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Started Oct 3, 2011
Tag Archives: recipe
These brownies have become my signature dessert. My family calls them “Sheri’s fudge brownies” even though the original recipe is not mine.When my son and I got off of all gluten about a year ago, I began converting my favorite recipes to gluten free.I’m still a novice at converting, but this one turned out quite … Read the Rest
It’s been a family favorite for FOREVER… and all agree that the only way it could be improved-upon was to make it with grass-fed (Polyface) beef 🙂 All the Best! — Joe K, Annapolis COUNTRY ITALIAN BEEF STEW Makes 6-8 servings 2 lbs. Polyface Sirloin Tip Roast (or any other Roast will do)8 ounces of … Read the Rest
Ghormeh Sabzi 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped1 tsp. turmeric1 boneless chuck roast (discard fat and sinew) or 1.5 lbs of lamb stew1 c. green onions, green parts only, finely chopped1.5 c. spinach, finely chopped1/2 c. italian flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped1/4 c. cilantro leaves, finely chopped1/4 c. chives or scallion tops, finely chopped1/4 c. fenugreek … Read the Rest
We were sent the following note from a dear patron. You may find it useful: I have been buying the Medium eggs for three years now, and I do not miss large eggs at all. After reading your note about your large egg shortage, I thought I ‘d write up some notes about using medium … Read the Rest
From the episode: Southern BBQ To hold the wood chips, you will need a small disposable aluminum tray. Serves 8. Ingredients White BBQ Sauce 3/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish 1/2 teaspoon table salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper Chicken 1 teaspoon table … Read the Rest
Makes 8 3-4 tablespoons fat—lard, ghee (clarified butter) or tallow (butter will burn) 1 medium onion, finely diced 2 pounds ground pork 1 teaspoon fine ground sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1-1/2 teaspoons ground sage Place one tablespoon fat in a large cast iron or other heavy pan and heat pan over medium … Read the Rest
6-8 servings 4 tablespoons fat (lard, ghee [clarified butter] or tallow; butter will burn) 1 large onion, in 1/4 dice 1-1/2 teaspoons sea salt 2 pounds ground pork 1 medium head cabbage, finely sliced 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 teaspoons dried thyme or 1-1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme Add two tablespoons fat to a … Read the Rest
Ingredients I 5lb beef shank 2 medium onions coarsely shopped 5-8 garlic cloves coarsely chopped Cumin Paprika Chili powder Dried or fresh oregano Dried or fresh thyme 1 jalapeño 1 green or red cayenne pepper Few sprigs Rosemary Salt and pepper 12 oz beer 2 28oz cans crushed tomatoes Directions Salt and pepper the shank … Read the Rest
This Mexican recipe involves marinating overnight then cooking wrapped in banana leaves Tools:Coffee-Grinder (or similar machine for grinding whole spices)Metal or Glass Bake Dish (13x9x2)BlenderFoil 5 Pounds Pork “Pork Butt” or Pork Shoulder Roast 5 Tablespoon Whole Annatto2 teaspoon Whole Cumin1 Tablespoon Whole Pepper8 Pebbles Whole Allspice1/2 teaspoon Whole Cloves 3 Habanero Peppers1/2 Cup Vinegar2 … Read the Rest