Local, Ethically Raised Meats Shine at Half Hog Breakdown Demonstration with Butcher Erik Sather

  • Are you curious about local, ethically raised meats? Would you like to learn more about how to butcher them and incorporate them into your life? This is the opportunity you've been waiting for The public demand for local, ethically raised meats has grown exponentially in the last several decades. In most decent-sized towns today, you can find at least one butcher shop purveying locally raised meats that adhere to the highest standards. However, many customers find that artisanal meat shops…

    A 2 Day Course on Charcuterie and Whole-Hog Butchery

  • With Chef Brian Polcyn “Demystifying the craft of Charcuterie, one student at a time” Welcome to the 2-day course curriculum by Chef Brian Polcyn, where quality pork and Charcuterie is our passion. Chef Polcyn has owned and worked in restaurants for the past 40 years, a professor at Schoolcraft Culinary school for 20 years, written two books on the subject of Charcuterie, and has traveled the country doing these Charcuterie classes for the past 6 years. He is a true…

    Mangalitsa Pork Tamales

  • Mangalitsa Pork Tamales Recipe by Nikki Halverson Citrus Pork Filling 6 pounds Mangalitsa pork shoulder cut into big cubes 3/4 Cup orange juice 4 Slices of the orange zest 2 Cups water 2 Bay leaves 6 Garlic cloves 1 Cinnamon stick 2 Tablespoons oregano 3/4 teaspoon clove, ground salt and pepper to taste Directions Remove excess fat from the pork shoulder and cut into big cubes. Season the pork with salt and pepper, and then place in the slow cooker.…

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