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Grilled Country-Style Pork Ribs

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Grilled Country-Style Pork Ribs

Leave it to the midwesterners to know a great recipe for pork ribs. We found this from a midwest food.com contributor and it's been a farm favorite for quite a while!  midwesterners to know a great recipe for pork ribs. We found this from a midwest food.com contributor and it's been a farm favorite for quite a while!  

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Vietnamese Lime Chicken Wings

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Vietnamese Lime Chicken Wings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chicken bouillon powder (weird I know, but it works)
  • 1/2 cup Vietnamese chili sauce (Sriracha works too)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil

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Russell’s Juicy Snap! Sausages

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Russell’s Juicy Snap! Sausages

Ever wonder how the restaurants and food trucks got sausages to be juicy on the inside and then...SNAP when you bite into them?  Well we have the answer for you right here.  We propose a toast to no more dry sausages!

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What You Really Pay For Food

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What You Really Pay For Food

Let’s assume the food in the grocery store is the same as the food here at Tara Firma. You pay $10 for lb of steak at the store. You pay another $800 in taxes through the farm bill…it is a subsidy you pay. These taxes pay for the following:

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5 Reasons Why You Should Only Buy Grass-Fed Beef

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5 Reasons Why You Should Only Buy Grass-Fed Beef

 As Dr. Mercola of the website Mercola.com says, "In the grand scheme of all that is wrong with modern agriculture, the unnatural transition that turned cattle (which naturally eat grass) into grain-eating ruminants is at the top of the list." 

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Helping People Understand What Real Food Is

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Helping People Understand What Real Food Is

Join us on this mission!

Every Saturday and Sunday we lead farm tours at noon. Tours are an important part of our mission to help educate the public on what REAL food is and the difference a farm like ours offers in terms of health, the environment and community. We try to reconnect people with where real food comes from while offering interesting facts and stories about the farm and our animals.

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

In our vision of a perfect world every neighborhood would be like Diane Schwalbach's in Menlo Park. Diane recently joined Tara Firma Farms and shortly thereafter we saw a surge of members signing up from right in her neighborhood. So we called her to see what was going on.

"I have told several of my neighbors,"  she immediately confided. "We live in a very affluent area and everyone is pretty aware of healthy eating. Plus, a lot of the organizations here spread the message as well. For example, at the large tech company my husband works they spend a lot of money doing things like serving pasture-raised meats in their company cafeteria--and they aren't alone. So it’s a very present topic."

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Make Your Holidays Special With Tara Firma Farms Holiday Meats

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Make Your Holidays Special With Tara Firma Farms Holiday Meats

WE ARE HAPPY TO LEARN SO MANY OF YOU are making our holiday meats part of your holiday tradition. Each year we try to come up with different cuts to be eaten as a family feast and this year we’re offering some favorites and a couple new items. All our meat is grown using the same pasture-raised process as you have come to expect from us with no chemical or medication whatsoever. So start a tradition with a specific special cut or vary and try different cuts each year!

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How to Cook the Perfect Standing Rib Roast

Our standing rib roasts are extremely popular and have become a tradition for many of our members. These are bone-in fat cap on to ensure they are the ultimate in juicy perfection. We recommend cooking to medium rare and cutting as a prime rib but it's a little tricky--getting that perfect seared crispy outside and medium rare, pink-not-grey inside.

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