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Braised Beef with Onions and Fennel

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Braised Beef with Onions and Fennel

This is a great way to use your packs of beef stew meat without having to go to all the trouble of making an entire pot of stew. This recipe makes great lunches served over a bed of your favorite grain.

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Smoked Ham Fritatta

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Smoked Ham Fritatta

Whether you call it a quiche or frittata, this egg pie is a dish the whole family can dig into! The secret to a great frittata, is to use a cast iron pan.

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Tara Firma Farms DIY Corned Beef

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Tara Firma Farms DIY Corned Beef

While Corned Beef was invented in Ireland as a means to preserve and export meat, it gained popularity in the US when Irish Immigrants brought it over.  Now, it can be found on sandwiches or simply hot on a plate, and we hope, in your kitchen this St. Paddy's day! Our in house, simple DIY recipe will get you ready for St Paddy's day, and just in time to!

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Slow Cooker Brisket

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Slow Cooker Brisket

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 pound brisket

  • 1 tsp granulated garlic

  • ½ tsp salt of your choice

  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

  • ½ tsp ground chili powder 

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Russell's Smokey Slow Cooked BBQ Beef

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Russell's Smokey Slow Cooked BBQ Beef

So you don't have a smoker and want that smoky flavor.  We understand your pain.  That's why our recipe master Russell came up with a fun, and equally trickster way, to get the smokiness of a chuck roast, without actually smoking it!  Yummm! 

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Good Ol' Smoked Brisket

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Good Ol' Smoked Brisket

First of all mix up the following ingredients and get ready to apply to a ~3lb brisket.

Preparation Time:- 10 mins
Marinade Time:- overnight
Cooking Time:- 8-10 hours

Total Time:- 2 days

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Easy Peasy BBQ Chicken

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Easy Peasy BBQ Chicken

Doesn't get much simpler than this!  We love to let the tenderness of the breast really shine through on this "low and slow" grill!

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Pan Fried Bone-In Pork Chops

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Pan Fried Bone-In Pork Chops

  • 1teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1⁄4teaspoon paprika
  • 1⁄2teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2teaspoon pepper
  • 1⁄4teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 4bone-in-rib pork chops 
  • 1⁄2cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp butter

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Meet Our BBQ Guru, Tommy Ussery

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Meet Our BBQ Guru, Tommy Ussery

The secret behind the amazing foods coming out of our Tara Firma Farms' kitchen goes beyond the great meats we are raising. It's often the work of Tommy Ussery and his custom built smoker. Tommy began his career about 20 years ago with a $30 water smoker in his wooded backyard in Potter Valley, Mendocino. What started as an interest, turned hobby with some serious time spent at BBQ competitions up and down the coast and has since grown into legend status. 

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