How to Render Beef Tallow and Make Tasty Fries
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How to Render Beef Tallow and Make Tasty Fries

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ve probably seen my first experience with rendering poultry fat. After that success, I figured I was ready to tackle the big leagues. Target number two – beef tallow from our quarter of grass fed beef. First off, the butcher was surprised we wanted it, then…

Harvesting Peas and Carrots and How to Freeze Peas
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Harvesting Peas and Carrots and How to Freeze Peas

“Me and Jenny goes together like peas and carrots.” I always liked Forrest Gump, but “peas and carrots” brings to mind the awful institutional variety – little cubes of lifeless, washed-out orange and green that taste like tin can. Blech. The homegrown variation (thankfully) doesn’t even taste like the same food. Now, I still don’t…