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September 13, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
Remember the days when a real live person running the grocery checkout lane would ask that question? Since the first pound of Blue Silo beef sold back in 2017, our customer orders are sent out in thick, brown paper bags. It's one of many ways we're not like the grocery store. Our paper bags work harder, making your shopping experience better in ways you may not realize.
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May 25, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
Your freezer can do more than house frozen meat, vegetables and cartons of ice cream. From cutting waste to saving time and money, here's 5 unexpected ways to use your freezer smarter. Check my freezer and you'll likely find any of these stashed away!
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May 3, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
It feels like just yesterday 100 little fluff balls arrived at the farm in a cardboard box from a local hatchery. Fast forward 51 days and those same chicks are now fully-feathered birds weighing over 6 lbs. Unlike beef and pork that we harvest year-round, our growing season for farm-raised chicken is from March through November. That means the best time to buy and stock up is when our freezers are full during the growing season.
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March 21, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
From whole chickens to boneless skinless chicken breast, we proudly offer a wide range of chicken cuts. Use this Chicken Cuts Guide to know how each cut is packaged, how many it feeds and get recipe inspiration.
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March 10, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
It’s said we humans eat first with our eyes. As shoppers we’ve been led to believe that fresh meat is cherry-red in color and brown meat is spoiled. Understand why grocery store beef is always bright-cherry red and the best way to tell if beef is spoiled.
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February 13, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
We're right in the thick of "roast season" so let me help you make the right choice so the next roast you prepare is the best roast you've ever made. I've got some helpful tips for choosing the right roast and a comparison between the different pot roast-style roasts that we carry.
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December 3, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
It's safe to say, we'll all gather around a table during the Christmas season to tuck into a special meal with those we love. Be it a boisterous family affair, a quiet dinner for two or something in between, here's a few ideas to kick start your meal planning
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September 19, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
Growing chickens has been quite the adventure since the first group came to the farm in June of 2021. Broilers are fast growing "meat chickens" only intended for slaughter, completely different from the "egg layer" chickens. Join me for a behind-the-scenes look at how they're raised on our farm.
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September 5, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
Straight from my no-fuss kitchen, I'm bringing you a simple recipe using the affordable and under appreciated Smoked & Cured Ham Hocks. A low-input, budget-friendly recipe, you can tweak and customize it to make it your own. Perfect for a potluck, as a make-ahead-side dish or stash it in the freezer for later.
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August 5, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
Often folks will ask if we butcher our own animals. "Nope, we drop off the live animal and pick up the frozen cuts," I tell them. Here's a quick look into how much ready-to-eat cuts a beef animal yields.
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July 13, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
We believe that ordering a beef side to feed your family shouldn't be hard or confusing. Read this to understand the whole booking process from choosing the best side size for your family to having it delivered to your home.
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