Old fashioned pigs

Old fashioned pigs

Mangalitsa – Old Fashioned Pig We recently joined a Facebook group focused on salt curing pork.  A book was brought up that has been added to my “books to buy” list.  It’s called Home Pork Making: a complete guide. , by A.W. Fulton.   If you...
What’s new…

What’s new…

What’s new at Baker’s Green Acres now that it’s fall?   Not much.  We’re taking advantage of the beautiful weather to harvest as much grass as possible.  These hogs show the value of that!  They are about 19 months old now and ready for harvest...
Fat

Fat

“…the concept that fat is the best of foods has been universal with mankind in all lands and climates.  When Christianity spread northward beyond the Mediterranean, the Biblical phrase “to live on the fat of the land” was readily understood in...
Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup

“Grandma knew best,” chicken soup is a great remedy when sick.  I’ve found that the broth from an old layer hen is the richest, tastiest, most satisfying food when it’s chilly outside or I’m not feeling up to par.  I’m offering here...