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Tasso Rubbed Wings with White BBQ Sauce

This recipe is built around those two ideas, as the Tasso rub we are using is packed full of flavor, and the recipe can be executed with a variety of techniques.

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Grilled Chicken Chimichurri & Heirloom Tomato Salad

Full of color and bursting with flavor, you'll love this fresh chicken dish paired with a heirloom tomato salad.

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Date Night In

Pair these main protein dishes with sides from your local restaurants and wine, beer or bubbly so you can enjoy your meals like you were out at your favorite spot while we are all staying in.

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Farm News

Real Talk - Donna Kilpatrick Head Farmer At Heifer Ranch

I was offered the opportunity to move to Arkansas and took it so I could work more closely with small-scale, sustainable farmers and be at the helm as the Ranch scales up production across our...

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Lamb Sausage Puff Pastry

This appetizer is the perfect start to a thoughtful meal shared with friends. 

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Breakfast For Every Meal

Staying in means we need some creative new ways to work with the food we have. Who says breakfast is just for the morning? We certainly don’t! So we put together some of the best breakfast recipes...

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Pork & Poultry Grilling Roundup

With the weather warming up we thought we would bring you some fresh ideas for grilling out, while we’re all staying in. 

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3 Recipes for Chicken Sausage

What is more delicious than our pasture-raised chicken? The sausage version of it! Many of our loyal customers have been asking for it for a long time and in collaboration with our very own Andy...

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A Round Up of the Best Immune Fighting Soups & Broths

With the current news and events making daily and often hourly headlines across the world, thoughts turn to the practical steps that can be taken to build immunity for illnesses of all types. 

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Chicken Stock

Use as a base for soups, stews or strain and use it as chicken broth, this stock is packed with nutrition and flavor. 

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Ham Hock and Cabbage Soup

While March is the month  we celebrate the Irish, this hearty ham hock and cabbage stew delivers nutrients packed with taste anytime you need a warming pickup.

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Bone Broth for Slow and Pressure Cookers

The bone broth craze has been sweeping the globe for the past few years and for good reason. It's packed with healthy fats and with benefits from gut health to aiding sleep it’s on our go-to list...

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Gamjatang Pork Bone Soup

For some added flavor that really packs a health punch, try this hearty Korean soup. Our pork is forested making it more nutrient dense and flavorful than factory-raised meat.

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Farm News

What Radical Transparency Means to US

Educating consumers is one of many things that makes our brand different. We want you to know as much as possible about where your food comes from - everything from how it was raised to how it...

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Chicken Breasts With Brown Butter, Green Tea Sauce

A customer favorite cut, this chicken breast recipe is paired perfectly with a southern twist, brown butter sauce.

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The Best Irish Recipes for Your St Patty's Day

Our chef put together the best Irish-inspired recipes so you can take your tastebuds on a trip to Ireland this St Patty's Day. These dishes are perfect for your weeknight meal.

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Best Wine Pairings for Your Valentine's Day Dinner

Whether you are cooking for yourself or a special someone this Valentine’s Day, pairing the right wine with your dish makes a meal go from good to memorable.

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Farm News

Seasonality of Raising Animals

We are often asked how we care for our animals since they are raised outdoors on fresh pasture. As conscientious farmers who have the absolute highest standards for animal welfare, it’s important...

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Warming Winter Chicken Stock

It’s soup season! In the winter months I love making big batches of soup in the slow cooker to warm me up on a cold day. I use my slow cooker so often during the winter that I don’t even bother...

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Supporting Our Fellow Regenerative Farmers Across the Globe

We’ve been watching  the environmental crisis unfold in Australia with a heavy heart. The loss they are experiencing is unfathomable, wreaking havoc on everything from the ecological environment to...

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Tips & Tricks

In A Hurry? Three Ways To Cook Meat From Frozen

Sometimes it’s acceptable, maybe even preferable to cook meat from frozen. With the proper equipment (meat thermometer) you can be spontaneous in the kitchen.

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Holiday Recipe Guide

The key to an excellent holiday dinner table is having the best dishes to serve your guests - to help make your day tastier, we put together a variety of side recipes to pair with your mains.

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Mesquite Lime Sausage Recovery Breakfast Hash

This breakfast hash is full of protein, fiber and vitamins. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of fibre and contain vitamins and minerals like iron, calcium, selenium, B vitamins and vitamin C.

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Scratch Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

It is hard to beat a flaky homemade biscuit smothered in creamy sausage gravy. It is one of the greatest comfort foods of all time. This recipe is a family favorite in my house.

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Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Quite possibly the king of comfort foods, chicken and vegetable soup encompasses all that we want and need in one dish. The broth alone is hailed as the cure all home remedy for a long list of...

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Cozy Chicken and Dumplings

A piping hot bowl of chicken and dumplings can bring joy and warmth to any cool fall or winter day. There are several different methods to making great dumplings.

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Griddled Ham and Cheese

The griddled ham and cheese is a simple dish for a quick comfort food fix. There are only a few ingredients involved in this preparation so the quality of all of the components is very important.

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Oven Fried Chicken Tenders and Mac and Cheese

The classic American combination of fried chicken and mac and cheese is the perfect comfort dish. This recipe uses an oven fried chicken technique which is a bit healthier but every bit as crispy...

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Thanksgiving Turkey Meatballs

To make my Thanksgiving meatballs, I use ground turkey mixed with Thanksgiving spices and stuffed with mashed potatoes. You can use your favorite mashed potato and cranberry sauce recipe or follow...

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Acorn Squash with Maple and Bacon

Maple and bacon is a delicious combination that pairs beautifully with fall squash. This simple side dish requires only a few ingredients.

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Farm News

The Real Cost of Cheap Food

Whether you choose to eat pasture-raised meat for your health, the environment, or to support local farms, you've made the conscious decision to prioritize the kind food you put in your body. We...

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What Does Grass-Fed, Grass-Finished Mean?

We are often asked: what does grass-fed, grass-finished mean? With all the testing we’ve done recently around the levels of nutrition in our meat, we felt it was a good time to discuss this topic...

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Easy Crustless Quiche With Bacon and Leeks

This quiche recipe is easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients. It’s creamy, flavorful, gluten free and low carb. It’s full of tender leeks which look like giant green onions but...

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Why Grocery Store Meat Might Be Making You Sick

First and foremost—when food is raised in a clean environment, the likelihood that the plant or animal in that ecosystem would be exposed is greatly reduced. It’s common sense, right?

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We Had Our Meat Tested! Find Out the Nutritional Value

Part of trusting where your food comes from is knowing what’s in it. We wanted to take it one step further by testing our meat to show how much better it really is. So, what did we decide to focus...

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Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks

These Instant Pot chicken drumsticks are moist and flavorful, and take less than 20 minutes to make. It's a quick and easy way to make several days of healthy meals.

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Grilling Tips

As we approach summer coming to a close and cooler temperatures start to roll in, we’re celebrating a brand new season—tailgating time.

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Sis Kofte

Looking for some a little more exotic to serve grill-side? Try sis kofte. Though it’s easy to prepare, there is nothing simple about these spectacular flavor combinations.

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Back To School Recipe Guide

It’s a hectic time of year, and we’re here to help. We’ve developed all-star dishes that can be quickly prepped into a home-run meal for the entire fam.

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Weeknight Paleo Chicken Tenders

The chicken tender is a delicious and crispy All-American classic that has been around for decades.

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Veggie-Packed Sausage Spaghetti

We have a picky eater. It’s the shame of a foodie family. It’s the embarrassment of the “chef daddy.” So I did what any good parent does. I fretted.

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Healthy Summer BBQ

Get tips from Bulletproof founder, Dave Asprey, on how to hack your BBQ for a healthy and flavor-filled BBQ.

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Real Talk - Tips From A Professional Kitchen

Resident recipe wizard Phillip Schaaf shares his tips and tricks for working with pasture-raised meats.

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Twice Cooked Pork Belly with Grilled Peaches and Sweet Corn Relish

The pork belly is a king’s cut of meat. Very thick and delicious, a little bit of belly can really go a long way. The belly of the pig is where every carnivore’s favorite meat product, bacon, comes...

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Easy Instant Pot Italian Meatballs With Zucchini Noodles

By now you’ve probably heard that the Instant Pot is the easiest way to make pretty much anything ever and meatballs are no exception! This recipe is keto and paleo friendly, low-carb, gluten and...

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Farm News

Raised and Processed in the USA

Grass Roots is a cooperative of small-scale family farmers on a mission to change the way meat is produced and consumed in the USA. We are proud to raise and process all our meat in America.

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Summer Picnic Ham Sandwich

Sandwiches are the quintessential handheld meal—perfect for a simple lunch, from a summer picnic to your kid's lunchbox. It can be as quick and easy as you want, but it can also be an elaborate...

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Mediterranean Beef Tacos With Squash Tortillas

With seasonings like turmeric, cumin, and coriander, this recipe makes a flavorful starring dish with a side of clean starch in the form of butternut squash and crisp, crunchy fennel slaw to round...

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Mediterranean Chicken Legs

Bring the Mediterranean to you during those hot summer days with a new recipe. Full of flavor and easy to make, this chicken recipe will certainly spice up your next meal.

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Grass Roots and Bulletproof - Transforming Meat Production in the USA

"The pork is a religious experience." Dave Asprey, Bulletproof. Our founder and CEO, Cody Hopkins recently joined Dave Asprey on his Bulletproof Podcast to talk about radical transparency...

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What Certifications Does Grass Roots Have?

Customers often ask us if we are certified humane or organic. So we want to share a little more about the process of certification and our position.

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5 Reasons Why Pasture-Raised Meat is Healthier For You

With so many confusing and misleading labels on packages, pasture-raised is emerging as the best way to ensure optimal health and nutrition, and radical transparency is the best way for you to...

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Simple and Easy Steak Fajitas

This recipe is pretty simple and only takes minutes to prepare. It might even take the place of your favorite restaurant fajitas. You’ll just have to figure out how to make a perfect margarita and...

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Chicken Albondigas

Albondigas are simply meatballs. Originating in South American and Spanish cuisine, albondigas have quite a bit in common with their culinary cousins. Meatballs from all cultures are made up of the...

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Beer Braised Baby Back Ribs

This is a three part recipe but it isn’t very difficult to get bold flavors from just a few ingredients. The ribs will first be braised on the stove top and then seared at high heat.

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Maple-Mustard Glazed Pork Loin Roast

Lean in close—I’m about to reveal the secret behind the perfect pork loin roast. Really, it’s not that big of a secret. As is the case with any meat cooking—temperature is key.

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Ham with Maple Pomegranate Glaze

Cooking a whole ham for family gatherings is an easy way to impress your guests. The great thing about ham is you can buy it fully cooked, which means all you need to do is heat it up and create a...

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Filet with Cured Asparagus and Lemon Brown Butter

Filet is one of those cuts of beef that is often times hailed as the king of the beef. It is the leanest of the steak cuts which has had a hand in its popularity. It is nice to enjoy a steak...

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Smothered T-bone Pork Chops

This recipe for smothered pork chops is quick and easy, and is a healthier upgrade on the traditional flour dredged chops found in most diners. A good cast iron skillet or steel pan is key to...

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Zesty Chicken Drumsticks

Grass Roots has partnered with Moore’s Marinades and Sauces to deliver a product that delivers maximum flavor and convenience that you can trust is free from any unnecessary ingredients or...

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Farm News

Yes You Can Buy Chlorine Free Chicken in the USA - from Grass Roots!

Good news Meghan, you can get chlorine free chicken from the United States. But it’s far and few between. The way food is produced in the US is becoming one of the most talked about topics, and we...

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Introducing Our New Website

Today marks a lot of new and exciting things for Grass Roots—a new way of ordering, a new website, and a new loyalty program to thank you. We wanted to make your experience—from order, to delivery,...

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Thai Larb

Larb is very quick and easy to prepare, and it is unbelievably flavorful. It’s a Thai dish that’s really just a salad comprised mostly of ground meat. It is most commonly made with pork, but is...

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Tips & Tricks

3 Reasons Frozen Meat is Safer And Healthier For You

We're your local farmer and your local butcher. And, turns out the way your meat is processed is just as important as the way it was raised.

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Farm News

Eat Pasture-Raised Meats For Optimal Health

Pasture-raised products are emerging as the best way to ensure optimal health and nutrition – and radical transparency is the best way for you to check those claims.

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Worried About Climate Change?  See How Eating The Right Meat Can Help.

Meat has been getting a lot of negative press lately and some of it for good reason. Globally, modern livestock farming is responsible for 14.5% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. At Grass Roots...

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Pot Roast

The secret to super tender pot roast without adding too much liquid to the recipe is to season the meat ahead of time. And start with good ingredients – flavor and quality are worth paying a...

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Chicken is a dish that delivers on many different levels. It’s savory with a hint of sweetness. It is citrusy and sour with as much or as little spice as you’d like.

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Beef Sliders

The hamburger is highly regarded as one of the most iconic dishes in American cuisine. There are so many variants on the burger that the possibilities are seemingly endless.

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Farm News

What Is Forested Pork, Anyway?

There’s a reason you may not have heard the term “forested pork” before finding Grass Roots. Most pork available in the grocery store comes from pigs who have spent their entire lives indoors.

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Beef Short Rib Tacos

Though the short rib is a lesser known cut of meat—especially in the home kitchen—it is definitely one you should introduce yourself to. They can require a bit more time and attention, but they...

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Smoked Paprika Chicken Drumsticks

Another recipe from Lycia and Taylor at Blackboard Grocery & Eatery in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Delicious and easy for a mid-week dinner.

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Tips & Tricks

What Your Food Labels Should Be Telling You

Anyone concerned about the sourcing of their food has felt the frustration of label confusion. And the meat aisle is a particularly crowded space.

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NY Strip, Béarnaise Butter, and Proper Pommes Frites

A delicious recipe with a specific recommendation for how to avoid a chewy or tough steak. Spoiler alert: cook the steak until it’s medium rare.

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Buttery, Herb-Roasted Whole Chicken

We’re stoked about the latest recipe from Lycia and Taylor at Blackboard Grocery & Eatery. Not only is it jaw-droopingly delicious—believe us, we’ve tried it—it’s also a useful way to manage your...

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Reverse Seared Steak

Whether you’re a steak newbie or a seasoned steak lover always looking to improve your beef game, once you’ve tried this technique we’re sure it will become part of your toolkit.

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Farm News

Five Reasons You Should Only Eat Pasture-Raised Meats

Five reasons truly pasture-raised meat is better – for you, the environment and the community. We take you through the main reasons and how you can access it easily.

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Spare Ribs, Spices, and Smoke

Great ribs are defined by the texture, tenderness, and flavor—all of which can be achieved by following a few easy steps. The best way to understand the process is to analyze the properties of the...

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From Pasture To Plate – Trace The Journey Of Your Food

Blockchain technology allows us to show you every step in the journey from pasture to plate.

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Tips & Tricks

Debunking The Grain-Free Myth

Ever heard of a chicken “break-down?” Not a breakdance, break-down. It’s when you “break down” some important and complex facts about raising and eating chicken.

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The Succulence of Sausage. History, How Its Made, Cooking Tips

Talking about sausage is one of those things that leads to hours of conversations between chefs and food lovers alike.

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Farm News

Bathing Meat In Chlorine Is Gross – And It Doesn't Work

97% of chicken meat sold in the United States has been “cleaned” in a chlorine bath before it gets to your plate. At Grass Roots, we do it differently.

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Roasted Chicken with Apple Dressing + Pomegranate Gastrique

Layering the comforting flavors of roast chicken with earthy spinach and sausage, lifted by the zip of apple and pomegranate, this meal is sure to please the entire family.

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Keto-Friendly Panang Curry Short Ribs

Short ribs are the perfect protein for any comfort dish. They’re high in fat and protein and loaded with flavor.

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Eating Clean Food To Drink Clean Water

“People just assume clean water will always be there, they don’t understand how hard it is to keep a clean drinking supply intact.” As clean water is becoming scarce, it is essential we make...

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Grass Roots Farmers Help Slow Global Warming

Many conscientious consumers forego meat eating because livestock production has a reputation for being terrible for the environment. And it’s true—industrial agriculture is one of the world...

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On Eating Animals

We get a lot of people questioning eating animals and the practices involved. When we read the following piece from licensed registered dietitian and nutritionist Diana Rodgers we thought it was...

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Hand Held Heaven: Chorizo And Sweet Potato Empanadas

Dumplings of all shapes, sizes and stuffing show up in almost every culture’s cuisine. They are a staple comfort food and in some cases easily eaten on the go, making them popular in street food...

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Crispy Hot Wings

Heat, tang, and crunch. The chicken wing is one such product, and it has become a mainstay in modern food culture.

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Tips & Tricks

Is Pasture-Raised Chicken Healthier Than Conventional?

Being skeptical of food label claims is totally understandable. But scientific evidence sure is hard to refute. So we’ve put together a list of facts that prove pasture-raised chicken is better...

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Pilsner Poached German Sausages

Eastern Europe is known for its sausages. Germany and Poland could arguably be considered to be the sausage capitals of the world. Fresh German style sausages are a bit sweet and garlicky with a...

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Grilled Ginger-Glazed Turkey Drums

You’re going to love how easy and quick this recipe is. Use turkey or chicken drumsticks for full flavor. It’s great for either a semi-fast weeknight or a feast for two-to-four people.

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Chicken and Dumplings

The drumstick has every bit of charm that the thigh exudes—unctuous, rich dark meat and thick layers of chicken fat beneath the crispy skin.

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Farm News

Why A Farmers' Cooperative?

Why did we form a cooperative of farmers to bring you the best meat to your doorstep? There's power in numbers.

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More Than You Ever Thought You'd Want To Know About Sheep

In this post you will learn: What a “hair sheep” is 3 fun facts about hair sheep 3 indisputable reasons hair sheep make for an exceptional eating experience

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Sorghum-Mustard Chicken Thighs

This week we’re sharing another awesome recipe from our farmer-to-table dinner catered by Lycia and Taylor of Blackboard Grocery & Eatery in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Enjoy, y’all!

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What Makes Grass Roots Greener? Poop!

We’re going to tell you a bit about why pasture-raised meats generally and Grass Roots meats specifically are an eco-friendly choice for your dinner table.

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The Composition Of Gumbo: A Short Tutorial And Recipe

There are certain dishes that can truly exemplify and define the cultural heritage of a region. Every aspect of the dish is telling to the roots of its origin.

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Slow Cooker Braised Pork Shoulder

The pork shoulder is my favorite cuts of meat. Not only is it extraordinarily tasty, it’s also easy to enjoy for a weeknight meal with the family.

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Grits, Greens, And Braised Chicken Thighs

Over the past several years, Southern American cuisine has found its place on the white-linen tablecloths across the continent. Chefs have been drawn to the flavors and techniques native to the...

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Guide to Everything Turkey

Tips for storing, thawing, brining, and perfectly roasting your holiday bird.

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