This may sound ridiculous, but The Butcher had put a ban on my efforts of perfecting pork chops. Yep, I know, crazy right? Well, he was nice about it…but he kindly asked that I stop cooking pork chops…because it just wasn’t working. So, for a few years I bypassed the pork section of the meat case.
My quest to learn how to cook every item in the butcher’s case continues. This year I am determined to cook at least one new dish every week. I am inspired by listening to family traditions of others, and love to see how beautiful dinners can bring friends and families together. The brisk mornings these past few days have reminded me that its time to move from the grill back to the… Read More
Over the past year our family has fallen in love with upstate New York. When you have young children it is a wonderful escape, that doesn’t break the bank, and is simple to get to! On many of our trips to the Catskills we have stopped at beautiful roadside farm stands. Each time bringing home fresh vegetables, syrups, jams, pickles and cheeses. Below are photos from our “field trip” to the Brovetto… Read More
R&S Meat Market invited Chef Steven from D’Artagnan to educate our customers on the difference of all natural beef, pork and chicken. Chef roasted, grilled and demonstrated carving and slicing techniques. He discussed why Natural Beef from Painted Hills, Berkshire, and Crystal Valley Farms tastes so different. Our customers were able to sample Berkshire Slab bacon, Painted Hills Rib Eye, NY Strip Steak and beef sliders. Berkshire Pork, and Crystal Valley Chickens… Read More