How to Prepare Caul Fat

How to Prepare Caul Fat

It’s pig butchering season here on the farm, and with it comes so much excitement, emotion, and inevitably, exhaustion. Those of you who have raised and butchered your own animal, you know that reverent feeling that comes over you during this time. When you hold in your hands a part of that animal, you don’t […]

Harvesting the Homestead Pig

Harvesting the Homestead Pig

Harvest. It has a much more pleasant ring to it than “kill”. But in truth, I feel much the same way about the harvesting of my meat animals as I do the vegetables in my garden or the berries in the woods. It is a gathering of a food source for my family. And there […]