Health from the Farm: Beans, beans, good for your pork
Good morning local food eaters, As some of you may have seen on Facebook or one of my last emails, I got an Instant Pot for Christmas, and have been loving it. One of the reasons I decided to get, I mean ask my mother-in-law for, this electric pressure cooker was because I learned that pressure cooking can be a healthy option, and in some cases better than traditional stovetop or oven cooking. I had thought before that pressure cooking was high-tech, energy intensive, and nut
Food from the Farm: What to make with random cuts left in your freezer.
Dear friends and customers of North Mountain Pastures, Ever wonder what to do with random cuts that are left in your freezer? A few sausages...A lamb neck roast... a small package of shanks...smoked turkey wings or legs...anything with bones... We received a guest post by member Matthew Olshan, describing his solution to this problem. It is one we have used ourselves with amazing results a number of times. Matthew, thank you for sharing your experience and your thoug
News from the Farm: Deep Freeze
Dear friends and customers of North Mountain Pastures, How are you all doing through this COLD weather? The 40 degree highs of yesterday and today have felt absolutely warm and balmy compared to last week. We hope you are staying warm and well. Last week it got REALLY COLD. It was supposed to be -5 degrees F over the weekend, pre windchill. We don't think it got down quite that low, maybe hovered around 0. It was hard (for me, not for Brooks, he is so cold hardy thank