Month: December 2018

What is Fresh Pork

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There are a number of people across the Country that are looking more towards local farms and ranches to purchase their fresh pork from.  This trend is actually helping people be more healthy than buying from the store.  Many corporate owned farms tend to add hormones and other

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Categories: General Info & Tips

Baked Pork Chops

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Ingredients

    • 6 White Mountain pork chops
    • teaspoon garlic powder
    • teaspoon seasoning salt
    • eggs, beaten
    • 1cup all-purpose flour
    • cups Italian style breadcrumbs
    • tablespoons olive oil
    • (10 3/4 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
    • 1cup milk
  • 1cup white wine

 

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Categories: Pork Chops

Smoky Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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  • 1 (1-pound) WMLC pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 2 large sweet potatoes (about 11 ounces each), peeled and cut into 8 wedges each
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

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Categories: Tenderloin

Top 10 Tips to Successful Farrowing

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IMG 4530   Farrowing can be a tricky thing to get through.  A large number of things can happen that can cause        serious complications and sometimes death of your sow.  Following these 10 tips will help reduce the       risk to your sow or piglets.

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Categories: Farrowing

10 Things about pigs you won’t read elsewhere

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Raising pigs for meat is a unique experience.  It’s an accomplishment to raise something from weaning through butcher and into the freezer for your family.  It also has a sense of comfort and peace of mind to know exactly what that animal has eaten through its life.  However,  Raising your own pork is definitely an experience of its own.  There are definitely a few things to keep in mind if you get the bug to raise your own.

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Categories: General Info & Tips