Category Archives: trotter

The Sugar Mountain Farm Butcher Shop Project launches!

Pull on your galoshes and hurry on over to Kickstarter to back a really fantastic project: Walter, Holly, and their family are building an on-farm butcher shop at Sugar Mountain Farm! This really is good news, not just for those … Continue reading

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Gala Pork Pie, Oh My!

Despite having been born in England, I had never tasted even a modest shop-bought pork pie, much less the festive Gala Pie. I had seen mention of these savory meat pies in books, had re-wound a few British television programs … Continue reading

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Pied de cochon

I stumbled across this recipe a few weeks ago while on a web-meander in search of pig trotter recipes. I tracked the history of this dish as far back as Thomas Keller, from his book Bouchon, but I also took … Continue reading

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