For Sale, Heritage Lamb, Not Yet Extinct

For Sale, Heritage Lamb, Not Yet Extinct

"When the last individual of a race of living things breathes no more, another Heaven and another Earth must pass before such a one can be again."  — William Beebe The list of British breeds of lamb that are already extinct includes the Bampton Nott, the Mendip, the longwool Nottingham, the Old Lincoln, the Silverdale, the Wicklow, and the Wiltshire Down. Our nose-to-tail program features lamb breeds that are considered rare but not yet extinct. The Dorset-Horn and Navajo-Churro, for example,...
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Heritage Foods Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Catalog

We are proud to announce the release of our annual Fall/Winter virtual catalog.  Take a look below and click through!                    
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BBQ Carving Set For Goatober

BBQ Carving Set For Goatober

There are many breeds of goat, each one coming from a different part of the world: English, Bagot, Golden Guernsey, San Clemente, Spanish, Tennessee Fainting, Nigerian Dwarf, Oberhasli, Nubian, Boer and Kiko. Goatober celebrates them all! Thanks for James Whetlor, Goatober now exists around thew world. James recently teamed up with Alex Pole Ironwork to craft a stainless steel BBQ fork and a carbon steel carving night.  Check it out on YouTube channel, The Forge.
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The Fate of American Poultry

The Fate of American Poultry

In the early 1800s millions of Bison roamed the plains of the United States. Less than 100 years later their numbers had been reduced to a mere 541 animals. While early conservation efforts helped raise this figure modestly, it was only when American farmers began raising Bison for their meat that their population grew into the hundreds of thousands.   Much like the early Bison, the millions of healthy Standardbred chickens and turkeys which used to occupy the American landscape are now on th...
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Costina, a Recipe by Curemaster and Chef Cesare Casella

Costina, a Recipe by Curemaster and Chef Cesare Casella

Served at chi Spacca in Los Angeles, Chef Cesare Casella shares his recipe for braised ribs with us.  Get ready for a fall-off-the-bone, melt-in-your-mouth flavor bomb!
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The Values Guiding Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch

The Values Guiding Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch

We applaud Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch’s Frank Reese Ranch for putting into words the values that inspire him to continue to preserve endangered poultry breeds poultry.  Here are the values that guide his practice. Preservation and Education – We preserve important breeds of livestock by fighting for their place on our dinner tables. Health and Safety — Our modern industrial poultry breeds have been hybridized in ways which cause them to develop physical deformities and serious immune deficie...
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Anson Mills Sea Island Red Peas with Cured Heritage Pork Hocks

Anson Mills Sea Island Red Peas with Cured Heritage Pork Hocks

The Sea Island Red Pea is a tiny heirloom bean in the Southern US culinary family of “field peas.” They cook quickly, are deep in flavor, and become truly excellent when cooked with cured pork. Our cured Heritage hocks lend a little fat and succulent pieces of meat to these already richly textured beans for a healthy and comforting meal.
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Pork Osso Bucco with Anson Mills Polenta

Pork Osso Bucco with Anson Mills Polenta

Traditionally, beef osso bucco is served in a veal stock and tomato-based sauce thickened with flour. Pork lends itself to a lighter preparation using chicken stock and a puree of the cooking vegetables to lend body to the sauce and pairs perfectly with classic cheesy polenta and gremolata.
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Goat Tees? — Goatober 2020

Goat Tees? — Goatober 2020

The artisan goat movement was started in the 1970s by women making goat cheese: Mary Keen (Humbolt Fog), Allison Hooper (Vermont Creamery), Laura Chenel (Chef Chevre), and Judy Shad (Capriole). But male goats have little use on dairies that rely on milk production to make their bread and butter. And that is why we created No Goat Left Behind, the month-long celebration of all things goat during the month of October — or Goatober — the natural season for goat meat! Now in its tenth year, Goato...
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Skewering Tips by Fatted Calf Charcuterie

Skewering Tips by Fatted Calf Charcuterie

Cooking meat on skewers is almost as old a technique as lighting a fire itself. It is hard to resist the ancient allure of meat on a stick. It is quick, versatile and perfect for feeding just as few as two or many more. Almost anything goes when it comes to skewers. You can keep your seasoning simple with just a smattering of fresh herbs and crushed garlic or open wide your spice cabinet and throw caution to the wind. Although lean and tender cuts are often favored, even those cuts not tradi...
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Roberta's Pizza Available at Heritage Foods

Roberta's Pizza Available at Heritage Foods

In 2008, a pizza oven built in the Piemonte region of Italy and destined for a soon-to-open pizza place in Brooklyn was said by the shipper to be lost at sea. When it finally showed up, the owners of the restaurant had to tear down the wall to get the oven inside before they could fire it up. Little did anyone know at the time but that oven would launch a modern pizza revolution in America and put Bushwick on the international pizza map. We are proud to feature Roberta’s famous pizzas on our ...
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Carbonara Recipe with Heritage Pancetta

Carbonara Recipe with Heritage Pancetta

This is the ultimate weeknight quick comfort meal. Once your ingredients are assembled and the pasta is cooking, it comes together in 15 minutes or less. If you *must* include a vegetable, stir some thawed frozen peas into the mixture at the same time as you add pancetta to the pasta.
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