The Voice of a Pork Chop

There is no denying the siren call of a Heritage pork chop, the sort of thing that would have made Homer crash his ship. Or, make a man sing about the Voice of a Pork Chop. Some folks might think it’s weird, but it makes perfect sense to us, and to Bob Dylan, who was […] The post The Voice of a Pork Chop appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Why a Duck? Ask Dickens!

The best thing about the holidays is always the food, that is, if you are doing it right! As we say here, let nature lead the way — great food is seasonal and should be celebrated in its own time. Look no farther than the books of Charles Dickens and ask why they always seemed […] The post Why a Duck? Ask Dickens! appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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THE OFFAL TRUTH

True carnivores don’t stop at the top-of-the-line, priciest cuts, they know that some of the greatest pleasures run deep. Even casual gourmands can be found picking at some pig liver country pate at their local bistro, or even getting a bit recherché with the fois gras or some delicately prepared sweet breads. But for those […] The post THE OFFAL TRUTH appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Season 7: No Goat Left Behind from Heritage Foods

Heritage Foods is celebrating the seventh year of its annual October goat project, NO GOAT LEFT BEHIND, and the second in the United Kingdom. No Goat Left Behind addresses the growing problem facing New England goat dairies — namely, what to do with male goats.... The post Season 7: No Goat Left Behind from Heritage Foods appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Nancy Silverton, Chef Series and Featured Cuts

When Nancy Silverton was getting ready to open up Osteria Mozza and Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles, her partners, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, gave her very little direction. “Joe had an idea for an amaro focus at the bar, and of course we had Italian wine. As far as the food, Mario trusted us, but he wanted us to look into working with Patrick and Heritage Foods, which was still very new.... The post Nancy Silverton, Chef Series and Featured Cuts appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Rice, Beans and Secreto

Secreto is a term used for a butcher’s secret cut. Crafted by master artisan Thomas Odermatt, our Secreto, cut from the short loin, brings 200 years of butchering tradition to your table.... The post Rice, Beans and Secreto appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Secreto for Lunch

Secreto is a term used for a butcher’s secret cut. Crafted by master artisan Thomas Odermatt, our Secreto, cut from the short loin, brings 200 years of butchering tradition to your table. When you’re on the run and need some quick ideas for lunch, our Secreto can come in handy.  Use some slices in a […] The post Secreto for Lunch appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Costina, a recipe by 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! The post Costina, a recipe by Cesare Casella appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Heritage Magical Meat Tour Heads South: In Search of the Great Country Hams Part 2

wasn’t going to be easy to make a living curing hams.... so I wrote to everyone I could think of, anyone who could help, university professors, cooks, I wanted to hear everyone’s ideas, and I studied everything I could, but I could never improve on the recipe from the old smoke house behind the house I was born in — people really seemed to like it. At the beginning I was thinking about curing quickly, maybe one hour for a twelve-lb. ham – I thought if I was going to make it in this business I...
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Heritage Magical Meat Tour Heads South: In Search of the Great Country Hams Part 1

It was teeming rain on the way from Nashville to Madisonville, Tennessee, the kind of rain that obscures the green, Smoky Mountains of Tennessee behind sheets of steam and fog and sounds like war drums on the roof of a rented car. It didn’t take much imagination to think we were driving through Skull Island, home of King Kong, or had somehow made a detour into the Heart of Darkness, a scene from Apocalypse Now.  The truth, however, was far more comforting: We were on a mission to see a King a...
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Seared Duck Breast and Braised Duck Legs

Serve the duck with blood orange supremes and braised Vidalia onions. The post Seared Duck Breast and Braised Duck Legs appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Five-Spice Crispy Duck Lettuce Wraps

Serve with plum sauce and enjoy! The post Five-Spice Crispy Duck Lettuce Wraps appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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