True Porchetta

True Porchetta

Like many words the word “porchetta” is overused and misused. The real thing is the result of a painstaking process that starts with a 35-pound piece of pork that industry folk refer to as the “middle”. This massive cut includes the entire loin, belly and rib of of the pig. To make a true porchetta the entire middle is deboned by hand. This is done slowly and carefully to make sure none of the meat or skin is damaged in the process.  After the bones are removed, the skin-on belly is wrapped a...
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Successes with Sauces and Marinades

Successes with Sauces and Marinades

Marinade vs. Rub Knowing when to use a marinade vs. seasoning your meat with a rub or sauce can be a tough. Here is the secret…. a marinade typically helps to break down tougher connective tissues in well exercised muscle groups. When we say “well exercised” we are generally referring to a cut that comes from a hard-working muscle such as the shoulder, ham (butt) or the shank/hock. Often these cuts require much longer cooking times to get that "fall off the bone" and tender result. On the oth...
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Chuleta de Puerco con Piperrada Picante (Pork Chops with Spicy Pepper Sauce)

Chuleta de Puerco con Piperrada Picante (Pork Chops with Spicy Pepper Sauce)

Chef Jonah Miller of Huertas in NYC shares a delicious recipe excerpt from his new book The New Spanish: Bites, Feasts, and Drinks with us! Chuleta de Puerco con Piperrada Picante (Pork Chops with Spicy Pepper Sauce)Serves 4 Piperrada, like romesco, is one of the Spanish sauces that has made it beyond Spanish restaurants and can be frequently found in all sorts of places. To complement pork chops, which at their best have a healthy layer of fat, in this variation of our piperrada, we added so...
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Secreto Fajitas

Secreto is a term used for a butcher’s secret cut. Crafted exclusively for Heritage Foods by master artisan Thomas Odermatt, our Secreto is cut from the short loin and brings 200 years of butchering tradition to your table. The post Secreto Fajitas 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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Secreto in Your Favorite Party Snacks

Secreto is a term used for a butcher’s secret cut. Crafted exclusively for Heritage Foods by master artisan Thomas Odermatt, our Secreto is cut from the short loin and brings 200 years of butchering tradition to your table. Use the Secreto in your favorite party snacks to impress your guests. When cooked medium rare and […] The post Secreto in Your Favorite Party Snacks 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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The Best Burger You’ve Ever Had

Great burgers start with great ingredients. We recommend our Akaushi/Angus 8oz burger patties—a perfect combination of robust beefy flavor from the Angus and tender marbling from the Japanese Akaushi. Looking for more ways to up your burger game?  Check out our burger tips below for guaranteed juicy patties every time. The post The Best Burger You’ve Ever Had appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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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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Simple Whole Roast Duck

Serve with a side of Native Harvest chokecherry jam and enjoy! The post Simple Whole Roast Duck appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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