Crock Pot Bone Broth

First off, I want to wish everyone a Happy New Year!  I truly hope your holiday break was as amazing as mine was.  My girlfriend and I each traveled home to Colorado to visit our families for Christmas.  Her entire family was in town from Alabama for the eventual birth of her new nephew.  Which […]

Colorado Visit: 100 Year Flood and Great News from the Neurologist

About a month and a half ago I went back home to Colorado to do two things: My annual elk bowhunt with my Dad deep in the Rocky Moutains Visit my neurologist to discuss the possibility of reducing my medication either partially or even completely. Last year my dad and I went up into the […]

How to Render Lard

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to attend Farm Day at Cook Pigs Ranch in Julian, CA for a tour of their farm as well as how they raise their pigs.  I must say, they do things RIGHT at Cook Pigs.  Their pigs live better lives than a lot of humans that I know. […]

Home Cured Bacon

Earlier I wrote a post about the first time I used a smoker for an amazing smoked chicken 4th of July meal.  It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of bacon.  Who isn’t right?  But over the last year or so, I’ve started to make as much as I could at home.  That way […]

Roasted Asparagus Soup with Bacon

About 6 weeks ago or so, my parents came to visit from Colorado.  We spent the weekend up in Santa Barbara where I went to college.  One restaurant where we ate dinner that weekend had this amazing asparagus soup appetizer.  When I inquired about what was in the soup other than asparagus, the waiter said […]