Paul Wetzel, visionary charcutier of Gramercy Tavern — Danny Meyer’s pioneering, Michelin-starred seasonal restaurant in Manhattan — is like a troubadour of cured meat, traveling from town to town to share the ancient art, listening and learning as he goes. “I’ve gotten to the point at Gramercy that I have a strong team that supports […]
RECENT FROM HERITAGE FOODS USA
One of the more stressful things a new New Yorker faces is the taxing apartment search. The neighborhood you choose defines your day to day commute and those who will venture over to hang out. Is the closet big enough? Does the room get enough light? Will my commute be ok? Can I live with […]
When you see Red Wattle pork on a menu, what you are seeing is a five-state, fifteen farm network dedicated to raising a storied breed that was once upon a time nearly extinct. Larry Sorrell is one of the heroes of this story, an avatar of the heritage food movement, a salt of the earth […]
We talk a lot about restaurants, probably too much! As much as we love the luminaires who put Heritage Foods front and center on their menus, we want to sing the praises of something just a little bit closer to street level: the supermarket! And not just any supermarket – the Bi-Rite family of markets […]
Stephen Barber – Director of Culinary Operations and Executive Chef of Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch
California is the Promised Land where dreams really do come true — Hollywood, Disneyland, and Farmstead at the Long Meadow Ranch in Napa Valley. “Farmstead is the culmination of many things that came together,” says Farmstead’s executive chef Stephen Barber, “this is where the rubber hits the road. It’s a lot to explain, it’s a […]
Getting ready for housewarming parties can be stressful! Let me take a small load off of your shoulders by introducing our favorite recipe for a simple and delicious appetizer. Goatober (October) is my favorite month, so in celebration I’ve prepared a quick and no-fuss recipe for you. For the Goat Meat Balls 3 lbs. ground […]
5lb. goat shanks 2 tbsp. cooking oil 1 red onion, sliced 1 small kabocha squash, diced 1 – 40z jar green curry paste 1 bottle Chicken Bone Broth or Beef Bone Broth (we mixed half and half), boiled 1- 13.5 oz can coconut milk Heat the oil in a small rondeau and brown the goat […]
I write this while eating soup. I’m home sick with no appetite, but still manage to crave soup. It soothes your throat, makes you feel a little better and it’s simple. Homemade chicken soup is my favorite, tomato soup is the runner up, but even a plain pho broth would do on a day like […]
Our Cured Ham Shanks are a life-saver for any and all multi-tasking home chefs. My favorite application for this cut is SOUP. These flavorful shanks are the perfect low-maintenance cut – delicious and easy!
Enjoy this hearty soup with crusty sourdough bread – for our fellow Brooklynites, we are hooked on Roberta’s batard!
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