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Pretty Cluckin' Good at Stretching a Chicken (& a budget)!!!

Pretty Cluckin' Good at Stretching a Chicken (& a budget)!!!

As many of you know, there’s a delicate balance between keeping in line with your family budget and still serving, healthy, nutritious food that you feel happy with, to your family.  With that being said, I’m going to devote a few blogs to share how we stretch our meat products (and in doing so, stretch our budget).  We’ll start with our Open Space Meats Whole Roaster Pasture Chicken.  https://mariposaranchmeats.com/   Whole Roaster[/caption] Now, please don’t let “whole chicken” keep you from reading this post.  I too was very nervous to try this cooking a whole chicken the first time…I grew up...

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Cooked and sliced Mariposa Ranch grass fed beef hanger steak with a side of summer squash and zucchini

Amazing MR Hanger Steak + Peach-Avocado Salsa

Hanger Steak is also called Butcher’s Steak or Hanging Tender. It’s not something you will easily find in the meat department unless you happen to live in France!  Hanger Steak is from the diaphragm of the cow, and some say that the unique texture and developed flavor make it a great cut to try. 

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raw mariposa ranch grassfed beef brisket inside a slow cooker.  It is surrounded by onions, seasonings, and beef broth

Barbacoa Beef Brisket

Barbacoa Beef is a delicious medley of spices and chipotle peppers from Mexico. Cooking low & slow is the trick that delivers a juicy, fall-apart tender meal. Using a slow cooker allows time to infuse all of these fabulous flavors easily and won't make your kitchen any hotter than it already it!  

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Beef Brisket from Grandma

Beef Brisket from Grandma

 My grandma stopped cooking brisket many years ago and we moved on to our own traditions of holiday food, which didn't include beef brisket.  But the other night when I pulled my recipe box off the shelf in lieu of my Pinterest app, I knew exactly what recipe I was going to make, Grandma Bev's Beef Brisket.  

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