Fall Comfort Foods

Fall is one of our favorite times on the ranch. With the leaves turning and the weather cooling off, it’s a nice break from summer. Plus, we’re getting into fall comfort foods season! We’ve created this recipe book that is chock-full of some of our best comfort foods, using some of our more affordable cuts…

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The Great Rib Controversy: Beef vs. Pork

Carnivores are united in their love of ribs but what separates them is the question, “pork or beef?”. Ribs are not only delicious, but they’re also fun to eat, and fun to make. There are so many ways to make them, you can cook them in almost anything, and you have options in what kind of meat you use.

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How to order a Ranch Box

OK – it’s time to order your Ranch Box! It’s super easy, and with no minimums or subscriptions required, you can pick and choose from all of the fine local food producers who participate in our Ranch Boxes. What can I order in my Ranch Box? Choose from our selection of homegrown beef, lamb, pork,…

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The Quintessential Steak Blog

We know steak! One nice thing about our line of work is our customers are usually steak fans like us. With so many options to choose from on our online Ranch Box store, we understand that deciding on the perfect cut can be tricky. We sat down with Mike Holcomb, the ranch manager of our…

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A Day in the Life

Ahhhh, ranch life. So sweet and so…on-going. The work never ends, but it does change with the seasons. No day is ever the same, and no day passes without a surprise of some kind. Every day, I’m up before the sun making breakfast for whoever is on hand to work that day. Flapjacks, sausage and…

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Food Brings Everyone to The Table

Do you know where the food in your fridge came from? Most people could probably tell you where a jar of honey or jam in their kitchen came from or may have some fruits or veggies, they grew themselves, but most people are unaware of the thoughtful work and dedication it takes to raise animals…