Tag Archives: Bandera Grassland

SSFC: Quiche

Quiche was on the menu and I am glad it lasted for a few meals this past week/weekend I am still not spending a lot of time cooking and quiche is so easy to make and is a great way … Continue reading

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SSFC: crock pot short ribs and more

Since I can’t go to the farmer’s markets or stores by myself, for the most part I am relying on my freezer and garden for meals. This is really helping me get through the loads of stuff squirreled packed away … Continue reading

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SSFC: Mid-day Pita sandwich

The summer SSFC is winding down and this is the last post until we re-group and start posting again throughout the dark days of winter (a starting date is yet to be determined.) I have been packing the freezer with … Continue reading

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SSFC: Tacos

The theme this week is to create an international meals. Ok, well, my international meal is very very lame, BUT it was delicious! We have not had tacos in a long long time and I have been wanting to make … Continue reading

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SSFC: Portabella Mushrooms w/wild rice & pork

I used to number my SSFC meals, but it seems I have lost track as the weeks go by. This past week I went out to Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farm and had a tour of their facility with a local … Continue reading

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Dark Days Meal: Breakfast Theme

It is time for our last challenge within the Dark Days Challenge. Breakfast. It’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. For me, breakfast is a very easy meal for me to cook with all … Continue reading

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Dark Days Meal: Week 12 – Tower of Yum

Not only was this meal YUMMY, but my mom would say it is “colorful” too! The flavors all tied together with balsamic vinegar were amazing. I will make this “Tower of Yum” again. Ground Beef – Bandera Grasslands – 70 … Continue reading

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Dark Days Meal: Week 11 – Pork Chop with Chard

Another local friendly meal for the Dark Days Challenge. No fancy recipe for this meal. I pan fried the pork chops and steamed the chard. It is a simple meal, but it is very representational of many of our meals. … Continue reading

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DDC Meal: Week 6 – Quiche with Mashed Turnips

I know I am being repetitive with a few of the ingredients I am using for my Dark Days Challenge meals. Chard seems to be a front runner in the line of repetition and so do turnips lately. Those are … Continue reading

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Local Meat

I just picked up some more local meat. This pork is from a local ranch called Bandera Grassland in Tarpley, Texas. Free-range pork from feral hogs. In a few weeks I will be picking up 1/8 side of beef and … Continue reading

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