FOOD FUN: Make Pork Rinds For National Pork Rinds Day

Super Bowl Sunday is Pork Rinds Day, a no-carb, Keto, Paleo snack. And a beloved snack before anyone ever heard of Paleo and Keto diets*. Pork rinds (chicharrónes, the Spanish word) are made from pork skin, with the attached fat removed and deep fried. That’s the difference between pork rinds and pork cracklings. Cracklings include…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Schmacon, The Best Beef Bacon

[1] Schmacon and eggs (all photos © Schmacon). [2] A Schmacon Cheeseburger (photo © Miguel Andrade | Unsplash). [3] Use Schmacon wherever you’d use bacon. Here, Schmacon with a peanut butter dip. Now that’s snacking! [4] Gotta love the Schmacon logo. [5] Schmacon at Costco.   The creator of Schmacon Certified Angus Beef® Bacon, smoked…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Watermelon Juice (& Use It For More Than Drinking)

July is National Watermelon Month. Do you like watermelon? We do, and we have a passion for watermelon juice. We “squeeze” our own in a blender or food processor, because bottled brands can’t come near to the vibrant flavor of fresh-squeezed watermelon juice. You can feel good about each refreshing glass: Watermelon is low in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Compound Butter Enhances Any Recipe That Uses Butter

Want to become a more impressive cook instantly? Use compound butter! Also known as finishing butter, or beurre composé in French, it’s unsalted butter that has been blended with seasonings. There are endless variations. Escoffier published 35 combinations in 1903, and cuisine has evolved in many directions since his classic renderings of anchovy butter and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Coleman Natural Pulled Pork & Ways To Use Pulled Pork

For decades we knew Coleman Natural for its high quality, all natural beef. Today, the company focuses mostly on all-natural fresh and prepared pork products that are raised 100% Crate Free with no antibiotics ever, no added hormones or growth promotants, and fed an all vegetarian diet. Recently we were introduced to their pulled pork,…
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