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#realpigfarming

  • Dinner

    Pulled Pork Gyros

    In Iowa, there’s never a shortage of responsibly raised and reasonably priced pork and the pork shoulder roast, aka: Boston Butt is my favorite cut of all. There are so many ways…

  • BACON

    Bacon Candy

    Sweet. Salty. Bacon-y. Addictive. Bacon Candy is all that and then some. It is a tastebud-tantalizing, tongue-twerking blessing for your mouth. Perfect for your game day spread, served up at a cocktail…

  • Farm Life

    How To Excel As A Grain Cart Driver

    Check out these foolproof tips on how to execute your role as “Grain Cart Driver Extraordinaire”. Number 9 on this list is especially helpful but will require a trip to the bank…

  • Farm Life

    7 Tips For Successful Farrowing

    Check out this detailed farrowing guide from my best friend and Day One Farrowing expert, Erin Brenneman. I’ve asked Erin to share with us the tools she uses to get brand new piglets off…

  • Food

    Guacamole for One, Summer & Sows

    Guacamole is an art. Or at least I thought so, before I realized it is the easiest thing to make, EVER. I wasn’t sure I could make fresh-guac as tasty in my…

  • Food

    Pork Tenders and Honey Mustard Sauce

    Believe it or not, the most popular recipe I turn out in my kitchen isn’t pie, cinnamon rolls or 6 layer chocolate cake. It is this simple recipe for Pork Tenders with…

  • Food, Pigs

    Donut Mini Muffins & “Teeny Winkles”

    Mini Donut Muffins are one of my kids’ favorite recipes. They are totally pop-able, donut flavored mini muffins, rolled in butter and then cinnamon sugar. They come together quickly, and are a great beginner recipe…

  • Food

    Blueberry Crumb Muffins

    My love of blueberry muffins is not newly acquired. I’ve always loved a good excuse to eat cake for breakfast. These muffins are bursting with blueberries and topped with a sweet, buttery streusel. I…

  • Food

    Coconut Cream Pie Bars

    Coconut cream pie is a staple on my family’s Christmas spread. This year, I wanted to make something a bit more interesting than the typical coconut cream pie offering. If you are…