Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients Instructions In a 12-inch skillet melt butter over medium heat. Cook mushrooms, onions and garlic in butter 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from skillet to small bowl. Increase heat to medium-high. In same skillet, cook beef 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink.  Stir in 1 cupContinue reading “Beef Stroganoff”

Baked Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil. In a small bowl, combine garlic, basil, oregano, thyme, parsley, and sage. Set aside. Generously season meat with salt and pepper. Sear meat. In a large pan, heat oil until shimmery. Add to pan and cook on all sides until dark goldenContinue reading “Baked Pork Tenderloin”

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients Instructions Cook Potatoes – peel and cut potatoes into halves or quarters if larger then rinse in cold water. Note: keep peeled potatoes in water so they don’t discolor. Put potatoes in a pot, cover with cold water and boil 15-18 minutes or until easily pierced. Warm the milk – when potatoes are nearlyContinue reading “Garlic Mashed Potatoes”

Mediterranean Rice

INGREDIENTS Olive oil + butter Onion + Garlic Fresh jalapeno Ground turmeric Basmati rice Stock/broth Ground cumin Salt and pepper Cilantro/coriander leaves INSTRUCTIONS Rinse the basmati rice 3 to 4 times in water or until the water looks clear. Take the rice in a large container and add enough water to cover. Soak the riceContinue reading “Mediterranean Rice”

Kabob Recipe

INGREDIENTS For the Steak ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce 3 tablespoons lime juice* (from 2 limes) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 4 cloves garlic (minced) ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 pound sirloin steak (cut into 1-inch pieces, or sirloin steak tips) For the Vegetables 2 small or 1 mediumContinue reading “Kabob Recipe”

Bistec Caraqueño

Marinated skirt steak with onions and tomato Ingredients:Serves 4 1 large skirt steak, about 1.5 pounds? 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons canola oil, separated 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 large Spanish onion, or 2 mediums 2 Roma tomatoes Salt & pepper toContinue reading “Bistec Caraqueño”

Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blackberry BBQ Sauce*

Ingredients 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon kosher salt 8 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs 1/2 recipe Blackberry BBQ Sauce Olive oil Blackberry BBQ Sauce 3 pints fresh blackberries 12 ounces dark beer 1 cup balsamic vinegar 1 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1 onion, sliced 1Continue reading “Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blackberry BBQ Sauce*”

Naturally & Humanely Raised

Many, in the interest of their health, have chosen not to eat red meat. However, the truth is that it’s not the meat itself that is the issue. The health hazard seems to be the rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone) and carcinogenic preservatives such as sodium nitrate.

On top of that the diets that these farm animals are fed and the filthy conditions in which they are reared make red meat uniquely suspect. Humanely raised red meat is a different animal altogether.

Sustainable Farming

Farming For the Future We believe that achieving a sustainable food producing network is critical to an abundant and healthy food supply for generations to come. While many Wisconsin farms boast being part of a rich and diverse yet sustainable farm community, they make up a minority of agricultural operations in our state. Many MadisonContinue reading “Sustainable Farming”

Free of Antibiotics and Hormones

What Are They, and Why Do They Matter? In the past several years in several of these United States, legislation has been and is being considered that would limit or ban the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics in animal agriculture. The Use of Antibiotics in Animals It is estimated that of all the antibiotics used inContinue reading “Free of Antibiotics and Hormones”

A Wisconsin Farm

The farm-to-table idea is seen, by some, as something relatively new. As a social movement in our modern culture, maybe it is. However, we are just getting back to our roots. Are we not? This social movement, which promotes serving local food at restaurants and at home through direct acquisition from the producers, is beneficialContinue reading “A Wisconsin Farm”

13 Tips for Preparing Pasture-Raised Beef

Congratulations on your decision to purchase pasture-raised beef from Vindicator Brand. We hope to serve you and your family for many years to come. In doing so, we wanted to address the differences in pasture-raised beef versus other products you’ve purchased. First, pasture-raised beef is leaner and that makes it healthier for you: It alsoContinue reading “13 Tips for Preparing Pasture-Raised Beef”

How Did We First Begin to Farm?

So, according to Wikipedia, humanity apparently experienced a transition from the hunter-gatherer people we were to the farmers we are today. Okay, according to a site called History of the World as well. Alright, according to research done at the University of Sheffield’s, Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures. It’s called Neolithic Revolution and appears toContinue reading “How Did We First Begin to Farm?”

Concessions at the Games of Rome

The crowd of 80,000 plus roared as Aaron Rogers hit Randall Cobb on a crossing route that slanted deep up field. He was wide open and that catch went for 40+ yards and a touchdown – something you don’t often see against the New England Patriots. But we saw it that day and more thanContinue reading “Concessions at the Games of Rome”