Almost-Classic Shepherd’s Pie

Almost-Classic Shepherd’s Pie

It would be pretty hard to write about The Shepherd’s Wife without sharing a recipe for her pie, right? Shepherd’s Pie (aka: cottage pie or pot pie) is a “leftover” dish by tradition. When a farmer’s wife had prepared that large lamb roast on Sunday, Shepherd’s Pie or...
In a Stew Over the Holidays

In a Stew Over the Holidays

Well, yes, but in a good way. How could I pass up giving Donald something warm and wonderful and made with the nutritious and lean beef from SS Backwards Longhorns? Since we’ve followed the turkey tradition for the past two years, both the large and the small of it,...
Good to the Bone

Good to the Bone

When Dara Simmons, owner of SS Backwards Longhorns, and I became friends at the Land of Goshen Community Market, we quickly realized that even though she was a meat vendor and I was a vegetarian, we had a lot in common. Amazing how that farmers market brings people...
Ginger and Beer Baby Backs

Ginger and Beer Baby Backs

So ribs. Can you say vegetarian challenge! But Don was not going to let the Green Gal spotlight on pork go out without a starring role for ribs. Be brave, right? And here’s what I came up with… Brined baby back ribs that are slow-roasted in the oven and slathered with...
Apple Jack Pulled Pork

Apple Jack Pulled Pork

To be sure, I could not write about life at Papa’s Pasture without including a couple classic pork-centered recipes. I felt one of them had to be pulled pork, a dish that is high in popularity right now. Besides, it gave me a chance to share a sweet and tangy, vegan...