December 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Meatsmith Christmas harvest plan; Christmas feasting, boar’s head carol/recipe; prices and butchery business processes, education, and valuing your labor/margins; mangalitza hair follicles- not a problem for flavor; lead lard rendered without a lid rids the uric acid; jet burners and stainless steel 100 gal drums; pounding meat and muscle physiology; sausage from bull meat; Poulet de Bresse, American Besse; poultry fattening house and breeds for fattening; turkey heritage breed history.
November 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Martinmas goose and mangalitsa harvest; rifle choice; protein source in pig feed; feeding kelp; nitrate in hams; brine pumping; shooting a pig in a trailer; venison vs pork curing; creating a strong cutting edge.
October 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Age of muscovies for slaughter; how long to hang pork; roasting apparatii; freezer wrapping; spilled guts!; grazing pigs; brine types.
September 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Carnitas; sharpening scrapers; discerning pig hierarchy; picky kiddos; skinning pigs; uses of pigskin culinarily.
August 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Duck housing; brining nitrate/nitrite; laying flock management; sheep knife or gun?; virtue despair; splitting axe; splitting wood.
July 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Geese and fat harvesting; sourcing sheep; sugna; beef apparatus.
June 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Honesuki knife shape; minimal necessary force for goat slaughter; gavage report; expanding without comprising; curing experience; culinary sonnets.
May 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Oily fat; rusk in sausage; domestic gavage; Muscovies; maximizing egg production; protein in pig feed.
April 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Skinning for caping; eating goat kids; maturity of goats; keeping the right number of sheep; fly mitigation; Salo.
March 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Judging the aging of fresh meat; carnitas; curing chamber simplicity; salty salami benefits; the draining of bacon; fodder; curing in humidity.
February 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Sausage grind size; emulsified sausage; curing back bacon with streaky bacon; Duck slaughter refining; oil dripping from cures; St croix sheep; proscuitto mites and other proscuitto threats.
January 2020 Facebook Live Chat.
Confit and rillettes; in praise of emulsified; goose killing; beef aging and eating; Christmas feast; air chilling poultry; custom exempt; curing in the south; dehumidifier to combat slimery.