Braising? What’s that?

Have you ever run across a recipe that requires you to braise the meat? Does it sound like a foreign word to you? Are you just beginning to find your place in the kitchen, and have no clue about the terms or techniques? While braising sounds like

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What’s New at Circle B?

Here at Circle B Ranch, we are excited about the new eating trends coming up in 2017! This year, our goal is to keep you informed and supply you with new recipes that will get you as enthusiastic as we are about the subject. Here are some

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Dedicated Farming—Winter Isn’t a Disadvantage

As you know, Circle B Ranch strives to produce the best quality pork available on today’s market—even during Missouri’s winters.  We picked  SW Missouri to raise our hogs because the weather tends not to be as harsh as in other parts of the country. The winter does

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The Skinny on Lard!

Hormone-free Leaf Lard

In past blogs I have talked about eating a healthy diet, consisting of natural pork and meats and whole fruits and vegetables. I have also talked about using every part of the hog or “snout to tail”, this ensures farm sustainability and promotes a healthy well rounded diet. Recently we started

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What’s Hog Farming like in the Winter at Circle B Ranch?

The winter months are a true test of a farmers skill and work capacity. The winter brings frozen waterers’,  hard starting trucks and tractors and breakdowns.  Everything runs easy in warm weather and it seems like it takes twice as long to accomplish anything in winter! Even

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