GRASS ROOTS COOPERATIVE

REAL TALK

Discover a full range of recipes to try and read up on the latest news from our farms and Grass Roots Team.

Cooking outside of the comfort zone is essential to growth in the kitchen. It is common to get mired down in the same flavor profiles and techniques, mostly because it is easy to repeat recipes that we know. Maybe time constraints keep us from attempting new things, or maybe it’s the fear of the dish becoming a complete failure. It’s always possible that dinner becomes a disaster. When risk taking, always be prepared to order a pizza, but don’t hold back from trying out new spices or ingredients. Pick a popular dish from a different cuisine each month. Doing so will expand your pantry and your knowledge of flavor. You might find yourself being able to discern an Indian curry from a Thai curry or pinpointing a single ingredient from a Mexican mole sauce. Either way, the journey will liven up your dinner table and broaden your palette.
Continue reading
Celebrating Earth Day means something different to everyone. For some, it’s an opportunity to hug that tree you’ve been eyeing for the past 364 days. Other folks prefer to celebrate with a long bike ride and a cold shower. But if awareness is your thing, keep reading. We’re going to tell you a bit about why pasture-raised meats generally and Grass Roots meats specifically are an eco-friendly choice for your dinner table.
Continue reading
Many people believe that there’s nothing is more telling about the abilities of a BBQ pitmaster than the taste and texture of a sparerib. But, really, there’s no need to be an expert to make great ribs happen at home. You don’t even need a pit smoker. Great ribs are defined by the texture, tenderness, and flavor—all of which can be achieved by following a few easy steps. The best way to understand the process is to analyze the properties of the rib itself.
Continue reading