JULIO - THE STUD: THIS IS JULIO! ... OUR HOME-RAISED RED DEVON BULL-CALF, WHO IS TWO YEARS OLD, AND RECENTLY DEPARTED FOR A FARM NEAR LANSING, MICHIGAN.

July 12, 2014

JULIO - THE STUD

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THIS IS JULIO!

... OUR HOME-RAISED RED DEVON BULL-CALF, WHO IS TWO YEARS OLD, AND RECENTLY DEPARTED FOR A FARM NEAR LANSING, MICHIGAN.


Julio's father, Sammy, is our current herd-sire, so we had to send Julio to greener pastures to avoid in-breeding in the herd. But he is a beauty. The buyers were two wonderful women - Jill and Mary, long experienced in the production and marketing of artisinal foods, who run Cranedancefarm.com.

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Technology gods are now feeling more generous, so here are two repressed pictures from last week - of the wild rose and of blackberries, which are red when they are green.

Below are lamb rib chops, which helped us celebrate the nation's birthday last week. A dry-rub of spices was applied, before grilling for several minutes per side over a hot fire. They were so delicious, even vegetarians partook.

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We have had a very busy week, which brings this very belated communication, with a note of apology.

Tomorrow we will be at the Hyde Park Farmer's Market, with lamb, beef, chili, and our new product - Moroccan Sliders! We served them for the Farm Tour, and they were so well received, we were inspired to bring them to the market. We have a new vacuum packaging machine, so they are properly presented. They are two ounces in size, and are a mouth-watering combination of beef, lamb, cumin, coriander, paprika, cinnamon, and cayenne. Give them a try - you will be happy you did so.

See you tomorrow!

Drausin & Susan

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