Author Archives: osmund

Working with a Whole Chicken

My go to way of cooking a whole chicken is usually to put the whole thing in a crock pot and, after it’s cooked, removing the meat from the bones and using it in multiple recipes over the coming days. Sometimes though, I want the pieces intact. So, it’s time to get out the knife… Continue Reading

Garlic Burgers

The hands down favorite burger at Cedar Valley Sustainable Farm is the garlic burger. Sure, we have burger patties and they’re super convenient and quite tasty. Given the choice our boys always choose Jody’s garlic burgers! I’ll start with ingredients: 1lb ground beef6 cloves of garlic (or 1 tablespoon minced garlic)1 egg10 Ritz-style crackers1/4 teaspoon… Continue Reading

Beef Barbacoa

Beef Barbacoa

I tend to cook really simple things, one pot, straightforward recipes (or no recipe). But one of the things I really love about this dish is the depth of flavors. I keep coming back to it (and actually following the recipe) because they are so complex and perfectly balanced. Plus, it’s still only one pot!… Continue Reading