A Discussion of the Difference Between A1 and A2 Milk. By Craig Turczynski, Ph.D. Back when I lived on the farm in Iowa we produced corn, oats and alfalfa and raised beef and pork to earn a living, but we also, kept chickens, sheep and a dairy cow for our own food consumption. The dairy … Continue reading WILL THIS CAUSE TRANSFORMATION IN THE DAIRY INDUSTRY AND WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR YOU?
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“Hold the rabbit food, please.” This became somewhat of my brother’s mantra at age 9. Anytime a salad was offered, vegetables were dinner’s side, or even if he was asked if he would like lettuce and tomatoes on his burger, he was sure to let it be known that this “rabbit food” was not welcome … Continue reading How Do I Get My Kid to Eat That?
A longstanding tradition in the Turczynski family is to create homemade polish sausage for Easter. For generations, the family would prepare a basket full of bread, butter, sausage, and vegetables to bring to the church to be blessed. Each item of food in the basket has a specific symbolism for the holiday, the sausage (called … Continue reading All Traditions Start Somewhere!
Who is in better shape: an Olympic gymnast or an Olympic runner? This is a question with no real answer because the two are incomparable. Both types of athletes condition themselves for completely different end-goals – the gymnast will be smaller and denser with muscle while the runner will be longer and leaner. The physical … Continue reading Can The USDA Grading System Apply to Grass-Fed Beef?
I am about to present some information that may alarm some of you, others may already know this. My purpose is not to frighten but to inform. But first, I think it is important that I explain my bias, so you know where I am coming from. I am not an environmentalist or alarmist, … Continue reading Remain informed, question everything and buy from individuals taking personal responsibility
I can still here my father tell me “Its time to pen up that steer and start feeding it corn”. It was a technique we learned from our neighboring farmer in Iowa. Corn was in plentiful supply, allowing us to pack on pounds economically. The method created a delicious and juicy steak which is what … Continue reading The Battle of Grass-finished vs Grain-finished Beef.