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Carolina Raised Pork Bellies Meet Momofuku

Adapted from the Momofuku Cookbook by David Chang After a photo shoot at Yellow Wolf Farm, owner Stacy Martin sent me home with a cooler full meat that included some tasty pork bellies. Although I had eaten and drooled over them many times, I had never actually prepared it myself. For advice, I went to the all-knowing oracle “Google,” […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

The mother and daughter above are rare Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs raised on Yellow Wolf Farm in Walkersville, NC by Stacy Martin. The mom, Ginny is 700 lbs at 3 years old and the piglet is a 1 month old female, tipping the scale about 10 lbs. They are a rare breed with about 400 in all of the USA. They are […]

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Learn the Fine Art of Charcuturie at Yellow Wolf Farm

Last year around this time I attended a whole hog butchery class at Yellow Wolf Farm. The class gave regulars folks a chance to be a butcher for a day on Stacy Martin’s working farm in Walkerstown, North Carolina. The class was run by Rose’s Meat and Sweet Shop creators Justin and Katie Meddis with […]

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Whole Hog Butchery at Yellow Wolf Farm / Part 2

This is part two of the post about Rose’s Meat Market and Sweet Shop’s Whole Hog Butchery Class. To see part one of click here As Justin previously explained, the group in the kitchen would start with the shoulder, the group in the dining room would handle the loin/belly and the group in the living […]

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Whole Hog Butchery at Yellow Wolf Farm / Part 1

Ever wonder what can bring farmers, a surgeon, ex-vegetarians, an oil field worker, chef and restaurant owner all together on a Sunday? Yup you guessed it, a whole hog butchery class. There are some trends that I wish never happened and would just go away: skinny jeans and the duck face your girlfriend makes in […]

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