Archive | January, 2012

And That’s Why…You Always Double-Check What You Order

11 Jan

My Marin Sun Farms CSA shipment comes once a month, frozen and packaged in a big box. I get a random selection of cuts, but I can put in orders for specific additional things as well. This month, they emailed us saying they were having a sale on oxtail, 30% off. As I may or may not have mentioned, I’ve been fascinated with reading about offal cuts of meat that have fallen out of favor in the American diet. Usually they are cheaper and much more nutritious than regular, mid-muscle cuts. Many times they need some more specialized cooking techniques, but I’ve become gradually less frightened and intimidate by this over time. I mean, I have a crockpot! What can’t I do?
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