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The Mossycup is a type of oak tree which is also known as a Bur Oak. Our little farm is covered with huge, old Mossycup Oaks. Being connected to the food we eat is important to us.

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How to: Render Lard

Rendering lard at home is easier than most people realize. When properly rendered, at a low temperature, your lard should be snowy white and nearly odorless making it ideal for all types of cooking. Get out your fat!  I prefer to have the butcher grind the fat for me so that its ready to go … Continue reading “How to: Render Lard”

Pork & Potato Stew

This is one of my favorite stew recipes. I made this recipe yesterday and the house smelled great all day while the broth was simmering. A fresh pork hock (also known as a ham hock) is perfect for soups and stews and deserves more credit than its given. This cut is from the leg area … Continue reading "Pork & Potato Stew"

Baking Old Cookie Recipe With Lard

The following  was sent to me by my friend, Elda Stone.  She is new to lard and I was happy to share a jar of leaf lard with her so she could experiment with an old family recipe.  I don’t pretend to be a writer but she is a great one and I’m thrilled that … Continue reading “Baking Old Cookie Recipe With Lard”

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20573 Finch Ave
Clear Lake, IA 50428
952-836-6551

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12 hours ago

Mossycup Farms

I’m not generally thrilled when I find bugs eating my herbs but I’m willing to share with these cuties #chemicalfree #mossycupfarms ... See MoreSee Less

I’m not generally thrilled when I find bugs eating my herbs but I’m willing to share with these cuties #chemicalfree #mossycupfarms

 

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I'll have to check the milkweed

That's actually a black swallowtail. They look a lot like monarchs, but monarchs only feed on milkweed. Swallowtail feed on dill, parsley, fennel, etc Still worth giving up a few herbs for ;)

What are they on? That doesn't look like milkweed.

7 days ago

Mossycup Farms

Who wants to be our neighbor? Beautiful property for sale down the road from us! It’s just far enough away that our roosters won’t wake you up in the morning 😛you must see this acreage! https://ncir.rapmls.com/scripts/mgrqispi.dll?APPNAME=iowa&PRGNAME=MLSLogin&ARGUMENT=JxvqG5hb1hGdVQts18AtRr17EoKPMablHQToAirSH9Q=&KeyRid=1 ... See MoreSee Less

Who wants to be our neighbor?  Beautiful property for sale down the road from us!  It’s just far enough away that our roosters won’t wake you up in the morning 😛

 

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