Tagged with Food

Chipotle thinks you’re stupid

Chipotle thinks you’re stupid

It’s about as simple as that.  I remember when I watched Chipotle’s Willie Nelson crooned “Back to the Start” commercial during the 2012 Superbowl, and I thought wow, how creative, and what a new low for food marketers when it comes to attacking the farmers and ranchers who feed them. Then the other day, a … Continue reading

An afternoon at the slaughterhouse

An afternoon at the slaughterhouse

Have you ever been to a slaughterhouse? It’s where cattle become beef. It’s the step that can’t be skipped whether it’s grass-finished beef, organic beef, the beef at Safeway, or at Bill the Butcher. If someone tries to convince you otherwise, they are probably taking full advantage of Washington’s liberalized law on recreational marijuana. This … Continue reading

Birthday Party Beef Brisket

Birthday Party Beef Brisket

Ranch Baby turned One (click here for gratuitous cake-face pics). According to my Babycenter.com emails, I should probably change that moniker to “Ranch Toddler”, but it’s my blog, and I don’t have to do nothing. And if I call him RB until he’s 25, I can because I’m the mom. I birthed him, fed him, … Continue reading

Beef Ice Cream and Beef Counts: Part III

Beef Ice Cream and Beef Counts: Part III

Beef Ice Cream. For real. No missing punctuation. But before we move on to such radical flavor concepts, I must not skip passed other happenings of my week off the ranch. Following Monday’s Beef Counts meal at Mary’s Place in Seattle, I joined the Bellingham-based Haggen Food and Pharmacy team and ranchers from Whatcom and … Continue reading