All posts by George Wolfer

About George Wolfer

Been associated with the meat industry pretty much since starting at a Vocational High school Meat Processing program in 1974. Like to learn and teach interesting and worthwhile livestock production, meat processing and marketing practices.

My Cheaten Ribs

Many of us love the combined aromas of hardwood smoke and rendering pork fat.  Connecting those wonderful smells with the mouth-feel & taste of cooked-tender rib meat routinely creates a very enjoyable eating experience.  And, don’t forget about that coveted smoke-ring; plus those clean pulling bones.  But alas, one has to pay steep a price to reach that point conventionally.  The price includes: an expensive outdoor cooking… Read More »

Fresh Pork Hack

Pork is as high in nutritional value as beef, but much less expensive.  In fact, pork is even higher in niacin than beef.  However, the one qualm that I have with putting pork into home freezer storage is that most retail fresh pork has been injected with a weak salt-water solution, in order to increase cooked product moisture retention.  Hopefully… Read More »