Smoked Carnitas

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  Delicious with a Vignoles Margarita (a.k.a. Puchta-Rita) 3-4 pound pork shoulder Salt and pepper 1 Tablespoon oregano 2 teaspoons cumin 2 Tablespoons olive oil Apple cider vinegar Load the wood tray of your smoker up with one handful of … Continued

And the Winner is…

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This week we received the results from two prominent Midwest wine competitions, Mid-American Wine Competition and the Missouri Wine Competition. We are pretty proud; we fared very nicely, taking home 34 medals between both competitions. The Mid-American Wine Competition held annually … Continued

New Bandstand

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The rainy spring weather slowed the start of several of our outdoor projects and now that the summer heat is here, I guess we just need to grin-and-bear it. One project that was put on hold because of the rain … Continued

New Norton Vineyard

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Parker Puchta (Tim’s son, a 7th generation Puchta) and his crew have been hard at work the last several weeks laying and staking out our newest Norton vineyard. This new vineyard is on a steep bluff overlooking the Missouri River in … Continued