Brisket

When most Americans hear the word brisket, they immediately think of Texan smoked meat with barbeque sauce, “The National Dish of Texas.” And they wouldn’t be far from wrong. Brisket is a part of Southern history. However, it actually originated as Jewish cuisine. The Ashkenazi Jewish community started cooking brisket in Central and Eastern Europe. …

Elk

Elk used to roam the eastern part of the US until it was overhunted. Today however the elk has made a wild comeback. It is a resilient creature. Twelve couples were introduced into Kentucky and now there are over 24000 individuals that survive there. Elk farms are coming into play. Elk feed more wildly on …