Meat The Expert: Larry Schubert

“Meat” Larry Schubert, who founded Schubert’s Packing Co., Inc. in Millstadt Illinois, a farming town located 20 minutes east of St. Louis.  “We opened the doors in 1978 and we had nothing to lose.  We just bought a house and had a new baby.  Our first daughter was born Jan 30th and I quit my job on Jan 31st.”  He’s a … Read More

Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken with Spinach and Cheese

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Prosciutto, quite simply, is the original meat candy.  It is salted and dry-cured (up to 18 months) pork made from the hind leg or thigh; the same cut used for ham.  Prosciutto is found in many Italian and Spanish foods and, unsurprisingly, the word itself is of Italian origin. Prosciutto pairs well with everything from eggs, to sandwiches, to pasta, and … Read More

Choppin’ Broccoli

Saturday Night Live is one of America’s great television programs, if defined by nothing other than longevity; although certainly not the most important qualification.  Growing up, I found the show to be absolutely hilarious – the skits, the characters, and the fake commercials (“Yardapult” and “Oops, I Crapped My Pants!”).  I felt like I was “breaking the rules” – staying up late to watch until the very … Read More