The Living Farm Cafe Paonia
Braised Bison Shank, Parmesan Risotto,
Frequently Asked Questions
Places you can find our bison meat
Baste steak with olive oil and clove of crushed garlic. Place steak on either a hot frying pan or on a hot grill. Grill quickly. 1 inch steaks cook 3 minutes first side, 2 minutes second. 1 1/2 inch to 2 inch steaks increase cooking time by 2 minutes per side.
Slow cooking cuts
(like Short Ribs, Osso Bucco, Brisket, Chuck Roasts)
Cook in either crock pot on low or cast iron covered pot in oven at 250 for a minimum of 4 hours. Before cooking add an inch of liquid to the pot. Red Wine, water, broth all work well. Season with garlic, chopped onions, along with your other favorite seasonings. As an option you may add other vegetables one hour before finished.
Braise roast in heavy pan. Cube all vegetables and put them in covered pot along with roast. Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes per pound of meat. Cook to internal temperature of 130 degrees.
Where to find our meats
Retail locations in Hotchkiss (other than the ranch)
Hardin Natural Foods, 31424 Highway 92 - 970.872.3019
Rogers Mesa Store, 32345 Highway 92 - 970.872.4816
Farm Runners Store, 235 Highway 133 - 970.846.8312
Retail location in Paonia
Lizzy's Market, 101 Grand Ave - 970.527.5655
Retail location in Avon
Colorado Meat Co., 51 E Beaver Creek Blvd - 970.470.4326
Cedaredge, Creekside Cafe, 365 N Grand Mesa Dr - 856.3366
Paonia, The Living Farm Cafe, 120 Grand Ave, 970.527.3779
Montrose, The Lobby Grill at Montrose Memorial Hospital, 800 S. 3rd St. - 970.249.2211
Farm Runners Roaring Fork & Gunnison Valley 970.846.8312
Vicki's Fresh Food Movement for Telluride area 970.729.8989