M5 SHIBORI DYE One of my favorite things to do on the ranch during the summer is to experiment with SHIBORI DYE! I gather up a ton of white tea towels, tablecloths, sweatshirts… you name it! I dyed a few white Carhartt jackets last year and loved how they turned out. It’s best to do […]

M5 Shibori Dye!

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M5 BACON At Five Marys, we exclusively offer uncured bacon (which hasn’t been treated with sodium nitrate), cut from the belly and side of the pig. Our bacon is hickory smoked, fatty, and flavorful. It will be a delicious addition to any breakfast meal, BLT, or other recipe. RECIPE IDEAS… • Bacon Cheeseburger Jalapeño Poppers […]

Five Marys Farms Bacon

Meet the M5 Dogs! Dixie I can always count on Dixie to be right behind, beside, or below me no matter where I go all day. She’s in the feed truck as soon as I crack that squeaky old Dodge door, she’s under my desk sleeping on a sheep pelt at the farm store. When […]

Meet the M5 Dogs!

The Five Marys Horses When we moved to the ranch, Brian affirmatively said, ‘No horses!’ It was enough to manage starting an operation from scratch, learning to care for three species of livestock, and four little girls under the age of 6! I grew up doing what some might consider the most unusual of horse […]

The Five Marys Horses

M5 TOP 5 – GROUND BEEF EDITION Our Five Marys dry-aged ground beef is a hands down ‘best we’ve ever had’ by more customers than we can count. Our ground beef is dry-aged 21-28 days just like the rest of our beef cuts, which is pretty rare and along with our extended finishing and strong […]

M5 TOP 5 – Ground Beef Edition

M5 Top 5 – Cocktail Edition At the end of a long day on the ranch, there’s nothing better than a five o’clock cocktail with Brian. Sometimes we’ll grab an ice-cold ‘chore beer’ to make the evening rounds. When we finally call it a day, I’ll juice some citrus and add bourbon, then shake it […]

M5 Top 5 – Cocktail Edition

Five Marys Sheep Pelts Five Marys sheep pelts are such a beautiful and cozy staple item for anywhere in your home. Our gorgeous Navajo Churro heritage sheep (read about how we got our flock here!) have really unique pelts – we can’t help but turn them into stunning home goods. They are saved after harvesting […]

Five Marys Sheep Pelts

The Story of the Five Marys Flock of Sheep I love sharing our story about how we got our big, beautiful flock of Navajo Churro sheep… We started out with some Navajo Churro ewes and three beautiful rams. We were really happy with the meat quality and this hearty, fairly wild breed that did well […]

The Story of the Five Marys Flock of Sheep

Algenist Skincare I’ve been using Algenist Skincare for over a year now, and when you have really great products, you don’t need a lot of it! Their products use something called Alguronic Acid from algae – a safe and clean formula. My skin sees a lot of harsh weather, early mornings, and late nights… I […]

Mary’s Favorite Things – Algenist Skincare

Prep time: 20 min. Bake time: 45-55 min. Cool time: 30-45 min. Ingredients: For the topping: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 sticks (12 tbsp) butter optional: granulated sugar for topping For filling: 4-7 cups of sliced fruit Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Melt your […]

Camp Berry Cobbler

Serves 4-6 Prep time: 10 min. Cook time: 15 min. Ingredients: 1 pound Five Marys Farms ground beef 1 small onion. finely diced 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced 2 cups broccoli florets 2 carrots, shredded or grated on a box grater 3 cups day-old cooked white rice Sesame seeds […]

Teriyaki Style Beef Fried Rice

November Mornings on the Ranch The feed truck roars to life in the early morning darkness. The tractor revs up to load alfalfa bales on the flatbed and Brian heads out for the pastures to start feeding the cattle. It’s usually a two-person job with one driving and one throwing hay off the back of […]

November Mornings on the Ranch

Our First Monday at the M5 Meat Co! It’s our first ‘real’ Monday at the Five Marys Custom Meat Co and it feels equal parts amazing and overwhelming! There is always so much to do with a brand new business and this time is even more so with a new (very complicated!) facility and USDA […]

Our First Monday at the M5 Meat Co!

Mary’s Favorite Things – Yearly Co. In almost every single photo, you’ll see me wearing my stack of Yearly Co. bangles. My sister started this company after being inspired by a family tradition that started over 60 years ago. Every year on their wedding anniversary, the women in our family add another 14k gold bangle […]

Mary’s Favorite Things – Yearly Co.

M5 Entrepreneurs 2021 Gift Guide! If you’re looking to shop small this year, here are some of my favorite items from some of our amazing M5 Entrepreneurs! Whether your looking for a Thanksgiving turkey, stocking stuffers, gift boxes, or just thoughtful gifts for the loved ones in your life… we’ve got you covered! STOCKING STUFFERS […]

M5 Entrepreneurs 2021 Gift Guide!

The Five Marys Story Part 1 – From the Beginning Brian grew up in California agriculture as the oldest of five children. His dad, Tom, was a farmer and raised row crops in Imperial County in Southern California, and then trees in Tehama County in Northern California. His mom, Claire, (aka Oma!) was a teacher […]

The Five Marys Story

VINTAGE TUB & BATH Vintage Tub & Bath have been a favorite company of mine for years! Our gorgeous sink up at camp is from them, which is why we chose to source everything in the test kitchen from their company as well. They are very reasonably priced and have great customer service. I love […]

Mary’s Favorite Things – Vintage Tub & Bath

Serves 4 Prep time: 15 min. Cook time: 10 min. Cut: The sirloin steak is a steak cut from the back of the animal. In US butchery, the steak is cut from the rear back portion of the animal, continuing off the short loin from which T-bone, porterhouse, and club steaks are cut. Ingredients: 1 […]

Sirloin Peanut Satay Skewers

Serves 4 Prep time: 15 min. Cook time: 15-20 min. Ingredients: 2 pounds mini/small potatoes 1 1/2-2 pounds Five Marys Farms sirloin steak, sliced into 1 inch strips 2 zucchinis, sliced into half-inch coins 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 2-3teaspoons Five MarysFarmsspice rub Additional salt and pepper to taste Horseradish Sour Cream 1 cup sour cream […]

Sheet Pan Steak & Veggies

Serves 4-6 Prep time: 15 min. Cook time: 15 min. Cut: All pork chops come from the loin of the pig. The loin runs from the hip to the shoulder just below the back on a pig. Ingredients: 2 pounds Five Marys Farms pork loin chops 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper to taste […]

Sweet & Sour Citrus Pork

Serves 6 Prep time: 15 min. Bake time: 3+ hours Ingredients: 2 1/2 pounds Five Marys Farms cross rib roast, cut into 1 1/2-2-inch chunks (do not discard fat) 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons Five Marys Farms spice rubs 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 large onion, diced 4-6 medium gold potatoes, quartered 2-3 carrots, […]

Autumn Beef Stew with Parmesan & Parsley Pesto

Serves: 4-6 Prep time: 15 min. Crockpot: 4+ hours high, 6-8 hours low Instant pot: 60 min. natural pressure release Cut: Five Marys chuck roast, round roast, or cross rib roast Ingredients : 3-4 pounds Five Marys chuck roast, round roast, or cross rib roast 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1 onion, […]

Greek Style Shredded Beef Gyros

Carhartt is my FAVORITE brand for working on the ranch, lounging at home, or heading out on date night… all the things! I’ve been a Carhartt ambassador for 5 years now and their women’s line keeps getting better and better. I used to think Carhartt was just for trade workers (and was a little jealous […]

My Carhartt 2021 Fall Favorites!

Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients : 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 1 medium red bell pepper, diced 1 small green bell pepper, diced Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 pounds ground beef, preferably chuck or sirloin 1/4 cup chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon […]

Cowboy Chili


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