8 Reasons why should you make Beef Bone Broth a part of your lifestyle (with recipe!)

I have been told stories about our family history here in Kaua’i - all kinds of stories that are passed on through the generations. They say a lot about the importance of family and community, and the importance of overall health to support everything we do – especially on the ranch. This is a story about a literal and symbolic glue that is found on the ranch that has helped generations for thousands of years to hold those two important things together, and it still holds true today. And that is bone broth.

The Steak Guide

Ok, am I the only one who shows people where certain beef cuts come from rather than explain? While I could give you the cut by cut break-down of muscles and its parts, I'll save you the boring anatomy class and use a much more interesting and visual approach. After all thats how I learned. Growing up around the Butcher House, I will never forget a poster hanging in the meat room. A photo of a pretty lady with different primal cuts drawn on her body. While I admit it was a sexy picture to entertain the guys, as a young girl I found it both beautiful and relatable.

CULINARY PIONEERS: A trip to meet Latinos across the islands of Hawaii

When Univision came to Kauai to do a documentary I was so shy, I almost didn’t do it. I said yes, then I said no…, then my brother Brian said, “Why? Just do um!” With him around there was nothing I wouldn’t do. I trusted him, and with him I always felt safe - my great protector. Today the directors at Univision notified me that the documentary got published! 3-26-23 It turned out to be an amazing gift to my family and also an amazing tribute to my brother🥰.


Welcome, My name is Sharleen Andrade Balmores. I am a 5th generation Rancher's Daughter (& 6th generation Rancher). Dedicated to providing providing PRIME Local Beef, while Preserving a Family Legacy of Ranching on Kaua'i. Since 1886