We started making marrow bones about 5 years ago after one of my favorite restaurants took it off their menu. The bone selection is key to making sure you get solid offering of marrow.
7-10 lbs of marrow bones from GF animals (Ask your butcher for pieces cut from the center of the leg bone, where the ratio of marrow to bone is highest.)
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Place bones standing up in a roasting pan; add a big dash of salt and a pad of butter on the top of each bone. Cook for 15-25 minutes, or until they turn brown and start to pop!
Serve immediately and of course this just serves one.
John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.
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