Tag: Pork

Bean Dish

Bean Dish

My Gram (dad’s mom) had a famous “bean dish.” I honestly have no idea how she made it but the few times I had it, it was awesome. Don’t know why it was simply called “bean dish” either, but it stuck. Beans get a bad […]

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Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

One of my absolute favorite food styles is BBQ. I love all sorts of BBQ, from brisket to beans. I love BBQ chicken, hot links, and of course pulled pork. When the wife and I got married we had some of our Poly friends prep […]

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Homemade Pancetta – “Italian-Style Bacon”

Homemade Pancetta – “Italian-Style Bacon”

You have heard me before talking about the merits of curing, fermenting, and preparing a pantry, and ultimately a life on your own while leaning less on the big stores and more on tried-and-true, multi-generational recipes based on a combination of flavor and survival. I […]

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Home Cured Bacon

Home Cured Bacon

I just made another round of pork belly on my Traeger so thought this was worthy of a re-post. “I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and […]

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Pork Braised in Milk

Pork Braised in Milk

The idea that mixing the meat of one animal with the milk of another sounds rather oft-putting.  It doesn’t have to be, but it is. It sounds gross. So, as I have thumbed through cookbooks and read some of my favorite blogs, especially those with an […]

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Paseo – Taste of the Caribbean in Fremont

Paseo – Taste of the Caribbean in Fremont

The Fremont neighborhood of Seattle is home to some of the most eclectic and iconic landmarks in all of Seattle. The troll, the statue of Lenin, the rocket ship, the “waiting for the interurban” commuter statues in all of their decorated splendor and much more.  I […]

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Mustardy-Apple Pork Chops – Dinner for a Monday

Mustardy-Apple Pork Chops – Dinner for a Monday

I have been on a mission to cook new things, reduce waste, and be more economical. To that end I have been taking any food that has been “donated” for fear it won’t get eaten, or people cleaning out their fridges and freezers because of […]

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