Tag: Bacon

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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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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Oven Baked Bacon

Oven Baked Bacon

I love bacon. Frankly, unless you eat Kosher, who doesn’t?  It may be a tad overrated, but it appears to be here to stay. Oven Baked Bacon Cover your cookie sheet with foil and then place rack over a cookie sheet and fit as many […]

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Iron Phil and the Art of Fire and Bacon

My two older boys recently celebrated their 14th and 12th birthday’s respectively and Iron Phil, aka @beanwhisperer, came by to make his world famous mac and cheese. Loaded with gruyere, cream, and of course whiskey-fired bacon, it was unbelievably awesome! The recipe to come soon! […]

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Water and Fat Mix After All

Let me tell you all about a “new” fangled way to cook your fatty pork. Think bacon, breakfast sausage, or any sausage for that matter. Add 1/2 inch of water to your skillet and let me tell you what happens. You get perfect tender, meaty […]

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Proper British Bacon

PROPER BRITISH BACON Who says you can’t get proper British bacon in the Seattle area? I know of two really good locations, both of which I have enjoyed at home. Curious as to the difference between “British” and “American” bacon. Here you go! American cuts […]

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