I still have a few butternut squash from last year’s harvest. I love this vegetable, but am coming to my wits end as to how to prepare it! I have … Read More
I had some left over polenta from the other day that I had poured into a pan. One thing I like about polenta is how it sets up, making a wonderful … Read More
A quick dinner on a weeknight. Homemade savory bacon and Canadian bacon make this a filling soup.
Ingredients: 1 lb dried split peas 3 oz bacon ends (or 3-4 slices … Read More
Cabbage is such a homely vegetable. Years of mistreatment can lead to indelible scars and get folks to not like it. Then again, it can be so poorly done, yet is versatile and keeps … Read More
Corned beef hash often conjures thoughts of pink glop from a can, seared in a pan until crusty. I think the canned stuff looks and smells like dog food. But … Read More
Continuing my love affair with pork, curing, and smoking, I decided to start some Canadian bacon so the pastrami will not get lonely in the smoker on Sunday.
Like the … Read More
With the smoke shack built and tested it is time to do a little more. I have a chunk of cured pork belly, and the ingredients for bratwurst and kielbasa. … Read More
You all know by now that I am a huge fan of pork, such a noble beast, snout to tail, it’s all delicious. I’ve always loved bacon, salami (salumi), and … Read More
One of my favorite meals is lamb chops. I started these yesterday.
Let’s start with the marinade. Olive oil, rosemary, garlic, Calamata olives. Chop the garlic. Strip the rosemary. Place … Read More