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Entries Tagged as 'pork'

Home-Smoked Bacon Part II

January 31st, 2016 · No Comments · Recipes

My wife never liked the bacon we got from our local butcher. Too bland. So we started smoking at home the pork belly we buy from our friend Mike, who raises heritage breeds a few miles from us. Still, my wife thought there was something missing and with the next batch of belly she embarked […]

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Solstice in Beige

December 23rd, 2015 · 1 Comment · Blog, dinner

We turned a corner yesterday, from shortest day of the year to days growing longer again. How to mark the occasion? We head to our chest freezer for some of those thick, juicy pork chops from the half-pig we bought from our friend Mike. I melt some bacon grease in our favorite cast-iron skillet and […]

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Potato Buns

November 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Recipes

I try to stay away from starchy foods like bread and pasta, but the idea of smokey pulled pork on a freshly baked potato bun sounded too good to pass on. It really was a stellar menu: the pork shoulder from one of our friend Mike’s pigs, cooked low and slow on our home smoker; […]

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