Monthly Archives: January 2010

KFC

Korean Fried Chicken. Well, more like Southern style fried chicken with a Korean kick. The Colonel ain’t got shit on me. King Kong either, for that matter. Fried chicken is hands down one of my favorite foods ever. EVER. It’s … Continue reading

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Forever Lemons

When life gives you… nevermind. The Meyer lemon tree in our neighbors’ yard is packed and they’re ripe. It’s overflowing into our yard so I feel like it’s my obligation to clean off our side of the tree so they … Continue reading

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Soft Pretz

While we’re on things non-meat… I’ve been back on a pretzel-making kick and I’m pretty excited about it. These little doughboys are one of my favorite bready snacks and – as far as breads go – they’re pretty damn easy … Continue reading

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Vegan(!!) Miso Veggie Stew

I know I know, I’m cracking up. I’ve gone bonkers over here… second day of no meat and tonight it was completely vegan! I think I might have to have a steak or some ribs tomorrow… Dig this post? Share … Continue reading

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Vegetarian What?

I’ve been getting a lot of “even though your blog is all about meat and I don’t eat meat, I’ve been sending the link to my friends who do” comments lately… it’s not ALL about meat! So here it is. … Continue reading

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Pig Party

I decided to do a little bit of curing… I’ve been in a curing mood lately. I think it must be the season… it’s just natural to want to preserve things in the cold wintry weather. I had a couple … Continue reading

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Chicken Fried Tonkatsu

  I love pork. It’s no big secret, and it’s nothing new right? Everyone loves pork these days, it’s cool to like pork. But it’s actually a great thing that it is so hip to like pig because it means … Continue reading

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Eating About Beer

This post is long overdue but since we just met a couple nights ago to start planning for the next dinner, I thought maybe it was time to share. First off, I deserve no credit for the photos – they … Continue reading

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Yay Area Borscht

I’d never made borscht before but it always seemed like an appropriate winter soup. It’s not as cold here as it is back in the motherland (no not mine, the Ukrainians’), but we still get plenty of cabbage and beets … Continue reading

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Fried Slow-Poached Egg & Ground Pork

Minus the slow-poached egg, this is a variation on one of my standard dinners… usually I eat it tossed with noodles and it’s much better that way than with rice. This one wasn’t the best but you get the idea. … Continue reading

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