Monthly Archives: February 2010

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Snout-to-Tail, Stout-to-Pale

photo by Phil When you see those blue Eating About Beer napkins, you know you’re in for an adventure…   Earlier this month I was selected to participate in Foodbuzz’s 24 24 24 event that showcases posts from 24 different … Continue reading

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Head

Just a little preview of what’s to come… tonight I de-boned the head of what appears to have been an absolute behemoth of a hog. And boy was she a beaut. This pretty much means removing the skull while trying … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here…

I’m still here! I’ve been busy. Out of town, girlfriend in town, work… lots going on. I’m preparing for a pretty awesome dinner this weekend that you’ll definitely be hearing about on Sunday. I was selected by Foodbuzz to be … Continue reading

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Baco Cakes

Vegetarians, read on. This is for you too and there’s nothing too too graphic… you can just ignore anything swine-related. Since it’s almost the weekend, I thought some breakfast would be good inspiration. And this, seriously anyone can make. It … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts… & Chips

Boring and quick but really great… roasted Brussels sprouts are amazing and it’s that time of year. They’re in season and they’re everywhere. Forget about steaming them or even boiling and caramelizing, bla bla bla… just cut off the butts, … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup

Lentils are another amazing ingredient that I always forget about… last week I rediscovered them. This was sortof an Indian spiced lentil soup with kale and zucchini, among other things. Again – super easy… Dig this post? Share it with … Continue reading

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Pig Party, Part II

Following the natural progression of things in my kitchen this past weekend everything kindof linked together in a big sausage link-like chain. It’s hard to decide what order to explain them in but I’m choosing this one. Dig this post? … Continue reading

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