Category Archives: Meat

Pom

If you’ve been around me at all in the last few weeks you’ve heard a lot about pomegranates. That’s because about a month ago I arrived home from work to find a giant box filled two layers deep with pomegranates sent to me by Pom Wonderful. The people at Pom Wonderful decided to host something of a dinner party challenge based around, as you might have guessed, pomegranates. I submitted a proposal for a dinner on their website and was chosen to receive a box of poms and a fistful of coupons for some free bottles of Pom Wonderful juice. Continue reading

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Mohingar

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Rice Cooker Short Ribs

So I had planned to braise short ribs for my Project Food Blog dinner party but I was a little behind schedule and had to improvise. I’ve always wanted to use my rice cooker to cook something other than rice but always forget about it… I figured it’s the closest thing I have to a pressure cooker so I might as well give it a shot. What did I have to lose? Just a crowd of friends expecting a good dinner… Continue reading

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Burger Quest Part 1: Good Stuff

Quest for the best burger part I – Washington, DC – Good Stuff Eatery I’ve decided it’s time to start talking restaurants on here. If i’m opinionated and critical, forgive me for insulting your favorite restaurant along the way… but … Continue reading

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Easter Lamb

Had a little Easter BBQ in the beautiful SF rain today. Roasted a 6lb bone in leg of lamb on the grill, among other things. We did the Easter/Passover mashup with the leg of lamb dueling a nice 5lb brisket … Continue reading

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Cuban Roast Chicken + Crack Sauce

And now, back to the bird. Every so often I get a serious craving for this chicken… The thing I miss the most about lunch in New York is Sophie’s. If you live there and you haven’t been, do yourself … Continue reading

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Pho Sho

As a cold wages war on my body I’m in need of some serious sick food. Chicken noodle soup was the obvious answer. One of my favorite noodle soups, chicken or not, is pho. Pho is the perfect example of … Continue reading

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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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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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