Category Archives: Pork

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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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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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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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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