Crispy Suckling Pig Shoulder Ham
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Crispy Suckling Pig Shoulder Ham

We are slowly making our way through the suckling pig.  On Friday I pulled out one of the shoulders to cure. Thyme, sage, and juniper are traditional additions to the brine, but for a change of pace I used coriander, orange zest, and a little cumin instead. Sunday morning, I washed the shoulder, deboned it, … Continue reading

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Kim Chee Chicken & Broccoli for One
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Kim Chee Chicken & Broccoli for One

Chicken and broccoli is a simple as it gets. Served over steamed jasmine rice, this was a common weekend lunch growing up. Mom would heat some oil with ginger and garlic in her wok, then add thinly sliced chicken. Once the chicken was cooked she would remove it from the pan, and add the broccoli florets. A … Continue reading

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Chopped Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing
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Chopped Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing

Atkins Day 7.  Here is another quick low carb breakfast, brunch or lunch option inspired by classic wedge or cobb salads. Using crispy cool romaine lettuce as the base, combine it with whatever you happen to have in your fridge to add texture and flavor.  Today I had crunchy thinly sliced red cabbage, peppery red … Continue reading

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No Carb Challenge, Day 1
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No Carb Challenge, Day 1

Rice crackers, all purpose flour, graham flour, white rice flour, brown rice flour, steel cut oats, grits, rice, pasta, quinoa, beans, lentils, granulated sugar, powdered sugar, brown sugar, molasses, honey, almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, chocolate chips, and potato chips…whew!  After I cleared all the high carbohydrate foods from the pantry, there was nothing left but … Continue reading

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