Pulled Pork that Practically Cooks Itself

I ordered a pork shoulder through Basis Foods a couple months ago.  The online store estimated each one at about 8 or 9 lbs.  But when it arrived from Mountain View Farm it was a whopping 13 lbs, and…it was frozen.  So I popped it in my freezer because unless I had a special occasionContinue reading “Pulled Pork that Practically Cooks Itself”

Home Cured Bacon Makes the Best BLTs

Bacon, oh delicious bacon.  There is no other food I can think of that inspires people to the same degree of epicurean lust.  In one Jim Gaffigan standup routine, he spends a good two and a half minutes extolling the joys of eating bacon in its many forms.   One waiter at work shared withContinue reading “Home Cured Bacon Makes the Best BLTs”

BBQ Wings with Braised Greens and Cole Slaw

Collard Greens, Lacinato Kale, Savoy Cabbage, Leeks… These are just some of the things I had lingering in my fridge from my last delivery from Basis “Good Food to You”.  Since you can click the link and check them out, I won’t say too much on the subject except that it’s kind of a crossContinue reading “BBQ Wings with Braised Greens and Cole Slaw”

Southern Style Cornbread, Northern Maple Glaze

I am obsessed with cookbooks, as I am sure most avid cooks and food bloggers are.  From my slowly growing collection I make lists and lists of recipes, techniques, and new things to try.  I especially love when the author gives us a little glimpse into how the recipe evolved, information about the ingredients, andContinue reading “Southern Style Cornbread, Northern Maple Glaze”

Flipped Flop: Fresh Spaeztle and Chicken Soup

Cooking can be very frustrating when things don’t work out as planned.  Last week I was so excited about finding fresh cranberry beans at my local market I had to pick some up.  Along with that I picked up some kielbasa, a chicken, and some basics:  onions, carrots, celery, herbs etc.  It was unseasonably cool,Continue reading “Flipped Flop: Fresh Spaeztle and Chicken Soup”