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Homemade Bresaola

Homemade Bresaola

My first attempts, making guanciale out of a hog jowl and a slab of duck prosciutto, were…of mixed success. The prosciutto was decent but too salty and the guanciale got a little too dry during curing. My next attempt, I thought, would be something a little simpler, bresaola. It worked pretty splendidly.

Chocolate, Bacon and…well, does there need to be a third thing?

Cookie, slathered with bacon jam.

I was channel-surfing the other night and stumbled on some food show discussing a bacon-chocolate ice cream sandwich. It sounded tasty.  But it also sounded like it was a bit…much.  I thought I might be able to improve the recipe a bit.  I decided to do a tasting spoon with the elements, to keep it manageable and not have me
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Greens, Thanks to Fuchsia

Since CSA season starts every year, I’m quickly beset with the issue of “what on earth am I going to do with all this kale?”  For some reason, the CSA boxes often come full of kale.  Sometimes chard.  Sometimes collards.  Mostly kale. Collards, I got down.  If I’m not doing southern style, a good ethiopian gomen – stewed and sauteeed
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