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Charcutepalooza Challenge: The Brine

When this month’s Charcutepalooza challenge was announced as Corned Beef, I was relieved that other brining options were available. I’ve got nothing against corned beef, but with leftover bacon in the freezer, and half of the prosciutto in the fridge, … Continue reading

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Bacon Challenge, and Braised Pork Belly

This weekend I started my bacon for February’s Charcutepalooza challenge. I popped over to Savenor’s in Cambridge where one of their butchers rolled out an entire pork belly on his wood block and asked how much I’d like. I wanted … Continue reading

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Louisiana Pork Chops

Thanksgiving is bearing down upon us. It’s hard to muster up the energy to cook a weeknight dinner while I’m still planning and prepping for the main event on Thursday. But, this pork chop recipe couldn’t be easier. A basic … Continue reading

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Cocoa Rubbed Pork with Smothered Onions

It’s been a warm November, but this weekend there was a distinct chill in the air. What better way to warm up than cocoa? So here’s another great roast for the slow cooker. I adapted this for the slow cooker … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Roast Pork with Apple Stuffing

I’ve been getting a lot of mileage out of my slow cooker this fall: chili, pulled pork, and several roasts.  The slow cooker saves on my gas bill, and because I have a model with a built-in meat thermometer, it’s … Continue reading

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