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Food & Wine Thursdays: Gyoza

Do you like gyoza? Of course you do. Who doesn’t? Have you every made your own gyoza? Of course not. Why not? Do you not know how? Considering that problem SOLVED! What’s great about this recipe is you don’t have … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: A Delicious Double-Pork Burger

Want an alternative to a hamburger or turkey burger? This pork and bacon burger is moist, smokey, and delicious. Ingredients: One pound ground pork. Two strips thick cut bacon, diced. One tablespoon of your favorite dry spice mix. 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: An Apple Pie Recipe

In honor of Independence Day, here’s a recipe as American as apple pie. What you need: Two fresh refrigerated pie crusts (Pillsbury is fine) 7 medium-large apples (Granny Smiths, perhaps) Half-stick butter, minced 2tsp Cinnamon, ground 1tsp Cardamom, ground 2Tblsp … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: Meatballs

Just in time for the holiday weekend, here’s a recipe for meatballs that I synthesized from several online sources and my brain. What you need: 1lb ground meat blend (I used equal parts organic beef and pork), 1ish cup breadcrumbs, … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: Chicken with Walnuts and Raisins

A belated F&WT. My apologies. I’ve been cooking a lot of chicken recently. Fresh & Easy has an excellent and reasonably priced free-range, vegetarian fed chicken available that I’ve been working with with excellent results. This recipe, inspired and adapted … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: Carnitas

I think I’ve done it! I think I’ve perfected a carnitas recipe. Here it is, for your enjoyment. What you’ll need: Pork butt (actually the shoulder), 4-5 pounds Diced onion (one large or two small) 2-3 diced jalapenos 3-4 cloves … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: A Whole Roasted Chicken

As a part of my current kick to save money by removing a step or two of the middle man process in my cooking (I’ve been having a great time cooking dried instead of canned beans, for instance), I’ve started … Continue reading

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