Monthly Archives: June 2012

Grocery Store Dinner Planning

Last night I was a bit whipped when I left work, so I swung by the market to pick up some odds and ends for a quick dinner. I took some time peruse the meat case. Nothing really jumped out at … Continue reading

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The Magnum Opus of Meat Curing

.. or at least MY magnum opus. After my long wait, a rocky start last night with my slow bake.. I present to you the best freaking bacon I have ever eaten. By far. I made quite a bit, so … Continue reading

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Late to the party.. but I’ve arrived.

I am not much of a recipe type girl. I don’t really enjoy the process of reading and following recipes by rote. It stifles my creativity and doesn’t really teach me any new skills (cause I already know how to … Continue reading

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100 posts.. Had to do something amazing!

The last couple of days have been pretty hectic. On the way home from work last night I stopped off and bought myself a little present. A kitchen-aid stand mixer. I got a great deal on it, so I decided … Continue reading

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Adventures in Molecular Gastronomy: Foam Edition

I’ve been trying to find a way to work molecular gastronomy more organically (I guess that’s a good word for it) into my cooking. I don’t want to have to crowbar it in, so I’ve been thinking.. What would make … Continue reading

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Guess who won the Pink Tree Award?!@!

The totally awesome College Girl Can’t Cook tagged me for the Pink Tree Award, which is pretty fabulous because I love getting awards. 😀 So the gist here is that I get to tell you 15 things about myself and then pick … Continue reading

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Bacon-tastic! :-D

So, this weekend I hit up the asian market .. and imagine my shock when I found that pork belly was on sale. Naturally I picked up twice as much as I wanted, and decided to try different bacon type … Continue reading

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