Category Archives: Bad Food That Tastes Great

And on the sixth day.. there was bacon

To spite the fact that I was on pins and needles in anticipation of bacon-y goodness, this week really flew by. When I got home from work today, the first thing I did was to pull the bacon out of … Continue reading

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It’s bacon flipping day!

 We’ve reached the halfway point of the whole bacon experiment, which means it’s time to flip it over, and move the seasonings around a little bit. Had to phrase it that way because any other words I could think of … Continue reading

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Lasagna Leftovers. It’s what’s for dinner

So last night I was feeling super productive after I made the butter, but oddly didn’t use any of it in the meal. I decided lasagna was in order. I figured if I made a huge pan, we’d be able … Continue reading

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Making Butter: Fascinating Kitchen Science.

As previously mentioned, I wrapped up my oodles of homework and decided the best way to wind down was to make butter. Yeah, I know. Looking back, it’s clear there was something wrong with my logic, but .. hey I … Continue reading

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Bacon! It’s what’s for dinner.. in about 6 days when it’s done curing.

As previously mentioned, this weekend is about doing massive amounts of homework, making some butter, and curing some bacon. I figured, let me start by finding some place around here that sells pork belly. Easier said than done, but I … Continue reading

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From one end of the culinary spectrum to the other..

In a span of 24 hours, I’ve gone from sophisticated flavor combination and curing my own salmon to pretty much the entire other end of the spectrum.  Every so often I crave utter junk food, but in Confluent Kitchen fashion, … Continue reading

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Since (wo)man can’t live on cheese alone…

I submit for your approval.. taco night. 🙂  I found a recipe for flour tortillas online a while back, but when I actually made them, they ended up being more like a chalupa. They rise a tad bit when fried. … Continue reading

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