Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Request for BBQ

A few weeks back, my friend, Nettie, informed me that she would be in town and wondered if she could “trouble me for some pork.” My wife and I have known Nettie since our time in graduate school here at … Continue reading

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Over the past year, I have been trying my hand at a variety of curing and smoking meats. One of the first things I made was bacon. After checking my main reference book (Charcuterie, by Michael Ruhlman and Brian Polcyn), … Continue reading

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