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Crockpot Then Freeze For Double the Convenience

Cooking Light ran this recipe for soy and cola braised pork shoulder this month and I am blogging just to make sure you try it. Make these two modifications: use Mexican Coke, if you can find it, or Trader Joe’s … Continue reading

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I Only Open the Freezer to Stick My Head In It

This is my second summer without central air, and, well, even heating something up on the stove seems oppressive. I have a batch of these carnitas in the freezer and every week I think about putting them on the menu … Continue reading

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Loose Meat and Fast Pasta

Something that plagues me (and something I need to remember next time I get down- if this is one of my biggest problems I’m probably living the good life) is storage of all the loose bits of ground meat in … Continue reading

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Using Your Noodle

Hello, neglected blog. See, what happened was I was super busy training for (and then running) a marathon (which was amazing, changed my life, etc.) except I thought I’d have all this free time when I was done and turns … Continue reading

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Nature’s Perfect Food

That is what my Grandpa used to call eggs, citing the amount of digestible protein in each one. I am not a nutritionist, but I do know that I love eggs- for the taste and for the ease in which … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Minimalist. Goodbye, Dexter. Hang In There, Home Cook.

Recently two New York Times food columns have ended- The Minimalist, after 13 years in the Wednesday section, and Cooking With Dexter, after two years in the magazine. I was surprised that while I loved the Minimalist about as passionately … Continue reading

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Superprep Sunday

The kitchen’s been busy here at FB: Eastside. ┬áChris made a triple batch of gumbo, except instead of chicken, he used a lot of the pheasant he shot this fall. (If there is someone in your house who hunts – … Continue reading

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