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Red Beans with Pork – Protein Flip

Red Beans with Pork – Protein Flip

Protein Flip. That’s the term the Culinary Institute of America is using in a white paper, about the need for chefs and other food professionals to stop obsessing about meat and other animal protein. The Culinary Institute of America is weighing in on this? Yes…

Hash and Eggs

Hash and Eggs

Looking through and evaluating old posts, on the one hand, and considering what I want to accomplish with this blog, on the other, I noticed a gap. I talk about cooking food in bulk – a slow cooker full of chicken or pork shoulder, for […]

Lentil Soup with Pulled Pork

Lentil Soup with Pulled Pork

I’ve noticed that I have a bad tendency to give a basic recipe – such as Lentil Soup or Pulled Pork – and then airily wave a hand and say “And you can of course vary this in many ways!” Which is remarkably Not Helpful […]

Italian Sausage and Ceci

Italian Sausage and Ceci

Mix Italian sausage and ceci – chickpeas – for a flavorful stew. Ceci. Garbanzos. Gram. Chana. Besan. All words that have come into English for the humble – and amazing – chick pea. Chick peas are one of the handful of Old World beans whose […]

Chipotle Pulled Pork

Chipotle Pulled Pork

In our neighborhood I can frequently get a pork shoulder on sale for a good price. One reason I have a large slow cooker, even though there are only two of us, is that the whole bone-in shoulder fits in it (I’ve had a few […]