Monthly Archives: February 2011

Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon

I was out in Ann Arbor in October for a good friend’s wedding, and with all of the weekend’s events, we actually didn’t make it to Zingerman’s Deli.  We tried.  I know, I know, not hard enough. I’ve been before, … Continue reading

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Brown Butter Bourbon Maple Bacon Ice Cream

The Charcutepalooza Challenge for February is salt cured PORK BELLY. While we did not qualify in the advanced category by making pancetta or guanciale this month, we tried to take it to the next level in a different way… Bacon … Continue reading

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Goose sausage, sauerkraut, and country mustard

The prep for this Super Bowl meal started a little more than two weeks ago with the beginning of the sauerkraut. Two heads of sliced cabbage went into a 5% brine, were weighted down with a Tupperware lid, plastic wrap, … Continue reading

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