Category Archives: pressure cooker

pickled peppers and pig’s ears

So here’s steps 2 and 3 of project pig’s ear, and a quick new favorite technique (well, old technique actually) for pickled peppers. 

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Crispy pig’s ears, step one

I’ve decided to revisit the crispy pig’s ears that I made last year, building on their success, and tweaking the recipe just a bit to improve them. The basic gist is the same: overnight salt, coriander, crushed garlic, and orange … Continue reading

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What To Do With Your New Kitchen Toys

I mentioned to the folks on Twitter and our Facebook page this week that my brother Paul made me a cold smoker for Christmas, which I’m pretty excited about. It’s the same kind of rig that he put together last … Continue reading

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Crispy Pig’s Ears

The other thing I picked up last weekend down on Arthur Avenue (along with the tongue) was a package of pig’s ears. Hard to pass these up after reading Michael Symon’s Live to Cook, and I’d love to try them … Continue reading

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Turkey Stock in the Pressure Cooker

Traveling for Thanksgiving means that there’s usually a little less prep and less cleanup (although we helped with both, of course), but it also means that you get home and don’t have the full complement of leftovers, unless you make … Continue reading

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