Tag Archives: bacon

Danish classics: Æbleflæsk, redux – Maple-candied bacon and Gewurztraminer-poached apples

Æbleflæsk

My friend Malene took a trip to the US and Canada not too long ago, and as the good friend she is, she returned bearing gifts! When facing the challenge of picking up a gift for her favorite foodie, she did what I would have most likely done myself – asked herself the simple question: […]

Crash Test Kitchen: Spicy Venison Chili Con Carne

Spicy Venison Chili Con Carne

It’s Venison season here in the North and that’s a pretty good thing. I took many years discovering my love for venison, but now that it’s been located, I simply love finding new and creative ways of using the distinctly flavored meat of local game. Sometimes with a little help from unexpected places, such as my […]

Slow Food: Beer-braised Pork Cheeks – (Almost) Nose to Tail Eating

beer-braised pork cheeks

I visited my dad not too long ago. It was the beginning of November and fall was starting to take it’s grip on the country. For the dynamic father and son duo, this meant the revival of a proud family tradition: slow food! When the days grow shorter, darker and colder, we’ll sometimes take the time […]

Food memories: Grandma’s Goulash – A Classic Slow Food Recipe!

Goulash

Some of my first food memories are of stews and particularly of my grandmother’s famous Goulash which she would make for lucky, visiting family members on October days like these, when the days were getting shorter, colder and much wetter. My grandma, in her younger years and even well into her 70’s and 80’s was […]

Eating Dixie: What I’ve learned about Southern Food

Southern food lessons

As I wrote in an apologetic statement a month or so ago, I’ve been taking a bit of a break from blogging (well, from just near everything, really) to go on what I considered some much-needed vacation. To be a little more specific, I’ve been spending three weeks road tripping through the entire South-Eastern United […]