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Lentil and Pork Shoulder Recipe

I made this up. It’s yummy. And feeds either eight boring people or four people with healthy appetites. 1/2 lb fatty bone-in pork shoulder 1/4 cup homemade stock OR water. If you use canned stock, I will kick you in … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Peas (with acorn squish)

Ok, here’s the deal: I saw on Tastespotting or somewhere a picture of macaroni and cheese with butternut squish added to the sauce.¬† Butternut squish would, of course, be baked butternut squash that’s then mashed. And I thought to myself, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Recipe #1 – Chicken Bowl

It’s that time of year again, wherein people around the world forsake contact with anything except their keyboards and their imaginations. That’s right, National Novel Writing Month is slowly creeping up on us. As most of us are writing whilst … Continue reading

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Chickpea Pantry Pasta

Sos, yesterday I was reading CookThink, and they were talking about Chickpea Pantry Pasta. Since my dinner the night before had been garlic mashed potatoes with corn and black beans mixed in, you know it’s getting on towards the end … Continue reading

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Dukkah, dukkah, GOOSE!

Oh, you KNOW it’s going to be a good night when the recipe calls for a hammer.

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Never tell your boss you’re macerating in the kitchenette.

Seriously. You have to explain yourself and he winds up giggling and making you say ‘macerate’ over and over to other people. I just wanted some sweetened blackberries for my Greek yogurt, damnit! Anyway, HI! Feliz Dias de los Muertos! … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chili

Fred Meyers has buffalo meat. My mind is blown. Buffalo Chili Feeds 4 1 lb. buffalo stew meat 3 T olive oil 1 can tomato paste 1 can diced tomatoes, drained 1 can garbanzo beans, drained 1 can kidney beans, … Continue reading

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Stat roundup, and The First Meal Cooked In My New House

To the person who got to my blog via the search string “green card” sex (women OR girls OR underage)… WHAT THE EVER-LOVING HELL?! No. Hells no. You are sick in the head and you need to seek professional psychiatric … Continue reading

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Paean to the Pinto Bean

If the only way you’ve ever eaten pinto beans is refried and mashed, I weep for you. Truly. I personally believe the humble pinto bean is the best food on the entire planet. Earthy, creamy, multitalented¬†starch and protein in a … Continue reading

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I’ve never played with figs before. Ever. But they’re kinda tasty, and very pretty, and when you walk into New Seasons right now, the whole place smells like figs. ¬†So I took some home. And then I got fancy with … Continue reading

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