Oh-So Delicious Home Cured Bacon

Truly, truly I say unto you… go forth and cure yourself some bacon right now. This instant. Print this recipe and go. It’s that delicious. I have been wanting to try my hand at curing bacon for quite some time. I had a vague idea that it would need to hang in a cheese cloth … Continue reading

Souper Sunday: Chicken, White Bean and Bacon Soup

Souper Sunday: Chicken, White Bean and Bacon Soup

I love the way Italian cuisine pairs beans with meats or bitter greens. I’ve drawn upon that tradition for this hearty, warming soup just in time for flu season. I tend to avoid chicken breast meat like plague. Dry, tasteless and unappealing, chicken breasts are held in high regard by the low-fat prophets (profits?) for … Continue reading

Grilled Marinated Lamb Chops with Herby Goat Cheese

Grilled Marinated Lamb Chops with Herby Goat Cheese

A truly delicious way to use your homemade herby goat cheese is to smear it on top of grilled lamb chops while they cook, toasting the cheese in the last 5 minutes of cooking. Pictured here are spring lamb chops from Australia, where all lamb and mutton is pastured. We like that. New Zealand too … Continue reading