Sourdough Bread, Part 1: Creating a Starter from Scratch

Sourdough bread; one of the great mysteries of the world. How can a humble combination of flour and water come together to create a loaf of bread full of delicious complex flavors, densely rich in nutrients and surprisingly resistant to mold? Let’s discuss. I’m not a food scientist (and I don’t play one on TV), … More Sourdough Bread, Part 1: Creating a Starter from Scratch

Cure Your Own Bacon

Bacon. Just the mention of that simple, two-syllable word might have already elicited a Pavlovian response in you. It has me. Like an “ON” switch, my brain starts to conjure up phantom sounds and smells associated with the King of Fatty Meats. I’ll throw some adjectives out there for you…smoky, salty, crispy, rich, flavorful, sizzling, … More Cure Your Own Bacon

Hello 2019!

Goodbye 2018! We hardly knew ya! Hello 2019! We can’t wait to see what you have in store for us! Every year we dust off the blog with intentions of keeping it crackling with recipes, food pics and interesting articles. However, come February, our food blog is usually left lonely and desolate with tumbleweeds blowing … More Hello 2019!