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Pork

Bacon Cheddar Waffles

Bacon Cheddar Waffles

  I know this is bound to be a somewhat unpopular opinion given all the Stranger Things fever spreading around lately, but it has to be said: supermarket frozen waffles taste like cardboard. It doesn’t matter what brand they are, what the gluten content is, […]

Fall Salad with Caramelized Bacon and Fennel

Fall Salad with Caramelized Bacon and Fennel

I fear that I’m guilty of making the same side salads over and over again. In the spring and summer, it’s the blueberry goat cheese salad. And in the fall…as soon as the temperatures drop to the point that I suddenly remember my oven goes […]

Momofuku Pork Buns

Momofuku Pork Buns

These pork buns are famous enough without an introduction from me — arguably David Chang’s most recognizable dish and the one that helped launch the Momofuku Empire. It’s always an interesting experience when you try a dish for the first time that you’ve heard about […]

Orecchiette with Sausage, Basil and Mustard Cream

Orecchiette with Sausage, Basil and Mustard Cream

  I love unusual food combinations that work on everyone. Where you put a dish in front of a loved one for the first time, and they get that look. That vaguely suspicious expression; right before they politely ask, “What’s in this, again?”     […]