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Recipe: Pork Chops with Vinegar Peppers

This Italian-American classic apparently appeared on The Sopranos, but I first encountered it at Danny’s Mio Posto, a high-end place in Saratoga Springs, NY favored by the toffs who frequent the Race Course. Allow 1 pork chop (about 3/4 lb) … Continue reading

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Recipe: Spiedie Marinade for Spiedies

This is the spiedie marinade I used for my spiedies taste test, corrected to include paprika like the winner. It produces moist, tender grilled meats whether you use lamb (the classic), pork, chicken or beef. Makes enough to marinate 1 … Continue reading

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Keeping it real at Jones Dairy Farm

I had not had a high degree of awareness of Jones Dairy Farm prior to their inviting me to their 125th anniversary celebration at the Culinary Institute of America. But the time with the Jones folks turned me from an … Continue reading

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Recipe: Scrapple Croutons

These morsels marry the crunch of a crouton with the porky unctuousness of bacon—what’s not to like? Scrapple is very delicate until it reaches its final cooked state, however, so follow the instructions carefully. ½ pound of scrapple will produce … Continue reading

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Jones Dairy Farm Scrapple reigns supreme at CIA Blogger Cookoff

Last weekend I journeyed to the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, at the invitation of the folks from Jones Dairy Farm. Jones has made a major commitment to the school, sponsoring a full Bachelor’s scholarship, funding a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pork Adobo, Carnitas Style

I cooked the pork the way I make carnitas to make this extra tender and juicy Pork Adobo. The marinade adds delicious flavor and the vinegar provides a kick at the end. Ingredients: 1 pork butt, approximately 4 pounds ½ … Continue reading

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(Pork) Belly of the Beast

I have been messing around with pork belly, which is readily available at my new local market. You can’t go wrong with this stuff. I followed David Chang’s simple method in the Momofuku Cookbook: rub it with a salt/sugar cure, … Continue reading

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