What I learnt about fat

This first phase was definitely a challenge for me personally. I'm sure that other people would love to eat all the bacon they could ever want, but I am unfortunately just not one of those people. Besides it being really expensive (especially for good quality local meat), I did also get pretty tired of it, … Continue reading What I learnt about fat

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Honoring the food of my readers: Brazilian Feijoada

Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, and the largest with Portuguese as its official language. The influences on Brazilian culture come predominantly from Europe (specifically Portugal) as well as Africa. It makes for a great variety of cuisines in different regions. My grandparents went to Brazil on a vacation. They went on … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Brazilian Feijoada

Cherrywood-smoked pork chops with garlic pomegranate glaze and smoky veggies

Daddy Alsum found a charcoal water smoker for less than $20 when we were buying a couple things for home improvements. After he twisted my arm decently, we went home with our new cooking setup. After curing it and preseasoning it, we fired up our smoker as we began a new adventure in homemade deep … Continue reading Cherrywood-smoked pork chops with garlic pomegranate glaze and smoky veggies