How to Season a Cast Iron Pan

Today’s post is a guest post written by my friend (and former football coach) @sawdustjack  he knows his cast-iron cookware and since I wrote about some cast-iron goods yesterday I figured it would be good to know how to properly season one. Follow his instructions and you’ll be sure to have a top notch pan ready for […]

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The Rawest of Them All – Trail Mix Enlightenment

Over the past couple weeks I’ve been trying my hand at making a proper raw unsweetened trail mix (take 1, take 2). During this process I’ve tried all sorts of different fruit and nut combos, my only criteria being any fruit included should be unsweetened and the seeds/nuts must be raw, also no peanuts allowed. […]

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Making Sausages : From Pork Butt to the Plate

I was very busy making delicious meat products this past weekend. As you know from yesterday’s post I made bacon, but in addition to bacon I also made about 3 pounds of delicious smoked sausage. Making sausage is a lot more work than making bacon and requires a bit more specialty equipment (meat grinder/sausage stuffer). […]

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Making Bacon : Seven Days to Delicious

Bacon. Just saying the word gets people into a frenzy. Online we’ve got people that more or less lose their mind at the very mention of this product. Who’d have thought cured pork belly would become the sensation it has. I mean there is no denying the deliciousness of bacon nor am I trying to play down […]

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The Perfect Iced Coffee

Finally. No more stale watery lifeless home brewed iced coffee! All it took was trying about 8 different methods to finally find the one that works consistently. I’m a bit of a coffee snob, although I’ll never admit it so don’t read the first part of this sentence. I enjoy a good cup of coffee in […]

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Fun With Fermentation – Home Made Sriracha Part 2

The fermentation process went fairly smooth, save for one episode of pressure building up that almost blew the lid of the jar clear off.  Note to self, open the lid just the slightest bit every day to release the pressure that is building up. So after the 7 days I took my peppery soup, added […]

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