Category: Recipe

Smoked Portuguese Peasant Sausage

Sausage is a form of expression. Much like other cooking techniques, charcuterie is meant for experimentation. This sausage came to me as we were planning the Brazilian steakhouse night that we had at the university where I work. Through the use of select herbs and spices I turned a simple sausage ratio into a fun play on a traditional Portuguese… Read more →

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2 Great Spent Grain Sourdough Bread Recipes

Working in a local brewery has given me access to spent grain as far as the eye can see.  I must say that this sustainable option not only offers variety but amazing flavor as well.  For home brewers, brewery workers, and homesteaders spent grain is an option that, although oftentimes overlooked, should be given a second glance. Spent Grain Herb… Read more →

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Corned Venison, Because You Can

For as long as I can remember, hunting has been a big part of my family.  The holidays meant venison stew and summer sausage.  The problem is, that is usually the extent of things.  Sure we took advantage of the choice cuts, but that is usually the extent of it.  My family took their deer to the butcher where they… Read more →

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Lemon Balm and Horseradish Sauerkraut

Finally I have a good use for the ocean of lemon balm that is overtaking my backyard.  Seriously, this plant is ridiculous.  It is pretty to look at, but I needed a way to get rid of it. “You can’t stop it, you can only hope to contain it!” Fine, I get it I am fighting a losing battle.  Or… Read more →

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