Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
A comparison of using potassium nitrate (saltpeter) and potassium nitrite (pink salt aka cure #1) for making corned beef. Includes recipes, pictures, and insights.
Get fresh deli at home, without a smoker or even a grill.
Charcutepalooza and making corned beef without pink salt.
How to make fresh bacon! Then, how to make rouladen, which is a southern German recipe from my family. Delicious with egg noodles or spatezle, or even better, leftover on a sandwich made with garlicy bread and homemade kraut. Enjoy!
Homemade deli: corned beef, mustard and rye bread.
Five Simple, Natural Recipes for Homemade Pancake Syrup.
This delicious Caramelized Onion Relish is great as a base for pizza or served on a burger. Process in a water bath for long term storage.
Making bacon and thinking about pink salt. And the greatest Winter BLT ever!
I answer the question "would it be crazy to finish home-cured bacon sous vide?" and then make a delicious sandwich.