Spicy Bacon Jam

“Now, just hold it right there,” you’re thinking.  “Bacon jam?  Jam, like the sweet spread one puts on their morning toast and eats for breakfast?” Well, not exactly.  But pretty darn close.  This…condiment…as I’ll call it, is TOTALLY DELICIOUS.  And totally worthy of being eaten with a crusty piece of bread, on pork chops orContinue reading “Spicy Bacon Jam”

Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork)

“Less cake, more meat!” This was the single comment left on my last post.  The post about cake.  I know I post a lot about desserts.  I know this. As I was writing, this song happened to pop up.  It seems fitting, no?  The great Dizzy Gillespie had it right:  Hey Pete! Let’s Eat MoreContinue reading “Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork)”

From Paris to Omaha, Chinatown Style

When I lived in Paris, I used to spend entire afternoons in either one of the two amazing Chinatown areas within the city.  The first (and oldest) is located in the 13th arrondissment, and the second can be found in the Belleville neighborhood.  I would walk along the aisles, marveling at the sheer volume ofContinue reading “From Paris to Omaha, Chinatown Style”