Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Things I Boiled for David Chang

People, it is so many things. But before we get there, here’s a little story. I was driving home one day a couple years ago, listening to NPR, and David Chang was on promoting his book Momofuku. The interview was … Continue reading

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Italian-Style Pork Broth

So here’s the thing: apparently there isn’t really any such thing as Italian-style pork broth.  It strains the imagination to think that the land of prosciutto and salami doesn’t boil the bones for stock, but Marcella Hazan says that this … Continue reading

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We Got a Pig! (Part 3)

Butchery At some point in the process Kent decided that J and I were going to be too picky to take a cut list from and so he offered to butcher our pig with us standing by to dictate the … Continue reading

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We Got a Pig! (Part 2)

Slaughter Day J had decided that in the interest of maintaining the philosophical integrity of the project, someone had to attend the slaughter. Also that happened to be the only way to get our hands on the liver, which J … Continue reading

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We Got a Pig! (Part 1)

Wow, there’s so much to report. The pig is in my freezer now, just waiting for me to wrap my head around what comes first. But before I get to that, here’s a bit about the process. ReRide Ranch J … Continue reading

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