Pickled pig knuckles and a beer

Weekend eats. Drank plenty of Colt45 in the past but never together with pickled pig parts from the gallon sized jar that used to be found on the counter of most NewYork bodegas, though not so much anymore. My pickled pig knuckles came off the supermarket shelf. From my first and only mouthful of knuckles […]

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Barbecued Rib Tips

My simple way to cook pork ribs, in this case rib tips! No barbecue grill needed!  I bought the ribs from my local Asian market here in Brooklyn. It was a long narrow strip so I had the butcher chop them into smaller pieces. Once I got them home I washed and trimmed away some […]

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Saw These Blue Crabs…

                                Produce store on Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn.  These blue crabs caught my attention      because of the way they all looked at the bottom of a large deep plastic container.  Their shells were blue, seen that, but I had never seen […]

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Collard Greens

Collard greens wasn’t on the roster of greens I grew up eating.  I came to love them while living in New York and going to art school.  It wasn’t from the occasional side of collard greens in a dinner box that I gained my insight from.  Read more…

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Mannish Water

Mannish water is a  goat head soup popular in Jamaica.  It is a favorite party soup to serve at weddings, the funeral after party and gatherings where there is some drinking taking place. Read more…

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