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Bacon Without Nitrites?


Yes it can be done, but by yourself. The bacon you find in the store contains nitrites in order to inhibit the formation of bacteria. If you want to make your own, you start with your own piggy meat. The area around the rib cage (called the pork belly) is most commonly used, but contains a lot […]

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Stew and Soup


The healthiest cooked meal I know of is good ol’ stew. When it’s cooked all the goodness remains in the pot. No valuable nutrients get poured down the sink. Stew does magical things. In the summer it makes you sweat (and cool off) even if it’s eaten cool. In the winter a hot bowl of it […]

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