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Spatchcocked Chicken with Chorizo Spices

Yesterday I posted about making chorizo at home. You achieve better flavor and a spice/heat level that nothing in the store can match. It is, in a word, a fun recipe. Now, I did note that the spice recipe is about as explosive as a block of C4. You know, the plastic explosive used in…

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Pork Chorizo from Farm Fork Food

Last week I posted a review of Farm Fork Food by Eric Skokan, http://www.cookingbythebook.com/cookbook-reviews/cookbook-review-farm-fork-food-by-eric-skokan/ I noted that there was recipe for Pork Chorizo I knew my chorizo-addicted wife would probably gravitate to. She did, quickly. I showed her the recipe last Wednesday and this Saturday we were at our butcher getting ground pork and salt…

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Chicken and Chorizo over Jasmine Rice

Suzen and I have long, but not lazy, weekends. We tend to spend them at farmers’ markets and then in the kitchen. A long recipe and bottle of wine, plus a couple of football games, is our Sunday ritual. We have time to cook. We make time to cook. We are empty nesters, with the…

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Spicy Black Bean Dip with Chorizo

The countdown to Super Bowl XLVIII [aka 48] is upon us. In less than a week, it will be the Broncos and Seahawks playing in a very, very cold stadium. Suzen and I, given the ticket prices of $2000+, will sadly not be in attendance. We will be in our front room, warm, glued to…

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