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Tonkatsu and Tonkatsu Sauce from Mastering the Art of Japanese Home Cooking by Masahuru Morimoto

  My wife eats sushi. I don’t. Marriages proceed by compromising. Suzi and I do it well. We have a neighborhood Japanese restaurant with a lovely sushi bar and a chef there who greets Suzi with a smile and a list of the night’s specialties. He nods at me. I nod at him. “Tonkatsu? Again?”…

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TBT Recipe: Roast Pork Sandwich from the Nordic Kitchen

I posted this several years ago. It's a wonderful sandwich and today is National Sandwich Day, so I'm happy to put the spotlight back on pork + gerkins + cabbage + apples. It's a Fall recipe supreme. When we say, “I’ll have the pork sandwich,” here in America that very often means pulled pork with…

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TBT Recipe: Pork Roast with Garlic-Parmesan Cream

In a word, this dish is a surprise, a wonderful surprise. I first posted it two years ago. It's going to be freezing here tonight, which only makes sense since the World Series just began and the baseball is so much better when the weather is cold and the ball comes at you like a…

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TBT Recipe: Juicy Pork Cutlets with Warm Winter Coleslaw from Pork by Phil Vickery and Simon Boddy

  Officially, it is fall. Temperature wise, it really is fall. From two years ago, here is a consumate cold night meal: pork cutlets brined in sugar and salt, served with warm coleslaw composed of white and red cabbage and tossed with a dressing composed of walnut oil, olive oil, sherry vinegar and some sugar and…

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