How To Make Chicken Broth

Chicken

I can’t decide which part of home-made chicken broth I like better: That it’s so freakin’ good, or that it’s basically free when you make chicken for another meal.

This one is made from the leftovers of a rotisserie chicken from Costco. Some people actually buy chicken wings just to make broth, and I’m sure it comes out fine, but like I said … free.

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Fast Food Fact and Fiction

Picture by Bob B. Brown

When food looks better, it tastes better. True story. So making food look really good in commercials is big business.

Then there’s what you get when you actually buy it.

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How To Make Pulled Pork in a Dutch Oven

Dutch Oven Pulled Pork

Maybe the best pulled pork comes from a smoker, but when you’ve got snow on the ground for half the year you learn to make it inside. This is the best way we’ve found.

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How To Make Vinegar-based (Panini’s) Coleslaw

Paninis Coleslaw

If you’re like me, you don’t like runny, mayonnaise-based coleslaw. But the vinegar and pepper kind Panini’s puts on their sandwiches? That’ll do.

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How To Make Asparagus And Chick Pea Salad

Asparagus and Chick Pea Salad

In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of … asparagus? Or maybe I’m not so young any more if that’s what I’m thinking of. But I am looking forward to doing this asparagus and chick pea salad recipe again with in-season asparagus.

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