Roasted Wild Boar Belly

What can I say? This post has been long over due. Having a pork-centric website without a post on the glories of pork belly…


Braised Wild Boar Pig Cheeks

Porkalicious meat scallops… That’s what is hiding away in the cheek cavity of that delicious swine. Those circular, meltingly tender pieces of meat know…

Simple gumbo finished with a good splash of Louisiana Crystal hot sauce

Simple Gumbo Recipe

I have always wanted to go to New Orleans, yet the opportunity has alluded me so far. So my goal was to visit there via my…

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Farmers Veggies at Qui

Austin: Qui Review

Paul Qui is as close to Austin royalty as it gets. His East Side Kings have dominated the food truck scene, to the tune…

Pizzando with the Piglet

Healdsburg: Pizzando Review

Short, savory and simple is the best way to describe the menu at the Pizzando in Healdsburg. The former coffee shop and newsstand that…


piglet in the kitchen

Sunday Family Dinners

One of my favorite traditions is our weekly family dinners. Everyone gets together, the piglets play and food and wine is shared. If everyone’s…


Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweets and treats are not my thing. I’m a savory, salty guy to the core. But with it being the holidays, I felt the…


Sonoma County Fair

People look at me like I’m crazy. Crowds, overpriced rides, gut wrenching food that taste good… what’s to like about this wallet emptying experience…