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Braised Venison Shanks

Every deer has four of them, and as a conscientious hunter you know you ought to do something with those shanks, so most people have the butcher turn them into ground meat. A shame, as a properly braised whole venison shank is every bit as tender as a lamb shank. This recipe is inspired by […]

Photo by Holly A. Heyser

Portuguese Feijoada, or Pork and Beans

If you search this site, you will find all kinds of recipes for various versions of pork and beans, largely because I feel the combination is divinely inspired. I made this dish with various bits and bobbles from a Mangalitsa hog I acquired from a reader who lives in Berkeley, but there is no reason […]