Category Archives: Asado

Matambre

The Italians call it Salumi.  The French, Charcuterie. The Argentinians have their own word for it, “Fiambre”.  In the states it’s “cold cuts”, but somehow that just doesn’t do such a time honored set of skills required to produce cured … Continue reading

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Viva El Ziploc

One could go on ad nauseum with respect to the great technological leaps of mankind in the later part of the 20th century.  The computer and the ubiquitous internet, nuclear power, medical advances, television and a host of other noteworthy … Continue reading

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Falling Behind

The verdant green leaves on the Crepe Myrtles have taken on a rosy red hue.  They fall from the tree at the mere hint of a breeze, lazily fluttering down until coming to rest on the   sidewalk.  These days, … Continue reading

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Your Perfect Tri-Tip Day

At first I think that witty phrases, poetic incantations and well articulated prose are all beyond my reach today.  As I sit behind my sterile desk in my glass walled office wolfing down raw vegetables, half a cold sandwich and … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo, The French and an Excuse to Party

On May 5th, 1862, Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin and his army were taking part in one of the worlds favorite pastimes – kicking the French Army’s butt.   Known as “The Battle of Puebla” this was the end of 8,000 … Continue reading

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The Great Outdoors

Favorite activities form intersecting circles that allows one to branch out into some strange directions and indeed makes for some strange and seemingly unrelated bedfellows.  Allow me to explain how my obsession with live fire cooking can spawn circles of … Continue reading

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Springing Forward and Achurras

Spring forward.  The clock races an hour ahead.  What was once 5:30am is now somehow magically 6:30am.  I find getting up in the dark a rather difficult and uncivilized thing to do, but the day awaits so I slither out … Continue reading

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