Tag Archives: DIY

Pomegranate Jelly v2.0

 I’ve been  spending my fall travelling back and forth to Kansas to see my parents. When I returned home a few weeks ago I realized that I had better do something with all the pomegranates on my trees or they’d … Continue reading

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Red Savina Hot Sauce 

  The other day, I had someone on Facebook ask me what I do with  all those peppers that I grow. That’s a good question, so I guess I should share what I make with all of that hot fruit! … Continue reading

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 Tonka Bean Creme Brulee

  About a  month ago I came across a recipe on a blog called Illegally Delicious  Plum Preserves Infused with Tonka Bean… cool, but what was a Tonka bean? I had never heard of it… turns out it is the seed of … Continue reading

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Pulled Pastrami Sandwiches 

Last week we went to my brother’s house for a BBQ. Don just got a new smoker and he cooked up some excellent pulled pork and six racks of baby back ribs. As we were talking, I told my brother … Continue reading

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The Pastrami Project V2.0

Wow! I just noticed that it has been 4 years since I started this blog. Time sure  has gone by fast! When I started writing, this was a food blog with a emphasis on doing things yourself (because you really can … Continue reading

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Pocket Bidding?

Today I have a quick cautionary blog tale for you! Yesterday, as we were waiting for some friends to arrive for a BBQ- I took a minute and checked my phone for messages and any good news that might be … Continue reading

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The Elements of Pizza

I’ve always enjoyed making things myself. Whether I am roasting coffee, curing bacon or making a pizza, if you learn to do it yourself it is going to be fresher and (hopefully) just the way you like it! Plus there is … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Dan turns three!!

It’s hard to believe that it has been three years already! When I started this blog I figured that it would be more of a place where I could store my recipes and add notes as I went along. I … Continue reading

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Yogurt Flatbread

Well, it has been a busy summer!  Many projects going on,  a lot of great cooking that I should have been documenting, but it always gets pushed back to “next time I make this I will put this on the … Continue reading

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Home Cured Bacon

Originally posted on Cast Iron Dan:
With all the posts that I have done over the summer about curing meat, (Pastrami, Smoked Turkey and Canadian Bacon) I think that there is no way I can move on without doing American…

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