Win a Year of Bacon from Whole Foods Market

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Whole Foods Market is holding a bacon contest through the end of July. You can enter by submitting your best recipe or creative use for bacon via their Meat Department Facebook page where you can also vote for your favorite entries (and tell your friends to vote for yours!). The complete details are here: Win [….]

Top Five on eat drink RI in 2011

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It was a couple of days shy of a year ago that eat drink RI launched and it’s been a fantastic year. I thought it would be interesting to see what was the most read parts of the site in 2011 and thought maybe readers would find it interesting as well. After the front page, the [….]

Charcutepalooza December: Thank You

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And so it goes. Our year of meat has come to a close. For the final Charcutepalooza challenge we were told to show what we learned all year. In Cathy’s own words, do some “showing off” with a celebration. Personally, I think a lot of the Charcutepalooza participants have been showing off all year long—and I [….]

Charcutepalooza November: Curing: Bresaola

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So we come to the end (almost), the final Charcutepalooza challenge, curing a whole cut of meat. Arguably, as long as you have your curing formula right and a place to hang the cut to dry at the right temperature and humidity, this was one of the least challenging challenges. Or maybe that’s the end result [….]