Der Affe ist in Zürich 4

Rabbit-fur vest? 11

Rabbit-fur vest. Also, euphemism watch: assertive pickles … right up your alley

Vegetable (but not vegetarian) shepherd’s pie 2

Still have some of that red kale left (Whole Paycheck has been running a special on their organic greens), so I decided to make a dish that would alienate both FSU and mikeA.

Zuppa di doodah 39

Red kale, cannelini, and guanciale soup Red kale!

2-year-old, Dude. 8

C’mon, FK. We can do better than this.

Brussels sprouts salad 10

(Via Ezra) Brussels Sprouts Salad a la M. Wells Edits in bold a la M. Onkeyball 1/42 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed and shaved on a mandoline, then lightly blanched and immediately immersed in ice water 1 cup finely chopped baby arugula or endive 1 celery rib1/4 pound fennel root, trimmed and finely diced (1/8-inch dice) ...

The “Three Dog Night” 25

It’s a hot dog stuffed inside a brat stuffed inside a kielbasa, placed on a hoagie roll and then slathered with sauerkraut and spicy stadium mustard. (Link [link {link}]) Double-bonus euphemism watch: “As I was driving [to Akron] in the middle of the night, I started to wonder if I could do the same thing ...


Damn, but this sounds good: cook sauerkraut slowly with butter and paprika (a few caraway seeds don’t hurt, either) for a few hours until brown Also: I had no idea marmalade was cultured. Damn, but this really sounds good: chop up my boiled sauerkraut in a food processor along with fried onions, crisp bacon and ...

Offseason Boredom Set In? 227

Need something to occupy your time? Need gift ideas for your loved ones? Hey, how’s about putting fermented cabbage under the tree this year?!

KOTD: Le kraut, c’est moi 62

SPECIAL LIMITED-EDITION CANADIAN KOTD!!!! Le Kraut King est mort! Vive le Kraut King! (Seriously, though, could anyone make head or tail of that article? Do Winnipeggians … uh, Winnipudlians … Winipedias … have some weird Daily Variety-type local patois?) Hands off my government kraut, you filthy Quebecois Randians! Did anyone else know that Mark McGuire ...