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Scottish Sunrise

Riding Off Into the Sunrise

David details how he HATES to fly—save for those quiet and contemplative moments when he flies off into the sunrise.

Smoked Pickled Potatoes Recipe

Smoked Pickled Potatoes with Anchovy Aioli

Yep. We smoked, pickled, and fried these spuds. And we’ve no regrets. David divulges—and indulges—all in this blog post.

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  • 30 M
  • 11 H
  • 24
Breakfast Sausage Patties

Breakfast Sausage Patties

David divulges why he bothers to make his own ingredients, from breakfast sausage to, well, you’ll just have to read about it.

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H
  • 38
Homemade Espresso-Maple Smoked Bacon Recipe

Homemade Maple-Espresso Bacon

When David decides to DIY bacon, he really decides to DIY bacon. Seriously, folks. You gotta taste his take on cured pig.

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  • 25 M
  • 7 D, 4 H
  • 18
Julia Child, French Chef

Bipolar Disorder and Julia Child, My Therapist

David reveals his gratitude to the late, great Julia for all that she gave him. (Hint: It was a heck of a lot more than kitchen know-how.)

Pastured Eggs

The Story of a (Pastured) Egg

David goes out to pasture. Uh, we mean, he decides the only eggs that shall touch his lips hereafter shall be pastured.

No-Knead Rye Bread

A Friend in Knead

David divulges how he learned to bake bread late in life—and how he promptly became quite, quite obsessed.

Pimento Cheese Recipe

Pimento Cheese

David practices proper Southern gentility by whipping up batch after batch of that good old-fashioned party must, pimento cheese.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 167
Cindi's Croissants

Fresh Ham and Cheese Croissants

David measures his friends on how true, honest, and kind they are—and how superlative their baking skills. His friend Cindi measures up.

Lying Cook

Liar, Liar Apron on Fire

Guess who David blames for his inability to be the epitome of calm in the hours leading up to Thanksgiving dinner? (Hint: Not himself.)

Pie Crimping

How to Crimp A Pie Crust

David reveals his pie-crimping obsession and admits he’s been outcrimped by baker Libbie Summers and her 20 cool and classy pie crust tactics.

Homemade Ketchup Recipe

Because I Can: Homemade Ketchup

Why make homemade ketchup? Because you can. And, as David explains, because no one can tell you that you shouldn’t. No one.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 45
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