Eating Dirty™

Eating Dirty™

I've got a dirty little secret. I like to indulge every once and a while. Get my hands dirty in the kitchen and at the table. (Aw, come on. Admit it. You know you do, too.) That's why I'm curating this section of the site. But these aren't Oreo-wrapped-in-a-Snickers-bar-tucked-into-a-scoop-of-vanilla-ice-cream-and-deep-fried kind of recipes. I don't believe in them. They're not indulgent, but unwholesome. Eating Dirty recipes use good, local, (hopefully) organic, wholesome (and whole) ingredients. It's food for real people food who every so often don't want to count kale leaves. They're the kind of recipes you turn to when you want to lavish upon yourself. Now, am I saying eat these every day? Not. But am I encouraging you to turn to these every so often when the need for a little sexy, get your-hands-and-face-messy, over-the-top arise? You betcha.--David Leite

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich With Potato Chips Recipe

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich With Potato Chips

This peanut butter and jelly sandwich with potato chips lends a little crunch to the classic PBJ. (Typed whilst licking our fingers.)

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 23
Bacon Bourbon Butterscotch Popcorn Recipe

Bacon Bourbon Butterscotch Popcorn

Bourbon-spiked, butterscotch-coated, bacon-gilded popcorn raises the bar to a whole new level of hopelessly irresistible.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
Southern Fried Catfish Recipe

Southern Fried Catfish

Even avowed seafood haters belly up to this crisp and delicate Southern fried catfish that’s plain and simple and perfect.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Chocolate Whipped Cream Recipe

Chocolate Whipped Cream

Though this calls itself a chocolate whipped cream recipe, it’s really more like a chocolate mousse you want to slurp by the spoonful.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 D
  • 2
Veggie Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Veggie Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Make veggies less yawn-inducing by stealthily sneaking them into this good-for-you grilled cheese sammie. Go on. Eat your veggies.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Spicy Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

Spicy Baked Chicken Wings

Baked chicken wings? As in, chicken wings without the butter, deep-frying, or grease-splattered stovetop? Count us in.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Reuben Sandwich Recipe

Reuben Sandwich

Smoked beef brisket. Thousand Island dressing. Swiss cheese. Sauerkraut. And rye bread. Oh baby, what a swell recipe.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 6
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

“Simple.” “Sloppy and delicious.” “No-fuss.” ‘WOW!” That’s what folks are saying about this easy peasy braised pulled pork.

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  • 15 M
  • 10 H, 15 M
  • 2
Homemade Hot Sauce Recipe

Homemade Hot Sauce

Hot peppers. Salt. Vinegar. And patience. Believe it or not, that’s all you need to create the best hot sauce ever.

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  • 25 M
  • 7 D
  • 10
Poutine Recipe

Poutine

Thankfully for those of us seeking to satiate our craving for obscenely indulgent Canadian poutine, it’s no longer a little-known entity.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6
Jamie Oliver's Steak Sandwich Recipe

Steak Sandwich

Seared steak. Caramelized onions. Warm ciabatta. Sounds like something we’re not going to want to share.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 55 M
  • 2
Spiced Pecans Recipe

Spiced Pecans

“Super easy.” “Great with beer.” “Disappear fast.” “Yummy!” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
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