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Slow Food USA Blog

Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Crispy Fried Pigskins

Jan. 15, 2015

New Jersey-based competition pit-master Doug Keiles let us in on his secret to making fried pork skins: He cooks the piece of pork the skin is attached to first. That provides you not just the meat to eat and the skins to fry, but the pork fat to sizzle them in.

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Inclusion, Peace and Justice Through Food

Jan. 9, 2015

Ferguson’s organic farm school is on a mission to bring the community together through agriculture and health.

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Unexpected Fans: how football tailgaters gave one family farmer the hope to keep going

Jan. 7, 2015

After showing off our culinary skills over the holidays, this week our Nose-to-Tailgate recipe takes it back to basics with a simple, farmer approved technique for delicious porkchops. But first, the transformative power of a Nose-to-Tailgate...

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Lessons Learned as a First-time Farmer

Jan. 5, 2015

As Monica looks to the next growing season on her farm, she reflects on what the year past has taught here … with some lessons for all of us on our own journeys this year.

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What Kalo Taught Me

Jan. 2, 2015

Learning is a never ending process. Being receptive and curious towards what’s most near to us is the way to never stop being a student. Read how old style pedagogy stretches beyond books and classrooms, to encompass kitchens and taste buds. Jen Urban, a FoodCorps member, tells us about fun and creative school garden lesson on (and from) the most important tuber in Hawaiian history.

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