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Beer Braised Pork and Beans

Not your dad’s canned pork and beans. Hee hee.

The Beans

The other ingredients.

All cleaned and cut

Celery, sweet onion, bacon, and prosciutto.

Can’t forget the beer!

After four or so hours …

Beer Braised Pork and Beans

Added a few toaster ovened tomatoes for color.

Nom, The Cat liked. 🙂

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse


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Dinner with friends.

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad


Okinawan Sweet Potato


Winter Melon and Pork Skin Soup


Boiled Peanuts


Breadfruit Cake

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse


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Frozen spinach.

Canned coconut milk.

Canned chickpeas.

Curry powder.

Salt and pepper.

The Catʻs Lunch

Steamed ancient grains and soybeans. Bento.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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No pig feet, no chicken feet this week. Something easy-peasy.

Ground Pork

Browned and set aside. A light sprinkle of salt.


Stir-fried until moisture starts to come out.

Combine with ground pork and some celery (for texture).

Ground Pork, Mushroom, and Celery Hash?

Seasoned with salt, pepper, brown sugar, and shoyu.

Good on rice or noodles.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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The Cat worked late tonight. Plus trying to clear the refrig.

The Cat's Bowl

The Cat’s Bowl

Since The Cat likes “squishy” food, ancient grain “jook”, leftover pork chop, white stem cabbage, dried seaweed.

The Mouse not that enthused with “squishy” food.

The Mouse's Plate

The Mouse’s Plate

Ancient grains, smoked pork, pan charred celery, egg, and white stemmed cabbage garnish.

The Cat and The Mouse each like their respective dishes. 🙂

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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