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March 28, 2010 – 10:01 am | 13 Comments

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There is more to pork than bacon, although that’s a great place to start.


Lamb chops, rack of lamb, roast lamb – my mouth is watering already.


Just because it’s big we here at Meateaters consider this the ‘grand daddy’ of the meat hierarchy.


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Bacon lollipops – the perfect Christmas present
December 8, 2011 – 5:11 pm | No Comment

Mighty Ape have bacon lollipops for sale – the perfect Christmas stocking filler for the meat eater who likes to snack on sweets.
Apparently –
They’re swirly and sweet! They taste like cured meat!
Generous 10cm diameter, bacon-flavored lollipop goes …

And the winner of the best sausage is…
November 6, 2011 – 11:04 pm | 3 Comments

An Italian Casalinga Pork sausage from Ashby’s Butchery in Christchurch has beaten 470 sausages to be named New Zealand’s best.
The public have agreed with the experts and also crowned the Italian Casalinga Pork sausage the …

Hunt for the best banger begins
October 25, 2011 – 5:33 pm | No Comment

Mystery shoppers will be scouring the country’s butcheries and supermarkets this week, selecting what could be ultimately named New Zealand’s best banger.
Entries for the 2011 Devro New Zealand Sausage Competition, run by Retail Meat New …

Betty Turpin’s Lancashire hotpot recipe
October 19, 2011 – 9:41 pm | No Comment
Betty Turpin’s Lancashire hotpot recipe

While I confess to having, in the past, watched Coronation Street with religious fervour I can’t say I have done so lately. It is simply “not the same” as it used to be. And the …

Wiener schnitzel
October 6, 2011 – 7:51 pm | No Comment
Wiener schnitzel

When I was a young lad in the 70’s my Mum regularly made schnitzel. I remember it being similar to cardboard in texture, and as tough as hardboard (that dark brown fibre board that was …

#5 – Leftover skirt steak scramble
September 16, 2011 – 9:41 pm | One Comment
#5 – Leftover skirt steak scramble

With the size of my portions, leftovers are always inevitable.  Live like a king and finish off your steak for breakfast.  Life is good.
(Prep 5 minutes. Cook 10 minutes. Serves 1)

Extra virgin olive oil
3 eggs
kosher …

#4 – Skirt steak fajitas
September 15, 2011 – 9:32 pm | No Comment
#4 – Skirt steak fajitas

A beloved skirt steak dish that always goes over well when entertaining, this recipe will surely get your party going in the right direction–margaritas not included.  If you have time, allow the steaks to marinate …

#3 – Grilled skirt steak with orzo pasta salad
September 14, 2011 – 9:24 pm | One Comment
#3 – Grilled skirt steak with orzo pasta salad

I love the bold flavors and contrasting temperatures featured in this recipe.  If you are looking to impress your guests at a late summer cookout–this is your calling card.  The juicy, hot steak served alongside …

#2 – Skirt steak stir-fry
September 13, 2011 – 9:14 pm | No Comment

This quick and simple recipe makes for a great weeknight meal.  I’ve kept it simple by utilizing a bag of frozen prepared vegetables to eliminate hassle and quicken the process.  Of course, you can always …

Skirt Steak: 5 Different Ways: #1 – Skirt Steak Sandwiches with Garlic/Basil Mayo and Caramelized Onions
September 12, 2011 – 9:13 pm | One Comment
Skirt Steak: 5 Different Ways: #1 – Skirt Steak Sandwiches with Garlic/Basil Mayo and Caramelized Onions

I’m a regular visitor to The Art of Manliness – a very successful blog for men headquartered in the US of A. Every so often they have articles about meat. The last one I published …