Charcutepalooza Finalist: ACookBlog

By • December 29, 2011 11 Comments

Author Notes: WHO: Peter Barrett, creator of and a Hudson Valley-based painter and food writer who grows his own food and makes his own ceramic plates.
WHAT: An 8-course extravaganza effortlessly marrying the art of charcuterie and the science of molecular gastronomy.
HOW: Peter spent the two days leading up to Thanksgiving curing, stuffing, sous-videing, clarifying and deep-frying in order to pull off this Charcutepalooza-inspired feast.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Ambitious, clever and brimming with confidence, this post epitomizes the notion of a showstopping finale, delivered with a dose of humor.


Makes chicken liver and foie gras crème brulée, miso-cured egg yolk ravioli, bacon tarte tatin, and more

  1. First, go here to see what this contest is all about:
  2. Next, go read ACookBlog's entry:
  3. Then, go read his competitor's entry:
  4. Then vote! The winner receives a trip to France, among other fabulous grand prize winnings.

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