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The "South Jersey Foodie" is Nicole Pellegrini, sometimes known as sockii. She enjoys life as a writer, artist, webmaster, crafter and avid food-lover living in some of the last vestiges of active farmland in Gloucester County, New Jersey. She shares her home with her partner David, a podiatrist in Woodbury NJ and their six cats: Peanut, Norman, Sammo, Mischief, George and Benny.
I believe in enjoying life - and that includes enjoying as many different kinds and styles of food as possible. I am an omnivore with a personal passion for small, sustainable, ethical farming and natural foods. I have little patience for the "Food Police" or those who advocate that one dietary plan is the only "right" one for everyone. Find your personal balance and conscience; make food a joy in your life - that's my motto.
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Flavorful, Tender Pork Shoulder Steaks – Easy and Delicious!
Pork shoulder steaks – also known as blade steaks – are a cut of pork which you may not normally see in your supermarket unless you specifically ask your butcher for them. It’s an inexpensive cut of meat from a section of the pig often de-boned to make a roast for slow-cooking, ground up for chop meat or cubed for stewing. Typically it either needs to be marinated and grilled quickly or slow-cooked until tender, as anywhere in between those two approaches and the meat will become very tough.