Thursday, May 7, 2009

Obsession: Tasty Salted Pig Parts

Back in December, we featured Boccalone in a short list of our favorite holiday merchants. But, like any true obsession, I can't stop talking, dreaming, and spreading the word about this tantalizing tidbit. Boccalone offers mail-order "tasty salted pig parts" that include a variety of cured, cooked, and fresh meats. When writing our Gastronomy article, my mouth started to water just thinking about accompanying my Grilled Gazpacho with some fresh-made Boccalone Italian Sausage. While you're at it, why not throw in some lardo or pancetta? What better way to celebrate the new grilling season? Details:

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After becoming mothers, sisters Sarah Romine and Leah Weyandt wanted to marry the activities and interests that they experienced before motherhood with their new found lives with children. This was not always an easy task—traveling to obscure places, shopping at off-beat boutiques, and sipping lazy-afternoon cocktails doesn't always fit neatly with parenthood. Stemming from their frustration, they meticulously searched, and continue to search, for activities, establishments, and entertainment that they take pleasure in and their families benefit from. The result? Mod City Mom.

About Sarah

Sarah is a passionate cook, fashionista, writer, actor, and mother. Like all actors, she ended up working at many-a-restaurant to make ends meet and shopping at countless bargain boutiques to maintain her sense of personal style. Her culinary journey, love affair with fashion, and desire to remain true to herself after becoming a mother are the inspirations for this site. Sarah lives with her husband and two sons in Chicago.

About Leah

A polymath wannabe, Leah loves books, films, music, cooking, and travel. After co-starting a writing and editing shop in 2002, Leah has spent her spare time frequenting her favorite cities, hangouts, and haunts. Her obsession with finding the new, innovative, and quirky is the impetus behind this site. Leah lives with her two sons and husband in North San Diego County.
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