THE FIRST STORY IN A SERIES of food-related stories and story-related recipes.

Read about my experience with competitive pie-eating and pig racing in the USA.

" ... buckets overflowing with the unchewed stomach contents of the weaker contestants. I am giddy with anticipation. I’m just a nine dollar fare away from honest-to-goodness, all-American peristaltic entertainment."

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Recipe: Crisp-Roasted Pork Belly with Caramelized Apples

You'll find the recipe below the story, just scroll down!