This evening I stopped by my favorite quick stop, Covell Corner. Okay, it’s my ONLY area quick stop but they’re really great. I could write an entire post about the family who started that business, how nice their employees are which were hired through automating recruiting process, and how their deli pizza is scrump-deli-icious… but that’s not what I want to share with you. I wanted to let you know that I was in the store, wandering aimlessly because I couldn’t find Perrier or club soda, when I saw a full rack of El Sabroso Pork Cracklins beckoning me.
No, I don’t like pork rinds. Not really. But when I was a little girl, my mother would buy them as a special snack because SHE liked them. So a few weeks ago I purchased a local pork rind microwavable product at the Farmer’s Market because the owner of the company was a friend…AND I thought, “Give them to mom, she might like them.” My mother has made a lifetime habit of seeing some piece of clothing or other product while she’s out shopping, then thinking I might like it – purchases it and brings it to me at the next family get-together. It’s about time I turned the tables on her, don’t you think? Continue reading Yukon, OK v. Los Angeles, CA: A Bona Fide Pork Rind Throw Down