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While lowering emissions is inarguably crucial to mitigating global warming, unfortunately, it does not address the carbon that has piled up in our atmosphere. In order to make real progress towards reversing the effects of climate change, we need to capture carbon through our diverse ecosystems一like forests and regenerative farms! 
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This recipe is built around those two ideas, as the Tasso rub we are using is packed full of flavor, and the recipe can be executed with a variety of techniques. Tasso is a spicy ham that can be found in many butcher shops in Louisiana. It is typically made from the shoulder cut of a pig and heavily spiced with paprika, cayenne, thyme and fresh garlic. These flavors will be the foundation for our wing rub. 
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The chicken wing is one such product, and it has become a mainstay in modern food culture. The wing was once a tough sell for restaurants, usually discarded into the stock pot with the backs and frames and other discarded bones. There isn’t a lot of meat on the wing, and what little is there is usually tough and riddled with connective tissues. Given all of these shortcomings, the demand for chicken wings has continued to grow, and the reasoning is simple: well prepared chicken wings are full of flavor.
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We partnered with Cleveland Kitchen for a seasonal pairing box and guide featuring a combination of Grass Roots’ pasture-raised poultry, pork, and beef. This box pairs perfectly alongside Cleveland Kitchen's locally crafted gut-healthy dressings and krauts and is an ideal box for quick weeknight dishes reimagined with bold and unique flavor. Whether you're looking for a casserole, burgers, or a meatball sub sandwich that will blow you away, these comfort classics with a new, flavorful twist will keep your kitchen warm all season long.
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As winter approaches and the air gets crisper, cravings for warm and savory dishes are undeniable (and even more understandable). Chili - the end-all-be-all of winter one-pot meals - is at the top of this cozy cravings checklist. 
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