Stephanie Taylor

Pork Shank Stew, 2010
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A vendor sells traditional Boston street fare from a cart. It's a stew made of pork shank, but a very sweet one. A small beehive is housed in his cart. He adds honey to his mixture of meat and poi and cheese. That's what he's known for- this extreme sweetness which must immediately be followed by milk. During the day, while he's working, he's drinking gin, and eating peanuts and stone fruits like plums, and shad roe if there's a wedding feast. His companion is a dog named Wiffles. Pork Shank Stew is proposed as a recipe. If prepared, however, it would surely prove inedible.