Smoked butt. The term conjures images too graphic to display on this blog -- as if food photography weren't pornographic enough -- but there was a time and a place when WCCO's Jason DeRusha couldn't get enough of it. Actually, it's a cheap, dry piece of pork shoulder that DeRusha's well-meaning mot ... More >>
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