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SFoodie: Lentil Soup with Braised Ham Hock - By - September 21, 2007 - SF Weekly
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SFoodie: Lentil Soup with Braised Ham Hock

Every day, Chef John from Food Wishes tries to fix our crappy diet with badass recipes. Today, muthufuckin lentils, baby! Woo-hoo, yeah! -d2

You can't stop the Hock!

By Chef John from Food Wishes Video Recipes

This was a viewer request from a while ago for an easy lentil soup recipe. The key ingredient for my version is the smoked, and amazingly delicious, “ham hock.” For those of you not familiar with this piece of pork, here’s what Wikipedia had to say (It’s Friday and I was feeling too lazy to actually explain what a hock was myself).

From Wikipedia: “A ham “hock” is the end of a smoked ham where the foot was attached to the hog's leg. It is the portion of the leg that is neither part of the ham proper nor…