Category Archives: Pork

Candied Bacon

This is a very simple recipe. The finished bacon can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for at least a week. Candied Bacon 3/4 lb thick bacon (10 slices) 1/4 cup brown sugar Black pepper Heat oven … Continue reading

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Eggplant Stuffed with Sausage and Cherry Tomatoes

This recipe is very simple and takes advantage of fresh grape tomatoes and homemade sausage. Sausage and Tomato Stuffed Eggplant 2 medium eggplant sliced in half stems left on 2 tbsp coarsely chopped garlic 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh oregano … Continue reading

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Stewed Anasazi Beans

Anasazi beans are named after the Native American people who cultivated them. They are meaty, hearty beans that are perfect for stewing and long cooking. They mash into a creamy  smooth paste and are great in chili or slow cooked … Continue reading

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Can Can Sauce

This recipe is adapted from our favorite vegetarian cookbook The Complete Encyclopedia of Vegetables and Vegetarian Cooking. Originally it was a lighter tossed pasta that used canned garbonza beans and tomatoes to create a quick simple sauce. Although the sauce … Continue reading

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Bacon is the Man

This recipe will appeal to anyone who dips their bacon in the maple syrup. Or enjoys bacon, sugar and nuts. Basically anyone who loves breakfast food. Pecan Maple Bacon Candied Sweet Potatoes 2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and sliced 1/4″ … Continue reading

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Chicken-Bacon Bites

We found these tasty bites over on What’s on the Stove and pinned it to our party ideas board months ago. Sherry has a number of great appetizers and recipes of all kinds. Check out her blog and the recipe … Continue reading

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Arugula and Prosciutto Risotto

Take advantage of the arugula season with this simple risotto. Arugula Prosciutto Risotto 1 1/2 cups arborio rice 1/8 lb prosciutto 3-4 cups arugula leaves washed well 1 cup minced red onion 1 qt chicken stock at a simmer 2 … Continue reading

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Red Lentil and Sausage Curry

This is a quick dish that can be served on top of rice, grains or greens as shown above. Red Lentil and Sausage Curry 1 1/2 cups red lentils 2 spicy sausage cut from the casings 1 1/2 cups beef … Continue reading

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Sauerkraut Dumplings

The dumpling dough can be filled with an assortment of different fillings, sweet or savory. They can be topped with a multitude of sauces and resemble Italian Ravioli just much thicker. For this recipe I made a simple buttermilk-yogurt sauce … Continue reading

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Smoky Black Beans

Our love of red beans and rice inspired this recipe. We love cooking beans down and down and down until they become super creamy and rich. This generally takes about three hours and involves a good overnight soak. Serve these … Continue reading

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