Category Archives: Pork

Twelve Days of Christmas: How To Make Tamales

This year Katherine wanted authentic tamales for her birthday meal. Well almost authentic due to her dislike of both the pigs head and lard which were substituted with pork shoulder and crisco. Tamales are a traditional Mexican meal served over … Continue reading

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Carnitas

Carnitas are basically just stewed pork that is shredded and then added to many sauces and dishes. This recipe explains how to make the basic meat mixture. If making traditional tamales then use the traditional red chili sauce recipe here … Continue reading

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Bell Peppers Stuffed with Green Tomatoes

Hey, how many different ways are there to stuff vegetables? This recipe takes advantage of fresh green tomatoes, turnip greens and hot peppers from the garden in October. I know, October. It has been a weird year for the garden. … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with a Sauce of Roasted Apples

The sauce is just fantastic. Really fantastic. Really, really fantastic. Pork Chops and Roasted Apple Sauce 4 1 1/2″ thick pork chops 1/2 cup finely diced onion 1 carrot finely diced 1 rib celery finely diced 3 honey crisp apples … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Save Room For Dessert

It’s finally feeling like fall here, at least this week. We’ll fire up the oven before the temperature spikes again. Since this meal is so healthy looking we couldn’t resist adding dessert. Baked Butternut Squash Stuffed Pork Loin Chocolate Souffle

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Fall Fruit Risotto

Katherine is not a fan of sweet risottos but as a light first course or first dessert they are very good. This was an attempt to blend the sweetness of a fruit risotto with a more savory meat and cheese. … Continue reading

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Barbcue Rib Calzones

By Katherine I have a terrible confession: After almost a decade in the South I’m a little tired of barbecue ribs. OK, a lot tired. Do you know how much meat sticks in your teeth and how many napkins you … Continue reading

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