Category Archives: Pork

A Reuben for the Handyman

By Katherine Another house project is underway so I’ve taken over most of the day-to-day cooking as Greg solders pipes, hangs drywall and breaks out power tools. Yes, I’m also helping with the project. So far I’ve stripped wallpaper, removed popcorn … Continue reading

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Red wine Braised Ham

The sauce is the star for this simple dish. Ham Braised in Red Wine 5-6 lb smoked ham fat trimmed off 2 cups dry red wine 2 cups chicken stock 1 onion halved and sliced thin 1 tomato diced fine … Continue reading

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Weekend or Weeknight Chicken and Trying Out a New Coop

This recipe can be super simple or a little more involved, depending on whether you make your own ghee and garam masala. The spice mix only takes a few minutes to measure out and grind up, but making your own … Continue reading

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Braised Ribs and Rigatoni

This recipe is adapted from Lidia’s Italy. It is a great way to cook ribs if you are tired of barbecue. Braised Short Ribs 1 rack pork spare ribs 2 onions sliced thin 1 head garlic chopped roughly 6-8 pickled … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Grapes

Fresh grapes are the key to this simple dish. Pork Chops with Grapes 4 pork chops 1″ thick 2 cups small grapes 2 tbsp garlic minced 1 cayenne pepper diced fine 6-8 leaves basil cut into thin ribbons 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: The Summer Sandwich Edition

Nothing says summer like a fresh tomato, especially when it’s between two toasty slices of bread. This week’s Sunday Suppers is an ode to the summer sandwich that glorious handheld bit of heaven whose time is way too short. Eggplant … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Cherries

The scapes have finally arrived and this is a great way to use them. The sauce cooks very fast and the end result is fancy and tasty. If there are no scapes then a combination of green onions and garlic … Continue reading

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