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Category Archive: Pork

Easy Homemade Chinese Barbecued Pork (Tasty Tuesdays)

Chinese Barbecued Pork: Martin Yan’s recipe for Char Siu. Pork marinated in hoisin, soy sauce and spices.

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Traditional Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage plus Tasty Tuesdays

Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage (TÖLTÖTT KÁPOSZTA) – cabbage leaves stuffed with meat and rice and cooked in a tomato sauce.

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International Recipes for the Olympics plus Tasty Tuesdays

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio are right around the corner, so this week I compiled some fabulous recipes from across the globe to get you in the spirit.   I’d be here all day if I posted recipes from every country that will be participating in the Games, but I did my best …

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Tea Smoked Pork Chops – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Do you want the taste of smoked meat but don’t have one of those fancy smokers? Well, I have a recipe for you using simple equipment and ingredients you already have in your home: Tea Smoked Pork Chops.   I made this for our monthly Crazy Ingredient Challenge post. Each month the bloggers in the …

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12 Garlic Recipes for National Garlic Day plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

April 19th is National Garlic Day. Another day another national food celebration. But this is garlic! The stinking rose. Definitely celebration worthy in my book. I use plenty of garlic in my day to day cooking and could have compiled a much longer list for you of great garlic recipes. Instead a culled it down …

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Kids Can Bake: Pepperoni Rolls

If you are looking for an easy and simply delicious recipe for your kids to bake for lunch or even dinner, I have a fun one for you today: Pepperoni Rolls. I first heard about these on an episode of Barnwood Builders on DIY Network. They proclaimed them a West Virginia staple. So I asked the only …

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Chinese Steamed Pork Buns plus Tasty Tuesdays

Asian Steamed Pork Buns – fluffy dough stuffed with flavorful pork and mushrooms with optional sausage and eggs. So easy to make!

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Red Eye Gravy plus other Coffee Recipes (and Tasty Tuesdays Link Up Party)

Happy National Coffee Day, America!!! Caff-eine Caff-eine Caff-eine YEAH! Perhaps I might have had a little too much before writing this post. But it was only one cup… I am a coffee drinker. Home brewed usually, or at a local coffee shop with friends (I’m too cheap for THE coffee place). Usually just one cup in the …

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Oven Baked Barbecue Spareribs

If you like easy no fuss spareribs, then these Oven Baked Barbecue Spareribs are just calling your name. No standing over the grill in the elements stressing over flare ups and ending up with charred dried out meat? Count me in! You might also like these posts Tea Smoked Pork Chops – Crazy Ingredient Cha… …

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Amazingly Flavorful Low Fat Meatballs

If I were considerably younger I might consider calling these “Amaze-balls”, but I am far too old to be able to say that and not sound foolish. But, these meatballs are amazingly moist and flavorful and adaptable to a variety of cuisines. And they happen to be lower in fat. The recipe is based on …

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Hungarian Kolbasz

Hungarian Kolbasz is a pork sausage loaded with paprika and garlic and allspice. The word looks very similar to Kielbasa that most people are more familiar with or Kovabaca in Ukranian. Each region of Eastern Europe has their own version with a slightly different spelling and spice combination. This recipe is from my husband’s grandfather. And …

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Simple and Healthy Spring Brunch Menu plus Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

Spring is a wonderful time for brunch, whether it is for Easter or Mother’s Day or just because it is Spring and the weather is getting beautiful. I have selected some of our favorite recipes that would make a wonderful late morning meal. And all are both simple to make and healthy (at least healthier). …

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Sage Pork and Potato Bake plus Tasty Tuesdays Linkup

Necessity is the mother of invention and that plus laziness is the mother of this recipe. I wanted something simple for dinner with what we had in the kitchen so I started rummaging through the kitchen to see what I could put together. I found a pork loin, an apple and some potatoes. BINGO! An onion, …

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Spicy Sage Breakfast Sausage

When I tell people I made my own sausage they are awed. Sshhh! Sausage is nothing more than ground meat and spices. But isn’t the stuffing them in casings part hard? I have no idea. I didn’t have casings to try so I made this Spicy Sage Breakfast Sausage without them. Shape them into patties …

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20 Recipes for Pancake Tuesday – Fastnacht – Mardi Gras

Ash Wednesday is quickly approaching, and depending on where you are from, or your personal tastes, it can dictate the food choices on that last day before the fasting and abstinence begins. In England, Ireland, Australia and Canada it is Shrove Tuesday, with pancakes, pancakes and more pancakes. In German areas it is Fastnacht and gorging on donuts is …

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Authentic Red Beans and Rice: 3 Ways to Prepare

New Orleans classic Red Beans and Rice recipe with three different cooking methods: stove top, pressure cooker and slow cooker. Great for Mardi Gras.

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Tuscan Garlic Rosemary Pork Loin

This Tuscan-style Garlic Rosemary Pork Loin Roast is loaded with fresh flavors and is surprising simple to make. Boneless pork sirloin roast is a great inexpensive and low fat roast. I can often get them on sale for half price. The drawback to low fat is it can also be a bit dry and flavorless. …

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Pumpkin Gnocchi and Bacon Alfredo

I know I swore I wouldn’t do a pumpkin recipe this year, but then I joined the Crazy Ingredient Challenge. Each month the group picks two ingredients and makes a recipe with them. This month we chose Pumpkin and Bacon. So, I had to give in and come up with a pumpkin recipe. So in a burst …

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Posole – Mexican Pork and Hominy Stew

I am dreaming of cool Fall weather these days to help me get through what I hope is the last hot spell of the year. Curling up under a blanket, listening to the gentle rain and enjoying a nice bowl of soup. Like this Posole. Unlike Abuela’s version, (not my Abuela actually, but someone else’s Mexican …

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Scalloped Potatoes with Ham – Cookbook Club Reviewers

This month, my fellow bloggers in the Cookbook Club Reviewers are making recipes and  blogging about The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays by Ree Drummond. And we are giving away a copy of the book to one lucky winner! so be sure to scroll down for that as well as links to the …

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