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Tag 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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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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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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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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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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Bacon and Cracklin Bread plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky

Have you heard the news?! A sequel to Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is on the way this summer! To say I am excited would be an understatement. So, to celebrate I thought it was high time I tried to make one of the recipes in the book that I have always been interesting in …

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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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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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Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Mole

This week got crazier than I thought it would with back to school and preparing for the big Cookbook Club Review post next week. I had no idea what I was going to post today. Luckily my mother came to my rescue with a recipe and photo of this Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Mole. You might …

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Stuffed Pork Loin

Fearing that we might have to unplug the refrigerator for an extended period of time during the repairs to the kitchen, I wanted to make sure I used up as much food as possible so it didn’t go to waste. I had a pork loin, half a loaf of French bread and a half pound …

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10 Pie Recipes Perfect for Pi Day

Happy Pi Day! Yes, it is corny. My Math Professor husband hates it. But, I personally like pie, both sweet and savory. Graham cracker crust, puff pastry or flaky pie dough? Yup! I like them all. Unfortunately for me, I gave up sweets for Lent and today is Friday so no meat. But, I went through …

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Chasen’s Chili and Cornbread

Chili can be a very controversial dish. Some people wouldn’t dream of putting beans in it, where as others will omit the meat entirely and make it vegetarian. Some want it scorching hot from the peppers put in, others prefer it mild. There are contests all over the place to determine the “best” chili. I am not going to …

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Tola’s Basic Asian Marinade

Your first thought was probably who is Tola. Short answer is she’s my guardian angel. We met when my son was 8 days old and I wandered in shell-shocked to my first Moms to Moms meeting. She took me under her wing and kept me sane those first few months of Mommyhood, and she still does today. …

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Gid and Clark’s Righteous Rib Rub

I have been known on occasion to pester my brother to send me recipes for the site, like his Peppermint Bark Cheesecake. After I received an e-mail from my Uncle Clark recently, all I can say is “like daughter like mother”. Ma’am has been pestering her little brother to share some of his recipes with us. Technically, Clark used the …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.