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Roast Pork Tenderloin with Pears and Shallots

Roast Pork Tenderloin with Pears and Shallots

Streamlined recipes are especially appealing right now. We’ve all put a lot of miles around the track cooking at home this past year and it has been exhausting. I get it. On the positive side you have probably been eating healthier and you’ve most likely…

Pan Seared Apple Pork

Pan Seared Apple Pork

Let’s just say I came into a lot of apples last week. My friend’s trees were loaded with both red and green and I was at the right place at the right time. It goes without saying I loved getting them, but I was also…

Chorizo Tortilla Soup

Chorizo Tortilla Soup

By now it won’t surprise you I think sausage is a cooking secret weapon. I love that one ingredient can have so much power, unleashing its robust flavor on whatever it comes in contact with. In this case it’s soup and with Spanish style chorizo.…

Fennel Rosemary Orange Roasted Pork Loin with Cranberry Sauce

Fennel Rosemary Orange Roasted Pork Loin with Cranberry Sauce

Fresh rosemary, fennel seeds and orange zest form a savory herb rub for this pork loin roast and slivers of garlic randomly poked into the meat before it is roasted guarantee each slice is savory and flavorful. I like pork loin roast because it’s an…

Camper’s Foil Packet Dinner

Camper’s Foil Packet Dinner

I was homesick the first time I went to summer camp. All I could think about was getting through the week so I could return home. So the first time our daughter went away to camp I was nervous she might feel the same way.…

Thai-Style Pork Tenderloin Skewers with Peanut Sauce

Thai-Style Pork Tenderloin Skewers with Peanut Sauce

I tend to forget about using pork tenderloin when making skewers and almost always default to chicken breast. Pork tenderloin is so perfect as the tender meat easily soaks up the marinade ingredients and then it cooks quickly on the grill. Truly, I almost feel…

Apple and Onion Pork Chops

Apple and Onion Pork Chops

I’ve chosen thin cut top loin pork chops for this recipe because they cook quickly, but if you prefer a thicker chop or one with the bone  you can substitute them and increase the cooking time. Why dredge the pork chop in flour? Because it…

4th of July Rubbed Barbecue Pork Back Ribs

4th of July Rubbed Barbecue Pork Back Ribs

I’m not sure how long you have to do something before it qualifies as a tradition, but this will be our fifth year barbecuing pork back ribs for our Fourth of July dinner, so its probably safe to say that it is for us. Pork back ribs…

Slow Cooked Pork For Tacos

Slow Cooked Pork For Tacos

I think slow cookers are magical as they cook food for you while you are away from the kitchen. In the morning the ingredients go in and when you return later in the day they have turned into something fabulous smelling and wonderful tasting. For…