Category Archives: Pork

Pork, Sausage, Spinach, and Onion Pinwheel

This dish wins major points for presentation, as well as for meaty goodness. It is a great main course for when company comes over; it can serve quite a few hungry guests, and even though it looks impressive, the preparation … Continue reading

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Garden-Fresh Breakfast: Sausage, Apple, and Brussels Sprouts

This dish is so simple that I hesitate even to call it a ‘recipe,’ but it is so tasty and such a perfect way to use up some of that garden produce – simply too good not to share! So … Continue reading

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Kapusta! Eastern European Cabbage and Sausage

When I first moved to Russia, I was not impressed with the food. It was mostly white and bland, all meals relied heavily on starches, there were few vegetables and little meat, and what meat there was often came in … Continue reading

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Asian-Inspired Pork Lettuce Wraps

This is another easy slow-cooker recipe that is perfect for busy days when I will be out of the house and working, but still want a hot meal waiting when dinner time rolls around. Assembly is a snap, and neglecting … Continue reading

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Honey Barbecue Pork Spare Ribs in the Crock Pot

I love barbecue, especially in the hot summer months, but most bottled barbecue sauces list HFCS as their first ingredient and contain soybean oil, hydrolyzed soy protein, artificial flavorings, and multiple artificial colors – not the sorts of things I … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Chutney Over Grilled Pork Chops

The rhubarb harvest continues! We have an enormous crop this year, and I am thoroughly enjoying the bounty. There are only about five rhubarb plants growing out at the family farm, but they are enormous, taking up a huge chunk … Continue reading

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South of the Border Boston Butt: Pork Carnitas

I am intent on preparing the last of the pork in the freezer. My project today? The Boston butt roast. Nick loves Boston butt. He says it is one of his favorite parts of the pig. And it is a … Continue reading

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Easy-Peasy Parmesan Pork Chops with Italian-Spiced Almond “Breading”

Here is another creative use I found for the pork chops in my freezer, this time for a simple meal that comes together in under thirty minutes. ½ cup almond flour ½ cup finely grated Parmesan 2 cloves garlic, minced … Continue reading

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ApriPork Chops in the Slow Cooker

Since my parents were so kind as to get Nick a half of a pig for his birthday, we have been consuming a great deal of pork. This spring I began to realize that, while we had gone through the … Continue reading

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Paleo Bacon Chili, and Where to Find Healthy, Tasty Meat

It is already March, but still quite chilly here in Wisconsin, with a few stubborn patches of snow still left on the ground. I thought it was the perfect weather for a great big batch of chili. As I have … Continue reading

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