Tag: pork

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Simple, homemade, pork meatballs get a flavor boost from a tangy, pineapple sauce that will please a crowd! Make some today and freeze some for another day.

A Re-Introduction to Meatballs

A Re-Introduction to Meatballs

Swedish meatballs … Porcupine meatballs … Italian meatballs … Spaghetti and meatballs … Meatball subs … Meatball soup … Baked meatballs … Fried meatballs … Crock Pot meatballs …

I started thinking about how versatile meatballs are and ended up channeling my inner Forrest Gump! “I know everything there is to know about … ” meatballs.

Ham and Bean Soup

Ham and Bean Soup

One of the great things about growing up around a bunch of farm women is the endless exposure to tips and tricks that are often left out of recipes. One of the worst things about trying to emulate said women is they don’t always feel 

Picadillo

Our potluck family reunions have Arroz con Pollo, Picadillo (peak-uh-dee-yo) and Key Lime pie along with the bratwurst and sauerkraut, meatballs and currant cream pie.

Visiting this part of our family in Miami is an amazing experience. We have had paella (pie-ay-uh) prepared poolside at their home, fresh-caught shrimp from the keys, conch fritters and chowder in the Keys, and a rice pudding that I am still begging my cousin to teach me to make (you know who you are)!

99 Cent Pomegrante Braised Pork

99 Cent Pomegrante Braised Pork

Braising an inexpensive pork roast in pomegranate juice, beer and warm spices creates the best pulled pork to feed a group or ensure amazing leftovers. Make this simple recipe on the weekend and enjoy later!

Greek Gyro Salad

Greek Gyro Salad

Gyro … tzatziki … words that make my mouth water. But how DO you pronounce these words?

Wait for it …

Wrong … every time!

Well, for most of us it’s true. There are American pronunciations and Greek pronunciations. After a little web-searching I have decided to pronounce gyro (when referring to the sandwich) “yee-roh” and tzatziki “sat-zee-kee”. At least I know it is close enough to be understood when I want to order the Greek god of sandwiches!

Garlic-Crusted Balsamic Pork Loin

Garlic-Crusted Balsamic Pork Loin

Pork loin, marinated in garlic and balsamic vinegar and perfectly grilled or baked, is the ideal main dish for any season!