Category Archives: Pork

Fresh Pea, Prosciutto, and Herb Salad

Now here’s a green salad we can get behind, because the green comes from edamame, peas, and beans. OK, there’s some arugula, too, but you can hardly see the salad greens beneath all the other green food. This recipe also … Continue reading

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Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chops

Sometimes simple is best. This recipe is a clear demonstration of that concept. We thank Giada De Laurentiis on Food Network for these superb pork chops. The recipe can be found here. Not only is this recipe, it’s quick, too. … Continue reading

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Spice-Crusted Pork Chops

Some of our frequent guests tried to sway us against a new recipe for grilling pork chops. “They always turn out tough and overcooked.” Well, we didn’t want to be disagreeable, so we made this recipe just for ourselves. The … Continue reading

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Mango-Chipotle Pulled Pork

Pulled pork and the slow cooker are culinary soul mates. We often use the slow cooker on Saturday or Sunday morning so we are free to do something other than stay in the kitchen for much of the afternoon. This … Continue reading

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Heavenly Sprouts

This recipe also comes from Casey Stewart of Stockton, California. It was printed in the Thanksgiving 2015 issue of the Penzey’s catalog on page 34. We found this was a nice break from the many variations on oven-roasted Brussel sprouts, which … Continue reading

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Frikadeller and Cheesy Dill Sauce

This is a good variation on the “hamburgers on the grill” meal. We made these for guests we had last month, and the reviews were so positive, we plan to make these “burgers” part of our regular grilling repertoire. The … Continue reading

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Pork Medallions with Cranberry Mustard Sauce

Some of us have a love-hate relationship with cranberries. We know they are a traditional food for the holidays, but we have been victims of so many bad cranberry preparations that we dread putting that relish/chutney/”What is that?” on our … Continue reading

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