pork recipes

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Pork Tamales

Pork Tamales

Tamales are a popular dish in many Hispanic households around Christmas time.  They can be a lot of work, especially if making a larger batch, so often the whole family would get involved in the cooking process. I've had store bought tamales, but I didn't like...

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Polish Borscht

Polish Borscht

Polish borscht is a popular winter soup when beets are in season, and hot soup can bring comfort and warmth. While the main ingredients are pork and beets, its flavor is very similar to chicken noodle soup.   The milk and sour cream in this recipe to make it a little...

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Filipino Lechon

Filipino Lechon

A popular Christmas dish in the Philippines is Lechon.  This is a dish of roasted pork shoulder, served with a sauce made from liver paste (Lechon).   The sauce had more of a vinegar taste than liver (at least to me).  Don't worry, if you really can't bring yourself...

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Fig and Rosemary Pork

Fig and Rosemary Pork

My local grocery store is Publix.   Every day, Publix puts on cooking demonstrations and tastings.  If you like what they are cooking, you can grab a recipe card complete with shopping list.   They also have a display case right there where you can grab most of your...

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Rosemary Lemon Pork Chops

Rosemary Lemon Pork Chops

These pork chops are flavorful and juicy.  They are served with a Yogurt Feta sauce, which gave them a really nice tang.   Rather than using boneless pork chops, which were more expensive, I bought a pork loin and cut it into chops.  It made enough food for 2...

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Smoked Pork Ribs with Pineapple Glaze

Smoked Pork Ribs with Pineapple Glaze

Last Father’s Day, I bought Hubby a smoker. It may have been the best thing I've ever purchased. It’s nothing fancy. It cost me less than $50 at Walmart. Yet it has produced some of the most amazing ribs and brisket I've ever tasted. I won’t ever cook them on the...

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Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Most kids and quite a few parents will be quick to tell you that they do not like Brussels Sprouts.  Before culinary school, I would have also told you that I couldn't stand them.  I had tried them on many occasions, each time convinced that they must not have been...

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Slow Cooker Chardonnay Pork

I didn't take any pictures of this dish because I really hadn't intended to write about it.  I had a pork roast that absolutely had to be cooked before it went bad.  I also had a partial bottle of chardonnay that needed to be used.  The result was a...

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