Recipes Tagged ‘Pork’


Vegetable and Bacon Orzo

This is a wonderfully simple orzo dish. Orzo is a small Italian pasta and it even looks a little like rice. It is made from wheat semolina, however it was originally made from barley, in fact Orzo means barley in Italian. It is easy to prepare and has a summer flavor to it, a welcome […]


Hogs Tale Grilled Pork Fajita style Soft Tacos

We recently received a variety of spices and rubs from the Great American Spice Company. We were delighted with the fresh quality of the spices received. My husband is the grill master in our family, and the first grilling spice he put to the test was the Hogs Tale Rub. The spice was a blend […]


5 Grilling Tips and Suggestions

BBQ and Grilling has been woven into the fabric of American culture since the 1950’s when George Stephen got an idea after inheriting a controlling interest in a metal spinning company called Weber Brothers. Since that day, firing up the grill has been a sacred ritual heralding the start of summer. In 2009 there were […]


Seven Savory Grilling Spices for Chicken, Pork & Beef

  There are numerous spices used for BBQ and grilling, but which ones are essential for America’s favorite summer pastime? Several of the following were original travelers along the spice route centuries ago. Who are we to argue with tradition? Have these in your spice rack before you plan that menu and fire up the […]


Happy Tamale Day! Red Chile Pork Tamale Recipe

Before I met Jeff, and many years ago, I lived in Arizona. While there I aptly honed my Mexican cooking skills which I treasure dearly, and also learned about a wonderful tradition with my Mexican friends. Every December before the holidays (which for Mexicans, stretches from the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Dec. […]


Maple Pork Roast Recipe

  When the weather is cold and blustery, there’s nothing I like better than a nice pork roast. It warms the kitchen and the soul. This recipe lends a twist to a traditional pork roast recipe by adding maple syrup. Typically, you’d expect carrots and potatoes to be served with roast, but we substituted apples […]


Honey Chipotle Spare Ribs

Mmm ribs. Smokey spicy sweet sticky BBQ ribs. Quite possibly the best part of the pig that doesn’t become bacon is the spare ribs. They are the perfect food when feeding a crowd. They are the perfect food when just feeding yourself. There is something about ribs that causes people to eat like animals. Messy […]


Crock Pot Pork Loin

Crock pot pork loin doesn’t get much easier and the results don’t get much better! We’re talking about slow and low cooking, which produces one of the best pork loin results, ever!!! Lately, I have been trying out some crock pot recipes since we have a baby on the way. Crock pot recipes are great […]


Brown Sugar Mustard Pork Chop

Quick and easy 3 ingredient pork chops with great flavor!