Category: Pork

Spaghetti and Meatballs

spaghetti meatballs

Every now and then, you need spaghetti and meatballs. The real kind. The kind that makes your whole kitchen smell delicious for 45 minutes until the meatballs and sauce are done. It’s hard to believe that after all this time…

Seafood Gumbo

seafood gumbo

January calls for hearty winter seafood gumbo. This is a cross between a traditional gumbo and a jambalaya that has shrimp, scallops, andouille sausage. Serve the gumbo with rice, pasta or bread. This recipe serves about 8 to 10, but the recipe can be…

Chorizo Deviled Eggs

chorizo deviled eggs

When I saw this recipe on Sunset, I planned my entire dinner menu around it. I went for a “Spanish Tapas Night” and made these, garlic shrimp (recipe to come soon), and other small bites like cheeses, charcuterie, and olives. This…

Game Day Chili Sub

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Oh Boy. This chili. This is an adapted recipe from chef Michael Symon on ABC’s The Chew. Slow cooked pork shoulder along with stout, tomatoes, stock, and a variety spices, then served on a sub with sour cream, fresh cilantro…

Croque Madame

croque madame

Waking up to fresh coffee and croque madame on a weekday morning is as beautiful as Paris. Breakfast is so important to me. If I get to sit down and enjoy a satisfying meal and a nice fresh cup of…

Tortellini Pesto Bake

tortellini bake

I have a confession to make. This is a cheat recipe. Don’t worry, I did make this dish but I took a bunch of shortcuts. Okay and my husband told me it was totally out of this world and I…

A Better Banh Mi with Sriracha Meatballs

meatball bahn mi

This banh mi may not be your traditional pork and pâté banh mi, but who needs that when you have Asian mini meatballs, pickled carrots and radishes, fresh cilantro, jalapeño slices, and Sriracha mayonnaise all coming together beautifully in a fresh crusty…