Category Archives: Pork

Chipotle Shredded Pork

I love crock pot recipes and I’ve always loved shredded pork but have never made it myself. After adapting a recipe for shredded pork from Your Home Based Mom I’m a believer that slow cooker shredded pork is a keeper. This was a … Continue reading

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Weeknight Marinara with Italian Sausage

It’s true, we don’t always have the time to cook a marinara sauce all day long. My favorite marinaras are slow cooked but in a pinch this recipe can fill in for a hearty meal, you just need to allow … Continue reading

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Rigatoni Bake

I know it’s the Irish time of year but we had Italian last night. My sister in law gave me a version of this recipe a long time ago and it’s been a family favorite ever since. I imagine the … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Pecan Salad with Balsamic Bacon Dressing

This salad has the Holidays written all over it. The inspiration is from Lauren’s Latest blog and the ingredients and photo caught my eye. The key ingredient eye catcher was the warm bacon grease in the dressing……whoa. Now that’s novel. And … Continue reading

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Savory Pork Chops with Mushrooms

A tiny bit of wintery weather has arrived with 2 beautiful peaceful whitish mornings.  The white is gone by the mid-day.  This is winter Portland style.  There have been years when just the arrival of flakes from the sky have … Continue reading

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