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Yellow Split Pea Soup With Ham

January 10, 2013
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Happy new year everyone! I am trying to catch up after the holidays and we areĀ  finally back to a more normal routine. Now if I could only finish putting all my Christmas decorations away. I have put writing this post off long enough. I have been making this type of soup for years but […]

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Manly Father’s Day Recipes

June 12, 2012

Father’s day is right around the corner and I know if my husband gets to pick out dinner, his choice will be some kind of meat. I am not a meat and potatoes person like he is but every once in a while I like to dig in to a nice steak or chop. Of […]

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Spinach and Provolone Sausage Patties plus a GIVEAWAY!

December 29, 2011

GIVEAWAY CLOSED…..CONGRATS TO WINNER RECIPEGIRL! Have you ever made homemade sausage? It’s much easier than you think. It’s also a great way to enjoy a leaner sausage with less sodium and experiment with different flavor combinations. Recently the National Pork Board conducted a survey to find out about food trends in America this holiday season. […]

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Drunken BBQ Pork Chops and some exciting pork news!

May 26, 2011

This week the USDA made an announcement which confirmed that pork only has to be cooked to 145 degrees F followed by a three minute resting period. Goodbye dry pork, hello juicy tender chops! Of course ground pork, like all ground meat still needs to be cooked to 160 degrees F. What did this mean […]

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The South Philly Pork Sandwich

March 30, 2011

Philadelphia is known for their cheese steaks but you can also get a mean pork sandwich too. If you go into South Philly for a pork sandwich expect it to be served with broccoli rabe. Can you tell I’m on a broccoli rabe kick? If you don’t live near Philadelphia, you can always make your […]

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Stuffed Iowa Pork Chops with Leek, Cremini Mushroom & Roasted Corn Risotto

December 8, 2010

Is your mouth watering, yet? Back in October, I went to Iowa for the Cornucopia tour. On our last day there, I was lucky enough to cook with six other bloggers in a professional kitchen. We cooked at Country Club Market where we were led by Chef Terrie Kohl. One of the dishes we made […]

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Italian Pork Grinder

January 11, 2010

It’s been busy, busy, busy so this post is long overdue. On New Year’s Day I always make pork. This year I made it in the crockpot so my daughter and I could go shopping while the main course cooked itself. I made Crockpot Porchetta but changed around the herbs and seasoning to what I […]

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Mama’s Sunday Pork Gravy

March 5, 2009

I apologize for being MIA this past week but my family had a lot going on. I also had tonsillitis last week so I didn’t do much cooking. I did eat a lot of ice cream and spent too much time on facebook but I am glad to be back cooking and eating more normal […]

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Crockpot Porchetta

November 12, 2008

Traditionally, porchetta is a moist, Italian seasoned pork roast. It is typically made by deboning a whole baby pig, stuffing it with herbs, rolling it and roasting it. I could not fit a whole pig in my crockpot so I made some modifications. I used a (bone in) pork loin roast and made a flavorful […]

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Get Ready to Lick Your Chops!

May 15, 2008

There was a delicious steak recipe posted on Supermarket Serenade the other day. I have been wanting to try the salting technique Veronica used to grill her steaks. Unfortunately, I did not get to the supermarket to buy steaks. I looked in my freezer to find some pork chops and thought “why not?” The salting […]

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