Category: Pork & Sausage

Sep 14

Smoked Gouda-Chorizo Jalapeno Poppers

Chorizo and smoked gouda take these jalapeno peppers to the next level. A simple appetizer or side dish that will have your friends and family coming back for more. If you don’t like a lot of heat, the key is to make sure you remove ALL of the seeds and pith, which is the white …

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Aug 08

Cuban Pork

Guillermo Pernot, a James Beard Award-winning chef, developed this Cuban pork dish to embrace his wife’s native cuisine. Pork takes center stage at nearly every special occasion in Cuba. The pork for this dish is marinated in citrus and spices, then slow-roasted until falling-apart tender and served with a garlicky Sour Orange Mojo sauce. I …

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Sep 01

Island Pork Tenderloin

You are going to love this pork tenderloin! The cinnamon along with the cumin and chili powder bring such amazing flavor to this pork. There is some spice from the hot sauce but not too much. This dish is quick and easy to prepare which makes it perfect for weeknights or company. Enjoy! Spice Rub: …

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Jun 24

Candied Kielbasa

If you like kielbasa you have to try this dish! So simple yet so very delicious. At first I was hesitant about the 2 tablespoons of horseradish, but it gave great flavor and wasn’t too spicy. If you are having a crowd this is simple to double and also works great as an appetizer when …

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Feb 08

Smoked Sausage

This is a great go to dish for us. I reduced the amount of cider vinegar by half from the original recipe. Great as a quick dinner, served with rice and a tossed salad. Enjoy! 1/3 C. chopped onion 1 Tbsp. canola oil 1/2 C. water 1/2 C. ketchup 1/8 C. cider vinegar 1 Tbsp. …

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Aug 24

San Francisco Pork Chops

I have made these for years using bone-in chops and a crock pot, but I like this way much better. The pork chops simmer in a sweet and savory sauce that, when thickened, is great served over rice, pasta or mashed potatoes. Enjoy! 4 boneless pork chops (3/4-in thick) 1 Tbsp. oil 1 garlic clove, …

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May 20

Caramelized Pork Tenderloin

Never have you had pork that taste this delicious! This tenderloin is tender, juicy, savory, and has a hint of sweetness. Even though it is cooked in a skillet, it tastes as if it has been grilled. It’s quick for weeknight dinners, and impressive enough for entertaining. Enjoy! 1 pork tenderloin (1-lb) 1/4 C. packed …

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Dec 05

Peach-Mustard Glazed Pork Tenderloin

This elegant tenderloin is moist, and the glaze is slightly sweet with a hint of bourbon. The key to pork is not to over cook it. Pork is also a blank canvas, and needs a great sauce, marinade or spices to give it great flavor. Serving this at your next dinner party will impress your …

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Sep 19

Grilled Pork Chops

Tired of dry tasteless pork chops? Here is a simple recipe you can throw together the night before that will leave the pork moist, and bursting with flavor. Plus, grilling adds more deliciousness to them. Enjoy! 1/2 C. Worchestershire sauce 1/4 C. minced fresh parsley 1/4 C. balsamic vinegar 1/4 C. soy sauce 2 Tbsp. …

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Sep 05

Italian Sausage with Bow Ties

This quick and easy recipe will make your family think you worked harder than you will making dinner. The creamy sauce with the sausage is just delicious! If you prefer more sauce with your pasta, as I do, use less than the pound of pasta. I also just add a few pinches of the red …

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