Creole Pork Stew

It’s braising week at school and I wanted to kick it off with some delicious Creole Pork Stew. It’s so hearty, delicious and packed with flavor! Searing the pork first is key in getting the amazing complex flavor. Pork:  2 lbs Pork Stew Meat Salt and Pepper to taste — Vegetables:  1 large Onion; choppedContinue reading “Creole Pork Stew”

Pork & Mushroom Ravioli with Carrot Puree

It was my first day of class yesterday and I ended the day with quite a bit carrot puree. I thought pork and mushroom ravioli would go great with it! I’ve never been a fan of fancy plating because it tends to look pretentious, but I thought I’d give it a go.  Filling: 1 lbContinue reading “Pork & Mushroom Ravioli with Carrot Puree”

Homemade Cajun Sausage & Peppers

I made some cajun sausages the other day and was trying to think of a way to serve it. Sausage and peppers! I ended up air frying the sausage whole for 14 minutes and it was so crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.  Sausage: 2 lbs Pork Butt; cubed 1 lb PorkContinue reading “Homemade Cajun Sausage & Peppers”

Green Chile Pork Tamales

My husband and I go out every Saturday to a new local international market and pick a meal to make from ingredients we find there. This week we went to Philipe’s Market and decided on tamales! I’d only ever tried them once as a child and wasn’t a fan, but my husband loves them! I’mContinue reading “Green Chile Pork Tamales”

Air Fryer Salsa Verde Pork Chimichangas

I keep a stash of homemade burritos in the freezer for my husband to take to work if there aren’t any leftovers from the night before. I decided to pop one in the air fryer to make a chimichanga. So good! Pork Filling: 2 lb Pork Butt Roast 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika ½ teaspoon AnchoContinue reading “Air Fryer Salsa Verde Pork Chimichangas”

Green Chile Pork Enchiladas

It’s my husband’s birthday today and when I asked him what he wanted he said green chile pulled pork enchiladas. He absolutely loved it! Pressure cooking the roast in my InstaPot saved me so many hours. Pork Filling: 2 lb Pork Shoulder Roast 1 ½ cup Onion; chopped 1 ½ cup Bell Pepper; cored &Continue reading “Green Chile Pork Enchiladas”

Montreal Pork Chops & Creamy Rice Bake

I haven’t had pork chops for a while. 😋 Time to change that! Baked Montreal Pork Chops & Creamy Rice. It’s a quick, easy recipe that doesn’t need babysitting. My favorite kind of meals! Pork Chops: 4 large Bone-in Pork Chops 2 Tablespoons Montreal Steak Seasoning 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder —Continue reading “Montreal Pork Chops & Creamy Rice Bake”

Sausage & Pepper Bake

I think Sunday’s may be my “clean out the fridge” day. Sausage and Peppers…ish. I had some zucchini, cherry tomatoes and other odds and ends that needed using up, so in they went! I also made a light salad to go with it.   1 lb Italian Sausage Links 2 cup Bell Pepper; sliced 2Continue reading “Sausage & Pepper Bake”

Pesto Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

I was all set to make my BBQ Bacon Burgers last night, but I remembered last minute that it was my niece’s 12th birthday. Time to script the flip! We did Pesto Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash instead because…reasons. So the burgers are dinner tomorrow and I promise to post the hamburger bun recipe. Squash: 2Continue reading “Pesto Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash”

Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs

Day 34 of my #PantryChallenge Dinner tonight is Sweet & Sour Meatballs over farfalle pasta! I normally make my meatballs with a 70/30 pork to beef ratio, but didn’t have any ground beef defrosted. So pork it is! This recipe also works great with ground turkey. You can, of course, use bottled sweet and sourContinue reading “Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs”