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”

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”

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”

Baked Sweet Heat Spare Ribs

Dinner tonight. More ribs! This time Sweet Heat Baked Ribs. Yes, BAKED! They were so tender! Served with Green Bean Casserole, Loaded Broccoli Baked Potatoes, Cornbread Bake and buttered rolls. ¼ cup Olive Oil 1 large clove Garlic; finely minced ½ teaspoon Onion Powder 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 2 teaspoons Smoked Paprika ½ teaspoon RedContinue reading “Baked Sweet Heat Spare Ribs”

Sweet and Sticky Asian Style Ribs

I found a heck of a deal on ribs! These turned out brilliantly! They are so sticky, sweet and delicious, plus that smoke flavor. Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein and Sesame Braids make amazing sides for this family favorite. If you don’t have a smoker or grill, you can slow roast them in your ovenContinue reading “Sweet and Sticky Asian Style Ribs”

Spicy Orange Honey Pork Chops

Labor Day brought a feast! These Spicy Orange Honey Pork Chops came together remarkably fast and they were a hit. Served them with a Cauliflower & Broccoli Cheddar Bake, Cheese & Wild Rice Stuffed Mushrooms, Loaded Mash Potato Bake, Hawaiian Mac Salad, Sweet Heat Cornbread Muffins and Bloomin’ Onion Deviled Eggs! Needless to say, everyoneContinue reading “Spicy Orange Honey Pork Chops”