Archives: Pork

Chili-Roasted Baby Backs with Homemade BBQ Sauce

June 14, 2012 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Kid-friendly, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes

Looking for something special to make on Father’s Day? Look no further than this recipe for Chili-Roasted Baby Backs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce. Dang, they’re good! The bad photo doesn’t do them justice (I was in a hurry to get them on the table). Also, don’t skip the steps of making the homemade sauce…it’s easy […]

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Breakfast Burritos with Chorizo and Eggs

May 2, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Breakfast Burritos with Chorizo and Eggs | Filed in Breakfast, Mexican, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes

Breakfast burritos are easy to make and a great way to start the day! This recipe features fresh Mexican chorizo which is uncooked — not Spanish chorizo, a smoked sausage. Scrambled eggs, cheese, salsa, cilantro and avocado complete the burrito. Yum! Want to make a vegetarian version? Soyrizo (or soy chorizo) would be a good […]

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Hoisin Pork with Napa Cabbage

January 7, 2012 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Asian, Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes

Stir-fries are a great weeknight meal because they’re usually quick and easy. Plus,  many stir-fry recipes combine protein and veggies so all you have to do is add steamed rice and you’ve got a complete meal. This particular recipe features super tender pork tenderloin and napa cabbage (aka Chinese cabbage) in a flavorful hoisin sauce. Yum! As […]

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Morning Eggs on Mushroom-Bacon Hash

September 30, 2011 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Breakfast, Eggs, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes

Bacon lovers will devour this delicious hash loaded with potatoes, mushrooms, onions and, of course, bacon! For hearty appetites, you’ll want to double the recipe. Don’t skimp on the bacon here…buy a good quality, thick-sliced bacon. Also, to speed up the morining cooking process, prep the onions and mushrooms and cook the potatoes the night before; just […]

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Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins

June 17, 2011 by andrea | Comments Off on Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins | Filed in Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes

This recipe for Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins is a definite go-to entertaining recipe. It’s easy, delicious and doesn’t break the bank! The marinade gives the pork great herb/citrus flavor (just be sure to let it marinate for at least 3 hours…longer is even better). I grilled the tenderloins instead of searing and roasting them in the […]

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Penne in Country Ragù

April 11, 2011 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Italian, Main Dish, Pasta, Pork, Recipes

Because I love Italian sausage, I always try to have some on hand so I can make simple pasta dishes like this one. The ragù gets flavor from the sausage, a little red wine, garlic and some fresh basil.  And, if you make it a day ahead, it’s a perfect meal for entertaining because all you have to do […]

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Spaghetti Squash with Sausage and Greens

February 9, 2011 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Main Dish, Pork, Recipes, Vegetable

I love winter squash in every form! This spaghetti squash recipe is a creative way of using this humble and mildly flavored variety of winter squash. It’s simple, quick and a great way to get a good dose of your green and yellow vegetables. For the squash, I scooped the seeds out before cooking. I used […]

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Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Apples and Onions

December 29, 2010 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes

This recipe for Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Apples and Onions is quick enough for weeknight cooking yet delicious enough for entertaining. When I first told Husband what we were having for dinner, I got a lukewarm response (apples and onions?). But after just one bite, he heartily agreed that it was a great dish. I doubled […]

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Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Cranberry Sauce

December 3, 2010 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Christmas, Holidays, Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes

I love pork tenderloin because it’s difficult to mess up. This recipe for Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Cranberry Sauce is a perfect holiday dish because it’s easy, delicious, festive looking, and can easily be doubled or tripled to feed more people. The slightly sweet, slightly savory balsamic-cranberry sauce is a great compliment to the tender roasted […]

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Backyard Barbecued Pork Tenderloin

October 20, 2010 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes

Pork tenderloin, the most tender cut of pork, is great for entertaining because it’s hard to mess up. Marinated and grilled, this recipe produces meat that is tender,  juicy and flavorful. The orange juice/zest, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and barbecue sauce combination creates a unique marinade and tastes nothing like plain ol’ barbecue sauce. I served the pork with […]

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