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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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