Category Archives: Pork

A variety of recipes where pork is the main ingredient.

Macaroni Baked Ziti is Possible

What is Baked Ziti? Traditionally, Baked Ziti is an Italian casserole dish, cooked with tomato sauce and cheese.  After searching my pantry, I discovered I did not have any Ziti, nor Penne pasta, both used interchangeably in this classic recipe.  … Continue reading

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Crispy Pan-Fried Pork Chops

I did not have a clue what I was going to make for dinner, so I thumbed through a great cookbook, Cooking for Two 2012 (America’s Test Kitchen)   This cookbook has come in handy since Doug and I became … Continue reading

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Breakfast Brunch Scramble

I love scramble recipes.  I consider a “scramble,” as any dish that includes scrambled eggs, combined with a meat, starch and vegetable, cooked in a cask iron skillet with very little fat. So, Sunday around lunchtime, I wanted some kielbasa … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Carbonara Sauce

As one of my FAVORITE dishes ever, a good Spaghetti with Carbonara Sauce can be very difficult to make. I have tried at least a dozen different ways and although this particular recipe cannot be classified as EASY, it is … Continue reading

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Tips for Cooking Ham For Easter

A beautifully cooked ham is a traditional centerpiece for an Easter family dinner.  Roasting a ham is not difficult if you follow some simple steps.  The following are some good tips on thawing, preparing and cooking your holiday ham. There … Continue reading

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National Meatball Day! – Easy Italian Sausage Meatballs

Today is National Meatball Day, so I thought I would share MY PERSONAL meatball recipe.  After I researched many recipes for the perfect, EASY meatball, I have designed this recipe.  Let me know if you try them. PREP: 20-25 MINUTES    … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Pig Day! with EASY Sautéed Pork Chop with Jack Daniel’s Glaze

Today’s pork is leaner (about 1/3 fewer calories) and higher in protein than that consumed just 10 years ago. Pork is a great source of protein:  100 grams of roasted pork top loin contains 26.45 grams of protein. Roasted pork … Continue reading

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