Category Archives: Pork

McCormick’s Gourmet: Bourbon Spiced Pork

  I saw something new in the grocery aisle the other day, and I thought I’d try it.  It’s unusual for me to try things like this, as I’m fairly adept at using spices to season things without purchasing a … Continue reading

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Great Ideas: Breakfast/Brunch

Breakfast and brunch are two meals that weekends allow more elaborate preparation than merely slapping some peanut butter on toast before rushing out the door, which is unfortunately how all too many people break their nightly fast with the most … Continue reading

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Iowa Chowder

Most people, when they think of Iowa, think of corn.  That’s also where this recipe was born–in those same stereotypes of Iowa, and it features potatoes with pork and corn in a creamy base.  If the soup gets too thick, … Continue reading

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Native American inspired stuffed pumpkin recipe

The Native Americans contributed a lot of things to our modern diets, including things such as pumpkins, squash, beans, and corn.  Often, we forget our debt to their early agricultural endeavors and contributions to American farms. I was given the … Continue reading

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Gourmet burgers & bombs

A few weeks ago, I was singing the praises for Johnsonville’s Brat burgers.  This week, I’m horribly disappointed by the miserable failure of their “Italian Sausage Patties”. I had really high hopes, because I really LIKE their brat burgers, and … Continue reading

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Too much food? Pork Jumble Liar

Have you ever prepared a dish or a meal, using the right amount of the core ingredients (like meat) for the number of servings, but somehow…it grew? And then grew some more? I honestly had NO plans for feeding the … Continue reading

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Easy pork and rice dinner

Sometimes, we don’t want exciting, and we don’t have time for fussy.  We just want dinner, and we need it to nearly cook itself. Pork and rice dinner is just that–simple, no exotic seasonings, no fuss, quick to throw together … Continue reading

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