Tag 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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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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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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Pork chops make for an easy supper

Pork chops are a Gulf Coast standard.  There are as many ways to cook them as there are cooks who cook them.  All too often, today’s pork ends up dry, tasteless, and less-than-wonderful as a main dish.  This particular recipe, … Continue reading

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New Years Day and what we’re really eating

It’s New Year’s Day, and while a lot is written about lucky foods and whatnot, what are people REALLY eating today? I can’t answer that question for the world, or even the Gulf Coast, but I can tell you what … Continue reading

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Leftovers-friend or foe?

Leftovers are getting a bad rap.  People wrinkle their noses and act as though they are about to be faced with shoe gruel for their next meal.  It shouldn’t be that way.  Leftovers are the hurried cook’s best friend! Planning … Continue reading

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