Pork

Cuban-Style Pulled Pork Sliders

Cuban Style Pulled Pork Sliders

Who doesn’t love a good fiesta? Especially when it’s celebrating our sweet friend Krystal and the impending arrival of sweet little Cookie. Krystal is the blogger behind Mrs. Regueiro’s Plate. She and I share a love for massive prop rooms and an adoration for California-based food photographer-stylists couples To celebrate, a few of Krystal’s friends [...]

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Red Beans, Sausage, and Quinoa

Healthier Red Beans, Sausage, and Rice

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Besides Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya (which is one of the most popular recipes among our friends and family), my other favorite New Orleans-inspired dish is Red Beans, Sausage, and Rice. I set out to give the dish a bit of a healthier makeover because, aside from the occasional indulgence, we’re [...]

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Ham and Cheese Sliders

Ham and Cheese Sliders

I had no doubt that with all the rave reviews that these sandwiches had received from fellow bloggers, that they’d be a huge hit at our daughter’s birthday party. They did not disappoint. Meet the rockstars of the party, Ham and Cheese Sliders. I sweetened my favorite dinner roll dough with honey, split the baked [...]

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Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Cranberry Sauce

Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Cranberry Sauce

I love cranberries. And that love goes way, way back. Back to the ridged, jiggly, jellied cylinder that slid out of the can at Thanksgiving. Back to the cranberry-cream cheese muffins and cake that my parents consistently sold out of at their bakery. Back to our newly-established Christmas tradition, a cranberry-studded biscotti. And I can’t [...]

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Brined Pork Chops with Blackberry-Port Sauce

When cherry season rolls around again next year, I know the first thing we’ll make. Pork chops. We first made this dish with fresh cherries right at the end of the season. It was pretty darn fantastic. And when cherries quickly disappeared from the shelves, we switched to another fruit that performs equally well in [...]

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Pulled Pork Empanadas with Peach-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Pulled Pork Empanadas with Peach-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Some of the greatest things about food blogging have very little to do with food. I’ve had a chance to meet some absolutely fun and wonderful people over the last several years, and one of those fun and wonderful people is about to have a brand new baby! My friend Josie, the sweet tea and [...]

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Zucchini Carbonara

Penne & Zucchini Carbonara

Tell me we’re not alone. You know what? You don’t even have to reassure me. I know we’re not alone. I know we’re not the only ones who became completely enamored by the idea of growing our own produce. With the vision of walking into the backyard, sun shining & birds chirping, with a pair [...]

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Pork Chops with Agrodolce Sauce

For the longest time, the Foodie Groom insisted that he didn’t like pork chops. Early on, I took “I don’t like [fill-in-the-blank,” at face value. He didn’t need a second mother, after all. But when I was staring down a killer deal on big, thick pork chops, I asked why he didn’t like pork chops. [...]

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