Category Archives: Pork

Sweet Tea Brined Pork Chops

During my brief stay in the South, I have noticed that one of the things you see everywhere is sweet tea.  People in the South apparently can’t get enough of it.  One day while I was making a brine for … Continue reading

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Soppressata, Red Onion, and Arugula Pizza (With the Perfect Crust)

Everyone knows that 90% of a pizza’s “mmm factor”  is contingent on the quality of the crust.  Anyone can put good toppings on a pizza, but if the crust is bad, it won’t taste good.  With that said, this post … Continue reading

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Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

Brown.  Beautiful.  Crispy.  Parmesan.  Pork.  What else could you possibly want in the star of your dinner?  I just love making these, and you won’t believe how delicious this dish is.  It’s absurdly easy, and I assure you, there will … Continue reading

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Croque Madame: The Best Sandwich on the Planet

I had an absurd number of croque madames while I was in Paris, considering all of the food choices that I had while I was there, and the number of foods I had on my “to try” list.  Croque madames … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork Bruschetta with Caramelized Onions and Mozzarella

Happy Monday!  You may have noticed I re-posted two blueberry posts last night.  Don’t mind me, just had to re-post them for a blueberry contest I’m entering.  If you have any blueberry posts of your own, feel free to enter … Continue reading

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Lipsmackin’ Good Spicy Sweet and Smoky BBQ Sauce

Is your mouth watering?  I mean look at that photo.  My mouth won’t stop watering even though my brain tells it to stop.  Let me tell you, this is the ultimate lipsmackin’ fingerlickin’ good BBQ sauce.  No, there will be … Continue reading

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Rubbed Pork Tenderloin Cuban Sandwiches with Homemade Fennel Seed Bread

This is my favorite sandwich in the whole entire world.  Someone go ask that sandwich guy on Next Food Network Star if he can come up with a better one (okay, is anyone else watching this season?  Who will win?  … Continue reading

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