slow-roasted pork shoulder with garlic and citrus

This morning did not go how I had envisioned how it was going to go; not complaining just pointing out why I am so late in posting.  I had planned on looking through some of my food pictures; decide on one to write about and share the recipe. I awoke to my husband making breakfast and he invited his parents and my son and daughter-in-law … Continue reading slow-roasted pork shoulder with garlic and citrus

Stewed pork butternut squash and walnut gremolata

Now this is a recipe my daughter made a couple of weeks ago; a recipe she got from a cookbook called cook beautiful. Pork shoulder does not spring to mind beautiful. We usually end up shredding it and dousing it in BBQ sauce; which makes for a fantastic sandwich don’t get me wrong but beautiful I don’t think so. I do suppose beauty is in … Continue reading Stewed pork butternut squash and walnut gremolata

Braised Leeks and Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese

OK so maybe the title didn’t grab your attention but let me tell you these were melt in your mouth delicious. A few weeks ago I was going through a bunch of recipes and making my grocery list.  Sometimes this works out fabulously and sometimes not so much. I was a little to over ambitious with how many things I had wanted to make and … Continue reading Braised Leeks and Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese

Portuguese Braised Pork and Clams

  Last weekend I made up for the lack of spending time in the kitchen. I almost made too many things if that is possible. We had leftovers all week long which for us is not a bad thing. I know so many people that do not like leftovers. I wonder why that is. Do they make things that don’t reheat well? What they ate … Continue reading Portuguese Braised Pork and Clams

Pot Roast with Mushroom Gravy

If you have never made a pot roast; wait that can’t even be a thing; I’m sure EVERYONE has made a pot roast at least once in their lives right? I made the most amazing one for our Sunday dinner last week. I am going to apologize up front that I got totally distracted from the awesomeness of it; I neglected to take a final … Continue reading Pot Roast with Mushroom Gravy

Cider Glazed Pork Belly and Brussels Sprouts

I realize that a couple of the ingredients in the title might scare a few people off in not only reading this blog but making it is completely out of the question. I can only say that if you have never tried pork belly you need to put it on your short list. I have some in my freezer pretty much all the time now. … Continue reading Cider Glazed Pork Belly and Brussels Sprouts