Portuguese Braised Pork Shoulder and Clams

I was looking for an older recipe I wrote about before for today’s blog. Reason being is I didn’t really make anything note worthy this past week. For our #worldwidewednesday family dinner we went to the Azores and while we liked everything except for the sausage, it was SO smoky and the texture was not to my liking. So this recipe Portuguese recipe popped up … Continue reading Portuguese Braised Pork Shoulder and Clams

Mongolian Beef & Buuz meat filled dumpling

I was just reflecting on how quiet it was sitting out here on the porch with the dog. THEN my son showed up with his dog to let him run around the field to expel some energy. Luckily his dog and our dog get along quite well and chasing tennis balls is the best game ever. Last week for our #worldwidewednesday family dinner we went … Continue reading Mongolian Beef & Buuz meat filled dumpling

Porchetta – herb pork belly wrapped pork loin

Word of the weekend “procrastination” – I made my “usual” list of things I need to get to. Some more important than others. Out of 19 things, don’t worry some are silly but I write them all down so I don’t forget; or is it more so I can cross them off. Friday night I tell myself to get up and get going early. I … Continue reading Porchetta – herb pork belly wrapped pork loin

boneless chicken thighs – bold and crispy

You often do not think of boneless chicken thighs being crispy; at least I don’t. These pack a lot of flavor and a little crisp to your weeknight boneless skinless chicken thighs. It comes together pretty easy and quick. You could be eating in under 25 minutes; that’s a quick in my books.  I served these along side some roasted broccoli and some garlic parmesan … Continue reading boneless chicken thighs – bold and crispy

seafood boil to go – outer banks

We have been spending the week in the outer banks of North Carolina with some friends. Not a lot of cooking other then breakfast has been happening. However I would like to share with you one of our dinners we had the other night. OK Technically we did cook it but we only needed to place an order and pick it up plus add a … Continue reading seafood boil to go – outer banks

Bibimbap using up leftover bulgogi

Good morning and Happy Easter! I woke up early this morning to get my blog done and to also hide eggs for my adult children to find, It is getting harder and harder to find spots they haven’t already found the eggs in years past. Last year I resorted to using tape to stick the eggs to the bottom of things so they couldn’t just … Continue reading Bibimbap using up leftover bulgogi