Category: Pork

grilling fun all summer long

One of my favorite things about summer is grilling.  I will grill pretty much anything in the summer…I mean it.  This summer we have already grilled burger, steaks, veggies, peaches and even bread…yes I said bread.    Trust me grilled bread is AMAZING!!  Even better than grilled bread is this …

Ribs by James…

My brother James and my mom are HUGE fans of ribs.  Anytime we go eat at any of our local BBQ joints (which we have several of here in Texas) they always order ribs.  Me, I am more of a brisket and sausage gal, but that is for another day …

no oven space needed for this ham

Easter is this weekend and that means it is time to start planning the menu and trust me this ham is a must have for your Easter get together.  I don’t know about your family but Easter always mean ham to us.  We used to buy it from that Honey Baked …

It’s time for a BBQ

As I have mentioned before we grill a lot around here.  If it were up to me we would grill every meal in the summer, but I will settle for several in a week. For Friends and Family When The Hubby and I entertain the grill is normally on and many …

maple loving good

Pork chops are a go to dinner for The Hubby and I.  I just love how versatile it is and how EASY it is to prepare. The other white meat… Those commercials always made me laugh so hard.  This one still makes me laugh…I don’t know that I have ever …

at home pork that is so, so good

I don’t know about you but one of the hardest things to eat out, when you are trying to eat good, is Chinese food.  It can be loaded with tons of sodium, hidden calories and fat all the while being bathed in delicious sauces that make you want to keep eating. …

ham, ham, beans & more ham…

Easter has come and gone, and if your refrigerator looks anything like mine it loaded with tons of leftovers.  I have some au gratin potatoes, green bean casserole, pistachio fluff and of course ham…tons & tons of ham…so why not add some beans to the mix?   It never fails, …

get up & smell the bacon

Spring Break is here and that means it is time to relax, have fun and EAT…& I say lets eat some bacon!! There is just something so indulgent about bacon that makes you feel like your doing something a little naughty…and trust me this sweet & spicy version is a …

takin’ it slow with pork chops

Happy Monday and Happy (day after) Valentines Day.  I hope your weekend was something to remember.  We had a busy one here in…my uncle came in for my Mammaw’s 89th birthday, we had a birthday party for her (recipes from the party will be coming soon), we played her favorite …

never order a ham again

Almost every Thanksgiving my brother-in-law will order a ham from that honey place, but this year I decided I wanted to tackle it on my own…I mean it surely couldn’t be that hard. First I had to decide if I wanted the it to be sweet, more spicy or fruity.  After discussing …