Pork

Grilled BBQ Pork Tenderloin with Peach BBQ Sauce

Grilled BBQ Pork Tenderloin with Peach BBQ Sauce

When I was writing my June Menu, D.J. was helping me think of new recipes, and when he mentioned pork tenderloin, I knew I had to add it to the menu.  BBQ Pork Tenderloin is super easy to make and takes no time at all […]

Get Ready For Back To School In Only 25 Minutes With These Easy Make Ahead Homemade Pot Stickers

Get Ready For Back To School In Only 25 Minutes With These Easy Make Ahead Homemade Pot Stickers

Homemade Pot Stickers are one of favorite foods and are so easy to make!  Only 25 minutes and 3 easy steps and dinner is done! We love pot stickers and usually get them when we are at a restaurant, but as delicious as pot stickers can […]

Low and Slow Fall Of The Bone BBQ Ribs

Low and Slow Fall Of The Bone BBQ Ribs

For me, Summer doesn’t officially start until we sit outside all day and cook up some juicy BBQ Ribs!  And this year, summer started on Father’s Day weekend, when we sat outside with our neighbors, grilled up some ribs and had some tasty frozen margaritas! […]

Leftover Night Simplified!  Easy BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie

Leftover Night Simplified! Easy BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie

Do you love leftovers?  We sure do!  On leftover night D.J. always talks about how his Mom took leftovers and made something completely different with them, so I channeled his Mom, and made this BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie using the leftover CrockPot Pulled Pork […]

So Simple and So Delicious!  Easy CrockPot Pulled Pork

So Simple and So Delicious! Easy CrockPot Pulled Pork

Incase you didn’t know by now, I LOVE pork!  It’s so versatile, and super easy to cook – especially in the CrockPot like this CrockPot Pulled Pork. This recipe is very basic and very simple to make.  I kept this one simple without a lot […]

Get Ready For Easter In 20 Minutes!  Orange Glazed Easter Ham Recipe

Get Ready For Easter In 20 Minutes! Orange Glazed Easter Ham Recipe

I love spring.  The days are longer, the sun is shining, and the weather is warming up and vegetables are starting to become more readily available, and of course, Easter Ham!  When ham hits the grocery stores, I know that spring is upon us.  We […]

Make Ahead and Freeze For A Quick and Easy Dinner Solution – Green Chili Quesadillas

Make Ahead and Freeze For A Quick and Easy Dinner Solution – Green Chili Quesadillas

Remember that awesome Colorado Style Green Chili from a couple weeks ago?  I used it to smother breakfast burritos, just as chili itself and to make these quick and easy Green Chili Quesadillas. I wasn’t lying when I said in Colorado, we smother/serve everything with […]

A 30 Minute Kid Friendly Dinner For Busy Weeknights!  Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta

A 30 Minute Kid Friendly Dinner For Busy Weeknights! Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta

A 30 minute kid-friendly dinner with pasta, cheese AND bacon.  What’s not to love?  Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta is a recipe that will have everyone coming back for seconds! This was a last minute recipe inspired by Anthony.  D.J. surprised me with a […]

Make Mornings Easy!  How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

Make Mornings Easy! How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

There are so many ways to cook bacon; in a skillet, on a griddle, in the microwave, deep fried, but the best way of all is to bake it in the oven!  If you’ve ever wondered how diners have that perfectly flat and crispy bacon, […]

Who Knew Eating Vegetables Could Be So Delicious?  Easy Snow Peas with Bacon Recipe

Who Knew Eating Vegetables Could Be So Delicious? Easy Snow Peas with Bacon Recipe

Bacon makes everything more delicious.  Simply cook some bacon, add the snow peas, and you have a simple side that everyone will love. Since I’ve been able to eat pork again, I’ve been on a bacon kick.  I always loved bacon, and now I eat […]

Traditional Italian Comfort Food Always Warms The Soul!  Simple Sausage and Peppers Recipe

Traditional Italian Comfort Food Always Warms The Soul! Simple Sausage and Peppers Recipe

Spicy Italian sausage with sweet bell peppers, onions and potatoes is pure Italian comfort food. When I was able to start eating pork again, this is one of the first dishes I wanted.  We usually always have Italian sausage in the house from when I […]

Enjoy A Taste of Colorado with This Authentic Colorado Style Green Chili Recipe!

Enjoy A Taste of Colorado with This Authentic Colorado Style Green Chili Recipe!

This classic style Colorado Green Chili has plenty of green chiles, tomatillos, tomatoes and pork. Since moving to Denver, we have been immersed in a world full of delicious, homemade Mexican food, and most importantly – green chili.  Green Chili is on EVERYTHING in Colorado […]

Celebrate This Taco Tuesday With Pork Tacos!  Easy Stove Top Carnitas Recipe

Celebrate This Taco Tuesday With Pork Tacos! Easy Stove Top Carnitas Recipe

Pork Tacos aka Carnitas are full of flavor, and this stove-top version only takes about 2 hours. This recipe can just as easily be made in the crockpot if you need a quick fix dinner.  Toss the ingredients in a crockpot, and set it on […]

CrockPot BBQ Pulled Pork Is Always A Good Choice

CrockPot BBQ Pulled Pork Is Always A Good Choice

Pulled pork!  An American classic slow cooked at a low temperature, making the pork so tender that it just melts in your mouth. BBQ Pulled Pork is my absolute FAVORITE food.  When we lived in North Carolina, D.J. and I had a standing date-night at […]

A Simple But Elegant Christmas Dinner – Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Balsamic Glaze

A Simple But Elegant Christmas Dinner – Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Balsamic Glaze

This simple but elegant Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Balsamic Glaze will take center stage at your Christmas Dinner table! This recipe came about because on Thanksgiving we were going to have our “Christmas” dinner.  Being a food blogger, we eat a lot of […]

A Simple Thanksgiving Appetizer That Can You Can Make Ahead Of Time – Mini Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

A Simple Thanksgiving Appetizer That Can You Can Make Ahead Of Time – Mini Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Yesterday, I shared something new for me at Mom’s Bistro, and shared a simple sewing tutorial for DIY Can Koozies in preparation for Christmas, but not until I wrote and shared that post did it hit me that we always seem to have a Thanksgiving […]