“Dinner’s in the kitchen & it’s packed in ice…”

Posted on Sep 7th, 2012

Remember my being all cagey about the recipes I was working on, but couldn't share right away? Now I can--They're here in Foodie.com's Back-to-School…

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Apple Cheddar Paninis with Marinated Pork Chops

Posted on Feb 11th, 2014

This winter is killing me. Not literally, but it's been a couple years since I've felt this desolate for such a long time. I know it's been rough all…

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Apple Dressing Pork Chops

Posted on Oct 6th, 2014

I've let myself go as far as my low-sodium/anti-stroke/lowering-blood-pressure diet. I've been traveling a lot lately (well, for concerts--I know I…

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Bacon Butty

Posted on Mar 19th, 2014

I hadn't ever heard of a Bacon Butty until fairly recently. I saw some blurb somewhere in Saveur about one and I was intrigued. I've made Chip…

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Baked Balsamic Pork Chops

Posted on Sep 10th, 2014

For some reason, I haven't been buying a lot of pork lately. Which is too bad for Jay, as he's kind of like Homer Simpson with his love of pork. He'd…

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Balsamic Pork and Potato Hash

Posted on Mar 4th, 2014

I often have trouble with leftovers. I'm really not quite creative enough to just throw things together in a skillet, add some spices or seasonings,…

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Breakfast Tacos

Posted on May 12th, 2015

We've got a bit of a cold snap going on here in SoDak. Over the weekend, the western part of the state got hit with s-n-o-w (although the benefit to…

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Cheddar Bacon Potato Cakes

Posted on Jul 17th, 2013

This has been a crazy-busy week, and it's not even close to being over or slowing down yet. It's too frakking hot to do much in the way of cooking,…

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Cheddar BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Pizza

Cheddar BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Pizza #CookoutWeek

Posted on Jun 28th, 2016

This post is sponsored by True Made Foods. Remake your leftovers into a chewy, smoky-delicious Cheddar BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Pizza. I remember the…

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Cheddar Sausage Balls #SundaySupper

Posted on Jan 31st, 2016

This weekend's supposed to be a big deal, isn't it? Well it is for me--A couple friends and I went to see Hairball on Saturday night, and I was…

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Cheddar Sausage Rolls

Posted on Jun 9th, 2014

I don't remember exactly where I first saw sausage rolls...Probably Pinterest, now that I think about it. I had no idea they're a UK thing till I…

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Cheddar Cornmeal Waffles with Pulled Pork

Cornmeal Cheddar Waffles with Pulled Pork

Posted on Mar 30th, 2017

Waffles aren't just for breakfast. Make these savory Cornmeal Cheddar Waffles the next time you've got leftover Pulled Pork for a delicious new…

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Cornmeal Mush with Pulled Pork

Cornmeal Mush with Pulled Pork

Posted on Jul 7th, 2016

Cornmeal Mush is topped with leftover Pulled Pork in this easy and filling dish. Cornmeal Mush is one of those things I never think to make more…

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Even the Odd One: Some Garlic-Lemon Pork & Angsty Memories

Posted on Aug 17th, 2012

I'm alternately loving and hating the fact that it's Friday. It's basically the midway point between my mini-vacation, and while I've had the past…

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Farro Gnocchi with Pork Ragu

Posted on Apr 4th, 2015

I've been finding out things the hard way in regards to my health. I chalked my Hashimoto's up to just getting older and having to live tired. Then…

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Fried Gnocchi with Sausage and Tomatoes

Posted on May 26th, 2013

I had a lot of plans for this weekend. I thought up things I wanted to bake, recipes I wanted to try...And around midnight on Friday, we were awoken…

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Grilled Cheese with Bacon

Posted on Oct 19th, 2015

This post is brought to you by Annie's and Influenster Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup. Probably the most iconic of childhood lunches, with the…

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Homemade Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuits

Homemade Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuits

Posted on Jun 4th, 2017

Homemade Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuits are a tasty alternative to the fast food version - Plus, they're easily customized to suit your family's…

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Maple Cayenne Pork Hash

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2015

My father-in-law frequently tries to give us extra food from his freezer. He'll claim he's bought too much ground beef, or too much breakfast sausage…

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Maple Glazed Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2014

Brookings has an August event called the Wing & Brew Festival, to which I've never been and likely will never go, because I'm a cheapskate. The…

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Oven-Baked Baby Back Ribs with Cornbread

Oven-Baked Baby Back Ribs

Posted on Dec 29th, 2015

We've somewhat moved away from the more "traditional" Christmas dinners. I'm not sure what Jay's family used to do, but when I was growing up, it was…

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Pasta Filetto Di Pomodoro

Posted on Dec 30th, 2012

I've had my copy of the Rao's Cookbook for years. My mom had somehow gotten a copy of it, and was going to give it to one of my uncles for Christmas…

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Polenta with Sausage and Marinara

Posted on Nov 10th, 2014

I really really REALLY hate winter. In the ten years I've lived in South Dakota, only one winter has been decent, and that was the winter of 2011.…

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Pork Chops Milanese with Baby Greens

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

When we were in Wisconsin last weekend, my mom came bearing gifts. For the bambino, a book on dinosaurs. For me, a shirt from my alma mater and a new…

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Pork Chops with Port Wine Fig Pan Sauce (and a Giveaway!)

Posted on Feb 16th, 2015

This post is brought to you by Kitchen PLAY and Valley Fig. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I was lucky enough last October when at…

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Pork Chops, Peperoncini, and Potatoes

Pork Chops, Peperoncini, and Potatoes #SundaySupper

Posted on Feb 19th, 2017

Pork Chops, Peperoncini, and Potatoes is a deliciously easy-to-make meal. With a hint of heat from the vinegar peperoncini, this uses just one…

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Pulled Pork Cheese Fries

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2014

Yep...I made Pulled Pork Cheese Fries. I'm sure you've seen that a certain fast food restaurant is offering such a dish...I showed a picture of the…

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Pulled Pork Nachos

Posted on Jul 16th, 2015

When I was contacted by the people at Stubb's, I started looking through their recipe gallery on their website. They'd given me the option to make my…

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Pulled Pork Tostadas

Posted on Mar 10th, 2013

I've been looking for kitchen inspiration again. I've noticed that when I'm super-stressed, that's all I want to do--research recipes and come up…

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Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar

Posted on Nov 18th, 2012

Remember me? Yeah, I went AWOL this week for a couple reasons. For one, I had one of those spells where I just didn't feel like blogging. For another…

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Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuits

Posted on May 28th, 2013

Ever since I started taking Synthroid, I've had to find quick alternatives for breakfast, or risk going without. I can't eat for at least an hour…

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Sausage, Egg and Cheese Strata

Posted on Nov 10th, 2013

I could've sworn I had posted this recipe before, but dang if I can't locate it within my archives! No matter, here is my recreation of a Sausage,…

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Sausage, Pepper, and Provolone Sandwiches

Sausage, Pepper, and Provolone Sandwiches

Posted on Apr 25th, 2017

Make up some Sausage, Pepper, and Provolone Sandwiches for your next weekend meal.  By now, you all know my obsession with the movie…

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Sausage, Vinegar Peppers and Potatoes

Posted on Oct 14th, 2015

I've amassed so many cookbooks and cooking magazines, I'm starting to run out of places to store them. I have space where my old paralegal and law…

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Slow Cooker Dublin Coddle

Posted on Nov 20th, 2014

I would like to think that after a week now, that horrific stomach virus I came down with right before my birthday has run its course. Unfortunately,…

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Slow Cooker Pork Sirloin Roast

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2014

I really don't utilize my slow cooker nearly enough. I know there are a lot of people who use them year-round, but I seem to dig mine out more in the…

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Smoked Ribs

Smoked Ribs

Posted on Jun 30th, 2016

This post is brought to you by Swine Dining. Smoked Ribs are easier than you think to make, even if you don't have a smoker! I've been wanting to…

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Spicy Sausage Totchos

Posted on Mar 17th, 2016

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WildSideOfFlavor #CollectiveBias I'm a…

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Tomato Bacon Hominy

Tomato Bacon Hominy

Posted on May 25th, 2016

When it was still really chilly outside, I made up a batch of Chicken Posole. It was good, but what it did was remind me how much I like hominy. Jay…

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