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Blog Entries - 2016

Slow Cooker Bacon Pork Chops

Posted on: September 28, 2016
Tags: Recipes
Fall is here! I couldn’t be happier personally, but fall is a busy time of year. As many of the meals I cook are; this one fit’s the parameters of being low maintenance, having fresh locally raised meat and produce, and it has to taste awesome of read more …

Chicken Quesadillas

Posted on: June 20, 2016
Tags: Recipes
Chicken quesadillas are one of my family’s favorites. I like it because without much time or prep work it’s a big and pretty healthy meal. I adapt this recipe to who I’m feeding and how hungry we are. I start out by cubing my chicken breasts read more …

Pork Shoulder Roast Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Posted on: May 10, 2016
Tags: Recipes
Pulled Pork sandwiches are a great meal for entertaining large groups, make ahead meals, or just an any night meal. I usually make this when I have family coming in because with a little prep work it’s a hands free meal. Then I can spend more time with read more …

Rendering Our Lard

Posted on: February 22, 2016
Lard has a high smoke point which makes it great for frying, and it's ideal for baking as it creates a light flaky texture. Rendering your lard from hogs with access to the outdoors will have added Vitamin D stores from being able to enjoy the sunlight. We read more …

Smoked Ham Steaks

Posted on: January 21, 2016
Tags: Recipes
So to be perfectly honest, I had never eaten a ham steak until I met my husband. His family made them regularly, but mine usually just had the hams ground. So having now made them several times I can tell you that it is worth it to have the hams cut into read more …

Salisbury Steak

Posted on: January 15, 2016
Tags: Recipes
Do you ever get in a cooking rut? Sometimes I get a little stuck when I am cooking with ground beef/pork. I do the regulars: Tacos, Spaghetti, Cheeseburgers, they are always tried and true… I found a new recipe for Salisbury steak and decided to give read more …

Pork Tenderloins

Posted on: January 5, 2016
Tags: Recipes
Wow, we made it through the holidays... Don't get me wrong, I love Christmas and seeing everyone, but I'm feeling a little worn down. I also ate way way way too much and it's showing on my scale... So this is the perfect time for a quick and easy, healthy, read more …