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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 …

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 …

Two Dinners - One Roast

Posted on: November 14, 2015
Tags: Recipes

The versatility of a roast is unprecedented.  Being empty nesters, a two meal roast is an ideal way to utilize leftovers. Both meals are low maintenance, healthy, and extremely easy.

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Rosemary & Garlic Pan-Fried Lamb Chops

Posted on: November 9, 2015
Tags: Recipes
We have a very busy household with both of us working full time, raising our son, and tending to our animals so a healthy quick meal is something we relish. We also are a family that loves our pasture raised lamb. This recipe is a perfect marriage of things read more …

Apple and Herb Roasted Pork Loin

Posted on: October 16, 2015
Tags: Recipes
I love fall trips to the orchard, and I always end up getting more apples than I can humanly eat. Apples however, pair perfectly with pork! I used my apple slicer and made a nice bed of apples in the bottom of the roasting pan. Then I mixed a small bowl of read more …

Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs

Posted on: September 24, 2015
Tags: Recipes
Guilty as charged! Spaghetti is one of my fail-safe meals. I always feel like I'm taking the easy route when I make spaghetti so I try to spice it up a little and make it more interesting. This time, in addition to my ground beef spaghetti sauce, I baked some read more …

Big Batch Lasagna

Posted on: August 25, 2015
Tags: Recipes
When it begins to feel like fall, like it has this week, I start thinking about hearty warm foods like soups, stews, casseroles, and yes lasagna. Whenever I make lasagna I make a big batch and freeze it. Fall is a busy time of year for farmers so we like to read more …

Summer Pork Burgers

Posted on: July 27, 2015
Tags: Recipes

Nothing says summer to me like pork burgers on the grill with veggies from my garden.  When it's as hot and muggy as it is here, the grill is a fabulous solution to not making your house unbearably hot.

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Crock-pot Ranch Chicken

Posted on: June 25, 2015
Tags: Recipes

Attention busy moms, families on the go, and those of you who just don’t want to toil in the kitchen! All you need for this low maintenance meal is chicken breasts or tenderloins, one can of cream of chicken soup, and a packet of ranch seasoning.

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Pork Chops on the Grill

Posted on: June 19, 2015
Tags: Recipes

Pork chops on the grill are a wonderful summer treat in my family. They are very easy, wonderfully scrumptious, and cooking them on the grill won't turn your house into a sauna! I start with a whole loin and slice the chops 1/2inch to 3/4 inch, depending on my mood.

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Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Mint

Posted on: May 19, 2015
Tags: Recipes
We love lamb! It great to try new things and if any of you have a garden mint is a very easy herb to grow (and if you don't have a garden mint is great for an indoor planter too). So mix your fresh mint with some very fresh wholesome lamb and give this recipe read more …