Category Archives: pork

black bean soup with pork & veggies

black bean soup/feature

If you’re not a black bean lover, what are you waiting for? And black bean soup is the perfect place to start to convert you for good! Throw in a ham hock and you’re in smoky hog heaven!

split pea soup with ham (or not)

split pea soup'/feature 2

Split pea soup is a classic, so simple to put together, is easy on the pocket book and couldn’t be a healthier dish to enjoy as is or load up with heartier fare to turn it into a complete meal!

sausage meatballs marinara

Sausages can be turned into meatballs with a simple pinch and slide saving you a boatload of time customizing your own recipe. Try this on for size and you’ll be enjoying meatballs more often than you thought possible!

pork loin grilled with smoke

pork smoky grilled/feature

There’s nothing like a grilled pork loin, sliced up to feed a crowd – perfect in sandwiches, wraps, salads, paninis, pastas & rice dishes. For melt-in-your-mouth pork – the secret is a marinade, a pouch of wood chips and a hot grill!

baked beans with mesquite

pork & beans

Mastering a basic baked bean recipe will broaden your horizons completely! The multitude of additions can take basic beans in any direction you want.

pulled pork loin

pork pulled feature

The best pulled pork is made with a long slow cook or braise in a succulent marinade where heat and time do the work. Shoulders and butts are favoured but a long slow cook is kind to all sorts of cuts.

dumplings with pork, shrimp & mushrooms

dumplings

Dumplings are treasured the world over and every culture has their own. They are easy to make at home with either store-bought wrappers or make your own dough. The filling options are as endless as your imagination – so feel free to lose your mind!

beef ragù

ragu/feature

Ragù – it doesn’t get more basic – carrots, celery, onions, ground beef, canned tomatoes, red wine and broth with a finish of hot milk come together to create this Italian classic, Thanks to your food processor and a big pot, a gloriously legit ragù is yours for the taking and will give the classic ragù Bolognese a run for its money – and that ain’t no bologna!

bacon

Bacon will transform a dish and it won’t take much. Start with bacon or stop with bacon – just get bacon in the game, the depth of flavor is unmistakable. A little bacon can finish all sorts of dishes – salads, pastas, rice, soups, sandwiches – just dice & fry and you’ve just discovered how to enjoy bacon without shortening your life.

wraps ~ pork, veggie, rice & cheddar

Embracing tortilla wraps will transform anything you want to bring together. And when it coomes to leftovers – a little bit of this and a little bit of that creates a whole new meal, thanks to the tortilla! Ever noticed how tortilla wraps are served alongside a variety of items intended to be rolled up inside.