Pork

Apr 08

Carnitas – Delicious Mexican Slow Cooked Pulled Pork

At our friends Cecilia and Eric I had the best tasting carnitas I’ve ever had. Being from Texas they were homesick for some comforting food and searched out for the best carnitas recipe they could find and tweak it. After living in Houston, I’ve tried carnitas many times, but theirs was truly delicious. Carnitas are …

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Mar 31

Compound Butter – The easy way to add flavor to a meal

Compound butter, or more commonly known as flavoured butter is a really easy and cheap way to add flavour to a dish without the effort of making a sauce. You’ve probably seen it most often on top of a steak in a restaurant, melting slowly adding a little zing of flavour to the meat. The …

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Dec 20

Say Hello to Mister Ham Steak

In most grocery stores, either positioned next to the packaged fresh cuts of pork or nestled near the bacon and breakfast sausage are these amazingly versatile, individually packaged, thick center cut, bone in, sliced, fully cooked ham steaks that are truly under appreciated. Whereas most of us are familiar with bacon and breakfast sausage, the …

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Sep 15

Spice Spice Baby

When grilling meat, the most important choice you make is the type and cut of meat for your chosen method of cooking. The second most important decision is whether to go a wet or dry rub. A dry rub is an excellent choice for flavoring already tender or moist cuts of meat. Next time you …

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Aug 18

All American Homemade Breakfast Sausage Recipe

When was the last time you ate real homemade breakfast sausage? For most of us the answer is never with the most likely response being when a thick slice of sausage meat was cut from a plastic chub of breakfast sausage infrequently purchased from the grocery store. Unfortunately, the reality is that we have eaten …

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