Pork

Jul 26

Seriously Simple Pulled Pork

Sometimes life gets in the way of cooking but I hate to settle, so I have a few favorites that I pull out for these occasions. Pulled pork is so easy and if you’ve got a crock pot, it is perfect for not heating up the kitchen in the summer. BBQ Pulled Pork 1 Pork Roast …

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Apr 26

Uncle Nicky Stabile’s Italian Cheese and Pork Sausage Recipe

When I first told my mom that I had received a sausage making attachment for the Kitchen Aid, her first response was that I would have to make Uncle Nicky’s Pork and Provolone Sausages. My response was “Do you have the recipe?” There was no recipe, just the memories of my mother and her cousins …

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Apr 11

Mister Stock: The Unsung Hero of Cooking

Whenever I begin the process of making a soup, broth, gravy or stock, I am reminded of the folk tale Stone Soup. There are many versions of the tale, but the premise behind the story aside form generosity and charity is one of how the soup will continue to taste better as additional ingredients are …

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Feb 22

Chinese American Restaurant…So Not American

Someone once told me that in Houston, TX you could eat a different non-chain restaurant every day of the year and never once repeat a location. Not only is this true, but I am willing to bet that within Chinatown the same rule applies. I have lived in Houston, TX since 1996 and in that …

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Feb 13

Italian Meatballs – Santelli Family Style

As a child I remember going to my great grandmother’s house in New Jersey and sitting down for an afternoon of eating. The afternoon would start with this special round Italian bread, butter and strong stove top brewed coffee. Then the pan fried meatballs would be served, with the chicken soup with small pasta coming …

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