Category Archives: Pork

Potato and Corn Chowder with Pancetta

Potato and Corn Chowder with Pancetta

It’s winter, and this one has been a REAL winter. Tons of snow, a bunch of ridiculously cold days, and that feeling of wanting to do nothing more than wrap up in a blanket in front of the fire. As a side note, man do I ever wish we had a wood burning fireplace, gas just isn’t the same. Another ...

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Sausage Crostini

Sausage Crostini

Alright, this has to be one of the quickest and easiest things you’ll find to make. The day I made these, I did them as a side. I made some fresh cheese ravioli in a light tomato sauce, and I knew that Bo would be looking for a hit of meat somewhere (he’s not a big fan of fresh tomato ...

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Summer Salad with Cantaloupe, Bocconcini, Prosciutto and Mint

Summer Salad with Cantaloupe, Bocconcini, Prosciutto and Mint

Alright, getting back in to the swing of things around here with a super quick and easy salad. It’s delicious too. What isn’t delicious about juicy balls of fresh melon, soft mild cheese, salty cured meat, and brisk mint. I mean honestly, I could probably eat this daily for a month before I was sick of it. Anna was as ...

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Italian Style Sausage and Peppers

Italian Style Sausage and Peppers

I’ve been making this dish for a while now, but it always felt like there was something missing in it. I had gone through a bunch of different recipes, but they were all variations of the same. It wasn’t until I got this great cookbook to review “Lidia’s Favorite Recipes by Lidia Bastianich” that it clicked, it wasn’t the ingredients ...

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Pork Florentine Casserole

Pork Florentine Casserole

Alright, all cards on the table: I hate spinach. I have never found a way to eat it where I didn’t think it tasted like old socks. Being the great wife that I am though, when I saw the picture of golden brown, Parmesan crusted pork chops nestled in a bed of creamed spinach, I knew it was something Bo ...

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The hunt for the perfect pizza

The hunt for the perfect pizza

I’ve been trying for a few years now to figure out a way to make the perfect, pizzeria style pizza at home. I’m slowly getting closer. My first few dough’s were almost more focaccia like (not what I was looking for), and while this one is the closest yet to what I’m aiming for, it was a little sweeter than ...

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