Chinese Roast Pork with Vegetables

This recipe comes from the wonderful Woks of Life. I pretty much love any recipe from that site. Roast pork with Chinese vegetables combines the amazingly flavorful Char Siu pork with tons of veggies for a delicious and complete meal. I typically sous vide my char siu when I’m making BBQ pork buns, but IContinue reading “Chinese Roast Pork with Vegetables”

Konigsberger Klopse (German Meatballs in Caper Sauce)

This dinner idea comes from some women my husband works out with who are both married to Germans. They were discussing German recipes and this one came up and my family is crazy about capers so I knew I wanted to try it (thank you ladies, for the idea). According to the recipes I read,Continue reading “Konigsberger Klopse (German Meatballs in Caper Sauce)”

Pork Tenderloin with Blue Cheese Sauce

Is anyone else completely obsessed with blue cheese? My cousin and I used to be addicted to the McDonalds side salads in the 80s with the packets of blue cheese dressing, and my love of anything blue cheese has never died. My daughter likes it enough that she picked out a blue cheese truffle fromContinue reading “Pork Tenderloin with Blue Cheese Sauce”

Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Cream Sauce

Pork tenderloin cooks quickly so makes a good weeknight meal, but it can be dressed up too. Pork pairs really well with strong flavors like mustard and tarragon, and the bit of cream in the sauce for this dish really rounds out the meal. I use my sous vide machine to cook pork tenderloin, followedContinue reading “Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Cream Sauce”

Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Noodle Bowl

This Vietnamese lemongrass pork noodle bowls are one of my favorite meals. The lemongrass pork is served with tofu, cucumber, carrot, bell pepper, cilantro and mint over rice noodles and drizzled with amazing nuoc cham (lime sauce). They are healthy and light, but pack so much flavor into one bowl. They don’t require a tonContinue reading “Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Noodle Bowl”

Pan Seared Pork Chops with Mustard Cider Sauce

Pork chops were not something I got excited about for most of my life. We’ve all eaten a dry, flavorless pork chop at some point. Pan seared pork chops with mustard cider sauce is not that dried up puck of tasteless pork. These chops are brined in a sugar/salt solution to help keep them moistContinue reading “Pan Seared Pork Chops with Mustard Cider Sauce”

Spicy Pork with Korean Rice Cakes and Bok Choy

Spicy pork with Korean rice cakes and bok choy is another quick dinner recipe you can make in 30 minutes. My high school aged son is working the dinner shift at a local restaurant and feeding him before he heads to work means I need some quick meals on the nights he works. This recipeContinue reading “Spicy Pork with Korean Rice Cakes and Bok Choy”

Carnitas Tacos + Taqueria Red Salsa

I think I have mentioned before that we are a bit obsessed with tacos. Especially taqueria style tacos. We used to live in California and had access to some amazing taquerias there. When we first moved east, it was hard to find similar food here. Thankfully now there is a lot more popping up inContinue reading “Carnitas Tacos + Taqueria Red Salsa”

Hatch Chile BBQ Pulled Pork

Since we live in North Carolina, we are surrounded by BBQ. There are two main types, Eastern and Western. Eastern is vinegar based and is my favorite. Western is more traditional, with the sweet thick BBQ sauce. They are both delicious. There are also a million variations and different cooking methods. This hatch chile bbqContinue reading “Hatch Chile BBQ Pulled Pork”