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”

Biscuits and Gravy

I’ve mentioned before my habit of making breakfast for dinner when I’m in the mood for easy cooking or a change of pace. One of our favorite breakfast dinners is biscuits and gravy. There is just something about the combination of a hot flaky biscuit and creamy sausage gravy that is heaven. I have aContinue reading “Biscuits and Gravy”

Caramelized Pork Belly Bánh Mì

I’m not sure if it is totally obvious, but my family loves sandwiches. Any and all of them. This caramelized pork belly bánh mì is unlike any other sandwich though. The bánh mì is a Vietnamese sandwich the combines French baguette and pâté with Vietnamese style meat (typically pork) and pickled vegetables. I sometimes makeContinue reading “Caramelized Pork Belly Bánh Mì”