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Easy Carnitas, Slow Cooker or Dutch Oven

Had I known carnitas was this easy, I would have made this meal years ago. Carnitas means little meats. This carnitas is pork braised in broth for at least 3 hours, then pulled apart and crisped up and caramelized  in … Continue reading

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Mock Porchetta with Root Vegetables, the Best Roast Pork You’ll Ever Eat

This is premier man food that any sensible meat eating woman would love too. I am not exaggerating. The Italian flavor profile of rosemary, sage, thyme and fennel  is seductive enough to destroy any low fat diet, and paired with … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Dutch Pork and Sauerkraut, A Lighter Version

I grew up in Pennsylvania where food traditions are embedded in a serious and delicious way. I wrote more about it here. The Pennsylvania Dutch food influence is so strong that you can guarantee that every single household in the … Continue reading

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Baked Pork Chops with Rosemary, Apples and Caramelized Onions

Homer: Are you saying you’re never going to eat any animal again? What about bacon? Lisa: No. Homer: Ham? Lisa: No! Homer: Pork chops? Lisa: Dad, those all come from the same animal! Homer: Heh heh heh… ooh… yeah… right, … Continue reading

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Purple Food: Muscadine Grapes and Dressing Up a Pork Sandwich

Continuing in my series of  Purple Food, muscadine grapes are a rich source of polyphenols and are considered a super anti-oxidant. Find out more about the muscadine nutrition profile here. If you want to increase your knowledge of food, write … Continue reading

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Cooking Italy: Pork Loin Braised in Milk Bolognese Style

When I first purchased Marcella’s book, after pining over many choices for  Cooking Italy  I had some time to kill before meeting a friend. I went into Provence, a french bakery, for a coffee, a pastry and a place to … Continue reading

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