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  • Food & Swine

    Pigged Out Patty Melt

    Bacon, Ground Pork, Caramelized Onions, Gooey Cheese, Country Bread… this is the ultimate pork-inspired, Patty Melt sandwich.  My husband approves 100% and tells me it blows my $17,500 Sour Apple Pork Burger out…

  • Food & Swine

    Homemade Bread Bowls

    One of my very best friends brought the idea to me that I should host a baking class on homemade bread bowls and hearty soups.  Instead of hosting the class, I’m going to…

  • Food

    Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I’ve always said, the meal is as good as the mashed potatoes.  If you don’t want to spend the time to be overly fussy about…

  • Food & Swine

    Meat & Veggie Skillet & Fall

    We’re deep in the heart of harvest time and as many of you know, that leaves little time to get healthy meals on plates at the end of the day. I frequently get asked…

  • Food & Swine

    Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

    Yesterday, the weather changed and it truly felt like fall.  I love this time of the year, but it sprung up on me.  After being outside in the barn, then giving pitching…

  • Food & Swine

    Homemade Chicken Alfredo

    This meal of simple comfort food takes hardly any time to prepare and requires very few ingredients. We love the cellentani/cavatappi noodles in this dish. They hold their shape well and cling to the delicious homemade sauce. …

  • Food & Swine

    One Roast : Three Dinners

    One Roast = Hot Beef/Pork Sundaes, Beef & Noodles AND Crispitos… Sitting around the family dinner table seems to be a lost art to some folks. The amount of activities that our children are…

  • Food & Swine

    South of the Border Burger

    Since the Sutter Home Winery Build a Better Burger competition, I’ve had lots of burger recipe inspiration.  The winning Sour Apple Pork Burger hasn’t left my grilling schedule yet, I’ve been making it…

  • Food & Swine

    The Bodacious BLT

    This past week we’ve butchered, cured, and smoked our own pork belly turning it into some of the finest bacon I’ve ever had.  It was amazing.  We’re going to tweak that recipe…

  • Dinner

    Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Shrimp

    Days like this are perfect for trying new recipes.  I love to do that when we’re locked in the house.  We were supposed to have a family day out with Dad, helping…

  • Food & Swine

    Pig Chores & Caesar Sliders

    Before getting all fancy yesterday for Winefest Des Moines’ “Iowa Lawn Party”, we did chores.  Here are some pictures of all of the fun and some of the nonsense.  We were totally…

  • Food & Swine

    Onion Herb Cloverleaf Rolls

    This recipe won the blue ribbon in the King Arthur Flour Yeast Rolls “Cloverleaf Rolls” class last year.  It also took the 3rd place overall prize out of 10-12 classes, third to my…

  • Food & Swine

    Parmesan Pork & Veggie Skillet

    Since I’m officially done practicing for the Sutter Home “Build A Better Burger” contest, I’m left with a few pounds of ground pork that didn’t make the trial runs. (We leave for Napa tomorrow, eeeeek!)  I…