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pork

  • Dinner

    Pulled Pork Gyros

    In Iowa, there’s never a shortage of responsibly raised and reasonably priced pork and the pork shoulder roast, aka: Boston Butt is my favorite cut of all. There are so many ways…

  • BACON

    Bacon Candy

    Sweet. Salty. Bacon-y. Addictive. Bacon Candy is all that and then some. It is a tastebud-tantalizing, tongue-twerking blessing for your mouth. Perfect for your game day spread, served up at a cocktail…

  • Food

    Top 9 Iowa State Fair Food Faves

    If you plan to eat your way through the 2016 Iowa State Fair, I’ve got your get-your-hands-on-all-the-food game plan, right here. As a veteran Fair-goer, you’ll find some classic tastes on my menu…

  • Food

    Pork Tenders and Honey Mustard Sauce

    Believe it or not, the most popular recipe I turn out in my kitchen isn’t pie, cinnamon rolls or 6 layer chocolate cake. It is this simple recipe for Pork Tenders with…

  • Food, Pigs

    BBQ Pulled Pork & Pig Farming

    Pulled pork has to be the most widely used recipe for pork shoulder, ever. When I created the recipe for Pork Carnitas, I cut the shoulder roast into large pieces before searing…

  • Dinner, Lunch

    The Best Pork Carnitas

    Recently, I read that a fast food chain restaurant was unable to serve Pork Carnitas on their menu due to an issue with a pork supplier in their chain. I’ll spare ya the details,…

  • Food & Swine

    2014 Top Recipes

    These are the top reader-selected recipes on my blog for 2014.  There are still a few out there that I may include in a later post, but for now, all of the recipes…

  • 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

    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…