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pork

  • 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…

  • Food & Swine

    Iowa Blogger Pork-nic

    We’re going to have a bounty of pork to eat this fall and winter after recently taking a pig to the locker. I’ve asked some of my fellow Iowa Bloggers to help…

  • Food & Swine

    Our Modern Pig Barns

    Today I’m taking you on a tour of our modern pig barns.  Come on into my prep shed and grab a pair of coveralls and clean boots and we’ll be on our…

  • 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

    Pretzel Dogs

    Pretzel Dogs are so fun to make and the love for them transcends generations in my house. Tonight when I served them for dinner I got ooooo’s and ahhhhh’s from grandkid to grandparent…

  • 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

    Girls’ Guide to Grilling

    Grilling?  Who, Me? A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to compete in a burger competition.  It was the most amazing experience and you can click back through all of…

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    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

    Dynamite Pork Breakfast Burger

    Rarely does my husband commit that anything I make is the absolute BEST thing he’s ever had.  However, this morning he said I made the ‘best breakfast sandwich ever’.  That’s a big…

  • Food & Swine

    $17,500 Sour Apple Pork Burgers

    Sour Apple Pork Burger: A soft toasted Kings Hawaiian potato roll with apple butter, an apple and wine laced pork burger patty topped with Maytag White Cheddar Cheese, apple butter candied bacon,…