Just in case you haven’t noticed, the East coast is experiencing a bit of a cold snap (just a bit–ha!), so soup, stews, chili and chowders are certainly the order of the day. This Classic White Bean and Ham Soup was begging to be made this week… We served a ham on Christmas Day and […]
Cozy, comforting potatoes and ham in the slow cooker—perfect on chilly day (or really any day)
Here in Maine we are digging out of a giant snowstorm/blizzard (and yes, expecting some more snow in the next day or so…sigh). All the effort of clearing the snow off our cars and driveways, porches, decks and walkways deserves a reward. A warm bowl of Slow Cooker Kielbasa and Cabbage is appropriate necessary. It’s […]
Did you know that October is National Pork Month? Slow cookers are the perfect piece of kitchen equipment for carnitas, a Mexican preparation of pulled pork. We love pulled pork recipes because they are versatile and budget-friendly. This recipe was inspired by the carnitas served at Chipotle Grills across the country – succulent pork that is […]
Mixing your own seasoning blends is a good way to ensure they are safe for you—and it’s easy to customize them for your own tastes.
Pulled Pork is ideally suited for slow cooking. The tougher, budget-friendly cuts of pork really benefit from a long, slow cook. This is a new recipe for me that I tried on a whim when it was my job to deliver pulled pork sandwiches to 12 hungry SMCC culinary students. There were no leftovers!
Last week, we had a spell of very unseasonably hot weather for Maine, we’re talking 80 degrees in March. You will get no complaints from me. In fact we decided to celebrate our son’s 11th birthday with a cookout, complete with baked beans, coleslaw and grilled chicken.
This boneless pork roast is infused with the complimentary flavors of rosemary, garlic, and lemon. Along with potatoes— and the quick addition of fresh spinach—this dish is a satisfying, complete meal.