Crockpot Country Spareribs with Caramelized Sauerkraut and Potatoes

-An easy hearty meal, that almost cooks itself to celebrate the arrival of Autumn🍂 Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds country (thick cut) spareribs 2 TBSP olive oil 14 oz or larger can or bag of sauerkraut Montreal Seasoning 12 oz lager beer 3 TBSP - 1/4 cup dark brown sugar (depending on how much sauerkraut you … Continue reading Crockpot Country Spareribs with Caramelized Sauerkraut and Potatoes

Southern-style Potlikker Soup

Ingredients: -1 tablespoon olive oil -1 small bone-in half ham or 1-2 lb smoked ham hock -1/2 onion, chopped -4 garlic cloves, whole & slightly crushed -2 bay leaves -1/4 cup Blush Wine (I like Carlo Rossi Blush jug wine for cooking) -2 TBSP your favorite hot sauce (I like Tabasco Habanero for this dish) … Continue reading Southern-style Potlikker Soup

Did Somebody Say Bacon?

-What food item can't be made better by crispy bacon🍴 Bacon Jalapeño Corn Muffins Ingredients: 3 cups AP flour 1 cup granulated white sugar 1 cup Bob's Red Mill cornmeal 2 TBSP baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 cups whole milk 1/2 pound unsalted butter, melted and cooled 3 large eggs 6 slices bacon, … Continue reading Did Somebody Say Bacon?

Easy Peasy Pork Salad or Nakey Piggy in the Garden 😄

First I have to say "sorry" to my sis.. Avert your eyes sis, I don't want you to pine for pork roll  😕 I have a habit of trying experiments in progress.. With a lot of spinach still left on hand and a new package of pork roll I was excited to be able to … Continue reading Easy Peasy Pork Salad or Nakey Piggy in the Garden 😄

The Home Run Panini

-This panini touches all the bases salty-sweet-creamy-crunchy! Ingredients: 2 Ciabatta rolls, outsides brushed with olive oil and then cut in half, horizontally Fig jam/fig preserves 6 oz. Fresh mozzarella, sliced 4 oz. Prosciutto ham, thinly sliced Directions: *Preheat panini grill. Slather the inside of the top half of each Ciabatta roll with a healthy amount … Continue reading The Home Run Panini

Pork BBQ Picnic Sliders

-My favorite latest item at the grocery store is Hawaiian Bread brand's Jalapeño rolls! Made these little gems with them to rave reviews... Slider Needs: 1-2 pkgs. "Hawaiian Bread" brand Jalapeno dinner rolls 1 recipe Slow Cooker Pork BBQ, *(see below) 1 recipe Vidalia Onion Frazzles **(see below) 1 recipe Alabama White Sauce ***(see below) … Continue reading Pork BBQ Picnic Sliders

Southern-Style Sausage Gravy & Biscuits

Ingredients for biscuits: 2 cups all purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp soda 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup chilled vegetable shortening or butter 3/4 cup cold buttermilk, (approx.) Melted butter to brush the tops Ingredients for gravy: 1 lb roll sausage (I love Bob Evan's Savory Sage for breakfast!) 1/2 cup AP flour … Continue reading Southern-Style Sausage Gravy & Biscuits

Smothered Pork Chops

Ingredients: Canola oil, for sautéing chops 4-6 center cut pork loin chops About a cup of flour mixed with 1 tsp. onion salt, or to taste & enough coarse ground pepper so that you can clearly see the black specks Water Directions: Thoroughly dredge chops on all sides in the seasoned flour and set aside … Continue reading Smothered Pork Chops

Slow Cooker Demerara-Honey Mustard Ham

-Last night I put dinner's half ham in the slow cooker/crock pot on a very warm day instead of the oven to keep the house cool and actually made a tastier ham with an almost velvety texture! Ingredients: 5-8 lb. Bone-in Half Ham  (I bought Publix Brand) 1/4 cup Demerara sugar 4 TBPS Maille Coarse … Continue reading Slow Cooker Demerara-Honey Mustard Ham