Easy BBQ Pulled Pork

This recipe is a fun and easy one to make and bonus, makes enough to be considered batch cooking even without doubling it. You can make this easy BBQ pulled pork on the stove top or even in the slow cooker. My family enjoys eating this like they do in the south on a sandwich…

Norwegian Ham Casserole

Norwegian Ham Casserole My husband’s aunt has told us that the family is somehow Scandinavian, but I’m not sure where the connection comes from. Last time we visited with her she gave us this delightful cookbook from her local Scandinavian woman’s group. I thought it would be fun to try out a few recipes and…

Meatballs with Dairy Free Yogurt Sauce

Meatballs with Dairy Free Yogurt Sauce It can be a challenge to come up with new and exciting things to do with the ingredients in our house. That is why my cookbook library is as large as it is. Yes, I do actually have a cookbook library, not just a shelf or two. At our…

Sweet & Sour Pork

Sweet & Sour Pork Asian food is always a hit in our house. Over the years I have played around with making various dishes to mimic Chinese takeout and am happy to report I have found quite a few wonderful recipes like this sweet & sour pork with bell peppers and pineapple. Only other thing…

Polynesian Pork Roast

Polynesian Pork Roast I discovered this recipe while researching Hawaiian foods. It fit into the island theme I felt like cooking a few months back. This recipe makes quite a bit of food, so when I made it I had plenty leftover to freeze for another night. This recipe for Polynesian Pork Roast cooks in…

Slow-Cooker Roast Pork Tenderloin

This recipe for slow-cooker roast pork tenderloin with a honey-balsamic glaze is perfect for fall slow cooker season. I just recently made this for my family and both of them LOVED it. This was a total hit and my family has requested that it stay in regular rotation. The balsamic glaze is so tasty, I…

Slow Cooker Sweet & Spicy Asian Pork

So I’m going to come clean that there are times that I just don’t cook. I reheat, but don’t actually cook anything from scratch. But when I’m not having one of those moments, I do like to try out recipes like this slow cooker sweet & spicy Asian pork. What’s funny is I actually wrote…

Slow Cooker Pork Chile Verde

Since we’ve hit May, I’m attempting to do a full Mexican theme with the food this month. Here’s a recipe for slow cooker pork chile verde. So far so good I say. And since my family loves eating this way it’s a win win for me. While this might not be the quickest recipe, it…

Quick & Easy Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon wrapped dates are a crowd pleasing appetizer. They are fast and easy to make, and your guests will beg for more. You can never make enough – I promise. BACON WRAPPED DATES 35 dry dates, pitted (plan on a minimum of 5 pieces/person) 18 slices bacon – slice in half (1/2 slice per date)…