Sweet Sriracha Roasted Pulled Pork

Gahhhhhh!  I just took this out of the oven!!!   It was kind of like Thanksgiving day all afternoon today — I know you know what it’s like when you smell the turkey roasting all day long, and you can’t stop salivating.  The roast pork and its sauce was smelled so delicious that I had […]

Rye’s Red Chili

I made this twice last week (actually kind of three times) — once for my book club and three more times for a staff lunch because I had to triple the recipe.  It got great reviews all the way round.  The only problem I had was trying to understand how you can feed 10 people […]

Smothered Pork Chops

Okay. Don’t tell Bobby this . . . but I also have a terrible crush on Tyler Florence although I have to admit Bobby is a better cook in a lot of catergories. Still — when it comes to Southern food, Tyler has the edge. I know this isn’t on my heart diet, but I […]

Pork and Lemongrass Meatballs in Lettuce Cups

It’s been a lemongrass kind of weekend. I decided to try four new recipes — each required lemongrass — lemony, gingery and so fragrant. Wish I could figure out how to make it into a perfume. So, I began with these pork and lemongrass meatballs for dinner last night — continued with the yummy chicken […]

Butterflied Pork Loin with Fennel Sausage

Look for a large boneless pork loin — in one piece — (not a tenderloin) with generous marbling and a nice cap of fat on the top for the moistest meat. There’s a long set of instructions below explaining how to butterfly the roast — we cheated. Just ask the butcher to butterfly it for […]