Category Archives: Pork

Honey & Soy Lacquered Ribs


I love Southern Living magazine.  During the move I missed receiving a few copies and looked with urgency daily for one to appear in my mail box.  I finally received the February issue closely followed by the March issue.  As … Continue reading

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A Vegetable Isn’t A Vegetable


Down South, even our vegetables have some pig hidden somewhere in it. A vegetable isn’t a vegetable without a little ham hock. Paula Deen Ah Ha…I finally found a recipe using vegetables that appealed to me.  I think the reason … Continue reading

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A Peach Of A BBQ


Having been home less than a week from our fabulous island vacation I’m beginning to settle in to my home routine…it is just the beginning of summer and not having to go to work is a bonus.  I’m pretending I’m on … Continue reading

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Uncle Ray’s Green Chili


Just when you think warm weather is here to stay old man winter blows through and reminds us that winter isn’t quite over.  Chilly temps, outrageous winds, rain and grey skies played perfectly into my hand for “going green” month. … Continue reading

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A Trip to Nick’s


A few weeks ago my man Dan and I traveled south-east about 350 miles to attend my high school reunion.  It was my 40th – yep, do the math I’ve been out of high school a long time. It was a … Continue reading

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4th of July Ribs


4th of July – come and gone.  I hope you had a delightful celebration however you chose to celebrate.   We kept it simple as earlier that morning I harvested my first batch of honey. (More on that in another … Continue reading

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Late Lunch


Today was busy, busy.  My adoring husband and I were both doing chores at home that consumed the majority of our morning and trailed into the afternoon.  When we finally stopped and decided we needed food we settled on BBQ. … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Cuisine


I quote Pearl Bailey…”The fact is that it takes more than ingredients and technique to cook a good meal.  A good cook puts something of himself into the preparation – he cooks with enjoyment, anticipation, spontaneity, and he is willing … Continue reading

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Going Hog Wild


If you have been following my blog you may recall reading the post about grilled salmon mojo de ajo.  It was titled “Garlic Is Good For You”.   Did you know that garlic contains manganese, Vitamin B1, B6 and Vitamin … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Approaching


Today has been a glorious day in north central Texas.  Crisp, sunny, blue skies will be turning in to rainy, freezing, snowy skies late tonight through tomorrow.  Snowfall of 3-6 inches is predicted, not normal weather for these parts.  Aware … Continue reading

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