Grilled Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Veggies

Every so often, The Hubs will put out a special request, do all the shopping and pitch in with the cooking.   Most of these requests involve grilling.

The most recent suggestion for dinner was a Banh Mi sandwich, but as mentioned above, he wanted to grill it.  I did some research and we came up . . . → Read More: Grilled Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Veggies

Carnitas Tamales with Manchamantel Sauce

So, tamales are not that hard. Here’s a recipe for a scrumptious pork filling, a delicious masa dough, and an interesting fruity sauce (all from Mark Miller and his Coyote Cafe Cookbook . . . → Read More: Carnitas Tamales with Manchamantel Sauce

Pork Tenderloin Stir-Fry with Kimchi

Always Be My Maybe is the hilarious feature film for January’s Food ‘n Flix. Of course, I had to make something with kimchi. . . . → Read More: Pork Tenderloin Stir-Fry with Kimchi

Instant Pot Mojo Pork Rice Bowls

Last December, I purchased an Instant Pot spontaneously during a Cyber-Something Sale.    My crockpot had ceased to exist and we went for some time without any sort of stand alone cooking appliance.

I’ve used it probably three times since January.  After finding this recipe, I will use it a TON more.

 

Instant . . . → Read More: Instant Pot Mojo Pork Rice Bowls

Tacos al Pastor

Although the meat wasn’t Shawarma spit-grilled, this recipe for Tacos al Pastor is a great grilling meal. This recipe makes a lot so invite a crew over to enjoy it! . . . → Read More: Tacos al Pastor

Roasted Pork in Banana Leaves

Wrapping the pork in the banana leaves made for a deliciously moist meat and many tasty meals. Where did we get the leaves? Not from an Asian market but from our own backyard grove. . . . → Read More: Roasted Pork in Banana Leaves

Herb-Smothered Roasted Pork Loin

Here is a delicious grilled pork roast packed full of spring herbs like parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. (Today’s post also contains a News Flash!) . . . → Read More: Herb-Smothered Roasted Pork Loin

Carnitas Rice Bowls with Pickled Onions and Cilantro Slaw

My mom, sister and I often swap recipes via email.  (You can read about another recipe my sister urged me to make here.)

Last weekend, a recipe for Homesick Texan Carnitas found its way from Sis to me.  Always succinct,  the link to the recipe was only accompanied by “this is a really good recipe” . . . → Read More: Carnitas Rice Bowls with Pickled Onions and Cilantro Slaw

The Local Cuban Sandwich

Keeping with the theme of “getting back to local,” I present a sandwich made with local Oklahoma products (and homemade bread, homemade pickles, and a homemade condiment). . . . → Read More: The Local Cuban Sandwich

Easter Ham

I prefer it when Easter falls late in the spring.  Easter fell almost one month exactly after the start of spring this year.   That gives us all ample time to get the garden in, decorate house and yard with Easter eggs, plan an Easter cookout, and find the perfect Easter dress.

I remember it . . . → Read More: Easter Ham