Filipino BBQ Pork Skewers

Time: 15 minutes on BBQ (4 – 12 hours marinating) This is another simple and oh, so very tasty dish. Perfect for those very busy nights, when you don’t want to wash a lot of dishes! Music Selection: Coldplay – Clocks Ingredients: 2 lb pork butt or loin, sliced long and thin strips 1 cup…

“Blessed” IP Pancit

Time: 1 hour This is a crazy simple, one pot recipe that is so tasty AND healthy!! You will know you are blessed on those super busy days when you make this meal and — relax. Enjoy. Music Selection: Love & The Outcome – I’m Not Lucky, I’m Blessed Ingredients: 4 chicken thighs, skinless &…

Apple Whiskey Pulled Pork (instant pot)

Time: 2 hours You will never find a tastier pulled pork recipe that can be made so quickly – one dish! Music Selection: Michael Buble feat. Laura Pausini – You Will Never Find – Caught In the Act Ingredients: 4 lb bone in pork shoulder or boneless pork butt 2 red apples 2 tsp garlic…

St. Patrick’s Pork Roast with Guinness Gravy

Time: 4.5 hours This is a St. Patrick’s day classic recipe in our house… paired with an irish pub song. You will be celebrating St. Patrick’s day several times a year… really – don’t wait the entire year to try this recipe! Music Selection: Rumjacks – Irish Pub Song Ingredients: Rub: 2 Tbsp salt 2Tbsp…

Spicy Pork/Turkey Udon Noodles

Time: 45 minutes This is quick, delicious comfort food. You can make it all with pork, all with turkey or a bit of both… Enjoy with Kitaro. Music Selection: Kitaro – Matsuri Ingredients: 5 packs (1.25 kg) udon noodles 4 tsp sesame oil 4 Tbsp peanut oil 5 cloves, garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped 3…

Ham and Leek Chowder

Time: 90 minutes Comfort food… the whole house feels warm and smells so delicious with this simple, flavorful and healthy recipe! Music Selection: Maxwell Girls – Who Threw The Overalls In Mrs. Murphy’s Chowder Ingredients: 1 ham bone with meat on (or you could use a large ham steak with bone) 3 leeks 4 potatoes…

Anytime Congee

Time: 75 minutes Not having ever had congee, I have been fascinated whenever I see a recipe for it for many years. This week, my daughter has had the stomach flu and not eating, so I decided to make her a bowl – our first ever. Complete hit as a breakfast dish. I asked her…

Beef Rigatoni with Sausage Meatballs (slow cooked)

Time: 8 hours You will be torn apart when you make this recipe – so good, but a labour of love with the 8 hours of cooking. But so worth the time (it is not a lot of effort), but a few pots/pans to wash afterwards! Music Selection: Natalie Imruglia – Torn Ingredients: 1 duck…

Pork, Apple & Sage Stew

Time: 90 minutes This is a super flavorful comfort dish that only takes about 90 minutes in total! It is a dish that is so comforting, it is great to share and let others know you are there for them… Music Selection: Rachel Platten – Stand By You Ingredients: 1 kg pork shoulder, cut into…

Baba Pearl’s Sauerkraut Soup

Time: 4 hours This is a dish from both my husband’s and my childhoods. We both ate it with pork ribs in the soup, other recipes don’t include but might include mushrooms. This is as close as I could get it to my grandma and my husband’s grandma’s versions which were remarkably similar and definitely…