Smoked Pork Hocks

Time: 10 days and 2-3 hours smoking time These are easy although they take at least 8 days…. but so flavorful alone, or in a sauerkraut dish or baked beans. Music Selection: Willie Nelson – A Woman’s Love Ingredients: 4 pork / ham hocks 8 cups water 1 cup salt 4 bay leaves 2 tsp…

Stuffed Grilled Porkloin

Time: (brine overnight or for 3 – 4 hours) and cooking time – 1/2 hour This dish is best shared with those you absolutely lovely – the flavours are amazing. The effort is worth it, just like love! Music Selection: Chantal Chamberland – L’Hymne de l’amour Ingredients: 2 pork tenderloins (12 oz), cleaned of excess…

Char Siu Pork

Time: 15 minutes plus marinating time This is one of those recipes that is quick to cook and delicious to eat. I like to do a big batch so we have left overs for noodle soup, stir fry fried rice. Music Selection: Ray Charles – What’d I Say Ingredients: 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 1/3 cup…

Brined BBQ Pork Chops

Time: day to brine; 15 minutes to BBQ Let your hair down with this super simple, very flavourful soul food. You will put your records on, sway to the tunes as you grill and dive into this delicious BBQ pork chop! Music Selection: Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On Ingredients: ¼ c salt…

Cassoulet

Time: 48 hours (over 3 days) Serves – 12 Cassoulet is a classic recipe that I only make once a year – partly because it takes a good 2 days to make it properly and secondly because then when we do have it, we appreciate it and enjoy it. This makes a big serving. This…

Stir Fry Udon Noodles

Walking through the grocery store yesterday, I saw frozen udon noodles and was inspired to make something “I Love” and my family loves – udon stir fry. I nearly had all the ingredients – just needed some sake/mirin and bok choy. The rest pulled together into this amazing, delicious, healthy meal that was fast and…

Scotch Eggs (air fryer or deep fried)

Time: 45 minutes Makes 6 I will admit that I finally broke down and bought an airfryer/pressure cooker. We are loving the new recipes that we are trying. This is the latest and I barely got them out of the airfryer and they are gone… My husband paired the eggs with one of his favorite…

Best Fried Pork Chops

Time: 30 minutes This is soulful food and music at its best. Comforting, calming, delicious… perfect for those days when you just need a hug and need to remember your blessings… love the life you live. Music Selection: Buddy Guy & BB King – Stay Around A Little Longer Ingredients: Brine: 3 cups water 1…

Sausage Stuffed BBQ Pork Tenderloin

Time: 2 hours Music Selection: Summer Salt – Driving to Hawaii This is a crazy easy, super delicious and interesting recipe! Every time we make it for company, they ask for the recipe as it so delicious and neat to look at. I have paired it with an interesting piece of music – reminds me…

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties

Time: 30 minutes Sometimes in life, you just need to will good things to happen. So, today, join me and believe that “life’s about to get good”. A great way to start you in the right direction, is to have a healthy, hearty breakfast! There are a lot of options for interesting, unique, and healthy…