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…

Yule Wild Boar with Fruit

Music Selection: Antiphony – Solstice Carol How to celebrate winter solstice? Have you tried wild boar… you should. If you do, don’t skip the fruit sauce. It is the perfect combination for a chilly night and days that start to get longer. Ingredients: 8 wild boar chops (or pork chops if you can’t find boar)…

Paella

Time: 1 hour This is a one dish meal, so a great way to make a hearty, healthy meal without a big mess. The flavours are more enhanced with a bit of extra salt, so add/salt pepper throughout the cooking process to get the flavours you desire. Music Selection: Jota Dance Ingredients: 4 ½ cups…

Student Ramen Fried Rice

Time: 20 minutes This is a weird recipe, for sure. It makes a little leftovers go a long way, in a comforting way. Delicious, quick, and a great way to use up left over rice, ham and vegetables. This is also a great recipe to make while camping! Music Selection: Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard…

Pueblo Chili Burger (“slopper”)

Time: 2 hours Since I have not been to Pueblo, Colorado where this delicious pub food originates AND not ever having one, I think this may be one of our favorite Friday night pub and beer nights at home! I think we were all surprised how much, we absolutely loved this dish and you can…

Pork Chops with Mushroom Stuffing

Music Selection: Rick Astley – Never Going To Give You Up Once you try this dish – flavorful, tender pork chops with savory stuffing – you will never give it up. It is comfort food that will warm you from head to toes, and make you want to get up a dance with Rick! Ingredients:…

Sausage Rolls

Time 1 hour Last week, we attended the Rugby Sevens, thanks to some friends of ours who are big fans! They inspired this recipe, which I kept thinking really should be served at the games. I’ve paired the recipe with the theme for World Rugby – World In Union… Music Selection: Hayley Westenra – World…

Sausage with Onion Gravy & Mashed Potatoes

Time: 30 minutes This is a hearty recipe that you will fall in love again and again with. Simple, fast and not many dishes to clean afterwards (added bonus)…. Music Selection: Anne Murray – I Just Fall In Love Again Ingredients: 5-6 potatoes Butter 1 cup sour cream 1 package of 5 – 6 sausages,…

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…