Category Archives: pork

Recipe: Pork and Poblano Stew

Great stew for an Oregon-like day We are actually in the middle of a cold spell here in Austin. Today was very gray and the autumn chill was in the air! It was the perfect time to try out a … Continue reading

Recipe: Sweet and Sour Glazed Pork Chops & Classic Glazed Carrots

The perfect combo – pork & carrots Sweet and savory – such an awesome combination (and the reason why I love kettle corn soo much more than that darn butter lovers popcorn!) The glazed carrots are something I’ve made before … Continue reading

Recipe: Pulled Pork

The perfect recipe for a day when you just want to wear sweat pants and relax! I made this recipe on a lazy Sunday morning – it was great to smell the yumminess coming from the oven throughout the day. … Continue reading

Recipe: Pork Chops with Dijon Sauce & Classic Glazed Carrots & Apple Crisp

It felt like we were in a restaurant…. wahoo! This morning I had a challenge laid before me – Julie left some pork chops thawing on the counter and I decided to go online to see what tasty new things … Continue reading

Recipe: Delicious and Easy Crock Pot Pork

Orange juice and brown sugar to the rescue again! So this is a take two of an earlier post ( These pork chops were such a hit, that we modified it for a crock pot dinner tonight. Now we have … Continue reading

Recipe: Brown Sugar Pork Chops with Onions & Healthy, Easy Fruit Yogurt Parfait

Easy and Delicious – exactly how I like to usher in a New Year Happy 2012 fellow chefs and budgetistas! I hope everyone had a fun and safe celebration – and one surrounded by tasty food and great friends! We … Continue reading

Recipe: The Best Pepperoni Pizza

Leftovers, prepare to meet awesome! So as my readers know, I love Boar’s Head deli products. However, I am not usually a fan of pepperoni; but when I saw that Boar’s Head has a classic pepperoni I decided to give … Continue reading

Recipe: Five Spice Steak Wraps, Macaroni and Cheese, Ultimate Beef Chili, Potato Bake, Roasted Carrots and Steak, Stuffed Pork Chops, Italian Cream Cake, EverRoast Chicken and Red Apple Sandwich

A few of my favorite things… Spring Break is upon me and I feel like I can finally take a breath and blog about our journey through life, merriment, and of course – daring, new recipes! (Okay, so no real … Continue reading

Recipe: Surprise Burgers w/Fries, Orange Pork Chops, Pumpkin Pancakes, Black Bean Soup, White Bean Soup w/Pasta & Potatoes, Broiled Tomatoes w/Feta

Autumn greetings to all my yummy budget friends! The leaves on the trees are transforming into golden threads, flowing through the crisp, fall breeze and the sun is setting earlier every evening. When these cues from nature begin, my household … Continue reading

Recipe: Herbed Pork Chops w/Mushrooms, Ethiopian Beef Tibs Sandwiches, Three Bean Vegetarian Chili, Banana Cream Pie, Tater Tot Bake

Menu Herbed Pork Chops with Sauteed Wild Mushrooms (2 dinners for 2 people = 4 total meals) Credits Ethiopian Beef Tibs Sandwiches (2 dinners for 2 people = 4 total meals)* Credits * I got the spices for … Continue reading