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Category: Pork Recipes

A new pasta sauce: Braised Pork Ragù

A new pasta sauce: Braised Pork Ragù

This one-pot wonder takes pork at its budget best and makes a rich ragú We’re always on the lookout for a great new pasta sauce.  While this recipe from Kay Chun may not have started out as one, that’s how it ended up on our…

Sichuan Pork in Garlic Sauce with Mushrooms, Water Chestnuts and Snap Peas

Sichuan Pork in Garlic Sauce with Mushrooms, Water Chestnuts and Snap Peas

The goal of our summer kitchen is speed.  Welcome to Stir Fry 101. Sichuan cooking is immediately associated with hot and spicy flavors. Not so here. This dish has a sweet, sour, and salty taste. But it’s not nearly as hot. That makes it a…

Corn, Snap Pea and Sausage Rigatoni

Corn, Snap Pea and Sausage Rigatoni

Pasta once a week is a staple at our house.   We love the endless possibilities pasta presents.  With over 50 distinct types—even more when you add in the different sizes– that number goes even higher.  Today’s recipe is a riff on one in this…

Out of Africa:  Barbecue Pork Belly with Apple Sauce

Out of Africa:  Barbecue Pork Belly with Apple Sauce

“Out of an African Kitchen: Recipes and Stories” I was sent this remarkable book. Its sender described it as ‘a quirky anthology of recipes, reminiscences, anecdotes, and stories from a bush kitchen set high up on the edge of the Great Rift valley overlooking Kenya’s…

Drunken Greek Pork Stew from Fine Cooking

Drunken Greek Pork Stew from Fine Cooking

What’s in a name?  Plenty! I have to admit, it was its picture in Fine Cooking–and not its name– that made me want to cook this extraordinarily easy-to-make stew.  Tony Rosenfeld, who wrote “Savory Pork Stews”, says it’s “a quick take on bekri meze, the…


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