Spaghetti sauce (or tomato gravy to my Italian friends) is a staple in most households. Rather than watching over the pot for a long, slow-cooked version on the stove, it’s just as easy to toss it all in the crockpot. You won’t need to worry about stirring or boilovers, and […]
BBQ spareribs are a big favorite of mine. They are expensive at restaurants and usually disappointing. The barbecue afficionado will argue that they must be smoked low and slow on a wood-burning grill, but time and weather do not always permit cooking them the tried and true way. My oven […]
Boneless pork loin chops are like the top round steaks of the pig. They are quite lean and can sometimes be a little tough. A little pounding with my favorite meat mallet makes them tender. It’s the quick pan sauce that is really the icing on the cake, and easy […]
The pork rib roast is basically the prime rib of the pig, so why not cook it the same way? This method produces a very tender, juicy result where the flavor of the meat shines. The glaze gives a gentle kick to the taste buds, but it’s not overpoweringly spicy. […]
I love French onion soup! Although it’s really not that difficult to make at home, most of us don’t make the effort. Meatloaf is also one of my favorite comfort foods, so why not combine them? The resulting French onion meatloaf, loaded with three different onion ingredients, is brimming with flavor and may well become your go-to recipe.
Parmesan pork chops made in the oven will make you rethink that popular boxed coating mix. That shake and bake box mix was quite popular in the latter half of the 20th century. Nowadays, we are much more cognizant of the unsavory, often unpronounceable, ingredients in those box mixes. It’s so easy to make it homemade with everyday pantry staples found in most kitchens.