Pork Barbacoa in the Slow Cooker

Pork Barbacoa in the Slow Cooker

After making Beef Barbacoa I wondered what it would be like to try the recipe with pork. Most of the recipes I found referred to Sweet Barbacoa Pork. Some used cola as the sweetening ingredient, others used brown sugar. I opted for brown sugar and…

Carnitas in the Slow Cooker

Carnitas in the Slow Cooker

In keeping with the taco theme here’s a recipe for carnitas in the slow cooker. I used the recipe from Damned Delicious (thank you!) which you can find here: Slow Cooker Carnitas. I changed out the black pepper for white pepper and added a bay…

Cuban Pork Roast de Julio Montero

Cuban Pork Roast de Julio Montero

This recipe arrives on the blog courtesy of my friend and salsa instructor Julio Montero. This year, we co-hosted a party for the lovely people who took salsa classes with Julio and he treated us to Cuban pork roast. If you’ve got a crowd of…

Pulled Pork in the Slow Cooker

Pulled Pork in the Slow Cooker

Pulled pork is great for sandwiches and tacos and generally just a hearty treat for a cold fall day. It’s also incredibly easy to make in the slow cooker and pork is often a reasonably priced meat. I bought a pork shoulder on special awhile…

Honey Balsamic Pork Loin Chops in the Slow Cooker

Honey Balsamic Pork Loin Chops in the Slow Cooker

When I go the to grocery store (or the butcher shop) the only plan I go with is to see what’s on sale and figure out what to cook from there. Meat is expensive these days! This time, when I arrived at Jackson’s Meats in…

Carolina Style Pulled Pork in the Slow Cooker

Carolina Style Pulled Pork in the Slow Cooker

Cool drizzly weekends call for comfort food and this weekend that means Carolina Style Pulled Pork. Drizzly weekends also call for cozy blankets, a good book, and not spending hours in the kitchen, so I pulled out the slow cooker and went in search of…

Pork Empanadas with Phyllo Pastry

Pork Empanadas with Phyllo Pastry

Pork empanadas are spicy and filling. They make a great appetizer or side dish. While they are a bit of work, this recipe makes lots so you can freeze them for later. The filling is a variation of the Pork Enchilada recipe from Canadian Living…