baking · Casserole · pork · slow cooker

BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie

Rob and I celebrated our Valentine's Day yesterday, since we both work weird hours during the week. He had gotten us a couple's massage from the massage school next to our gym, and I have to say wow. That was the first time I had ever gotten a professional, hour-long massage and it was incredible.… Continue reading BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie

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dinner · pork · slow cooker

Green Chili Pork Frito Pie

When my station brings food to a work party, we go all out. Case in point: Our Super Bowl work party. I brought cheeseburger party sliders and mini bagel breakfast sandwiches (we do work the early, early morning shift, you know). Another coworker brought crockpot queso, brown-sugar bacon wrapped lil' smokies, homemade cookies, pigs in… Continue reading Green Chili Pork Frito Pie

entree · pork · slow cooker

Pork Chops with Jalapeno-Pecan Stuffing

Stuffing or dressing? That was the big debate we all had at work on Thanksgiving. Half of my coworkers proclaimed the savory side dish as stuffing, the other half as dressing. It didn't matter where you were raised, either. I'm from Texas and I call it stuffing, while other Texan coworkers called it dressing. A… Continue reading Pork Chops with Jalapeno-Pecan Stuffing

asian · dinner · pork

Banh Mi Bowls with Spicy Meatballs

I realized just now that while I'm writing this post, I've used three different styles of writing today. Not just within this first sentence that your reading, of course. I'm talking about work and my favorite hobby. I started out my day writing for television. I try to make my morning show sound conversational, mixed… Continue reading Banh Mi Bowls with Spicy Meatballs

dinner · pasta · pork

Rigatoni with Sausage and Collard Greens

I was on a mission. A mission from the food Gods. A mission of culinary extremes. A mission above all missions. I was set and ready to go wherever my wheels would take me...to get Swiss chard? Yes. Swiss chard. For whatever reason, that task was seemingly impossible. Chard has disappeared from the lavish mist… Continue reading Rigatoni with Sausage and Collard Greens