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Meatballs

A good meatball should be soft and moist, with a nicely browned exterior.  Roll these meatballs large, small ones tend to dry out.  Serve with our tomato sauce, pasta and some freshly grated cheese.   Meatballs   2…

Porchetta

Elegant enough for a dinner party, Porchetta combines all things pork into a beautiful roast that serves a crowd.  You'll need a good butcher to source out the pork belly, but once you've got that it's easy enough to finish and even prepare…

Braised Pork Shoulder

Nothing beats smoked pork, but up here in the dead of winter we still need to get our pulled pork fix.  This braising recipe yields super soft meat, and almost makes us forget about summer.  Almost.   Braised Pork Shoulder   2…
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Jambalaya

This Louisiana specialty has its roots in French and Spanish cuisine.  The addition of tomatoes makes this a Creole Jambalaya, omitting them yields a Cajun jambalaya.   Jambalaya   1 Lb. Sausage, preferably Andouille,…

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Another one dish wonder, this dish has it all.  Easy to throw together and even easier to cook, this is a great every night dish that's elegant enough for a dinner party.   Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin   1 large pork…

Baby Back Ribs

Easy to prepare, this recipe is great for the winter months when the barbecue is covered in snow (at least where I live).  All that's required is a bit of time to cook.  Use your best bbq sauce, or make a batch of ours for the best results.   Baby…

Cassoulet

I absolutely love this dish, despite the complexity of gathering all the ingredients and the methods involved.  Don't be daunted, however, it's a fabulous dish for winter entertaining that will get you raves.  This slow cooked casserole…

Tourtiere

Tourtiere is French Canadian dish going back to the 1600's.  Traditionally served in the winter, it usually contained pork, but often included game meats.  Use your best flaky pie recipe (search for ours on this site) or you can use store…