Grilled: Pilaf-Stuffed Pork Chops

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Looking to switch up your grilling routine? These pork chops are stuffed with brown rice, sweet peppers, and oregano and grilled for a two-in-one meal. It’s no secret that we love to grill around here. Many who visit often comment at my grill and smoker collection (which grew by one yesterday). Sometimes I use charcoal, […]

One Skillet Portuguese Pork and Clams at Lark with Windows Phone

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This one-skillet Portuguese-style pork and clams dish is so easy to prepare, you’ll be surprised at how quickly it comes together. It’s a great entertaining dish, served with warm bread to sop up the juices. Guests will think you slaved, but really you just tossed it together in a matter of minutes. Last weekend I […]

Cream Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Breakfast

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A recipe on how to make easy creamy-style biscuits and sausage gravy for a quick and easy breakfast or breakfast for dinner. Pin It Let me begin by telling you that there is nothing remotely light about this recipe. This is stick-to-your-ribs food. It’s the type of meal you eat when the last possible day […]

Smoked Pork Chops with Jalapeño Apricot Chutney

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We recently hosted a barbecue for a group of our friends. On the menu that evening were applewood smoked pork chops with jalapeño apricot chutney to pair with Bush’s Texas Ranchero Grillin’ Beans. Ole’s here to show you how easy it is to transform your everyday charcoal grill into a smoker for the pork chops. […]

Smoked Barbecue Ribs: The Movie

We invited our neighbors over for a “how to smoke barbecue ribs” session a while back. There’s nothing like a lazy afternoon with your neighbors, sitting in the backyard as the baby back ribs smoke in the background. One of our favorite things about our neighborhood is the neighbors we share it with. We couldn’t […]

Asparagus, Bacon and Feta Pizza on Garlic Flatbread

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One of the good things about having sick kids is that I came nowhere near using all the pizza dough for Friday night’s dinner of prosciutto and artichoke pizza, and there was plenty left stored in the fridge for an impromptu Sunday lunch by tossing a few leftover ingredients (bacon, Alfredo sauce and fresh mozzarella) […]

Prosciutto and Artichoke Pizza on Garlic Flatbread

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I’ve been drooling watching everyone talk about their spring artichokes. Alas, here in MN there are none, and the fresh ones there are tend to be exceedingly pricey. In an attempt to put off my cravings until some California artichokes land in my lap, I made a pizza. One with artichokes of the marinated and […]