Braised Pork Ragu

Braised Pork Ragu with Homemade Pasta

Classic, comforting braised pork ragu served with homemade pasta and lots of parmesan cheese grated over top. This is the ultimate comfort food. A big chunk of pork shoulder is slowly cooked in a flavorful braising liquid with flavors of onion & garlic, sweet tomatoes, rich red wine, and aromatic herbs running throughout until it’s melt-in-your-mouth tender. The pork gets pulled apart as the liquid reduces down into a sauce, and then it all gets spooned over the pasta. It’s the most delicious recipe to save for a crisp fall night at home! Continue reading “Braised Pork Ragu with Homemade Pasta”

Carnitas Burrito Bowl

Carnitas Burrito Bowl with Red Pepper Salsa

A fun weeknight dinner to keep things exciting: carnitas burrito bowl. A base of rice with homemade pork carnitas & black beans mounded over top, plus plenty of fresh toppings like a simple guacamole, cilantro-packed charred pepper salsa, cheese, radishes, and crisp lettuce. Just like ordering a burrito bowl out, you can customize this bowl however you’d like! Continue reading “Carnitas Burrito Bowl with Red Pepper Salsa”

Homemade Carnitas

Homemade Carnitas

A simple recipe for homemade carnitas, hopefully one you can make over and over again. Bone-in pork shoulder (or “boston butt”) is slowly cooked in a flavorful broth, then pulled apart and pan-fried in hot oil until crisp. Use these carnitas on tacos, in burritos, on a salad, or any which way you’d like! Continue reading “Homemade Carnitas”

Maple Pecan Crusted Pork Chops

Maple Pecan Crusted Pork Chops

The perfect complete fall dinner: maple pecan crusted pork chops with cheddar mashed red potatoes & a simple apple slaw! Pork chops are pounded thin and then coated in a maple pecan crust. They’re cooked on the stovetop until golden and then baked until tender & juicy. Served with the tastiest potatoes and a really bright, refreshing seasonal slaw. This meal is hearty and substantial, and would work any night of the week!

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Breaded Pork Chops with Caramelized Corn

Breaded Pork Chops with Caramelized Corn & Peaches

Pork chops get an upgrade in this quick-cooking recipe: breaded pork chops with caramelized corn & peaches. Lightly breaded pork cooked in a hot skillet until golden, topped with a very flavorful corn + peach + bacon mixture, and served with a lemony mayo sauce for dipping. It’s a fun dinner to spice up an average weeknight, but doubles as the perfect dinner party recipe!

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