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Baby Back Ribs

It’s 45 days to retirement, and the last hurdle has been jumped. We have health insurance starting July 1st. It wasn’t easy sorting through the bazillion and one options and plans – and at soon-to-be 66 years of age, this is the first time in...

Pork Chops Milanese alla Victor

I brought home a couple of pretty nice bone-in pork chops, yesterday. I was thinking a Pork Chop Milanese-style dish was in order. We’ve been through the chicken and beef rut a few times – it was time for something new. I called home at lunch, and ...

Pork Scallopini Marsala

Tonight’s dinner would probably be more fitting on a colder night – but it’s in th...

Pork Tenderloin with Pears and Red Onions

What to do with a pork tenderloin when you’re tired of doing the same old things with pork ten...

Pulled Pork and Fresh Rolls

I love unattended cooking. Saying that, it’s surprising that I don’t like crock pots. Th...

Pork Tenderloin and Tapenade

While I was out in the sub-freezing world, today, Victor was home – our warm, well-insulated h...

Pork with Robiola

Several years ago we donated a few hundred cook books to the local library book drive. That left us ...

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

It’s so nice to be married to a man who can cook! When I spoke with Victor at lunch, today, he...

Empanadas

Tonight’s dinner was brought to you by the fine people at Goya. I was passing through the froz...

Wild Boar Risotto

I’ve had about a half-pound of wild boar sausage in the freezer for a while, now, and decided ...

Ravioli

Thanksgiving is a week away. That means cleaning out the ‘fridge so we can get more food in th...

Butternut Squash and Candied Bacon

Ya know what it’s like when you’ve cooked the same things over-and-over-and-over?!? Of c...

Bone-In Pork Chops with Leeks

I got a great deal on a bone-in pork roast the other day. It was much too big to actually cook as a ...

Farfalle Pasta with Lamb Sausage and Pork

I was perusing old issues of La Cucina Italiana last night looking for dinner ideas. I am still piss...