Nashville Hot Pork

We butcher a pig or two each year and one of my favorite things is the pork steaks. These are thin cutlets we cut from the big end of the hams and run them through a meat tenderizer. The best thing to do with them is fry them, so I went with a Nashville Hot … More Nashville Hot Pork

Blakely Steak Salad

My sister Blakely made this when we were visiting her one year and it has become a staple at our house. It’s not exactly ‘healthy’, but just keep telling yourself you are eating salad and you’ll be OK. Salad haters eat this salad. It has a great oil and vinegar feel to it, but the … More Blakely Steak Salad

Chinese Pork Chops

We usually butcher one or two pigs a year, and that means we have a lot of pork chops. I tried a bunch of different recipes, but this one stood out. The pork had just the right sweet and sour taste to really be memorable. Make sure you watch the temperature and pull them off … More Chinese Pork Chops

Sesame Chicken

This is a delicious recipe, almost restaurant-quality. It is also VERY messy when cooking. The frying takes a long time, so be prepared. It didn’t help that I was making a double recipe. And you’re going to get burned. These suckers pop when cooking. If you want to break it up, cut the chicken up … More Sesame Chicken