Pork Recipes

Ants Climbing a Tree: March 5, 2013
Good with ground beef, but better, I think, with pork; and do try using hot chili sesame oil at the beginning and the end to bump up the heat (and the flavor) just a little bit.

Bacon, Baked, Best!: June 13, 2018

Bacon, Bourbon Candied: November 3, 2016

Bacon, Deviled: June 20, 2013
Breakfast food? Sammich filler? Snack? It’s ALL good; and don’t fret too much about all that hot sauce… the bourbon smooths things out nicely.

Bacon Jam: December 16, 2010
Parfait! Bacon Jam: March 1, 2013
Still unsure of how to serve this? Make a batch this weekend, then check out next Friday’s Parfait! post for two, pretty cool (I think) new applications.
Parfait! Bacon Jam and Wicked Simple Baked Beans: May 27, 2011
Bacon Jam, Slow Cooker: January 2, 2023
Basically the same recipe, but I now have a multi setting cooker, and so can do the whole thing in one pan. Bonus!

Bacon, Maple Roasted: April 11, 2010
Parfait! Maple Roasted Bacon
: August 12, 2011
Parfait! Maple Roasted Bacon, Again!: February 24, 2012
This is so good, it deserves a double repeat!
Parfait!: Maple Roasted Bacon: February 27, 2015
Still just about my favorite way to prepare bacon.

Bacon, Microwave: February 4, 2021

Bacon Quiche: April 26, 2011
Parfait! Bacon Quiche: August 28, 2015

Bacon, Onion, and Jalapeño Quiche: November 25, 2015

Bacon, Snoop Dogg’s: December 20, 2016

Bacon Tart: February 25, 2015
Think Yorkshire Pudding with bacon and a bit of cheese added. Tasty!

Bacon, Water-Cooked: May 27, 2014

Bacon, Water Fried: October 15, 2020

Bahn Mi: October 20, 2015
One of my very favorite sammiches, really, really delicious, and made with… wait for it… SPAM! No, REALLY, it’s very, very good!

Banzai ‘Za!: June 2, 2014
Ground pork cooked in Terryaki sauce makes for one. Fine. ‘Za!

Barbecued Ribs: April 28, 2010
Pork or beef ribs work nicely, even country-style.

Barbecued Country-Style Ribs: August 12, 2010
Really, the same basic recipe as above, just a different cut of ribs.

Brats ‘n Beer: May 31, 2011

Parfait! Bobaks (Sausages) ‘n Beer: September 23, 2011

Burgers, Pork and Bacon: May 2, 2017

Buttermilk Meatballs, my favorite mix: December 8, 2011

Carnitas My Way: February 17, 2011

Chili, Black Bean BBQ: August 29, 2016

Chili, Cincinnati-Style, Five Ways: March 25, 2014
I used a mixture of ground beef and ground pork, veggie stock, and added black beans. It was good.

Chops, Amontillado: October 31, 2012
Lightly seasoned pork chops sautéed in a bit of oil, then finished with fresh ‘shrooms, Dijon mustard, a nice bit of Amontillado sherry, and sour cream.

Chops, Apple (cider) Brined: May 3, 2010
Parfait! (this time made with apple juice): May 6, 2011

Chops, Apple (juice) Dijon: January 25, 2011

Chops, Apple Juice: October 17, 2011

Chops, Balsamic Onion Sage: March 27, 2024

Chops, Barbecue Curry, Grilled: November 10, 2015

Chops, Barbecue and Sage: February 14, 2024

Chops, Beer Teriyaki: October 27, 2010

Chops, Blackberry and Sage: July 16, 2020

Chops, Blackberry and Sage: August 18, 2022

Chops, Blue Cheese and ‘Shroom: April 1, 2014

Chops, Boneless, Baked With Cherry Barbecue and Blue Cheese: October 23, 2014

Chops, Braised: June 13, 2011

Chops, Brandy and ‘Shroom Sauce: June 15, 2016

Chops, Buttermilk: August 17, 2010
Also including a handy buttermilk substitute recipe!

Chops, Cabin: October 4, 2022

Chops, with Cherry Cola Sauce: September 15, 2011

Chops, Cider Braised, BBQ: November 13, 2018

Chops, Cider Fried: December 7, 2011
Parfait! Chops, Cider, ermmm Braised: July 5, 2013
A more accurate description of the preparation of these still wickedly tasty and tender chops.

Chops, Creamy Garlic, Instant Pot: February 17, 2021

Chops, Creole, With Lemon and Thyme: January 18, 2017

Chops, Gateway: November 27, 2012
I thought these chops, marinated in apple juice with a maple seasoning mix from my favorite spice shop, were wicked tasty; but you could easily substitute your own favorite seasoning blend, and mebbe add a bit of maple syrup (try to get grade b, it’s more flavorful for cooking).

Chops, Grilled Steak Style: April 22, 2016

Chops, Honey Mustard, With ‘Shrooms: January 27, 2022

Chops, Hungarian: May 23, 2013

Chops, Kentucky Colonel: June 3, 2010

Chops, Kentucky Colonel: June 29, 2011
Where I kinda actually follow the recipe!

Chops, Maple Syrup Brined: December 22, 2010

Chops in Marinara: May 28, 2015

Chops, Marinated in Cider and Tamari, Then Grilled: August 5, 2014

Chops, Orange: May 18, 2010

Chops, Oven Barbecued: May 1, 2014

Chops, Oven Fried: March 8, 2012

Chops, Pan Barbecued: November 7, 2023

Chops, Pan Fried, in Manchurian Sauce: February 16, 2022

Chops, Boneless (or Tenderloin), Oven Fried: July 16, 2013
2 boneless pork chops are pounded thin, marinated in buttermilk, then dredged in flour and panko crumbs and baked. Nice; but after that, the two chops – now four paillards, are turned into two very different dinners. First, a riff on the classic Midwestern pork tenderloin sammich, and then, open-faced pork parmesan sammiches with fresh mozzarella and basil from teh garden. Yum.

Chops, Sauerkraut: November 17 202o

Chops, Steak-Style: October 5, 2015

Chops, Thick Cut, Marinated and Grilled, With Artichokes, ‘Shrooms, and Cherry Peppers: September 13, 2016

Chops, Yogurt Marinated: April 6, 2015

Chops, Another Yogurt Marinade: May 31, 2017

Parfait! Chops, Sweet ‘n Spicy Panko: September 14, 2012
Good with chicken, mebbe even better with boneless pork chops

Chops, Smothered: January 10, 2012
Parfait! Smothered Chops and Sweet Potato Poutine
: January 20, 2012
I adjusted the gravy recipe a bit, and tried out packaged sweet potato fries. Nice.
Parfait! (again) Chops and Sweet Potato Poutine: May 18, 2012
Still nice, and worthy of trying, tho’ I believe that I do prefer the bone-in chops.

Chops, Ranch-Style Baked: April 25, 2012

Chops, Pineapple Terryaki: November 4, 2013

Chops, Travelers’: February 22, 2016
Dinner in a nice (but bare) rental kitchen doesn’t have to be take away or frozen food; I made these tender, tasty grilled chops with a minimum of muss or extra fuss.

Chops, Vacation: September 9, 2020

Chops, Zippy, The Doris Project, Week 34: September 3, 2014
These slow cooker pork chops are good, but think beyond the chop and mebbe go for zippy pulled pork for sammiches and ???

Cubano Sammich: January 4, 2017
Grilled ham and cheese and pickles and mustard and nicely spiced Cuban-style mayonnaise.

Cuban Style Pork: July 5, 2016
This citrus marinade will turn leftover roast pork into a real treat. Try it with the medianoche mayonnaise and you may find yourself roasting a bit of pork just for the leftovers.

Cutlets, Pan Fried: May 7, 2015

Eggplant, Sherry Peppers Stir Fry: April 7, 2014

Flautas, Al Pastor, Air Fryer: January 11, 2022

Ginger Dijon Sausages: January 4, 2011

Green Lentil & Garlic Sausage Cassoulet: October 3, 2012

Ground Pork and Crispity Eggplant Stir Fry: November 9, 2015

Gumbo: May 25, 2021

Gyro Dip: January 2, 2019
I used ground pork instead of actual gyro meat for this batch. Still wicked tasty, and mebbe even a little bit better than the original.

Ham, Baked, With a Peach Butter and Rosemary Glaze: April 13, 2015

Ham Bone Soup: February 7, 2017

Ham, Croquettes: April 15, 2021

Ham Dip, Hot: January 12, 2017

Ham ‘n Haricots: March 12, 2015
Ham steaks cooked in a mixture of apple cider and Sherry Peppers Sauce with little tiny green beans added at the end. Tasty.

Ham Loaf, The Doris Project, Week 16: April 30, 2014

Ham, Orange and Honey Glazed: April 3, 2024

Ham, Pineapple, and Jalapeño Dinner: February 1, 2016

Ham, Whole, Pineapple and Honey Glazed: January 3, 2017
My new favorite way to make ham.

Ham Pot Pie: May 3, 2023

Ham Quiche: April 19, 2010
Parfait! Ham Quiche: April 10, 2015
Parfait! Ham Quiche: February 10, 2017
Parfait! Ham Quiche With Blanched Asparagus: March 20, 2020

Ham Quiche, Crustless: May 6, 2014

Ham quiche, Spinach, ‘Shroom, and Swiss: May 14, 2020

Ham Rolls: August 27, 2013
Parfait! Pepperoni Bread: August 30, 2013
The same basic dough as the ham rolls, but filled with deli goodies and shaped into four large loaves. Tasty.

Ham Salad: November 11, 2010
Parfait! Ham Salad
: August 5, 2011

Best! Ham Salad: June 4, 2015
Parfait! Ham Salad, Besterer!: June 17, 2016
Ham Salad, Pretty Darned Decent: March 14, 2022

Ham Sammich, BBQ: April 17, 2020

Ham Steak and Spaetzle: December 6, 2016

Ham and Sweet Potato Cakes Fried in Mustard Oil: April 15, 2015

Ham, Sammich, Grilled With Pimiento Cheese and Pineapple: November 21, 2013

Ham Steak, Glazed and Grilled: June 19, 2012
Wondering what to do with that wayward jar of whisky marmalade you picked up who-knows-where? Try this!

Ham (Dinner), Honey Glazed: August 22, 2013
Small, boneless hams need a bit of attention, too!

Ham Steak, René: May 3, 2012
An old-school recipe that still works today – mostly. I would recommend trying my substitutions and additions at the bottom of the post. Still, a nice spring dinner with roasted asparagus and home made mac and cheese.

Kielbasa, Sweet & Sour: October 1, 2012
You could serve this as an appetizer, but I thought it made for a fine dinner, however you choose to use it, think about adding a few fresh basil leaves at the end.

Kielbasa, Vinaigrette: August 28, 2012

Korean-Style Barbecue: August 30, 2022
I used this Whole30 compliant sauce to make ground pork taco filling, but it would be a pretty spiffy marinade and grill sauce for chops and ribs, too.

Parfait! Linguiça ‘n Beer: June 22, 2012
Set aside your brats and your Italian sausages and prepare yourself for a treat – IF you can find the real deal linguiça. If your market doesn’t carry it, you can always order some from the nice folk at Gaspar’s. Or come over by here on sausage night.

Loin Ends, Boneless, Ollie’s Way: July 17, 2018

Meatballs: April 14, 2010

Meatballs, Cranberry Cocktail: November 30, 2017
I used a mix of ground beef, pork, and veal; but you could live it up a bit and add some minced fresh shrimp to the mix.

Meatballs, Iberian: December 11, 2018
Iberian Tomato Sauce: December 12, 2018
Serve it with rice, pasta, or mebbe just big chunks of lovely crusty bread.

Meatballs, Iberian: December 19, 2023
Tomato Sauce, Iberian: December 20, 2023

Meatballs, Korean Style: October 16, 2017

Meatballs, NO FLOUR: October 18, 2016
Ground pork, ground beef, scallion, and SEASONED OATMEAL CRUMBS in place of bread crumbs.

Meatballs, Potsticker: December 5, 2011
You don’t actually NEED the wrappers – just the dipping sauce.

Meatballs, Shrimp & Pork: March 3, 2014

Meatballs, Tangy: August 16, 2012
Step away from the grape jelly and the packaged ‘meat’ balls – this nicely different recipe works as well for dinner over rice as it will for munchies skewered with one of them there fancy fluted toothpicks.

Meatballs: Thousand Island: June 3, 2015

Meatloaf, Muffin Tin: October 8, 2013
A nice riff on your traditional meatloaf – made single serve size in a large muffin tin.

Meatloaf (now with Oatmeal!): July 13, 2010
This one is made with ground beef, but you could add ground pork as well.

Meatloaf, Tante Marie’s Monday Mixer: October 26, 2015

Moo Shoo Pork Tacos: November 18, 2016
Parfait! Moo Shoo Pork Tacos: May 18, 2018

Multi Pot Pork and ‘Shrooms: December 12, 2022

Nachos: February 13, 2024
Beef, pork, chicken, heck, even vegetarian! Makes no never mind; use this method and practically perfect nachos are at your fingertips.

Orange and Tamari Pork: August 25, 2023

Pasta Sauce, Three Pigs: October 8, 2015
Parfait! Pasta Sauce, Three Pigs: April 14, 2017

Penne Pasta Pizza Bake: September 18, 2013
Italian sausage, veggies, cheese, a nice sauce, and pepperoni, freshly sliced from the deli, make for one fine dinner casserole.

Polenta Cakes With Spicy Sausage Sauce: October 13, 2014

Ponzu Sauce Pork: April 24, 2013
Marinated ground pork is sautéed and then enhanced by this nice little sauce.

Pork Belly, Air Fryer Crispity: December 8, 2020
I used my own Arby’s Sauce on this batch, but your own fave barbecue or steak sauce would work a treat here, too.

Pork Belly, Asian Inspired Barbecue: October 12, 2023

Pork Belly, Barbecued, Best!: January 12, 2015

Pork Belly, Maple and Balsamic Glazed: October 30, 2014

Pork Belly, Maple and Dijon Marinated: December 2, 2014

Pork Belly, Marinated: July 24, 2014

Pork Belly Stew: July 1, 2014

Pork Loin, Mississippi, Leftover: February 8, 2024

Pork Ragu Casserole: November 11, 2021

Pork and Shrimp Soul Rolls: September 2, 2021

Potstickers, Frozen, Air Fried: February 10, 2022

Pulled Pork: July 14, 2010
Made with boneless pork roast; but you could use pork shoulder

Pulled Pork, Dr. Pepper: April 5, 2016

Quesadillas, Multicultural: September 12, 2017
A combination of Greek style marinate then grilled pork, layered Cubano sammich style with zippy mustard, Medianoche mayonnaise, and pickles, topped of with Swiss cheese.

Quiche au Jambon: see Ham Quiche

Quiche Lorraine: April 26, 2011
It’s bacon! It’s cheese! It’s eggs! It’s what’s for brunch!
Parfait! Quiche Lorraine: August 28, 2015

Reuben Casserole: February 18, 2020
Surprise! This tasty take on the classic Reuben sammich is not only gluten-free; it also uses leftover barbecued pork in place of the more usual corned beef! Delicious!

Ribs, Aloha: May 7, 2013
A work in progress from a mid-century advertisement – but something to consider if you want colorful, but bland, food.
Parfait! Pineapple-Palooza!: May 10, 2013
Aloha ribs with a vastly improved pineapple sauce, plus a nice way to customize packaged yellow rice and, as a bonus! – pineapple barbecue meatballs.

Ribs, Apple Braised with Cherry Barbecue Sauce: October 31, 2011

Ribs, Arby’s Sauce: August 25, 2021

Ribs, Baked, Montreal Steak Seasoning: September 29, 2021

Ribs, Barbecue, With Cheesy Creamy Polenta: November 18, 2014

Ribs, Bourbon Marinated: November 13, 2012

Ribs, Carolina-Style Barbecue Sammiches: January 27, 2014

Ribs, with Cherry Coke Sauce: July 16, 2011
Parfait! Ribs with Cherry and Cola Barbecue Sauce: February 22, 2013
Parfait! Ribs, Cherry Barbecue: September 12, 2014
Instead of basic cherry jam, I used Cherry Bomb – cherry jam with jalapeño – which made for a nice, slightly zippy, sauce.
Parfait! Ribs, Cherry Cola With Pepper Jelly: December 11, 2015

Ribs, with Cherry Cola Sauce, Moist Roasted: May 8, 2012
We’ve switched allegiances to Cherry Pepsi, but the real reason for this post was to test a kinda cool new roasting accessory.

Ribs, Country-Style, Korean Caribbean Barbecue: December 15, 2014

Ribs, Country Style, Maple Marinated: May 26, 2016

Ribs, Country-Style, Pepper Jelly Barbecue: July 7, 2015

Ribs, Country Style, Pinto Bean and Spicy Sweet Barbecue: November 2, 2015

Ribs, Country-Style, Pressure Cooker and Convection Roast: January 18, 2023

Ribs, Country-Style with a Soy and Citrus Sauce: April 10, 2013

Ribs, Cranberry Braised: February 10, 2012
Basically, a cranberry riff on the apple braised ribs – tasty, and great stock!

Ribs, with Espresso, Plum and Chipotle Sauce: June 25, 2013

Ribs, with Honey Bourbon Barbecue: January 7, 2014

Ribs, Jalapeño Jelly Barbecue: July 12, 2013
Technically, this is a Parfait! version of the espresso, plum and chipotle ribs above, but this is more than tasty enough to stand on its own.
Parfait!, Ribs, Jalapeño Jelly Barbecue: February 28, 2014

Ribs, Oven Barbecued: November 11, 2020

Ribs, Pineapple and Chili Sauce: February 28, 2017

Ribs, Peachy Keen: July 5, 2022

Ribs, Slow Cooked, Then Grilled: July 21, 2021

Ribs, Sticky: July 1, 2020

Ribs, To Grill or Not to Grill?: May 4, 2023

Roast Pork, Your Basic: February 16, 2011
Sometimes, you don’t need all the fuss – and this is one of those times.

Roast Pork, Buttermilk & Honey Mustard Marinade, Bacon-Wrapped: December 10, 2013

Roast Pork, Don Struble’s: December 14, 2011
Stuffed with garlic, green olives and pepperoni – what’s not to love?
Parfait! Puerto Rican Pork Roast: July 1, 2016
Still a most excellent way to roast pork!

Roast Pork with Honey and Soy Sauce: December 13, 2010

Roast Pork with Jezebel Glaze: August 1, 2023

Roast Pork, Mississippi: October 18, 2023

Roast Pork with Plum Sauce, Garlic, and Vinegar: January 14, 2014

Rustic Pizza: May 28, 2010

Sausage & Apple Stuffed Onions, Grilled: May 29, 2013

Sausage, Breakfast, Beer: October 15, 2018

Sausage and Chile Pie: October 3, 2022

Sausage Gravy: March 20, 2017
Sausage Gravy: August 8, 2023

Sausages, Grilled, Beer and Pineapple: June 10, 2016

Sausage, Longaniza: February 20, 2014
A nicely spiced home made sausage.

Sausage Muffins With Maple Syrup Butter: August 4, 2015

(Garlic) Sausage ‘n Peppers ‘n Onions Over Pasta: September 26, 2013
I used Linguiça, but feel free to substitute your own preferred sausage.

Sausage Squares: January 17, 2013
I went all sausage for this batch, one pound each of regular and hot breakfast sausage, but feel free to go mix it up by using half sausage and half ground beef, or chicken, or turkey.

Sausage Stuffing: December 7, 2015

Seaward Inn Pork Chops: December 2, 2010

Shepherd’s Pie – with a Twist: April 28, 2014
Well, a couple of twists, actually: I used home made pork sausage in place of beef, and then garlic smashed cauliflower in place of potatoes. Nice job.

Shrimp Burgers, Grilled, With Beef and Pork: August 15, 2017

Spanish Sausage Rice: December 30, 2010

Spicy Meat Pies: March 20, 2013
I used ciabatta dough and filled it with a linguiça-based mixture, but you should use this recipe as a starting point and choose a dough, filling, and egg wash that suits your tastes and needs.

Stew, French?: October 15, 2012
An advertisement from 1969 set me to come up with this stew recipe using some of my own home made Catalina French dressing. Authentically French? Probably not, but still pretty darned tasty.

Stew, Green Chile With Hominy: January 20, 2015
Try this oh so tasty stew instead of chili some night.
Parfait! Pork Stew With Green Chile Salsa: May 1, 2015

Stew, Pork & Cider, The Doris Project, Week 42: October 29, 2014

Stuffing, Sage Sausage, Again: November 15, 2016

Sunny-Up Breakfast Casserole, The Doris Project, Week 27: July 16, 2014
Sausage, home made cheese croutons, sour cream mustard sauce, more cheese, and gently broken eggs combine to make for a fine start to the day.

Swedish Meatballs: February 12, 2011
Beef, pork, breadcrumbs, a touch o’ vermouth, and spices – nice!

Swedish Meatballs, da SAUCE!: February 13, 2011
A tasty, and I gotta believe, healthier alternative to the traditional.

Tacos: October 31, 2022

Taco Bake, The Doris Project (TDP) Week 8: February 26, 2014
I used ground turkey which I turned into a home made chorizo-like sausage, but plain ground beef, or using ground pork in place of the turkey when you make the sausage would be good, too.

Tenderloin, Air Fryer: March 26, 2020
I would not have thought that this would work, but here we are. Wicked tasty!

Tenderloin with Apples and Onion: November 9, 2010

Tenderloin, Coffee Rubbed: September 8, 2016

Tenderloin, French Onion Slow Cooker: March 4, 2021

Tenderloin, 4 Mustard Roasted: September 18, 2012
The 4 Mustard Sauce was left over from a batch of chicken legs, and worked a treat when slathered over a lovely pork tenderloin. Either way is a winner!

Tenderloin, Greek Marinade: September 30, 2015
Go all souvlaki on your next piece o’ pork, you’ll be glad you did!

Tenderloin, Honey and Dijon Marinade: February 29, 2016

Tenderloin, Italian Seasoned: October 31, 2016

Tenderloin, Marinated: August 15, 2018
I made a steak sauce based marinade, and it worked a treat!

Tenderloin, Orange and Sherry Peppers: June 21, 2017

Tenderloin, Puff Pastry with Mango Chutney: January 24, 2018

Tenderloin, Slow Cooker Ragu: November 10, 2021

Tenderloin Tip Ends, Marinated and Grilled: May 17, 2022

Tenderloin Tips With Dried Cherry Gastrique: March 18, 2015

Tenderloin Tips, Firecracker Barbecue: June 12, 2018

Tenderloin Tips, Beer and Souvlaki Marinade: August 30, 2017

Tenderloin, Wellington, with Mango Chutney: January 24, 2018

Tenderloin, Wellington, with Farmhouse Chutney: September 27, 2021

Thai-style Pork Stew: May 27, 2010
The original version can be found here.
Parfait! Thai-Style Pork Stew: March 2, 2012
Truly new and improved! – I’ve removed the peanut butter from the base (don’t worry, you can still stir it into individual bowls, if you like) and added toasted sesame oil and some Aleppo pepper for a bit of smoky flavor. Nice!
Parfait! Thai-Style Pork Stew – with a twist at the end!: February 1, 2013
Still good, and still one of our favorites, but check out the very end of the post…

Thai-Style Pork Stew; New and Improved!: April 12, 2022

Tots ‘n Sausage Casserole: October 3, 2016

Vietnamese BBQ Tacos: August 22, 2012
Marinated grilled country style ribs make for one fine taco. Ermmm, or three.

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