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Pork Loin Slow Cooked with Marjoram & Lime

 

THE ROAST

3 1/2 to 4 1/2 Pound, Boneless Pork Loin Roast

1 Large, Yellow Onion, Course Chop

3 to 4 Tablespoon, Garlic, Fine Chop

2 to 3 Finger Width Sprigs of, Marjoram

1 to 2 Finger Width Sprigs of, Thyme

3 Large, Limes, Juice & Zest

3 or 4 Stalks, Celery, Course Chop

Salt & Pepper, to Taste

Nutmeg, Dash of

1/2 Bottle, Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale

 

Season all side of the Pork Loin Roast with Salt & Pepper to Taste, Place Pork Roast Fatty Side Up in Slow Cooker

Add all other ingredients

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Spicy Chili Garlic Pork & Tofu

1 1/2 Pounds Boneless Pork, Cut into one inch Cube

16 Ounces Firm Tofu, Cut into one inch Cube

1 Large Yellow Onion, Cut in 1/2 and Sliced

1 Bunch Green Top Garlic, Course Chopped

3 or 4 Cloves Garlic, Course Chopped

1 Red Bell Pepper, Julienned

1 or 2 Tablespoon Ginger, Fine Chopped

3 or 4 Tablespoons Soy Sauce

2 or 3 Tablespoons Black Bean Sauce

2 or 3 Tablespoons, Chili Garlic Sauce

Black Pepper, to Taste

Dash of Nutmeg

1 Cup Chicken Broth, Hot

1 or 2 Tablespoons Toasted Sesame Oil

3 0r 4 Glugs Canola Oil

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Pretzel Crusted Pork Chop Stuffed with Cranberry & Dates

(SERIOUSLY, THIS IS A LOT EASIER TO MAKE THAN IT SEEMS!!!)

2 Boneless Center Cut Pork Chops, 2″ Thick, Slit with a Pocket for Stuffing (I had just over one pound of meat).

1 Egg

1 to 2 TBS Spicy Brown Mustard

1 TBS Garlic, Fine Chopped

1/4 TSP Nutmeg

Salt & Pepper to Taste

1/4 Cup Autumn Maple Red Ale

1 Cup Milk

1 Cup Flour

1 to 1 1/2 Cups Pretzel Crumbs (Fine Crush Pretzels in a Zip Bag)

 

STUFFING

In a large bowl mix together well the following;

1/2 Cup Dates, Fine Chopped

1/2 Cup

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Pork Picnic Roast/ Skin On, Slow Cooked in Molasses & Pumpkin Ale

4 to 5 Pounds Fresh (Not Cured/ Smoked) Pork Picnic Roast

Salt & Pepper to Taste

DRY RUB;

1 TSP Onion Powder (NOT Salt)

1 TSP Garlic Powder (Not Salt)

1/2 TSP Dry Mustard

1/2 TSP Red Pepper Flakes, Crushed

3 TBS Brown Sugar

1/4 TSP Nutmeg

3/4 TSP Clove, Ground

3/4 TSP Allspice

1/4 TSP Cinnamon

Sift or Mix the above 9 ingredients together really, really well.

 

WET RUB;

3 or 4 TBS Molasses

3 or 4 TBS Dark Soy Sauce

1/3 Cup Seasonal Pumpkin Ale, I used Anderson Valley’s version.

Whisk the above 3 items together.

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Slow Cooked Baked Beans with Honey Whiskey & Guinness

16 Ounce Bag Dry Navy Beans

The night before you make these, put beans in a heavy kettle. Cover with cold water 3 fingers distance from the top of the kettle. Bring to the boil on a medium high temperature. Remove from heat, cover and let sit over night (at least 8 hours).

THE NEXT DAY!

1 1/2 Pound Smokey Bacon, cut into course chop

1 1/2 Pound Smokey Ham, cut into 1/2 cubes

2 Medium Large Yellow Onion, course chop

5 Stalks Celery, fine chop

3 – 4 TBS Garlic, fine chop

1 TBS Ginger, fine chop

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Pretzel Crusted Beer & Mustard Battered Pork Chops

5 Six Ounce Boneless Pork Chops

1 Cup Bitter Ale, (Beer)

1 Cup Flour

Salt & Pepper to Taste

Nutmeg, Dash of

1 Large Egg

3 – 4 Tbs Spicy Brown Mustard

3/4 Cup (more) Bitter Ale, (Beer)

1/2 Tsp Garlic, Fine Chopped

2 Cups Salted Pretzels, Medium Fine Crushed

2 – 3 Glugs Olive Oil

 

Pour 1 Cup of Beer in a medium mix bowl, set aside

 

In Big Zip Bag shake together the Flour, Salt, Pepper & Nutmeg, set aside

 

Whisk together in a large mix bow; Egg, Mustard, 3/4 Cup Beer & Garlic,

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Spicy Pork & Broccoli Egg Rolls

3 – 4 Glugs Olive Oil

1 Pound Lean Ground Pork

1/2 Cup Onion, Fine Chopped

1/2 Cup Red Bell Pepper, Fine Chopped

1/2 Cup Green Bell Pepper, Fine Chopped

2 – 3 Tsp Garlic, Fine Chopped

1 Cup Carrot, Shredded

4 Cups Broccoli, Shredded (I use Pre Shredded ‘Broccoli Slaw’)

2 – 3 Thai Birds Eye Dried Peppers, Fine Crushed

Salt & Pepper to Taste

Dash of Nutmeg

1/2 Tsp Turmeric

2 – 3 Tbs Soy Sauce

2 Package Egg Roll Skins, 6 x 6 inch size. (Keep in Fridge until Ready to Use)

Cereal Bowl 1/2 Full

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Mango Chili Stir Fry with Snow Pea Pods & Pork

12 Ounces Boneless Pork Loin, Julienned 1/4 Inch Strips

2 or 3 Glugs Canola Oil

2 – 3 Tbs Garlic, Fine Chopped

1/4 Cup Fire Roasted Red Bell Pepper, Julienned

6 Ounces Stringless Snow Pea Pods

1/4 Cup Mango, Large Dice, Finger Nail Size

1/2 Bunch Green Onion, Fine Chopped

Salt & Pepper to Taste

 

4 or 5 or More Shakes, Chili Pepper Sauce, I love Trader Joe’s

 

2 or 3 Shakes of Soy Sauce

 

In heavy skillet or Wok at Medium High temperature heat oil just till the splatter test

 

Add the Pork, Stir Fry

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Pork Chop Crusted with Special K

4 Boneless Center Cut Pork Chops, 6 Ounces Each

Olive Oil, 2 or 3 Glugs

1 Cup Milk

1 Large Egg

2 Tbs Spicy Brown Mustard

1/4 Cup IPA (Beer)

1 Tsp Rosemary, Extra Fine Chopped

1 Tsp Garlic, Fine Chopped

1 – 1 1/2 Cups Flour

Salt & Pepper to Taste

Nutmeg, Dash of

Special K, 2 Cups Medium Fine Crushed

 

Blend together, Egg, Mustard, Beer, Rosemary & Garlic.

 

In Large Zip Bag shake together Flour, Salt, Pepper and Nutmeg.

 

In Large Zip Bag Crush until Medium Fine the Special K. (A Rolling Pin Works)

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Pork Chops with Spicy Cherry Sauce (Gastrique)

The other day I was watching one of those stupid cooking competition shows that seem to be on ALL THE FUCKING, stupid food tv station.  This word came up twice “gastrique”, at the time I didn’t really know what it meant but they were making fruit sauces with vinegar.  It must have been gotten into my brain, well that with this new found love for fruit based BBQ sauces.

So, I got these beautiful chops at the local butcher shop and I was not sure what I was going to do with them.  Earlier that day I found some

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