Pork Sirloin Roast

I picked up this sirloin in the grocery on sale, it was a little over 3 lbs. for $5. I never have cooked one before so I researched and didn’t find much other than it’s very lean without a lot of flavor. Decided that it needed as much help as possible and it definitely needed…

Pork Chop with Chipotle Tomatillo

Got home at six with some decent looking pork chops and not much time to infuse any flavor. Had a fresh tomatillo and decided to bake the chops using it to help season them. Ingredients:  Bone in center cut pork chops about 1/2″ thick 1 tomatillo 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 1/4 onion 1…

Pork Chops With Pepper Jelly Sauce

This is the first time I have used pepper jelly in a sauce and it was very good. It was tasty with everything I had on my plate and I’m sure it will also work for chicken. Ingredients: 4 (1/2 to 3/4-inch-thick) bone in pork chops 1 teaspoon salt and 3/4 teaspoon ground pepper 2…

Oven Baked Pork Ribs

First season your ribs, you can use baby back, St. Louis or just back ribs. Baby back are the best cut, I used back ribs because they were on sale. Use what ever you have (4 lbs.+/ -). Dry rub: Try to do this a day in advance or for at least 4 hours prior to…

Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork

I used to be a travelling salesman and as a bonus I got to seek good food. One of my favorite places to eat BBQ was in Lexington, N.C. They use a vinegar and ketchup based sauce unlike the mustard based where I live now. They also give you a hush puppy. Traditionally in the Southeastern…

Pork Loin & Leftovers

A inexpensive lean meat that can go a long way, my loin was 3.5 lbs. and cost $9. This is how I utilized it for 3 meals. For best results before preparing brine the loin for a couple of hours (in fridge). Alternately you can season and place in the fridge over night. I didn’t have…