Pork, Turnip and Sweet Potato Stew

I was going through the dinner food line at my Grandparents house. All the cousins, aunts and uncles were there, so a pretty long line. Each stop in the line fills your plate more and more and it all looks great. I got to the mashed potatoes and gravy and took a pretty good size…

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin, Seared Okra and Pimento Cheese Grits

Super easy and impressive meal you can make on a week day, no problem. This was actually inspired by several meals I’ve eaten at restaurants. The bacon wrapped pork came from Soby’s and I’ve blogged before (Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin). The pimento cheese grits I had at Distilled at Gratz Park Inn. The seared okra…

Pork Stir Fry, Braised Bok Choy and Brown Rice

We love our CSA, but we can only eat so much bok choy. This year we’ve receive quite a lot. This sent me off to find a recipe to use up a whole head. I came across a recipe for Pork and Bok Choy Stir Fry, and as usual, I tweaked it a bit. I…

Chorizo Tacos

Chorizo, cotija, onion, cilantro and jalapeno. Those simple ingredients are all you need for some of the best tacos I’ve had. In this country tacos tend to be loaded down with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, sour cream, salsa, etc. No need here, simple is just fine. There is a little restaurant here in Greenville, SC called…

Banh Mi Vietnamese Sandwich

I love Bahn Mi sandwiches. Fresh, spicy, tangy, crunchy, all the good stuff. This may not be a traditional Bahn Mi but it tastes close to them. I used leftovers from several other meals listed below so this is one of the easiest meals you’ll see me post. I had the pork loin, I had…

Thai Pork Tenderloin and Coconut Jasmine Rice with Edamame

Walking into the grocery, I had no ideas…until I noticed pork tenderloin on sale. After a long weekend we really just wanted something light and refreshing. This coconut jasmine rice is very light and the edamame adds a bit of crunch. This is an easy, light meal. HA, too funny! After writing this entire post,…