Category Archives: pork

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Here we are at the end of January and I’m just getting around to writing about Christmas leftovers.  Well, I’ve been busy trying to sell cars to people who want a $25,000 car for the price of a Yugo.  Oh … Continue reading

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Shredded Pork Sammiches

I got home last evening, the first in nearly a week, in time to cook something for dinner.  It’s doubtful in the good old U.S. of A. that there’s any occupation that’s as degrading and unrewarding (both personally and financially) … Continue reading

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Iowa Porkers

Seems like there’s a lot of places which have their own signature sandwich.  They range from Philly Cheesesteak to Louisiana PoBoys to San Diego Fish Tacos to Cuban Sandwiches in Tampa or Milwaukee Bratwurst.  A trip to one of these … Continue reading

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Pork Loin on a Budget

When I was a kid we didn’t have pork that often unless it was bacon with breakfast or thin little pork chops with a ring of fat around them that Mom would fry half to death.  The big treat of … Continue reading

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Carnitas Burritos with Salsa Verde

About a month ago I cooked a big 6 lb. bone-in pork shoulder.  I did it with a “Cuban Mojo” marinade and sauce.  (Here’s a link:  http://www.cheap-bastid-cooks.com/cuban-mojo-pork-roast/). We had a fantastic dinner that included sweet potato “discs” along with extra … Continue reading

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