Pork Chops with Mole Rub

Mexicans have this wonderful creation called Mexican hot chocolate. Basically it’s a really rich and creamy hot chocolate but they add a pinch of cayenne to it. The pepper gives it a nice kick and blends really well with the milk and the chocolate flavors. They also have a similar chocolate pepper combo in mole […]

Vietnamese Barbecue Pork Salad

One of the easiest way to throw together a great tasting meal is to marinate the meat and grill it. The meat takes on flavor without you needing to do anything. You just mix in a baggie and let it sit in the fridge while you head off to work, run errands, sleep overnight. You […]

Grilled Pork Chops with Two Bean Pine Nut Salad

You’ve heard of three bean salad? Well I was one bean short of a three bean salad last night, so I made mine two bean salad but added in the fun of pine nuts. I know, when am I ever not a bean short of a full salad. LOL. 😉 I’m on a pine nut […]

Beer Braised Country Style Barbecue Pork Ribs

The Kid loves to get ribs when we go out to dinner, but have you seen the calorie content on those things?! A half rack of ribs can be well over 1000 calories without including the sides! They aren’t too difficult to make on your own so it’s definitely something to try if you want […]

Pear Prosciutto Provolone Pizza

One of my favorite food flavor combinations is sweet and salty. I had a salad one time that had pears, walnuts, and bleu cheese that was surprisingly good. The other night I was in the mood for something similar but unfortunately they don’t make bleu cheese in a dairy-free version for The Kid. Even if […]