Chinese New Year’s Feast

Yes, I know that Chinese New Year‘s is done, but I’m here to report on […]

Hoppin’ John and Collard Greens: traditional New Years Recipes

I’ve been learning about this New Year’s tradition of eating black-eyed peas and collard greens […]

Slow-cooked BBQ Pork or Beef

Beautiful smells of slow-cooking barbecue are already wafting through my kitchen and it’s only 9:00 […]

Chile Verde Recipe

Homemade Chile Verde rocks! I haven’t tasted anything so delicious in years and it’s all […]

Bowl of Chile Verde


Oh wow. Last week I was visiting my beautiful cousin, Mary, in California and she […]

California Girl does Carolina Barbecue

One of things that we’ve learned since we moved to the southeast is that people […]

Grilled Pork Loin with Orange Marinade

Reposting some Easter recipes from last year. I wrote these up AFTER the fact of […]

Chile Verde–another recipe from a friend

I’ve been meaning to move a couple of wonderful recipes out of the comments in […]

Venison-Pork Sausage Meatloaf

Since we have a freezer full of venison and pork, Dave has been on the […]