Spaghetti (Squash) with Meat Sauce

One of the questions I hear all the time when discussing my eating style is: “Don’t you miss pasta?”  Well no, not really. What I always enjoyed about pasta dishes was the amazing flavors in the sauces.  The pasta itself is pretty flavorless and is full of poor quality carbohydrates …

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The Perfect Pork Chop

The Perfect Pork Chop. That’s a pretty bold statement, but I feel like I’ve finally got this preparation mastered. The following method produces golden brown, tender, and juicy pork chops that are full of flavor. Alex stated, “This is the best pork chop I’ve ever had.” Enough said – on …

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“Portuguese Style” Sausage and Potato Soup

After making ham stock with the Christmas Eve ham bone, I looked around for some inspiration and developed the following recipe. I saw several recipes for Portuguese soups, but many of them contained beans. I took a few ingredients from several recipes and came up with this dish. Pretty tasty …

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Pork Loin Roast with Apples and Cranberries

Earlier this week I posted a recipe for Cranberry Orange Pound Cake with Pecans. I had some leftover cranberries and Alex mentioned that we hadn’t had pork in awhile. This is the end result! I think all of the flavors blend into a beautiful, fall-inspired roast. I served it with …

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