Smoked Shank Pho


The 10lb bone-in pork shank I picked up from Herman’s Quality Meats and smoked for our Christmas dinner provided me with all kinds of leftover inspirations. I wasted as little of the shank as possible and even utilized the ham bone to make the amazing Pho style stock I used for this recipe. For the…

Pork Fried Cauliflower


Whole30 Day 3 Dinner: another solo dinner favorite of mine is vegetable or pork fried rice, which I usually just utilize leftover Basmati rice from a previous night’s dinner making this meal-for-one super simple. After committing to this program however, I’ve got to get creative, as there’s no leftover rice in my fridge. Up until…

BBQ Pork Sandwiches


As I’ve mentioned before, I like to put in several hours of prep work on the weekends I grill to help simplify upcoming weeknight dinners. Plus, if I’m gonna stand over hot coals for hours I want to cook more than one evening’s meal. This go around I smoked a pork butt over Apple and…

Pan Seared Chop with Fennel Spiked Zucchini Tomato Pasta


After a two hour hike on the Fair Hill Trails and an afternoon volunteering at Fair Weather Farm at Fair Hill, I was famished by the time I got home Thursday evening. I feed my fur-gang and without much thought, I threw together this quick pork and pasta recipe for my dinner. The fennel seed…