Posts Tagged ‘ pork ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Firecracker Pork Fusilli

In the next town over, there was a restaurant that billed itself as serving “world pasta” or something similar. Their selections ran the gamut from ordinary Italian favorites to more Asian-inspired noodle dishes. But the one dish that everyone ordered was the firecracker pork fusilli. Admittedly, this was a strange dish: pasta topped with shredded, […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops

There are times where you need a quick flavor hit without a lengthy marinade. This spice rub can be made in the time it takes to preheat your grill. The excess can be sealed in a plastic container or zip-top baggie and saved for a few weeks. Ingredients 2 Tbsp paprika 2 Tbsp chili powder […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Slow Cooker Pepper Pork Chops

This is a wonderful recipe from Alton Brown of Food Network. I love Alton because he taught me how to cook. I’m reprinting the recipe here because it’s too good to pass up; I’d refer you to the original recipe on Food Network, but I don’t seem to have the kind of readers who do […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Braised Mexican Pork

Personally, I think that the pickled onions make the dish, but there’s also something to be said for a meal that can be made the day before and reheated. It’s even better reheated, because the citrus and garlic flavors intensify and have plenty of time to meld. Serve with tortillas or spoon over rice. Because […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Easy Pulled Pork

It was a random Sunday morning and I took the Tiny Kitchen Assistant to the supermarket. He peered inside the butcher’s case, pointed at the boneless pork butt and said, “I want that! Pick that one!” My husband scoffed. “You can’t make pulled pork in half a day on a gas grill. You need a […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Quick Bolognese

I’ve already posted my go-to¬†bolognese recipe, but sometimes you want a hearty sauce that doesn’t take half a day to make. Behold: quick bolognese in under 45 minutes, even less if you buy pre-chopped onions and carrots from the supermarket. Ingredients Olive oil 1 onion, chopped fine 1 carrot, diced 1/2 lb ground beef 1/2 […] Read More