Does it seem that time is just slipping by faster and faster or is it just me? I meant to post this for you as an option for leftovers from the Country Style Ribs in the Slow Cooker. I made that recipe months ago! At long last, here’s my favorite home-cooked better than take-out Pork Fried Rice. And I’m posting it right along with my newer Drunken Fried Rice, so you’ll have two options.
Hi guys! I try not to post more than once a day, but today I wanted to hook you up with one of the dishes I make from the marvelous Sweet & Sour Country Style Ribs I put out earlier. This is a beautiful thing. The flavor is intense, the sauce lovely and silky, and while I make Pork & Mushroom Ragu when I have a little of the Sweet & Sour Country Ribs leftover, I also have this in mind when I have any leftover Pulled Pork, too. And I imagine this would be a great way to work over any leftover pork chops, especially if they’re on the drier side and you’re stumped on how to make them taste great on a second go round.
I wanted to throw out this delicious quick little creamy sauce – I use this same basic recipe in all kinds of ways.
If you’ve been following along (Do I sound like a teacher? Class?) you’ve probably seen my most marvelous recipe for Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos last week. If you haven’t, take a peek, because that recipe is the starter for this Shortcut Pork Ramen. And as good as those tacos were, this spin-off recipe is even better.
Slow cooked to perfection, this fall off the bone, tender pork was featured in “Slow Cooker Redeemed” in the New York Times. “It results in a vaguely Vietnamese tangle of pulled pork that is best accompanied by a bright and crunchy slaw, and served on warm flour tortillas…” I made you wait for Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos, yesterday when I posted the Vaguely Vietnamese Slaw recipe, and I think these Tacos are worth that little delay.
Sometimes the universe aligns and this Brunswick Stew Georgia Style came about as a result! We just made a big pork shoulder roast (Momofuku’s Bo Ssam, to be exact) and had leftovers. I had just come across a couple recipes for Brunswick Stew. And my sister from Georgia called and said she was on her way. Well, that sealed the deal! Brunswick Stew, it was!
Empanadas have long been a favorite indulgence, whether made with a traditional filling to some crazy wild combination, they’re just fun to eat! From the flavorful filling to the crispy, flaky pastry, they practically shout party! These Chipotle Pulled Pork Empanadas are no exception.
My friend, Sandy told me about Three Cheese Enchiladas with Braised Pork & Ranchero Sauce, a dish she had at one of our local restaurants. And I tried it and went a little nuts over it myself. Then the restaurant sadly started to go downhill and I decided I just was going to have to make these beautiful, cheese filled enchiladas, with this fresh, tangy Ranchero Sauce and the luscious shreds of braised pork at home.
For as long as I can remember, I loved Deviled Ham. It was my Dad who introduced us to those little cans of Underwood Deviled Ham when we were kids. They were so fascinating, all wrapped in paper and he’d spread it on saltines for us while we waited in turn like little birds. I can’t remember anything tasting so good. But you know what’s even better? My more grown-up version of Classic Deviled Ham.
We all need a little inspiration now and then about how to deal with the bounty of ham after a big holiday or feast but frankly, my favorite part of any holiday (after the people, of course, and any dogs they might bring along) is the leftovers. 12 Days of Ham – Ham Leftovers is full of inspiration!
I started making these little Filled Wonton Cups as I call them many years ago. I and still make them because they’re fast, easy, make a bunch and most of all, they are strangely addictive. I promise you if you put these out on game day or bring them to a potluck, you’ll come off as an absolute genius. Seriously. People just can’t stop eating them.