Inspiration and Recipes for Leftover Pork

Most pork comes in at a bargain price, and bonus: leftovers from various cuts may need little finessing to be as marvelous as the first meal. Advertisements

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Drunken Fried Rice

Drunken Fried Rice! Yes, there is such a thing and I’m soooo happy to know it! See, my baby sis just told me she was having leftover take out Drunken Noodles for lunch and a craving hit. Maybe even a touch of jealously. But poor me, no takeout, no noodles in the cupboard. I was…

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Pork Fried Rice

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…

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Versatile Creamy Mushroom Sauce with Wine

I wanted to throw out this delicious quick little creamy sauce – I use this same basic recipe in all kinds of ways.

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Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

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 it, yesterday,…

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Brunswick Stew, Georgia Style

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…

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My Sister’s Ham & Potato Chowder

Have I ever told you how much I love soup? Take a look at my Soup Menu and it will give you an idea! So when I find an outstanding new soup, you bet I’m going to share it with you. Here it is, my sister’s Ham & Potato Chowder. It’s a bowl of comfort, perfect…

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Chipotle Pulled Pork Empanadas – from Leftovers?

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.

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Posole or Pozole Pork Hominy Stew

I was introduced to Posole Rojo or Pozole Pork Hominy Stew in Denver when one of my co-workers bought it to nearly every “food day.” Those in the “know” snuck away to the buffet table before lunch before it was all gone. Now, I’d like to introduce you! Succulent pork and hominy swimming in a rich,…

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Three Cheese Enchiladas with Braised Pork & Ranchero Sauce

A friend and neighbor told me about this very special dish – her favorite at a Mexican restaurant. I knew I could do better. I have a recipe for my fave Chicken Enchilada with Ranchero Sauce, but this Enchilada dish is different. A fresh, tangy Ranchero Sauce over a Three Cheese Enchilada with Braised Pork on the…

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Leftover Meats, Poultry & Fish

Whether you’re faced with leftovers to use up or you’ve planned for leftovers, here is your resource for just about any kind of meat or poultry. Bear with me as I’m still doing updating – notice fish and seafood is missing. It will be reappearing soon. other helpful links

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Classic Deviled Ham

I’m going to adopt a Devil may care attitude in this recipe for using left over Ham:  This recipe takes a full 3/4 pound of my leftover ham – but it’s one of my absolute favorites, and a little goes a long way spread on crackers or Crusty Bread as an appetizer or sandwich.

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