Category Archives: pork

Holly Jolly Green Pork Chili

The dream is reoccurring.  Anthony Hopkins is standing over me “It puts the cushion roast in the slow cooker. It does so when it is told.”  Why Hopkins and not Ted Levin?  I have no clue. It makes the damn … Continue reading

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Chili Dreaming Boneless Chops

The moment I suggested making chili with corn dogs, she shot me the look.  I had seen this pained and, at the same time, menacing expression on one other occasion- that being when I suggested that we break in to … Continue reading

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Chili Cheese Pork Balls

I am guilty, with annoying regularity, of not seeing the forest for the trees.  I, however, refuse to see the forest for $50 a cord pulp wood. * After becoming lost during a 5K race, (how does that even happen?) … Continue reading

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New Sensation Chili Green Lasagna Pie

There is more to lasagna than mozzarella, Fella. As for ground beef, that’s so 1950, Chief. And pasta sauce?  il est très passé, Hoss. To hell with the rhyme, time to bust the paradigm. Lasagna my way. (Okay?)   Ingredients: 4 … Continue reading

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Grilled Jalapeno, Cilantro, Chili Chops (and bonus beer recipe)

Plunk, plunk, fizz, fizz oh what relief it is.  The kids and I have different strategies for coping with the ever-decreasing length of day.  While the children bide their time feeding quarters to retro videogame cabinets, I like to brew … Continue reading

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Beer and Chili Grilled Pork

The folly of summer is impermanence. Death and taxes are forever.  Summer?  Not so.  The days of stellar marathon training and kick-ass cookouts are over.  Or are they? I fired up the old Weber with a mind to grill up … Continue reading

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Pork and Fish Chili Tacos

After a protracted conversation, they convinced me not to make the pork-a-poloza chili. Spurned, I set out to make pork and fish tacos.  You won’t find these babies at Taco Bell.  It is this type of outside the box thinking … Continue reading

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