Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

It is fall now and apples and squash are all over the place in the markets. I was inspired to stuff one with some amazing Italian sausage I saw at the market. Living so close to apple country, we have a lot of local apples in the market too at fantastic prices! So what better to add to the stuffing but those! These are like Autumn on a plate! Sausage Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash-5

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Oinkcooking Talks Food with Joel Barrett!

This is a special post, off cycle of my normal postings, and while it is about pork and food, there is no recipe! I was invited by my friend Joel Barrett to talk food with him on his Podcast, Joel Speaks Out. Joel is a GLBTQ writer, speaker and advocate as well as a friend of mine. I was thrilled, and nervous, when he asked me to be on his podcast. I don’t consider myself to be a chef by any means, nor do I claim to know everything about food, but I do love food and being a …

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Slow Cooker Bourbon Pulled Pork

I received a call last weekend. My friend was so excited to come up with the idea for a “Bourbon Friday Dinner Extravaganza” and asked if Walter and I wanted to participate. “Of course!” I exclaimed! I mean, a whole meal focused around bourbon — who wouldn’t? He then added, “Great! You are cooking!” UMMMMM, well ok then. He and my other buddy figured it would give me a good excuse to come up with a new recipe for Oinkcooking. Bourbon Pulled Pork-6

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Slow Cooker Coconut Curry Pork

I am not well versed in cooking with curry, but I saw the coconut milk at the store and really was craving to do something with it and some pork. I thought back to the days of living in Las Vegas and potlucks we used to have. Some Thai friends used to bring the most amazing pork dish cooked in coconut milk and a light curry. While I am not the cook like they were, I decided to try it out. From what I could remember of the flavors, this turned out very similar so naturally, I am excited! Even …

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