New Year – New Direction

It’s 2016 and I have to say it is starting with a whole lot of enlightenment. I love writing and cooking for Oinkcooking, however, I was starting to lose my passion for doing it weekly. I could not figure out what was going on. With the new year I was making a pledge to try to eat lighter (I mean, if you’ve watched any of the YouTube videos, I am not a small guy) and eating lighter means cooking lighter too. This was making it harder to come up with new pork dishes that tasted good. It was after a …

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Top 5 Recipes of 2015 and other Fun Stats

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It’s exciting so see where Oinkcooking has gone over the past year and the top 5 recipes from 2015 and I wanted to share it with you all…because it is you who visit Oinkcooking.com that make up these numbers and that I enjoy writing for. I was shocked to see such high numbers (for big sites, this is nothing, but for me who just writes and cooks and has a good time doing it in my free time, this is amazing). So I want to say Thank You for making Oinkcooking what it is! Happiest of New Years and on …

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Thanksgiving Survival Kit

The holidays can be stressful, I know. Family and friends coming over. Some even staying with you. While I am sure most have their Thanksgiving staples, some of you might want to try something new, OR, this is your FIRST Thanksgiving and you want to impress! I am here to help you out with some of my favorite recipes from Oinkcooking, and others I’ve wanted to try, that will add to your turkey dinner and breakfast ideas for the morning after for those guest who spent the night. It’s all in one place so you are not jumping all over …

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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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