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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Easy Slow Cooker Baked Beans

I am so excited to make these! When I was a kid there was a family friend who made the most AMAZING BBQ chicken. He had this huge drum BBQ and would slow-cook and smoke the chicken all day long for a huge group of people. Along-side the awesome chicken were baked beans his wife would make. It has literally been 25+ years since I have had the chicken and those beans, but the flavors will forever be in my memories. This is my attempt to make the baked beans. We used to call them Barker’s Baked Beans since their …

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Country Style Pork Rib Poutine

Living in Chicago we are about 45 miles away from Wisconsin. What’s in Wisconsin? Cheese. Lots and lots of cheese! Better yet, CHEESE CURDS! So if you ask anyone from Wisconsin about cheese curds they will tell you how delicious they are and how they need to squeak when you bite into them — it means they are fresh. We are lucky to get some of those Wisconsin dairy farmers down here with their fresh cheese at the farmers market. It was when I saw those curds at the farmers market on Wednesday I knew I had to have them, and …

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Filipino Pork Skewers

My best friend is Filipino. This post is totally from his suggestion! He told me I should make some Filipino pork BBQ skewers. I wasn’t sure if I could. I didn’t remember him ever cooking them or ever having them. After thinking about it, I remembered I did have these before, or something similar, when we went for Filipino food last time I visited him in San Diego. They are delicious! Filipino Pork Skewers-2

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