Christmas Pork Loin

Well Merry Christmas everyone! I hope that your year has gone well and that your holiday season has not been too stressful. If there is anything I have learned during the holidays, it’s to organize early, plan things out, get it done early, and relax while everyone else is freaking out! That even goes with Christmas dinner! I planned a little later than normal this year. I am even adapting a recipe that I found, and honestly, it turned out great. You’ll see in the video that the first time around the meat was chewy, in a way I’ve never …

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Slow Cooker Pork Loin and Sauerkraut

It’s Fall. The weather is chilly. Fortunately no snow yet! I wanted to do something in the slow cooker and had a pork loin in the freezer. I heard about a Pennsylvania Dutch custom, be it for New Years, of using pork and sauerkraut as a traditional meal. So I decided to test that meal out.  Slow Cooker Saurkraut and Porkloin-3

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Mushroom Stuffed Pork Loin

I love stuffing a pork loin. Some will say it is outdated and from the 80’s, but what’s wrong with that? I think they are delicious and present well when having people over for dinner, and when seasoned well, can be full of amazing flavors. So I did it. I make one, like I have so many times before. We had a friend coming over and I wanted to make him something tasty and a little more fancy than I normally cook. Mushroom Stuffed Pork Loin-3

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Brined Pork Loin Recipe

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 I love pork loin. I have been cooking it for years. I have never brined though, so taking this on was a challenge for me and a learning experience. I had to read up on how to make a brine and what to do with it. I learned a lot during this process. I was a bit afraid. Had I not only never brined anything, I had never eaten anything that had been brined (as far as I know). I didn’t quite know what to expect. I had heard of brining turkeys for Thanksgiving, but never a pork chop or …

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