The past several days have brought many of us below-freezing temps and mounds of snow. What’s a person to do to mentally escape the frigid elements? Make The Pioneer Woman’s Ultimate Grilled Cheese, that’s what!
Ree Drummond’s Ultimate Grilled Cheese is loaded with flavor and plenty of bacon; one bite will allow your soul to instantly smile, and escape the polar vortex that is currently half of America. And if you don’t mind a bit of a mess, you can substitute the hard boiled eggs for a fried one.
What are you waiting for? Grill it up, pork friends!
There’s only one week until Christmas – what?! Chances are you’ve been swept away by the storm of work, gatherings, trying to navigate healthcare.gov, planning holiday meals and just everyday life – and haven’t had a chance to finish your shopping.
If that’s the case – and there are still a few names you haven’t quite scratched off your list – we compiled some our favorite things… and all you have to do is add them to your shopping cart to finish up that shopping. From cooking tools to recipe ideas to “just for fun,” there’s pork style perfect for everyone you love.
Personalized Deluxe Grilling Apron | Stainless Steel BBQ Tools Set with Carrying Case | Original Kansas City Gates BBQ Sauce | Bacon Not Stirred Coaster | Taylor Digital Grilling Thermometer | Pork Chop: 60 Recipes for Living High On the Hog by Ray “Dr. BBQ” Ray Lampe | J.K. Adams Pig Cutting Board | Bring Your Own Bacon Women’s Shirt
We’ve been talking about comfort food favorites lately, but one classic little darling has escaped any mention thus far: pigs in a blanket.
After-school snack, tailgating goody or an easy dinner – pigs in a blanket fits the bill for many occasions. And thanks to Chef Grace Perisi, we’ve got a bit of a spicy spin to put on this warm and tasty dish: Hogs in a Blanket. Try it out and let us know how much you loved it!
Not only is Thanksgiving a time to feast on good food and enjoy time with friends and family – it is also an opportunity to reflect on our lives, and the things we have to be grateful for.
Near the top of our list is each and every one of you. We’re so grateful for the time you spend with us online and in the kitchen. Thank you for choosing pork!
What are you thankful for this year?
What’s the secret ingredient to your favorite pork dish? What is it that makes it pork perfect?
For many of us, the kitchen can be like art class—there are jars, cans, bowls and cupboards filled with different ingredients to turn any piece of art (read: recipe) into our very own masterpiece. (And we hope our
food critics family will be just as pleased with our creativity as dear Miss Jones!)
One of our favorite recipes right now is the Make-It-Mine Pork Kabobs. The secret ingredient to these skewers of pure joy is the melted pepper jelly. The great thing about pepper jelly is you can mix a variety of peppers and bases to make it just your flavor. Here’s a great recipe to try if you’re looking for somewhere to start.
In the comments, leave us the name of your favorite pork dish and its secret ingredient—whether it’s sugar, lemon juice, onion, or maybe more pork!—and as always, happy cooking!
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We know—you’ve been wondering, “When is somebody going to put out a cookbook full of hearty and delicious family pork dishes?” Well, friends, we at the National Pork Board have read your mind and are very pleased to offer you our first-ever eCookbook… and it’s free!
Complete with 30 comfort food recipes from James Beard Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein, BBQ expert Ray Lampe and 10 leading food bloggers, “Cooking for Comfort” lets you fill up with inspiration so that you can fill up the stomachs of your friends and family with savory flavors and our one true love: pork.
Download your copy now, and get to cookin’!
This is one gadget that definitely gets the National Pork Board Oink of Approval.
A phone accessory made by Japanese firm ChatPerf is entering new territory and changing the way we receive notifications from mobile phones. The device, called Scentee, plugs into the headphone socket on iPhone and Android devices and, when triggered by the companion application, releases a burst of fragrance to let you know that you’ve got a message, it’s your turn to play or that you need to pay a bill. How
crazy genius is that?!
Many scents have already been developed—including a limited edition Korean BBQ collection—and more are on the way… like BACON! We know, we can’t wait to check this out either.
Learn more here!
Every tailgating party is better with pork! The National Pork Board teamed up with bloggers from across the country to show everyone how easy it is to cook up a championship-worthy game day spread when you choose pork—the MVP of tailgating.
Check out their drool-worthy recipes. Major #Nom.
Here’s the starting lineup:
- Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Nachos from Jenny On The Spot (Seattle, WA)
- Tailgator Nachos from Oh Sweet Basil (Salt Lake City, UT)
- Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork Frito Bites from Lauren’s Latest (Portland, OR)
- Garlic Citrus Pulled Pork from Average Betty (Los Angeles, CA)
- Roasted Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Apple Chutney from Divine Miss Mommy (Atlanta, GA)
- Pork Chili with Beans from Dad Cooks Dinner (Columbus, OH)
- Smokey Pork Tenderloin Sliders from Nibble Me This (Memphis, TN)
- Slow Cooker Cola Pulled Pork Sliders from Deal Seeking Mommy (Cincinnati, OH)
- Beer Soaked & Smoked Baby Back Ribs from Mom Endeavors (Phoenix, AZ)
- Hawaiian Stuffed Pork Loin from Gourmet Mom On The Go (Denver, CO)
Areweright?! Have a great,
meat pork-filled weekend!
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