Pulled Pork What?

One of our favorite go-to meats is the pork shoulder, also called a pork butt. I’m not sure why that is, it seems they’re opposite locations. But, it’s an inexpensive cut that often goes on sale and is ridiculously easy to throw in the crockpot for several hours, mutilate with two forks and eat for a week. It’s comfort meat. It’s very versatile. Continue reading

Pineapple Cranberry Cole Slaw {Made in Minnesota}

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

I often say I make the BEST cole slaw.  And I believe I do, having spent a few years working on my master recipe that I think is a good copycat version of KFC’s cole slaw.  But this year, I was stunned when I tried a new version that rivals my own.  With pineapple!  I’d never have thought to add pineapple to cole slaw.  I think of cole slaw as a vegetable salad, not a fruit salad.  But it does work.
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Coleslaw Goulash

Coleslaw Goulash Coleslaw Goulash

Ever have a package of coleslaw mix to use and you don’t want to make actual coleslaw?  That happens occasionally here in the castle.  Often I use it to make coleslaw soup, one of the most popular posts on my blog.  But it was a hot day here up North and I wasn’t feeling like soup was a good idea.  I wanted more of a throw together goulash type dish.  So I threw this together.  We loved it! Continue reading