Dad’s Favorite Soup: Saurkraut and Shredded Pork Shoulder

Dad's Sauerkraut Shredded Pork Soup

Dad’s Sauerkraut Shredded Pork Soup

Time to return to my favorite hobby: food blogging. I took a break for a few months after my father’s death.  I needed to deal with grief as well as his estate. I have, however, also been photographing my most interesting recipes in the meanwhile.  It’s about time to make them into posts again. Hopefully I’ll remember the steps I took in making them! Continue reading

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Hawaiian Fried Rice

Hawaiian Fried Rice with Leftover Pork

Hawaiian Fried Rice with Leftover Pork

Using leftover pork roast is still my quest.  This fried rice recipe came up when I did a Pinterest search for “leftover pork roast rice”.  I think Pinterest misunderstood me.  But nevertheless, it was a good choice.  I could dice the roast and it would sub for the ham.  No problem!  I was excited, I love pineapple and any dish it appears in.  Mmm the sweet tang! Continue reading

Crockpot Pork Fajita Quinoa Stew

Pork Fajita Quinoa Stew

Pork Fajita Quinoa Stew

I forget  about quinoa.  It’s in clear plastic containers in the cupboard but it’s the cupboard where I put the odd things we rarely use:  Jello pudding boxes, Crystal Lite, dried fruit, granola in various forms, pearl barley, pearl tapioca, bags for roasting turkey, Kool Aid, etc.  I was looking for crockpot liners when the container tried to dive into my crockpot below.  It would be my grain of choice today and the final soup of Soup Weeks! Continue reading