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

Pork, Butternut Squash and Black Bean Soup

Pork, Butternut Squash and Black Bean Soup

Pork, Butternut Squash and Black Bean Soup

My P.S. (Princely Spouse) suggested I make more pumpkin soups, as he laid another pile of cans of pumpkin on me.  I’d just asked him “what is it you crave that we now have a dozen cans of pumpkin?”  Soup was a good answer.  I was thinking more along the lines of pie…  But the subject of soup did remind me I had roasted a butternut squash and froze it to make future soup.  It was time for the future. Continue reading