Pulled Pork Tacos with Pineapple salsa & Cabbage Carrot Slaw

TACOS! Tacos aren’t just for TUESDAYS! They are great every day. Our kids love a traditional ground beef taco topped with cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, and salsa. But every once in awhile, we like to change things up! My absolute favorite taco is a pulled pork taco, that combines the delicious flavours of pork shoulder, pineapple,…

Maple Dijon Pork Loin Roast

Did you grow up with a big home cooked roast on Sundays? Back when our grandparents were farmers or our parents were farmers, it was much more common to eat nose to tail. Most families in rural Alberta had a freezer full or beef or pork or possibly lamb. From roasts, to chops, to stewing…

Sheet Pan Pulled Pork Nachos

About once a week, we create an appetizer supper! We love chicken wings, artichoke dip, mini pizzas, stuffed jalapeƱos, charcuterie, sausage with crackers, cheese, fresh veggies, and anything else we can throw on a plate and eat with our hands! One of our favourite appies is pulled pork nachos! Tender, flavourful pulled pork on top…

Baked Beans with Pork Hocks

Have you ever ordered a whole or half pork and then received back some cuts that you have no idea what to do with? Yep. That was me. I remember a few years back when we raised our first pigs on the farm, I looked at the pork cut sheet from the butcher and was…

Pork Fried Rice

A pork loin roast for a weeknight meal? You betcha! The loin of a pork is a flavourful and lean cut of meat. The loin can be a challenge to cook as it can dry out quickly. And cooking a whole roast in the middle of the week can be a hassle. Cutting up a…

Instant Pot Pork Spare Ribs

Ingredients: 2 to 3 lbs pork spare ribs, thawed your favorite seasoning or rub – we used LF pork & chicken spice 1 cup apple juice 1 to 2 cups LF homemade barbecue sauce or your favorite pre-made barbecue sauce Instructions: Cut pork spare ribs into individual rib pieces. Use spice rub and generously rub…

Homemade Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 1 cup apple juice 398 ml jar tomato sauce 1/4 cup honey 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp pepper 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp onion powder 1 tsp celery salt 1 tsp coriander Instructions: Mix ingredients in a medium sized sauce pan. Heat over medium high heat until starts to bubble. Turn…

Chicken Bacon Avocado Quesadillas

Ingredients: flour tortillas x 10 1 cup of your favorite barbecue sauce 4 to 5 lb whole roasting chicken, seasoned, cooked and shredded 1/2 to 1 lb bacon, cooked 2 cups grated cheddar cheese 3 avocados, diced 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, diced (optional) 2 green onions, diced (optional) Instructions: Cook whole chicken in the slow…