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Pork Month

Pork Month Recipe: Carnitas

Ingredients: - 2 dried bay leaves - 2 tsp dried thyme - 1 tsp dried marjoram - 3-3 1/2 lbs mixed boneless pork (loin and leg) - 3 garlic cloves - 1/2 tsp salt - 1 cup lard - 1 orange, cut into 8 wedges - 1 small onion, thickly sliced - Warm tortillas For salsa: - i bunch fresh cilantro - 1 white onion - 8-10 pickled jalapeno chili slices - 3 T. freshly squeezed orange juice Directions: 1. Crumble bay leaves. Add the dried thyme and marjoram. Grind the mixture to a fine powder. ...

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Pork Month Recipe: Crock-Pot Western Omelette Casserole

Ingredients: - 32 oz. bag of frozen hash browns - 1 lb. of cooked ham, cubed - 1 medium onion, diced - 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese - 12 eggs - 1 cup milk - 1 teaspoon salt - 1 teaspoon pepper Directions: 1. Layer 1/2 of each frozen hash browns, ham, onions and cheese in the bottom of a 5 qt. crock-pot. Repeat 2 times.  2. Beat together eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Pour over the mixture in the crock-pot. 3. Cover and cook on low for 8-9 hours. Serve with orange juice and f ...

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Pork Month Recipe: Beer & Bacon Cheese Bread

Ingredients: - 8 strips of thick cut bacon - 2 cups grated old cheddar - 3 cups all-purpose flour - 4 teaspoons baking powder - 1/4 teaspoon salt - 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper - 1-12 fl. oz. bottle pale ale - 3 tablespoons liquid honey - 2 tablespoons melted butter Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9x5 loaf pan and set aside. 2. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Transfer to paper-towel lined plate and let cool. Crumble all but one piece. 3. In a larg ...

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Pork Month Recipe: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Ingredients:

- 2 lbs. of pork tenderloin
- 1 can/bottle root beer
- 1 bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce

Directions:

1. Place the tenderloin in the slow cooker and pour root beer over the meat.
2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
3. Drain
4. Shred the pork. Using 2 forks works well.
5. Stir in BBQ sauce and let it warm for 15-20 minutes in the slow cooker.
6. Serve on lightly toasted hamburger buns.

Pork Month Recipe: Russian Pork Chops

Ingredients: - 4 boneless pork chops - 2 tablespoons flour - 1/4 teaspoons salt - 1/8 teaspoon black pepper - 2 teaspoons vegetable oil - 2 green onions, thinly sliced - 1 cup chicken broth - 9 oz. cooked, fresh or frozen green beans, cut into pieces - 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish - 1 tablespoon sour cream - 1 teaspoon lemon juice Directions: 1. Pound chops to 1/4" thickness. 2. Mix 1 tablespoon of flour, salt and half the black pepper on waxed paper.  3. Coat chops wit ...

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