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Pork Month Recipe: Vanilla Cider Pork with Pears

Ingredients: - 3 T. unsalted butter - 2 Bosc. pears, peeled, cored, quartered - 1 lb. pork tenderloin, trimmed, sliced into twelve 1" thick medallions, seasoned - 1/2 cup all purpose flour - 1 cup chicken broth - 1 cup hard apple cider (or fresh apple cider) - 1/3 cup heavy cream - 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped - Salt and pepper to taste Directions: 1. Season pork generously with salt and pepper, then dredge in flour. Set aside.  2. In a large skillet (not non-s ...

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Pork Month Recipe: Thai Tenderloins

Ingredients: - 2 pork tenderloins - 1 tsp. Tabasco sauce or hot pepper flakes - 1/4 cup orange juice - 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or coriander - 2 cloves garlic, minced - 3 T. brown sugar - 2 T. soy sauce - 2 T. peanut butter  - 2 tsp. grated fresh ginger - 1/2 cup chicken stock Directions: 1. Combine all ingredients except tenderloins and chicken stock and spoon over tenderloins. Marinate for 1 hour at room temp or in the refrigerator overnight. 2. Reserve marinade. ...

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Pork Month Recipe: Easy BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs

Items Needed: - Baby back ribs - Famous Dave's rib rub (any favorite will work!) - Sweet Baby Ray's original BBQ sauce - Honey - Aluminum foil Directions:  Liberally rub both sides of the ribs with rib rub and let sit overnight, covered in the refrigerator.  For Grilling: 1. Brown both sides of the ribs on the grill to get a charred appearance. 2. Wrap ribs in foil and cook over 275 degree indirect heat for 2 to 3 hours, depending on the the number of ribs. 3. For the last 3 ...

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Pork Month Recipe: Slow Cooker Pork Pot Roast

Ingredients: - 2 boneless pork shoulder roasts (2.5-3 lbs each, netting removed and tied) - Salt and pepper - 2 T. vegetable oil - 2 onions, chopped - 6 cloves garlic, minced - 1 T. tomato paste - 1/2 c. white wine - 3 T. Minute tapioca - 1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes, drained - 2 tsp. minced fresh thyme - 1 lb. carrots, peeled, halved lengthwise and cut into 2-inch pieces - 1 lb. parsnips, peeled, halved lengthwise and cut into 2-inch pieces - 2 tsp. white vinegar Directions: ...

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Pork Month Recipe: Mini Ham Loaves

Ingredients: - 2 eggs - 1 cup evaporated milk - 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 22 squares) - 1-1/4 lbs. ground, fully cooked ham - 1-1/4 lbs. bulk pork sausage - 1  can (1-3/4 oz.) condensed tomato soup, undiluted - 1 cup + 2 T. packed brown sugar - 1/3 cup vinegar - 1 tsp. ground mustard Directions: 1. In a bowl, combine eggs, milk, and cracker crumbs. Mix well. Add ham and sausage.  2. Shape 1/2 cupfuls of the mixture into individual loaves. Place on greased 9X13 ...

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