Cranberry Pineapple Pork Roast

Cranberry Pineapple Pork Roast Sometimes you just want something different.  And sometimes you have to use whatever ingredients you have on hand!  That’s actually how I came up with this recipe for Cranberry Pineapple Pork Roast. I tend to buy a lot of pork butt roasts, because they are usually inexpensive and I like to use them for pulled pork BBQ.  Sometimes I get tired of BBQ though.  (I know this is shocking!!  *gasp*) I’ve made a Caribbean-style pork roast {Read More}

Lemon Drumsticks

Lemon Drumsticks I seriously love citrus fruit.  Although I can’t say I love lemons as a stand-alone dish, they are absolutely fabulous when you mix them with other things…water and sugar, pepper, soy sauce…lemon just adds a little zest to everything.  ; ) This Lemon Drumstick recipe can actually be used on any kind of chicken–legs are just less expensive and I always seem to have some in the freezer!  This is also one of those recipes that you can {Read More}

Cider Brined Turkey & A Thanksgiving Menu!

Cider Brined Turkey & A Thanksgiving Menu! A couple of years ago, I watched an episode of Rachael Ray that changed my life!  That might be a bit of an exaggeration.  It didn’t change my life, but it did change the way I cook turkey…that could maybe count as life-changing. Previous to that year, I had only cooked turkey a couple of times and it was a little bit, well, lacking.  Most of the time, I left the turkey cooking {Read More}