Chili Rubbed Pork Porterhouse

I like pork chops.  To me, they are as versatile as chicken breasts, but with more intrinsic flavor.    No matter what type of cuisine I am craving, I can make it with a pork chop.  Asian, Italian, tex-mex, you name it and you can season or marinate them and come up with the flavors […]

Pimento Pork and Chorizo Burgers

Tired of the same old burger blah?  Liven up burger night with my Pimento Pork and Chorizo Burgers!  This simple-to-make burger adds some gently spice from the chorizo to the flavors of the ground pork, and leaves everyone wanting another!  A little hot sauce adds another layer of flavor to the mix.  Don’t worry though, the […]

Grilled Pineapple Bacon Salsa

My grilled pineapple bacon salsa is a versatile dish.  I love to make this when we are grilling skirt steak for tacos, or spoon it over some grilled pork chops.   I have loved pineapple ever since a trip to Hawaii many years ago.  A pineapple, absolutely fresh from the orchard, is an amazing thing. […]

Brown Sugar Chili Glaze

My Brown Sugar Chili Glaze lends a sprightly flavor to anything grilled.  This recipe really carries the entire palate of flavors in it.  It has sweetness from the brown sugar and butter for richness.  the chipotle powder and the orange and lime juices add some depth and brightness.   It is not spicy-hot, though you […]

Chili Rub

Chili rubs are among my favorite seasoning blends with which to cook. I really love the rounded flavors that chilis bring to cooking.  When people think of chili powders, chili rubs or chilis in general, the first thought that comes to mind is hot and spicy.  I do like a little heat in my food […]