Category Archives for "Appetizers"

Smithfield Roasted Garlic and Herb Pork Loin, Goat Cheese and Arugula Flatbread Pizzas with Balsamic Glaze, Plus A Chance to win a trip to Napa

As a busy working mom, I love the “Real Flavor, Real Fast” 30 minute meals that Smithfield has created with their Marinated Fresh Pork line. I have toured Smithfield HQ and know they treat their animals and their employees well, which results in a great product that I feel proud to cook with. As such, […]

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Fire Roasted Pumpkin, Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad

Ember roasted pumpkin_Francis Mallmann

 Roasting pumpkins in hot coals is a fun way to cook veggies- I imagine this is the way our ancestors did it before they had ovens! Most people think of pumpkin pie when they think of this iconic fall squash. But in this recipe it makes for a wonderful salad, roasted in coals and served […]

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Make this Bacon Jam Recipe Right Now, plus, #livefromSmithfield, the Pork Capital of the World

easy bacon jam

Bacon in spreadable form!!??? YESSSSSS!!!!!! Ahhh, Bacon. Ahhh, Pork, most versatile meat there is!! I was invited to go on a press trip to Smithfield, VA which is the Pork Capital of the world, and it was a welcome reprieve for me getting to go be in the South again, and take brake from being […]

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