Category Archives for "Quick and Easy"

These meals take 30 minutes or less to prepare and get on the table.

Bacon, Pork & Guinness Cassoulet (Dutch Oven Pork and Beans)

dutch oven pork and beans

Cassoulet is like the French’s version of Pork and Beans. It’s a rustic, peasant dish, that is pure comfort food. Cassoulet (named for the casserole dish it cooks in) is often made with meat (pork, mutton, duck…) and pork skins and white beans. I’ve adapted this classic French dish for the grill, using Smithfield Applewood […]

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Hawaiian Grilled Pineapple and Pepper Pork Tenderloin Sliders

I love grilled pineapple. The grill heightens its flavor while adding a little smoke and char. Pair this with grilled mini peppers whose flavor mellows on the grill, and you have a knockout flavor combo for Pork Tenderloin Sliders. These Hawaiian inspired sliders pair Smithfield Roasted Garlic and Cracked Black Pepper Marinated Fresh Pork Tenderloin […]

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Lionfish Ceviche (“Eat ‘Em to Beat ‘Em”)

lionfish ceviche

Have you ever heard of Lionfish? They are an invasive species that is decimating the biodiversity of our Oceans. And they have no natural predators in our waters! The Lionfish is an invasive species of Indo-Pacific fish that has taken over in the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean and is currently wreaking havoc on […]

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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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