Quick Red Beans and Rice with Andouille Sausage

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The last time I supped on red beans and rice, I was on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. As I recall, it was just after slurping down two hurricanes, inhaling a plate of beignets at Cafe Du Monde, and finding the oily crumbs from a long ago eaten fried shrimp po’ boy in my hair….

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Honey Dijon Pork Loin with Apricot

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It sure ain’t getting easier than this. Four very basic, very sincere ingredients. A hands-free forty minutes. Sharp meets sweet meets soft and supple on my favorite meat. Honey Dijon Pork Loin with Apricot 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup apricot preserves 1/4 cup dijon mustard 1-2 lbs pork tenderloin Stir the honey, preserves, and mustard…

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Slow Cooked Barbecue Pork with Mango Slaw

  Dear Mum, I made pulled pork last night, and…well…I just feel sour about it. No, not because the pork was bad.  In fact, it was sweet and saucy and smoky all at the same time. You know how I love that. And no, not because I will now have homemade barbecue sauce underneath my…

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Slow Cooker Mexican Pulled Pork Tacos

Twelve very important life lessons I learned last weekend: Given the amount of baking I do, I need to always wash butter down the drain using the cold faucet so that the butter clumps and flows right on through. Hot water causes the butter to melt and coat the lining of your pipes, eventually leading…

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