Saturday, March 16, 2013

Creative Easter Eggs

The beautiful weather in Texas this week has given me a little spring fever. Along with spring fever I realized yikes Easter is coming up fast this year. My absolute favorite holiday! We have so many fun little traditions in our house for Easter, and  I love all of them! One of our traditions is that we don't just dye eggs, we try to be a little more creative and come up with something a little different with our eggs. Not sure what we will do this year, but here are some pics of our past Easter Eggs.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Shredded Pork

This isn't the best picture. As a matter of fact you are probably wandering what that really is???? First of all this isn't a recipe it's more of a great tip on how to make the best shredded pork. Ready??? Just buy a regular pork roast (not a pork loin) stick it in your slow cooker cover the top of the roast with liquid smoke and cook for 6 hours on high. That's it. Seriously, this is so taste like you have been smoking it in the smoker all day. Not to mention it makes you house smell like you have been smoking it all day too! 

This shredded pork is great for sandwiches, taco, etc etc.. you will love it

.  This time we shredded it, put it over rice, and topped it with fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, and banana peppers (the yummy jarred ones). It was delicious!

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Great Marinade for Steak

This is a great recipe for Pineapple Teriyaki marinade. I used it on steak, but really think I will try it with pork chops next.

1 - 6 oz. can pineapple juice
6 oz. teriyaki sauce
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. minced garlic
Mix all the ingredients in a resealable bag. Marinate any meat,  for at least 45 minutes or up to 24 hours. If the meat needs tenderizing, leave it in the marinade overnight. The pineapple juice does the tenderizing.This recipe is especially good on beef, pork, chicken, and salmon. Grill or broil as desired.