• Slow Cooker Supper: Emergency Pork Chops

    I shouldn’t have been surprised when Thanksgiving arrived on the third Thursday of November; it always does. Every year. Same time. What I had trouble with was efficient dinner planning that also involved avoiding poultry. Enter: my...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder With Cranberry Sauce

    Pork shoulder. Pork butt. Boston butt. Pork shoulder picnic. Confused? Most people are, and I was until recently–like Christmas. The mission was to make pernil, a slow-roasted pork staple that is a traditional meal in Ecuador for Christmas. When I...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Crock It! Mediterranean Sauce

    Recently, I made an Asian-style slow cooker sauce to see if I could compete with the commercially made sauces I had tested with our readers last year. The sauce idea really stuck with me and in the...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • One-Armed Cooking: Roast Pork

    The safest way to keep toddlers away from the stove is for the adults making dinner to be as far from it as possible for as long as possible. It took me a while to figure it...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Crock It! Emergency Pork Chops

    I shouldn’t have been surprised when Thanksgiving arrived on the third Thursday of November; it always does. Every year. Same time. What I had trouble with was efficient dinner planning that also involved avoiding poultry. Enter: my...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • The Top 10 Crock Its

    I’ve been both humbled and excited hearing from so many people about a Crock It! recipe that is a favorite in someone’s house or on the list to try. The result– you’ve inspired us to pull together...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Crock It! Pernil

    When made in the traditional way, pernil is a large pork shoulder roasted in the oven with a crispy skin. It is one of my favorite meals that my mother-in-law makes and it’s been years since I’ve...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Crock It! BBQ Pulled Pork

    I have a friend who has two slow cookers and isn’t shy about making TWO pots of BBQ Pulled Pork at once: It’s that good! I love a pulled pork sandwich and when I realized how easy...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Crock It! Pepper Pork Chops

    I bought pork chops with the intention of broiling them like I always do. However, as life has it, there was a busy day coming up and if I didn’t use my Crock Pot, dinner was going...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Crock It! Dublin Coddle

    When I first made this recipe I think my favorite part of it was that it was different. I wasn’t making “boiled meat.” It was a welcome change to our (at the time) usual repertoire of Crock...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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