Category Archives: Food And Drink

Healthy Can Be Tasty – Oriental Glazed Pork

If you love pork, you’ll surely love this recipe for oriental glazed pork. This succulent pork in a sweet and tangy fresh-tasting sauce is in a league of its own. It’s like having your favorite pork barbecue only better. Serve this with riced cauliflower, veggie noodles, or stir fried veggies, and you’ll surely be everyone’s best friend.

How To Make Oriental Glazed Pork

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Ingredients You’ll Need:

• 2 pounds pork with the bone left in (best cuts to use are shoulder or pork legs)
• 1 ounce piece of fresh ginger root, sliced thinly
• ½ cup soy sauce
• 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
• ½ cup vinegar (cane vinegar or white wine vinegar works well)
• 2/3 cup water
• 1/3 cup brown sugar
• 2-3 pieces star anise

Instructions – Let’s Cook Up Some Juicy Glazed Pork!

1. Wash the pork pieces and place in an unheated heavy bottom pan with 1 tablespoon of cooking oil. Turn up the heat to medium-high and sear the pork pieces until some parts are fully browned. This technique gives the finished dish so much flavor!

 

2. Once the pork has been seared, add in the ginger slices and allow the ginger to infuse with the oil for about a minute.

 

3. Then add the soy sauce.

 

4. Followed by the water.

 

5. Next add the vinegar. Cover and cook on medium heat until only about half a cup of the liquid remains.

 

6. Add in the sugar and star anise.

Make sure the sugar gets dissolved in the sauce. Coat the pork pieces with this mixture and then cover.

Simmer for about 2 to 3 minutes until you can really smell the aromatic flavor of the star anise.

 

7. The finished dish will be glossy, delicious, and oh-so-tempting!

 

8. Serve with plenty of vegetables. This dish is good for 4 to 6 generous servings.

If you love pork, you’ll surely love this recipe for oriental glazed pork. This succulent pork in a sweet and tangy fresh-tasting sauce is in a league of its own.

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How To Make a Simple BBQ Chicken Pizza

Don’t you just LOVE BBQ chicken? I mean don’t you just LOVE pizza? Scratch that too…Hmmmm…is there a way to combine the two loves? Well, yes! Yes, there is! Make a BBQ Chicken Pizza and combine these two all-time favorites together. Whether it may be
for a hearty dinner, or for game night, this BBQ chicken pizza is always a grand slam.

Don’t you just LOVE BBQ Chicken Pizzas? When made at home, they can be a heatlhy spin on a delicious treat. Below is how to make it!

Pair it with a delicious salad for even more of a HEALTHY twist!

Simple BBQ Chicken Pizza

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Ingredients You’ll Need:

• 1 medium sized frozen, prepackaged, or homemade pizza crust
• 1 cup of your favorite BBQ sauce
• 1.5 cups cooked grilled or roasted chicken, homemade or from the deli, sliced into cubes
• 1.5 cups shredded smoked mozzarella or regular mozzarella
• 1 large red onion, cut into rings or half rings

Lets Make This Delicious and Simple BBQ Chicken Pizza!

1. Preheat the oven to 200C (about 390F) and gather everything you need.

2. Mix up the sliced chicken with the BBQ sauce.

3. To help the pizza crust not get soggy, bake it in the oven by itself for 5 minutes until it is just starting to be lightly browned. (Note, this step will not be necessary if you are using a pizza crust that is prepackaged – a.k.a. already partially baked)

4. Place the chicken and sauce mixture over the baked pizza crust, making sure to spread everything as evenly as you can..

5. Sprinkle half the mozzarella on top of the chicken and sauce mixture.

6. Load up the red onions.

7. Top with the rest of the cheese.

8. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the pizza has browned and the cheese has fully melted. Start checking it at about the 7 minute mark however, as oven temperatures may vary and you don’t want a burnt pizza!

9. This simple bbq chicken pizza can easily serve 2-3 people as a full meal. But remember, to give it an even healthier twist, only have one slice and pair it with a large salad!

Enjoy.

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Moscow Muled – A Roundup of 20 Moscow Mule Recipes

The awesome folks from Moscow Muled sent me some kickASH Moscow Mule mugs. Of course that meant I needed a bunch of Moscow Mule recipes to try, now that I have some nifty mugs. Am I right or am I right?

So, I did what I always do when I need recipes – I went to my bloggy friends to ask for help. As per usual, they did not disappoint!

My usual go to for a mule is the traditional recipe of 2 oz of liquor, 4-6 ounces of ginger beer, and a squeeze of lime. These ingredients are all poured into a Moscow Mule mug over ice. My favorites have typically been the traditional mule with vodka, or a rum mule with dark rum. But, what I love about the recipes below, is they take the traditional mule, and add a yummy twist.

After seeing these 20 recipes, I can’t wait to play, and mix and match until I find some new go to mules! Check them out, and get to mixing. Please drink responsibly!

1 . How To Make An Apple Cider Mule Cocktail
2 . Carrot Moscow Mule Cocktail
3 . Strawberry Basil Moscow Mule
4 . Pomegranate Moscow Mule Recipe with Pama Liqueur

5 . Winey Moscow Mule Cocktail
6 . French Mule Cocktail
7 . Simple Pineapple Moscow Mule
8 . Cranberry Moscow Mule with Homemade Cranberry Simple Syrup
9 . Mango Moscow Mule
10 . Sandia Burro (Watermelon Mexican Mule)

11 . Sun Kissed Moscow Mule
12 . Peach Moscow Mule
13 . Beet Moscow Mule
14 . Kombucha Moscow Mule

15 . Christmas Moscow Mule
16 . Irish Mule Cocktail
17 . Chilcano Mule
18 . Hibiscus Moscow Mule
19 . Blue Mule Cocktail Recipe
20 . Spiced Apple Moscow Mule

 

Click here to learn about Moscow Muled – the only mugs on the market that are made from 100% pure high-grade food-safe copper, and lined with high-grade nickel.

I love a good Moscow Mule, and this post features 20 awesome Moscow Mule recipes.

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Bourbon, citrus and vodka - oh my! This Harvest Moon Martini might just have you howling!

This drink is so good, it's WICKED! If you are looking for a tasty Halloween cocktail, you have to try this Wicked Green Ice Cocktail!