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Main Dishes, Pork

New Year’s Day Meal

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipes to make each part of this traditional Southern New Years Day Meal. We’ll show you how to cook it, and share some old stories behind the traditions. Printable recipes included.

Main Dishes, Pork

Southern Fried Pork Chops Recipe

Here’s a really quick and simple recipe for some delicious southern fried comfort food. Next to fried chicken, these Southern Fried Pork Chops are a long time family favorite. It really is the “other white meat” as the Pork Council tells us.

Beef, Main Dishes, Pork

Baxter’s Chili Con Carne Recipe

Chili with meat. Chili-con-carne literally means chili with meat. This may not be a true hand me down Taste of Southern recipe from my family heritage, but every once in awhile, you find a recipe that you just want to try out. You may not know exactly what intrigues you about it, you just know that you want to cook it and see what it tastes like. Thus….today….I present you with Baxter’s Chili-Con-Carne Recipe. Let me explain.

Main Dishes, Pork

Baked Picnic Ham Recipe

Step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for a delicious Southern style Baked Picnic Ham. It’s not just for the holidays any longer. We’re baking up a delicious ham from a Smoked Pork Shoulder Picnic with a quick and easy recipe. Studded with cloves, topped with a brown sugar glaze and sliced pineapple as an option, your family is sure to love this any time of the year, but it’s just perfect for the holidays.

Main Dishes, Pork

Pulled Pork BBQ in the oven Recipe

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making delicious Pulled Pork BBQ in your oven. We’re using a dry rub to give the outside a bit of that crispy bark all the championship pit masters go for and, we’re including recipes for both the dry rub and our Eastern North Carolina style Barbecue Sauce. We’re roasting it low and slow in the oven but you could also do it on the grill.

Main Dishes, Pork, Side Dishes

How To Fry Hog Jowl

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to fry up some good old Southern Hog Jowl. Often referred to as Pork Jowl Bacon, it’s not just for New Years Day. We’ll show you how easy it is to slice it for frying, or to use it as seasoning in lots of your favorite beans and greens side dishes. Printable recipe included.

Main Dishes, Pork, Sauces-Gravy

Country Ham and Red Eye Gravy

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this traditional Southern favorite of Country Ham and Red Eye Gravy. The gravy may be somewhat of an acquired taste, but it’s too easy to make to not give it a try. We’ll fry up the Country Ham, make the gravy and show you how to take breakfast up to another level. Printable recipe included.

Beef, Main Dishes, Pork

Neese’s Sausage-Beef Meat Loaf

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this combination pork sausage and ground beef meatloaf. We’re using a mild flavored sausage, and recipe from an old North Carolina company known as Neese Sausage. You could take it up a notch by adding hot sausage if you’d prefer. Either way, we’ve got a new twist on an old favorite. Printable recipe included.

Main Dishes, Pork

Pork Neck Bones with Gravy

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this old Southern Pork Neck Bones with Gravy recipe. It’s called “soul-food” for a reason, it’ll warm up your insides. We’ll show you how to prepare the neck bones, cook them, then make a big old pan of gravy to go along with it. Printable recipe included.

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