Pork & Beans

Blackened pork butt and tender butter beans braised in a bourbon tomato broth. Served with buttermilk corn muffins. When I think of pork and beans, I think about cans of small beans with a weird half gelatinous-half liquid sauce and what looks like small pieces of pork belly. Not the most enticing meal for sure! […]

Pork Belly Salad with Cornbread Croutons

Blackened smoked pork belly, sweet corn, fresh tomato, shaved red onion, crispy cornbread croutons, and buttermilk chive dressing. I admit this is not the healthiest salad out there, with its crispy pork belly, creamy buttermilk dressing, and fat fried cornbread croutons. But.. It is delicious and has lots of veggies to balance out the fat. […]

Charred Corn and Okra Salad

Charred late summer vegetables with red mizuna, crispy pork belly, spicy pickled Fresno chilis, and smoky tomato vinaigrette. The farmers market got me again. Freshly harvested mizuna that was so bright and full of life, it walked off the table into my basket. Corn that when I picked it up, I could smell the sweetness. […]