Posts tagged: BBQ pork
The 12 Days of Piggymas is BACK!
We're back with our favorite holiday giveaway and we're looking to spread a little holiday cheer...with BBQ sauce from ear to ear! :) We'll be giving away a little something tasty everyday for the next 12 days, so stay tuned on our Facebook page and find out more details below!
For our 12 days of Piggymas, we’re sending you:
Day 1: A BBQ sauce sampler
Day 2: A trio of sweet and salty snacks - chocolate covered bacon, bacon jam and caramel cheddar bacon studded popcorn
Day 3: A bloody mary themed package with bloody mary mix, 1lb of peppered bacon, AND 1lb applewood smoked bacon
Day 4: 3 pounds of pulled meats; a little pork and a little chicken
Day 5: A bacon lovers dream with 3 specialty flavors of bacon
Day 6: Ribs!! 3 slabs of the good stuff, delivered
Day 7: All the sausage your heart could desire – sent to your door
Day 8: A heaping amount of BBQ brisket and baby back ribs…mmm mmm mmmm
Day 9: 6lbs of our best selling bacon and sausages
Day 10: A holiday ham to enjoy – we’ll do all the cooking
Day 11: 6 slabs of ribs to enjoy for Christmas Dinner
Day 12: A mix of all of our best sellers; baby back ribs, pulled pork, BBQ sauce, brisket and bacon!
Look for instructions on how to enter each day on Facebook!
Pimento Pulled Pork Poutine
Pimento Pulled Pork Poutine! I dare you to say that five times fast...
Tongue-tied yet? Well, this poutine is exactly what you need to untie that bad boy and get down on some serious pulled pork. Poutine is one of my all-time favorite gluttonous meals to indulge in. After years and years of eating the same go-to recipe, I've decided to shake things up a bit by adding a hefty helping of pulled pork and ditching the cheese curds for some creamy, spicy pimento cheese spread. This is quite possibly the best combo of Canada meets Southern comfort you've ever tasted.
This dish is a glorious mess that people will be swooning for on game day this Sunday. Whether you're rooting for the Broncos or the Panthers on game day, this poutine is a must-have for your Super Bowl spread.
Hint: You can even whip up some frozen fries for this dish if you'd like to save time and get to the poutine sooner!
INSTRUCTIONS: Place the cut potatoes in a large bowl and cover with cold water. Refrigerate for about 1 hour.
While the potatoes are chilling, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in flour until the mixture is smooth. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, approximately 1 minute. Add beef stock, ketchup, and Worcestershire. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally, until thickened, approximately 6 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and keep warm on low heat until ready to serve.
Pour enough oil into a dutch oven to be 3" deep. Heat over medium heat until the temperature reaches 325 degrees. Drain potatoes and dry completely with paper towels. Fry the potatoes, working in small batches, until tender and just crisp. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain. Cool for 20 minutes.
Increase heat to medium-high and allow oil to heat to reach 375 degrees. Fry potatoes in the same small batches, until golden brown, approximately 2 minutes. Remove to fresh paper towel lined plate and sprinkle with salt. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
Add fries to an overproof baking dish. Top with the pulled pork, spreading it evenly across the whole dish.
Spoon the gravy over the fries and dollop the pimento cheese spread all over the top. Bake for approximately 5 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve immediately.
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Recipe & Photos by Meghan Bassett
Pulled Pork Veggie Avocado Toasts
Avocado toast might be all the rage for all those health nuts out there wanting to eat something good for breakfast or lunch, and while we appreciate the healthy attempt, I kind of like to trash my healthy plans up... With a whole heaping helping of meat in these killer Pulled Pork Veggie Avocado Toasts!
I can honestly admit that my attempts at getting healthy this year are pretty dang lame... I am not the biggest fan of sticking to a strict diet. For obvious reasons I'm sure. I mean when I have Pig of the Month BBQ Pulled Pork in my fridge, why the heck would I ever want to just eat my fruits and veggies?! Nope, instead I want to load up on my pork and I GUESS I can load up on some veggies at the same time.
With the pulled pork, these veggie avocado toasts burst with tons of flavor. It's like eating a pulled pork taco but on toast! I love making this for breakfast or lunch, or a mid-afternoon snack, because it's super easy AND it's easy to throw together in even the smallest of kitchens (like that dinky one at your office...). So load up and get healthy (well healthy-ISH)!
INSTRUCTIONS: Spread toast with a layer of mashed avocado. Top with pulled pork, chopped bell peppers, queso fresco and chopped cilantro. Serve!
Shop This Post: Pig of the Month BBQ Pulled Pork *Recipe and photos by Meghan Bassett