Category Archives: Pork/Beef/etc

Ashley’s Meat Pies

These meat pies are ridiculously simple to make, but packed with plenty of flavor. A savory beef filling and a thick, onion gravy are tucked into a crust that’s impossible to mess up. Perfect for on the go lunches or little kids, these meat pies are just delicious! Ingredients: 2 to 2 1/2 lbs of […]

Braised brisket in Guinness with mushrooms

I have never really understood why or when celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day became more about food than drink, but in the spirit of exalting my Irish ancestry, I am cooking one of my favourite cheap cuts of meat, brisket, in a bit of the ruby stuff (Guinness is actually a deep red colour and not […]

Stuffed Sirloin with Spinach & Bacon

A delicious, fantastic twist on cooking sirloin. Ingredients: 8 slices bacon, sliced into small pieces 1 small onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tbsp chopped thyme 8 oz fresh baby spinach 4 oz cream cheese 3/4 c Italian seasoned dried breadcrumbs 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 […]

green beans wrapped in bacon
Green Bean Bacon Bundles!

These looked too delightful not to share..  From How Sweet It Is : Bacon! How can a day with bacon be… blah?! Weeks ago, a lovely reader named Laura sent me this recipe. Hi Laura! For some odd reason… she thought this had my name all over it. I have no idea why. Bacon. Butter. […]

Pork Cutlets with Mushroom Sauce

The rich, peppery mushroom sauce over the pork cutlets reminds me of those really, really good Blue Plate specials you used to get – only better From the original site: I’ve never been one of those shoppers with a rigid grocery list. Sticking to a list, ticking off every little thing so you stay within […]

Crispy roasted pork belly

Do you wish to enjoy restaurant standard Hong Kong style roasted pork? If yes, this is a very simple homemade recipe that made the same cripsy roasted pork saving you from patron expensive HK restaurant. Get the Recipe: Crispy roasted pork belly

Stuffed Cheddar Whiskey Burgers

Yummy! At Pass The Sushi (@passthesushi) Here at Foodwhirl we love stuffing burgers.  It’s a great way to mix up your normal cookout, and make it a bit more special.  You can even customize the stuffings based on your guests preferences. So we loved finding this tasty combo which includes whiskey, cheddar cheese, and garlic […]

Cocktail Sausages

A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.                                                           […]

Asain Braised Short Ribs w. Cranberry Teriyaki Glaze

This is a decadantly rich Asian inspired recipe for short ribs. This is a perfect Sunday Supper dish! From the original site: Two Words.Short Ribs Not just any short ribs, but ones that have cooked down long and slow in a fantastic broth flavored with soy and cranberry. Then generously lacquered with a deliciously sticky […]

Smoky Baby Back Ribs in the Crock-Pot

I’m a fan of low and slow when it comes to pork ribs, and I usually do them in the oven at 300 degrees for 3 hours. But why not the Crock-Pot? That’s practically the definition of low and slow. Indeed. These turned out succulent, and were no fuss. A win! From the original site: […]

Fresh Beet Fettucine with Sausage and Greens

Rich rosemary-scented lamb sausage and the subtle earthiness of fresh beet fettuccine deliciously complement each other in this quick and easy pasta dish. The small amount of lamb fat that is used for sautéing the vegetables gives this simple sauce just the right amount of richness without being too heavy. Tomatoes round out the flavors […]

Sweet n’Sour Pork

This is my dad’s recipe that he’s used for as long as I remember. It’s a unique twist to the Chinese classic and when you use chilies, has a great bite! From the original site: He cooked his version of Sweet and Sour Pork, which is my favourite version (I guess it just goes that […]

Dairy Free / Gluten Free Swedish Meatballs

I find this recipe a nice change of pace from Spaghetti and Meatballs in tomato sauce. It makes soft and delicious meatballs in a thick and creamy gravy that others will never know are gluten and dairy free. Comfort food at its very best! From the original site: If you can have dairy replace the […]


Tamales are a special treat reserved only for three holidays in Latin households – Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve. Tamales are delicious and are also surprisingly cheap and easy to make as well. Every country and family has their own version of tamales. Because my husband is from El Salvador, my version is typical […]

Japchae – Korean Sweet Stir Fry Noodle with Beef and Vegetables

All family member waiting this dish to be serve…This is one of our comfort food :) From the original site: Japchae is one of korean favorite traditional dishes, it’s a sweet stir fry noodle with vegetables and beef. Japchae often serve as side dish on korean house, if japchae serve only with rice in a […]

Kabocha Pork Stir Fry

Kabocha (Japanese pumpkin) pork stir fry with garlic soy sauce. From the original site: It’s the beginning of fall and various pumpkin recipes are starting to appear on websites and magazines. It made me think of sharing this easy and quick Kobocha recipe today. Kabocha is sometimes referred to as Japanese pumpkin or Kabocha squash […]

Mandu – Korean Dumpling

I loves this recipe because is a tasty way to enjoy tofu and mushrooms From the original site: My son & hubby loves this korean dumpling so much, so… I always makes a lot of it when there is time for making mandu. Moreover this is another way to enjoy tofu and shitake mushrooms in […]

Green Chile Stew

Green Chile Stew from the famed Pink Adobe Restaurant in Santa Fe, NM uses seasonal Hatch chiles to their best! Fragrant, flavorful, perfect pork stew! From the original site: My light bulb moment came when I mused that Hatch chiles are grown in New Mexico, so an authentic New Mexican treatment of them would […]

Cabbage Beef Pockets

A savory beef and cabbage filled bread pocket. We make a lot and freeze the leftovers. They freeze and reheat really well and make a great last minute meal. From the original site: A tradition in my husband’s family for as long as I have known him. It is a bread pocket filled with meat […]

A great use for leftovers

(a foodwhirl re-run.. so good we ran it again!) Okay, so remember that roast pork I made a little while ago? Well, it makes a lot of meat, and we always try to freeze some to use at a later date. Last night I didn’t feel like cooking anything elaborate, so I looked in the […]

Truly Tender Meatballs in Rich Tomato Sauce

True to its title,these are truly tender meatballs in a rich tomato sauce.Ricotta makes the meatballs tender and delicious. From the original site: I knew I had to make this without wasting another day … the tiresome teen had been begging me to make some for ages. Heed Jennifers advice … do it now!

Ricky Ricotta Burgers

Burger quest number three! Figured there should be a beef burger in the mix right? But there are so many great burger recipes floating through the cyber world how can anyone possibly create something remotely new and different? Short answer is I don’t think it can be done! Not to be discouraged, I decided to […]

“Japanese style” Spaghetti Meat Sauce

Make spaghetti meat sauce recipe from scratch. It takes some effort but the taste is way better than sauce from a jar. From the original site: Japanese style Spaghetti Meat Sauce was my favorite food since childhood and I always “had to” order it whenever we went to Western-style restaurant in Japan. I would even […]

Tonkatsu – Fried Pork Cutlet

Tonkatsu – breaded pork cutlet fried and served with tonkatsu sauce. Crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. From the original site: Tonkatsu is one of my husband’s favorite Japanese food (which includes yakitori, sushi, shabushabu, and Japanese steak). Whenever we go to Japan, we always make a mandatory stop at Wako or […]