Foods from the Past: Pork Dinners

Pork might just be my favorite protein. ¬†And that’s not just because pork belly is a contender for my favorite cut of meat. ¬†I love pork because it comes in so many tasty forms. ¬†You’ve got pork chops, pulled pork, baby back ribs, short ribs, pork belly, bacon (which is just cured belly), jowl meat, … Continue reading

Beet Sliders

Beets are a little bit off the fall-flavor trend I’ve been sticking to, but I wanted to share the story of this dish regardless. ¬†I just tried beets for the first time this year and found them delicious. ¬†This is the first way I tried cooking beets, and they came out splendidly! ¬†I started by … Continue reading

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

The Thanksgiving recipe series is finished, and I want to share a few more fall-themed recipes before the next holiday arrives. ¬†Christmas is so close, but it really doesn’t feel like it yet in Charlottesville. ¬†It’s gorgeously sunny and 60 degrees today, hardly the typical weather for mid-December. ¬†It keeps me in the fall spirit … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Series: Autumn Cranberry Salad

Happy very belated Thanksgiving. ¬†Although that particular holiday has passed, I have wonderful pictures and recipes to share from November! ¬†Please excuse lateness of this post and perhaps take ideas for the upcoming Christmas holiday season. ¬†This post will be the first in a short series about the dishes my family served at Thanksgiving, so … Continue reading

Build You Own Burger

  There was another post about burgers earlier this week, but I wanted to share a slightly different way of presenting or serving burgers in this post. ¬†My delicious burger sliders served as the inspiration for making this meal for my family this summer. ¬†Rather than assemble the burgers ahead though, I wanted to create … Continue reading

Building a Summer Salad

    It’s hardly summer anymore, and I’m gearing up for baking the pumpkin pies and apple dishes that are so perfect in the fall, but I’m posting a few last recipes from summer. ¬†I wanted to share the beautiful pictures and ingredients before we say goodbye to summer’s bounty and tuck in for the … Continue reading

SlowFoodieBear Returns with Burger Sliders!

Dearest followers! ¬†The SlowFoodieBear has returned to blogging after an¬†inexcusable break for which I profusely apologize. ¬†I have so many pictures of the delicious food I’ve made over the past year sitting un-shared on my¬†computer, and I couldn’t bear to withhold them from you any longer! ¬†I’m going to be posting a mass of old … Continue reading

Grilled, Stuffed Trout in Foil

Summer is grilling season, and having already made hamburgers on the grill this week, I decided to create something slightly different for dinner last night. ¬†My grandparents are in town, and we’re all seafood lovers so I decided to made fish on the grill. ¬†My freezer is full of wonderful rainbow trout from my share … Continue reading