Pork Reboot

Pork unedited 2

One of my core beliefs as a person who loves to cook (and eat) is that life requires balance. Multi-coursed meals or special indulgences don’t have to mess you up if you default toward a healthier lifestyle in between. I am also a person that believes in reinventing leftovers into something new and tasty, and in this case, fairly healthy. I call this “Pull a Rabbit out of a Hat” cooking.

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Diners Drive-ins & Dives themed Gourmet Club

 

Triple D themed Gourmet Club

Gourmet Club toast

Gourmet Club toast

Route 66
Smoked Trout & Horseradish Spread

Smoked Trout & Horseradish Spread

Diner Setting large
Rick's Chili with all the Fixings

Rick's Chili with all the Fixings

Pork Chops & Sweet Onion Gravy

Pork Chops & Sweet Onion Gravy

Apple Pecan Carrot Cake

Apple Pecan Carrot Cake

Flowers & marbles in Mason jars

Flowers & marbles in Mason jars

A Slice of Heaven

A Slice of Heaven

I was the host for our gourmet club gathering which was based on a Diners, Drive-ins and Dives theme. It was a lovely evening with friends and food . The Route 66 road trip my hubby and I took this summer provided the inspiration for this triple D theme. In addition to the hearty “road food” recipes I’ve provided, I will also treat you to some of the quotable quotes for the evening…

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