Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Cole Slaw

Slow Roasted Pulled Pork with Cole Slaw

I think it’s about time I finally come clean to my readers: I am, in fact, a non-meat eater. Gasp! Please don’t leave yet. I promise that a delicious pulled pork recipe will follow without any rantings from a vegetarian. While I do eat fish on occasion, I haven’t eaten meat of any kind in over 10 years. I suppose this technically defines me as a “pescatarian” but I find this word to be somewhat pretentious, so I just try to tell people that I simply don’t care for meat and I’ll leave it at that.  Continue reading

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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops and Summer Vegetable Skewers

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Let me start off by saying I hate dislike bacon.  Even the smell of it makes me a bit queasy.  I know, I’m totally weird.  I’ve seen bacon make even the strictest of vegetarians cave.  Even though I have a distaste for the salty cured pork, I understand and accept that I am the vast minority, and to most (normal) people, bacon makes everything better. Since I hardly ever cook for myself, I wanted to cater to the crowds (i.e. my family), so when I saw the gorgeous, fresh scallops on sale at the market, I knew they’d like it better with bacon.  Needless to say, the family was very pleased.   Continue reading