Sunday, May 17, 2015

Pork Carnitas

3-4 lb boneless pork loin
2 cups chicken broth
1 can tomatoes and chilis
1 small onion, sliced
4 cloves minced garlic
1 tsp lime juice
1/2 tsp orange extract
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Place all ingredients in roaster pan in 325 degree oven and cook until tender enough to shred (about 3 1/2 to 4 hours).  Serve with flour tortillas, guacamole, and salsa

Friday, May 8, 2015

Breakfast bars

1 cup softened butter
2 cups light brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 cups flour
2 cups steel cut oats
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 sup sliced almonds
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup raisins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cream butter and sugar using mixer, then beat in vanilla and eggs.  Mix flour, salt, and baking soda in separate bowl, then gradually stir into the batter mixture.  Mix in the oats; then mix in the rest of the ingredients.  Spread onto a greased cookie sheet with a spatula.  Cook for 20-23 minutes or until crisp and starting to brown slightly.  Cool and then cut into bars.