Cookbook Launch plus Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker Giveaway plus Cookbook Giveaway

Sweet and Spicy Carnitas by Cravings of a Lunatic

Today's recipe can be found in a new cookbook called Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet. Read on to find out where you can get your copy! Okay so that title is a mouthful. I was trying to fit in all the elements of this post. It's for a good cause so bear with me. Plus you have lots of chances to win stuff so that's an added bonus. The basic idea of today' post: Show you the photo of the recipe I contributed to the cookbook we are chatting about today. Tell you a little about the … [Read more...]

Grilled Sausage with Peppers and Onions #CharcoCapsNoMoreGas

Grilled Sausage with Peppers and Onions | Easy to make and an absolute crowd pleaser!

Grilled Italian Sausage on a Soft Bun, then covered in caramelized onions and roasted red peppers. A real crowd pleaser! This recipe makes me so happy. I could eat this all the live long day. The hard part is my IBS doesn't always cope well with pork. Or peppers. Or onions. Freaking IBS. When Charco Caps asked me to do a sponsored post for them, and offered to send me some of their pills to try out I jumped at the chance. Some folks would feel weird posting about gas pills on … [Read more...]

Burnhard Pizza | #Review and #Giveaway of Revolutionary Pizza

Burnhard Pizza with Pulled Pork, Chipotle and Bell Peppers | This pizza has some serious kick, just the way we like it here.

This pizza has some serious kick, just the way we like it here. It's layered with BBQ sauce, cheese, pulled pork smothered in BBQ sauce, chipotle and bell peppers.  By now my readers must know we're serious pizza addicts at the B compound. We eat it numerous times a week. This one uses BBQ sauce in place of pizza sauce, then it's topped with pizza mozzarella, pulled pork smothered in more BBQ sauce, chipotle and bell peppers. This has some serious kick. We love spicy food here so this pizza … [Read more...]

Kalua Pulled Pork Pizza| Burning Down The Kitchen with Try Anything Once

Pulled Pork Pizza | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make and very versatile.

This Pulled Pork Pizza has a Hawaiian flair. The topping is Kalua Pulled Pork made in a slow cooker. Super easy to make and very versatile.  Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to Dionne of Try Anything Once. Dionne is one of my blogging besties, and it goes well beyond blogging. She is a friend anyone would be lucky to have. I had a rough month last month, Dionne and two of my other besties got together to send me some flowers to cheer me up. I was so floored they would take the … [Read more...]

Roasted Red Pepper and Italian Sausage Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper and Italian Sausage Pasta | | Easy recipe using homemade roasted red peppers. Add some Italian Sausage and it's a perfect week night meal.

Super easy to make pasta recipe for Roasted Red Pepper and Italian Sausage Pasta. The addition of Italian Sausage makes this incredibly filling! Okay so I'm completely addicted to roasted red peppers right now. I made a meatless version called Roasted Red Pepper Pasta last week. It was so wonderful I wanted to make sure I had meaty version of it on my site as well. I also wanted to make sure this one used roasted red peppers that I did myself. Any time I can make something myself I like to … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Root Beer Pulled Pork

Root Beer Pulled Pork | Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple recipe to make Root Beer Pulled Pork in your Slow Cooker.

Simple recipe to make Root Beer Pulled Pork in your Slow Cooker. This sandwich is packed with big pieces of onions, minced garlic and BBQ sauce. It's so easy you might even feel guilty eating it. Or not! I'm sitting in my living room right now sick as a dog, watching Say Anything as I try to finish some work. I know right, the life of a food blogger seems so glamorous. But some days it's us vegging out in jammies, curled up with blankies and kleenex trying not to fall asleep while we finish a … [Read more...]

Bacon Recipe Round-Up

Bacon Recipe Round Up by Cravings of a Lunatic

With Father's Day approaching I thought having a Bacon Recipe Round-Up would be fun. I gathered up some of my photos, and photos and links by some of my lovely bloggy buddies for your enjoyment. Get ready to get your bacon on, this is going to be so much fun! Please keep in mind not all these photos are mine. If you would like to pin any photos, I'd love you more if you did it from the original source. That way the blogger who made the dish gets the traffic. Thanks folks. … [Read more...]

Potato and Bacon Hash

Bacon and Potato Hash by Cravings of a Lunatic

Welcome to Brunch Week. Today's recipe is an over the top, fill your belly, lay on the couch afterward kind of breakfast. So it's essentially the PERFECT breakfast right. It has yummy taters, and BACON. Yah, you bet your sweet butt it's got bacon. Cuz bacon rules. … [Read more...]

Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce

I have to start by raving about this bolognese sauce. It's my go-to recipe for sauce. It takes some time to make, it's one of those low and slow type of recipes. It's so worth the effort and time though. It is my favourite bolognese sauce in the world. And I've eaten a lot of bolognese on the path to this one. A LOT of bolognese! … [Read more...]

Sausage Meatballs with Red Gravy #SundaySupper

Sausage Meatballs with Red Gravy 4

How do you start off a post for an event like this... it has me perplexed... the pressure is mounting... how do I begin... what do I say... when all I really want to do is... … [Read more...]

Hawaiian Pulled Pork to welcome back Slow Cooker Saturdays!

pulled pork

Hi folks. So... are you happy! I know I am! Why you ask? … [Read more...]

Crispy n’ Juicy Roasted Pork Shoulder and Beans: Guest Post by Free Spirit Eater


Hi folks. I have an extra special treat for you today. Not only do I have a special lady guest posting for me, but she's written about a very specific experience. I have Kym from Free Spirit Eater today and she's whipped up an amazing dish for you. She's also whipped it and shared it with some special folks. I shall hand you over to the lovely Kym so she can share her story with you all.  … [Read more...]

Easy Onion Rings and Sauteed Sausages

Hi folks. I'm back with a few easy recipes. One is a "Mini-me favourite", my daughter loves these sausages. I buy the mild Italian sausage at Costco, they are really good. The brand I buy is "deli cart jumbo sausage" and they are a precooked smoked pork sausage. Sometimes I like to saute them and sometimes I do them on the bar-b-q. Best ones I've come across. I also did an old favourite that I do not think I've made for about 15 years. Thought I'd see if I can still do it. Super easy to do, … [Read more...]