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Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Chops

These pork chops are just the right bite of sweet and spice.  Pair it with mashed potatoes and dinner can be on the table within 30 minutes.  With few ingredients, and a short prep and cook time this is an ideal dinner to serve. Time | 25 minutes Serves | 4 Ingredients 4 thick cut Nicolosi pork chops 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp chili powder (can use cayenne) 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp paprika salt and pepper to taste Directions Combine the brown sugar and spices in a small bowl. Rub mixture onto pork chops. Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil in a skillet over medium/high heat. Add pork chops and cook on each side until nicely browned....

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Southern Berkshire Bacon-fried Cabbage

  Looking for the perfect complementary side for your summer BBQ? Or, perhaps a comforting main dish when it's a bit cooler out? Our Southern Berkshire Bacon-fried Cabbage is here to help. Keto-friendly, easy to make with a few ingredients. Enjoy! Time | 30 minutes    Serves | 6 Ingredients 1 large head Cabbage, cored and chopped 1 large Yellow Onion, chopped 8-12 strips Nicolosi Hickory-smoked Berkshire Bacon 3 cloves Garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 3/4 cup chopped Chives, reserve some for garnish 1 tablespoon Salt 1 tablespoon Pepper Olive oil   Instructions Add olive oil to large pan, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crispy, remove from pan, rough chop, keep bacon fat in pan. Add onion to pan, continue to cook over...

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Summer Kale Salad With Berkshire Pork Sausage

  Looking for a protein-packed salad that's loaded with flavor? Here's a Summer Kale Salad with Berkshire Sausage that'll hit the spot. Our pork is all-natural and antibiotic-free, making it a nutritional and flavor-packed addition to this dish. Look for the balsamic vinaigrette to add the perfect complement to the kale and tomatoes. Enjoy!   Time | 15 minutes    Serves | 6 Ingredients 2 large bunches of Curly Kale, about 8-12 leaves, stems removed, roughly-chopped 4 links Nicolosi’s Berkshire Black Sweet Italian Sausage 3 Plum Tomatoes, diced 4 slices of Nicolosi's Berkshire Black Bacon 4 Large Eggs, hard-boiled, diced Extra Virgin Olive Oil to cook sausage For Vinaigrette: 1 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/3 cup Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano Salt and Pepper   Instructions: Heat olive...

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Chicken Sausage Over Pappardelle and Swiss Chard

  Our Sweet and Hot Italian Chicken Sausage needed a strong pasta to complement their robust flavors… Pappardelle answered the call. Mixed with the subtle bitterness and crunch of Swiss chard and the soft earthiness of cannellini beans, our chicken sausage’s two flavor profiles helps make this a well-rounded meal for any season. Time | 30 minutes    Serves  | 6 Ingredients 2 links Nicolosi’s Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage 2 links Nicolosi’s Hot Italian Chicken Sausage 1 large bunch (6-8 large leaves) of Swiss Chard, sliced across into ribbons 1 cup of cooked Cannellini or Navy Beans 16 oz. Pappardelle Pasta 1 stick (1/2 cup) of Unsalted Butter 1/2 cup Chicken Stock 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup...

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Asian Marinated Pork Belly with Asian Slaw

  Have you ever eaten Pork Belly at a restaurant and fallen so in love with it’s rich buttery flavor, but thought you could never make it at home? Think again. Our Asian Marinated Pork Belly is one of the easiest and most delicious meals to make at home. Chef Jim suggests pairing it with a fresh and zesty Asian Slaw for a restaurant quality meal you can make in your own kitchen. Time | 45 minutes           Serves  | 4 Ingredients 1 Package Nicolosi’s Berkshire Black™ Asian Marinated Pork Belly For the Salad: 4 cups Chinese Napa Cabbage, sliced 1/4″ thick from top towards stem end 2 large carrots, cut into this julienne strips 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into julienne...

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