Friday, April 11, 2014

dinner for the boys

last night i decided to try out a new recipe i had never made before!

cafe rio pork
(i combined a recipe i found on pinterest and a recipe my mother-in-law gave me)

i am not professional cook by any means.. 

i just love trying new recipes..

&hope to become half the cook my mom is!

step one
3 lbs pork loin 
1 cup coke
1/2 cup brown sugar
(mix ingredients together in a zip lock bag, let marinade over night)

step two
discard the marinade, add pork to crock pot, and add the following ingredients
1 cup coke
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon onion salt
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
(cook on high for three hours. drain slow cooker and shred pork with two forks)

step three
blend the following ingredients in a blender and add the the slow cooker
1 cup coke
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon molasses 
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
cook on high for one more hour& it is ready to serve!

i served it with
lime rice
my moms homemade salsa
(the boys loved it)
cafe rio ranch

ammon's friends mitch and tannon came over and enjoyed some pork burritos.

both of their cute wives were out of town so it seemed fitting to make sure they were fed after football!

ammon loved it so i will definitely be making it again!

give it a try.. it is super easy, convenient, and delicious :)

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