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Who is Ready To Go Outside?

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Cabin Fever has had us in it’s grasp for way to long. It’s time to bust out! Let’s get out and enjoy spring! Southern Recipe is ready for Cherry Blossoms, planning the garden, and the return of the BBQ- but be sure to take our pork rinds with you!

We have a few ideas that will make you forget the winter blahs and have your family basking in the sun’s glow to work on their farmer’s tans!

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Here are our favorite ways to say “so long” to winter.

  1. Think about jogging and biking! Notice we said “think”. Southern Recipe is the perfect snack to ride shotgun if start pedaling or just ponder!
  2. Golfers, shine up those clubs and get out there!
  3. We already mentioned bbq’s, but what are you going to serve? Southern Recipe has the recipes that will wow!
  4. Take a Hike? Why, yes we will! And we’ll take Southern Recipe with us!

What do you plan on doing this spring? Southern Recipe will fly kites, and play softball with you- but let’s stay away from the yard work until we’ve had a little fun!

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Spring into a New Diet and You…

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Spring is the start of so many things, including the return of fresh produce! During the first season of the year, the options to make a spring-cleaning of your plate increase and can make the transition much, much, easier. pork-rind-bowlIf you are thinking of changing the way you eat, why not begin when the flowers are blooming, the robins are singing and the increased sunlight puts us all in a better mood?

Southern Recipe can also help! You better believe it!

You already know our pork rinds are power packed with protein, low carb, and gluten free, but adding them to your favorite vegetables can help summer activities that much more enjoyable.

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Keeping things delicious and hearty is the key! These recipes ought to do the trick:

  1. Try this Layered Veggie Casserole for a different take on a hefty evening meal. Things will be lightened up thanks to the TasyKitchen.com– and the addition of pork rinds gives this dish the perfect willing protein punch.
  2. We still love this recipe from our friend Lisa WeidknechtPork Rind Crusty Veggies. It’s easy and will have you eating better in not time!
  3. And why not try something a little different? East meets West with this Stir-Fried Bok Choy and Pork Rind recipe from Fun Chinese Cooking.

Spring Clean your diet with more recipes SouthernRecipe.com. We’ll be with you every step of the way!

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Skip the Chips While Still Enjoying the Dip

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Tomorrow is National Chips and Dip Day and we’re putting a twist on this classic combination by … you guessed it, ditching the chips. This ultimate dip recipe from Damn Delicious will have you wondering why there isn’t a rind and dip day!

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Beef Queso:

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  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 8 oz. ground beef
  • 1 tsp. creole seasoning
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 oz. block cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • ½ cup canned diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup canned chopped green chiles
  • ¼ cup of salsa verde

Instructions:

Heat the olive oil in a sauce pan over medium heat and add in ground beef and seasonings. Cook until browned and drain the excess fat. Add block cheddar cheese into a saucepan, stirring until it melts. Add in Monterey Jack cheese, tomatoes, chilies and salsa. Stir in ground beef and heat for a few minutes.


Once it’s done, serve it up with some Southern Recipe Hot and Spicy pork rinds. Celebrate this day with the ultimate crunch!

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What To Do When Your Bracket Goes Bust

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March Madness is in full swing and we want to know how your bracket is holding up. If it’s still intact, we want to congratulate you!  If its crashed and burned, we’d like to help you ease the pain and enjoy the rest of the games.

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The best way to quiet your tears is with a beer and snack pairing guide that will help you forget the fact that your team missed the Sweet Sixteen.

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  • Lager: Lagers are traditionally light and refreshing beers. If this is the brew you tend to reach for, grab a bag of Salt and Vinegar pork rinds! The tang of the salt and vinegar goes great with the crisp notes found in lagers.
  • Ale: Some Ales have notes that are a bit fruity and spicy. Turn up the heat and grab a bag of Hot and Spicy Southern Recipe Pork Rinds. The subtle heat found in the rinds will compliment the notes of spice found in your ale.
  • IPA: IPA’s tend to have a bitter and hoppy flavor. We suggest reaching for a smoky snack to go with this beer. There’s no better choice than our Bar-B-Q rinds!

This pairing guide not enough to get you over the madness? It’s alright, give one of these southern recipes a try and let some good home cooking do the trick.

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Step Up Your Snacking In Honor of National Snack Food Month

February is National Snack Food Month and we’re celebrating by taking our favorite snack (pork rinds of course!) to the next level! So, go ahead and grab a bag of Southern Recipe rinds because it’s time to step up your snacking!

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Jalapeno Poppers

Pork Rind Nachos: Add a tasty twist to a traditional nacho recipe by swapping out corn chips for Southern Recipe pork rinds. Layer on your favorite toppings for a tasty snack with some massive crunch!

Jalapeno Poppers: Jalapeno poppers are a classic snack food. Next time you’re craving this spicy snack, go for a low carb recipe using pork rinds instead of bread crumbs. Southern Recipe Hot and Spicy pork rinds work perfectly in this snack food recipe!

Pork Rinds and Queso Dip: You heard us right … pork rinds and queso. We can’t think of a better combination than Southern Recipe pork rinds and cheesy queso dip. Make this snack even more hearty by adding ground beef to your recipe!

Craving more crunch? Check out our Pinterest page for a little inspiration on how to elevate your favorite snacks!

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Helpful Tips Just in Time for Game Day

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Calling all football fans! The Big Game is quickly approaching and you know what that means… it’s time to plan the perfect game day party.

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This year, get a jump start on your Big Game party planning with these helpful tips and tricks.

porkrindsbagsGame Day Tip #1: Finger foods are key. They allow your guests to try a variety of different snacks and you don’t have to get tied down to the kitchen.

Game Day Tip #2: Skip the chips and dip this year and create a delicious nacho bar for your guests to enjoy. Arrange a variety of toppings for your guests to choose from and let them make their own delicious creation. Just don’t forget to lay out the pork rinds!

Game Day Tip #3: Get inspired by the x’s and o’s of play books by creating a football inspired craft beer tasting. Draw some plays on a chalkboard and place cups of beer on the o’s. This is a festive way for your guests to try some unique brews.

Game Day Tip #4: Keep your guests from looking for a bottle opener by tying one to the cooler. This way it will be in a convenient place for your friends and family!

Game Day Tip #5: No game day is complete without Southern Recipe. Whether you love pork rinds, cracklins or curls, we have the perfect game day snack for you! And now, when you play “Guess the Great”, before February 5th, you’ll be entered to win $2,500 for Game Day!

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Tempting Slow Cooker Meals Even You Can Make

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January not only signifies the start of a new year, but it’s also a time for us to celebrate the slow cooker. Whip out this handy kitchen gadget and grab your grocery list because it’s time to get cooking!

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This month, we’ve gathered our favorite, time-saving slow cooker recipes that go deliciously with the crunch of Southern Recipe Pork Rinds.

  • Cheesy Cowboy Casserole: This hearty and flavorful dish is the perfect meal to enjoy on a chilly day. Filled with beef, potatoes, bacon and cheese. Add a crunchy twist by adding Southern Recipe Bar-B-Que Pork Rinds.160563976
  • Chili Mac n’ Cheese: Craving a twist to the traditional Mac n’ Cheese? Add chili to your recipe to create a beefy mac n’ cheese. Serve this dish with Original Southern Recipe Pork Rinds for a delicious dinner.
  • Slow Cooker Corn and Jalapeno Dip: Make game day even better by whipping up this delicious dip. Not only is this creamy dip easy to make, but it also pairs perfectly with Southern Recipe Hot and Spicy Pork Rinds.
  • Enchilada Orzo: Add a tasty twist to a classic Mexican dish. This Enchilada Orzo is the perfect comfort food for a chilly day. Add some extra flavor and crunch by adding crumbled Southern Recipe Pork Rinds on top.

Craving more pork rind recipes? Check out our favorite southern recipes using Southern Recipe. No matter what you’re in the mood for, we’ve got you covered.

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Test Your Memory…and Luck with “Guess The Great”

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At Southern Recipe we think there is no better combination than pork rinds and pig skins. And with The Big Game right around the corner, we’re celebrating in a big way!

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We’ve partnered with Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund to bring you the memory game “Guess The Great.” All you have to do is match ’em right and you’ll be entered to win big…$2,500 big! And each time you try to win, a donation is made to Gridiron Greats.

Gridiron Greats, Coach Mike Ditka’s personal charity, helps football heroes in dire need. They provide hands-on assistance to help retired football players and their families deal with some of the hardships they may face after football.

So go ahead and head over to porkrindday.com and play before The Big Game arrives! The winner will be selected February 21st, so be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to find out if you won!

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The Easy Way to Keep Your Get Fit Resolution

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With 2017 approaching, it’s time for all of us to plan our New Year’s resolutions. Whether you keep them or break them, we all start the New Year off with the best intentions. This year, we want to help you keep your resolution.

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Many of you will be able to relate to our New Year’s resolution. This year we want to get healthier. But we don’t want to completely deprive ourselves of the snacks and foods that we love.

If you’re in the same boat as us, you’re in luck! Southern Recipe Pork Rinds have always been a delicious, low carb snack. One serving of our pork rinds has 0 carbs, 9 grams of protein, and only 5 grams of fat. Go ahead and crunch on those numbers!

This year, we’re going to help you keep your get fit resolution. Add some delicious crunch to your recipes with Southern Recipe Pork Rinds. We’ve got some down-home southern specialties that are delicious with our pork rinds, you have to try to believe!

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Pump Up Your Holiday Recipes

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The holidays are a time to enjoy the ones you love. For us, there’s no better way to do that than with a good ol’ family dinner.

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This year, we’re taking our love of pork rinds and creating some delicious holiday recipes that’ll turn up your traditional family dinner.

Stuffing: Ditch the bread and use Southern Recipe Original Pork Rinds as the base of your holiday stuffing. Toss sautéed onions and celery with crushed pork rinds, mix in your beaten eggs and chicken broth, and then pop it in the bird to bake. After trying this stuffing you’ll be wondering why you hadn’t made it sooner!

Green Bean Casserole: Pump up this staple holiday side by mixing a 1/3 cup of Southern Recipe Hot and Spicy Pork Rinds with sautéed garlic, salt and olive oil for a crunchy topping.

Pecan Pie in a Pork Rind Crust: And now for dessert, pecan pie anyone? Make a simple pork rinds crust by grinding up a bag of Southern Recipe Original Pork Rinds and mixing flour and eggs until it forms a dough. Place the dough in a pie pan and fill with your go-to pecan pie recipe.

These surprising twists will have your friends and family clamoring for more! Craving more down home meals? Head over to our Pinterest board with all the meals inspired by your Mama’s cooking!

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