So if you read my Valentine's post from yesterday, you might remember me mentioning my supper last night, the meal that screamed the 1950s, Leave it to Beaver, 'finish your plate or go to your room,' meal minus the freshly baked apple pie cooling on the window sill. Well, the meal was simple, home cooked, and insanely good. Here is the recipe for the crock pot pork roast...
1 large onion, sliced into rings
2-3 pound boneless pork loin roast (this would be about right for four, with left overs)
1 cup hot water
1/4 cup white sugar
3 tbsp. red wine vinegar
2 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. ketchup
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
Dash of hot sauce, or to taste
-Arrange the onion slices in the bottom of your crock pot. Place pork roast on top of onion.
-Season pork roast with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
-In a bowl, mix together water, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, ketchup, and hot sauce. Pour over roast.
-Cover, and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Before serving, shred with a fork. We had this with some Pasta-Roni and some peas. The flavors were perfect together.
And guess who is showing lots of interest in 'people food' these days? If he sees us eating, he grunts and fusses until we pick him up. Then, with both hands on the table (or on our plate), he opens his mouth like a bird with every bite I take; it's amazing how fast these babies catch on. Last night, he would watch me wind noodles around my fork, then follow his little mouth until the noodles hit my mouth. He looked like a little fish going in for a bite. Baby torture I tell ya :).