I am not much of a meat eater but I do enjoy good pork. These are some of my favorite pork recipes and they are so easy in your slow cooker or crockpot. The pulled pork makes great sandwiches and the ribs are excellent with their spicy pasta. Both of these recipes have a bit of an Asian flavor.
PORK RIBS AND SPICY PASTA
1 can (14-oz) beef broth 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled & grated 1 cup dried shiitake mushrooms 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1 tbsp Chinese 5-spice powder 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp chili powder 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil 2 full racks (approximately 4 lbs) pork ribs 3/4 cup hoisin sauce, divided 16-oz thin spaghetti, cooked according to pkg directions 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Stir the broth, water, vinegar, grated ginger, mushrooms, and red pepper flakes together in a 6-quart slow…