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Slow Cooker Barbecue Pork Sandwiches

By | Cooking, Main Dishes

It’s that time of year…Football Season! Whether you are an avid football fan {like my hubby} or not {like me}, we all love the game day food! But keeping it quick and easy is definitely the way to go. Our family has been fans of King’s Hawaiian Bread for a long time, the sweet bread that comes in a large loaf, served with spinach dip.

So when I spotted their new King’s Hawaiian sandwich bread; mini sub rolls, sandwich, hot dog and hamburger buns, I knew we would all love them! And sure enough…we did! Especially piled high with Slow Cooker Barbecue Pork!

While I’ve made many Slow Cooker Barbecues, this was a new recipe for me and it will definitely be a keeper! The Barbecue Sauce would also be good on chicken or beef. Especially for those Tailgating Parties! Wouldn’t it be cool to win $200 toward your next Football Tailgate Party? King’s Hawaiian is giving you a chance to WIN!


Slow Cooker Barbecue Pork Sandwiches

Delicious barbecue sauce that can be used on Pork, Chicken or Beef. Recipe from HoosierHomemade.com.. Adpated from Pillsbury

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes


  • 2 1/2 pound Pork Roast – I used Center Cut Pork Loin
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce – I used Sweet Baby Ray’s
  • 1/2 cup peach or apricot preserves
  • 1/3 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar, packed
  • King’s Hawaiian Sandwich Buns


  1. Trim off excess fat and place roast in the Slow Cooker, set to low
  2. Combine all other ingredients, except buns and pour over roast
  3. Cook on low for 7 to 8 hours
  4. Remove roast to cutting board and cut into pieces or shred
  5. Return meat to Slow Cooker and heat through about 20 minutes
  6. Serve on a King’s Hawaiian Sandwich Bun

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Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Sauteed Mushrooms and Jarlsberg Cheese

By | Budget Meals, Cooking, Kid Friendly/Special Events | 11 Comments

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are one of those very versatile sandwiches, pair it with a bowl of soup for a hearty lunch or add a salad for a great dinner.

Raising 3 boys, I have made my share of Grilled Cheese, but I will have to admit, probably 99% of them have been the normal, everyday, Grilled Cheese Sandwich made with American cheese and white bread.

I was recently challenged by Jarlsberg Cheese and Kitchen Play to come up with an unique Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Jarlsberg Cheese is a Norwegian cheese that is reminiscent of Swiss cheese, but with a nutty, buttery flavor.

My husband, Doug and I, put on our thinking caps and created this Grilled Cheese Sandwich. And let me tell you…it’s nothing short of fantastic! I had two of them and made a special trip to the store for more cheese because I was craving another one the next day.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe:

  • Garlic Parmesan French Bread
  • Jarlsberg or Jarlsberg Lite Cheese {I found it in the deli area, near the specialty cheeses}
  • Tomato {2 slices per sandwich}
  • Mushrooms {2 per sandwich} cleaned and sliced
  • Garlic {1 clove per 4-5 mushrooms}
  • 2 tablespoons butter for mushrooms
  • Butter for bread


Melt butter in a small saucepan, add sliced mushrooms. Slightly saute and then add minced garlic. Cook until mushrooms are lightly brown and soft. Set aside.

Slice bread on an angle and butter one side. Slice cheese and tomato thinly. Heat Electric Griddle and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Add bread, buttered side down. Butter other side of bread. When the bread is toasted flip over.

Add several slices of cheese.

Add a couple slices of tomato.

Add sauteed  mushrooms.

Add the top piece of bread. Place a heavy pan on top to press sandwich down and grill until cheese is melted and bread is browned. Serve with a mixture of mayonnaise and Dijon mustard. And a pickle spear on the side if you like.

Did you know?? April is Grilled Cheese month!

During the month of April, Jarlsberg will be giving away “Toastabags” on its website. Making a Grilled Cheese Sandwich in your toaster! How cool is that? Just submit your favorite grilled cheese sandwich recipe and receive a ToastaBag and a $1 off coupon for your next purchase of Jarlsberg Cheese. You can join them on Facebook too!

What is your favorite Grilled Cheese Sandwich? Visit KitchenPlay for more great sandwich ideas!

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post by Jarlsberg Cheese. All the opinions and photos are my own.

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