Slow cooker boneless pork, coated in a sweet balsamic brown sugar glaze. This meal is incredibly delicious, and the best part is that the hard work is done right in your slow cooker!
This weekend has been one of the most difficult of my life. Something that nearly all of us will face at some point in our lifetime, but one that nobody looks forward to is saying goodbye to a parent. My mom just passed on from this world to a much better one, in Heaven.
Since I live 2 hours away, work 3 part-time jobs, and am just beginning another full-time semester of classes at school, I said my final goodbyes to her yesterday. Little did I realize that just over 24 hours later, she would die.
She’s been sick with Parkinson’s disease for almost 4 years, so it wasn’t as though I didn’t have time to prepare. Why is it, then, that my heart feels like it’s been impaled by shards of broken glass?
The heart wrenching memory of seeing Mom’s frail, limp body is already haunting me. It’s almost too much to bear, but I know that life needs to move on. Along with many others things, my sweet Momma taught me that.
I watched her strength and courage when my dad died in 1979. Mom was only 45 years old when that happened. With 2 of her 6 children still at home, stopping to grieve wasn’t an option. The Christian bookstore that she and my dad opened 3 years earlier needed to keep running, too. What an amazing woman she was, and what a wonderful life she lived!
I can’t stop living simply because my mom has done so. Life is too short to put any of it on temporary hold.
“Momma duck” wouldn’t want any of her “chicks” to live their lives that way. I’m sure that she wants us to continue pursuing our passions, doing our best to make the world a better place. So I press on… bringing you another recipe of love.
This slow cooker boneless pork recipe is so easy to make, and so tasty that it may become your go-to slow cooker recipe.
I hope that you enjoy it and to share it with someone you love.
Remember to tell that loved one how much you appreciate having them in your life. Please do it today, because tomorrow, it may be too late.
Here’s the slow cooker boneless pork recipe.
NOTE: Please be careful when you remove the pork from the slow cooker, as it is very hot. To keep the juices inside of the meat, transfer it to a cutting board to rest for about 10 minutes before carving. Use the resting time to steam up some fresh green beans, finish setting the table, or simply to call a loved one to say that you’re thinking of them.
If you’re too busy chasing your children around the house, feeding your pets, or you are just too danged tired to remember to glaze the pork, don’t panic. The pork will taste just as wonderful if you simply offer the glaze when serving.
See? Life really is yummi!