Maple glazed pork chops

Recently I found a terrific recipe for pork chops in a Taste of Home publication, which when prepared was absolutely one to try again.  The pork was tender and the maple glaze was totally perfect for the dish. The recipe comes together within thirty minutes and can easily be prepared in an electric skillet. Here…

sesame orange pork ribs

Are you ready for another great tasting meal for the slow cooker? Here is an easy recipe that has great flavor and is made with boneless country-style pork ribs. And, it is not made with barbecue sauce.  These ribs have an Asian flavor. I purchased two packages, but the recipe may be increased based on…

Michigan cherry pork chops

Fruit and pork marry very well.  In fact, most people serve apples every time they serve pork chops.  I think it has been written somewhere in every cookbook, that fruit should be served with pork roast, pork chops, or pork loin. I tried a cherry glaze made from frozen cherries and feel like it has…

shrimp fried rice

are you searching for a better than a restaurant fried rice dish?  if so, here is the one for you.  of course, this one can be made with chicken, pork, shrimp, or just with egg for a vegetarian fried rice side dish.  i tore this recipe from a magazine, and there is no credit at…

pork roast with potatoes, leeks and fennel

  adapted from Ina Garten’s cookbook titled barefoot contessa parties, i made this roasted pork dish last weekend.  i had spring leeks and a large spring fennel bulb from the market, and wanted to roast them alongside the pork.  in Ina’s recipe, she made a thyme and mustard rub and flavored her pork with thyme and garlic, which sounded…

easy pork chop suey

  pork chop suey has never been easier.  this recipe is made in a slow cooker, and cooks in 4 to 6 hours.  i used about one pound of boneless lean pork chops, cut into small cubes, 1 small white onion chopped into wedges, one can of sliced bamboo shoots that were drained, my homemade…

teriyaki sauce

  here is my recipe for teriyaki sauce or glaze that can be used for chicken, pork or vegetables.  instead of spending money on store-bought glazes in the market, where added ingredients may be less than desirable, try this recipe. i make the recipe in a sauce pot and it only takes a couple of…

pork chops with mushroom gravy

  because boneless thin pork chops are a nice alternative to white meat chicken, i tried this recipe that came from food network magazine of November 2012.  the mushroom gravy was made with chopped fresh mushrooms and scallions, with a bit of chicken broth and one secret ingredient.  it was very tasty and complemented the pork nicely….

roasted pork loin for the holidays

  for the holidays this year, i made roast pork. serving pork is very traditional in England, served with literally hundreds of different types of glazes and seasonings. actually, pork is a fabulous alternative to beef or chicken, and i ask for the roast to be frenched, so the presentation is elegant. the most tender…

pork quesadillas

another recipe i tried recently was called south meets west quesadillas.  possibly because it used shredded barbecued pork for the protein within the quesadillas.  i changed the recipe a bit, and simple browned the small pork strips from two boneless pork chops with a chopped white onion. i prepared my quesadillas as i have in…