Category Archives: Pork

Grilled Pork Chops with Mustard-Maple Sauce over Local Greens

One of the ways in which I’ve managed to eat healthier is by, whenever possible, eating locally-produced foods from suppliers that I know or am familiar with. This means I’m eating fewer processed foods, and a lot more foods grown … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Port-Balsamic Sauce and Port-Smashed Sweet Potatoes

I just returned two days ago from a trip to Spain. On the long flight back I sat next to a man who was returning from Portugal. My first trip through Western Europe started in Porto and the Douro Valley, … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Smashed Apples and Sweet Potatoes in Cider Sauce

I like cooking with ingredients that are in-season and local. Over the past month or so, I’ve received a lot of apples in my weekly CSA veggie box and now I have a crisper-drawer full of them. I keep thinking … Continue reading

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Carnitas with Creamy Poblano Sauce and Avocado Salsa

I’ve been using poblano peppers a lot lately, and wanted to make something that featured them more prominently.  I looked around online and several recipes for creamy poblano sauce caught my eye. I really liked one recipe for pork enchiladas … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin with Lentils and Avocado-Tomatillo Sauce

I had a second pork tenderloin left after making my dinner last night (pork tenderloin with mushroom goat cheese sauce), so I decided to roast it for dinner tonight. I had some avocados on-hand and was thinking about making pork … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Goat Cheese Sauce

It’s been a busy week or so, and I haven’t spent much time in the kitchen. What little I’ve cooked has been things I’ve made before. I was also camping for a few days, and really don’t cook then – … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin Stir Fry with Bok Choy and Mushrooms

I received a head of bok choy in my CSA Vegetable Box this week, and it’s also Chinese New Year.  So, I decided to try my hand at making a stir fry dinner.  I’ve never made stir fry before, so … Continue reading

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