Posts Tagged ‘pork’

Jalapeño Sausage Cornbread Muffins

November 30th, 2013

These little muffins are great for serving at breakfast, or even alongside ribs and coleslaw. A little nugget of sausage, tucked inside, counters the subtly sweet cornbread. Jalapeño Sausage Cornbread Muffins 4 breakfast sausages 1 jalapeño pepper 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup cornmeal 2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp baking powder 1 cup heavy cream […]

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Port & Dark Roux Risotto with Pork, Figs & Bitter Greens

September 25th, 2013

Fall arrives, and I become indulgent – craving rich meats and bold flavours, comfort foods and long meals at the table. And much as I adore these things, I’m not quite ready to give up summer, hanging onto every last vestige of its sticky-sweet goodness as it fades away. Thankfully, the softness of fall mantles […]

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The Three Little Pigs: Braised Pork Belly with Poached Apple Fritters, Chili Onion Jam, and Lemon Pickled Fennel

February 11th, 2012

…But try as they might, the three little pigs were no match for the big bad wolf (that’s me!), for she came and gobbled them all up!… Braised pork belly is a marvelous thing. Done right, it can be simultaneously tender, creamy and crispy – and it’s deceptively simple to make, though there are a […]

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Berkshire Pork Loin Chop with Caramelized Apples

September 26th, 2011

When cooking without a recipe (the way I usually cook), I never measure things out, and rarely keep track of cooking times – which, when you’re writing a blog, doesn’t really help with sharing recipes. I didn’t plan on sharing last night’s dinner in my blog, as it was late when I made dinner, but […]

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Stick-to-your-ribs Ribs

June 7th, 2011

I have a confession. It’s been gorgeous out, with the sun shining down, and here in town it’s hot and humid. You’d think I’d be raring to whip out the barbecue – but instead I had the oven on. I know, I know – it’s a shame, I should be out there grilling my ribs, but, […]

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On the Horizon: Mother’s Day – Bacon-wrapped Dates

May 4th, 2011

Bacon-wrapped dates are easy to make, delicious and don’t require much more than dates, bacon, and cocktail picks or toothpicks. Some people stuff the dates with goats cheese or blue cheese, but because there was already so much egg and butter in my Mother’s Day menu, I decided to keep it simple. Bacon-Wrapped Dates with […]

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