Stuffed Pork Chops with Fresh Herbs

You can make this dish ahead of time, hold in the fridge, and pair with a salad for a quick summer meal. It’s really a delicious thing to do to a pork chop. Makes 2 amply stuffed chops For stuffing: 1 tbls. butter 1 small onion, diced small 4 large, fresh sage leaves, chopped 2…

Cherry-Rhubarb Sauce for Pork

I had some cherries in the freezer that were looking for a special purpose and picked up some rhubarb at last week’s market. If you’re on the hunt for new flavors, this quick dinner meets the need. I adapted it from this recipe, which uses dried cherries.) one very small onion 3 oz. cherries (fresh…

Cooking for the Week to Come

Sometimes you know its going to be one of those weeks.  Getting home late is pretty much guaranteed.  Getting home hungry is a certainty. We try very hard to prepare for these weeks, when we know they are coming.  We try to have a freezer stocked with “quick meals” (ravioli – boil and eat, calzones…

Breakfast Sausage

Despite all of the sausage I made earlier in the year, I neglected to make breakfast sausage. There is something warming about well-browned breakfast sausage popping in the skillet, the smell wafting through the air.  It lends an air of comfort, even confidence to the morning.  Of course, I did grow up near a city…