Asian Style Grilled Pork Loin Chops with Sauteed Sweet Onions … and a trip to Lopez Island Farmer’s Market!

I'm a Farmer's Market obsessed mad woman this summer.  It all started with the lovely flight over to Orcas Island this past June.  Oh yeah, that's the one that got me going. On the flight back home from Orcas, I turned to my hunky pilot (new … [Read more...]

Spice Rubbed Pork Loin Chops with Sweet and Smoky Barbeque Sauce

Mmmm.... there is nothing like the sweet and smoky flavors of barbeque.  And this time of year when the weather is gray and the grill cover stays on more than off, barbeque seems like a real treat.  Yep, it's that time of year when we … [Read more...]

Pork Chops with a Spiced Dried Plum Sauce

Ranger Craig loves a good pork chop.  I on the other hand prefer a pork tenderloin or decadent roast pork shoulder.  However, I need to keep my expert recipe taste tester happy, so once in a while I pull out the chops and start frying. I think pork … [Read more...]

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Pork Loin Chops with Grilled Apple Slices

I stopped by our local meat market to purchase some sausages for a weekend breakfast, and spotted the most beautiful pork loin chops.  Well, I absolutely could not leave that market without those chops.  However, I hadn't planned a meal with pork … [Read more...]

Apple Cider Brined Pork Loin Chops Topped with a Smoky Apple Compote

I love a big ole juicy pork chop.  But to make my pork chop a "big ole juicy" pork chop, I brine it. I think pork chops taste best when brined. Not to say you have to brine your pork chops every time you prepare them.  But it does create that … [Read more...]