Summer Vegetable Gratin

Gratin (gra-TAN) is a fancy word for any dish cooked in a shallow pan. Usually topped with breadcrumbs, cheese, and butter, the potato gratin is a common variation that you’re probably most familiar with (and, to be fair, that box-top recipe for “potatoes au gratin” is actually pretty good). With high summer winding down, Eggplant,Continue reading “Summer Vegetable Gratin”

Pulled Pork (with variations)

Convenience cuts (chicken breast, pork chops, steaks, etc.) are quick cooking, lean, and generally come with a higher price tag for their “out-of-the-package” handiness that allows them to go from pan to plate in minutes. However, on the other end of the spectrum, the most economical cuts of beef, pork, and chicken require longer cookingContinue reading “Pulled Pork (with variations)”

Pork Tenderloin & Stone Fruit Relish

Extra. That’s what your friends will call you when you make a “stone fruit relish”…..(call it a “stone fruit compote” to really get them going). Their taunts will stop when they taste the complex, and subtle flavors of cooked, summer fruits, paired with the creme de la creme of pork; the tenderloin. FOR THE TENDERLOINS:Continue reading “Pork Tenderloin & Stone Fruit Relish”