Allspice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with an Asian Cherry Glaze and Chianti at Home

Allspice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with an Asian Cherry Glaze and Chianti at Home

The mornings are felt with a slightly cool breeze from the west, drifting from the ocean that lies just beyond the small range of mountains.  As I sit on my back porch with my morning coffee in hand, I hear the sound of a train in the distance and my choir of bull frogs are beginning the morning hush after an evening of choir practice. My songbirds are chiming though, making it known the competition is on.  Their melodies much sweeter to the...

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Tuscan Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Tuscan Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

I have a saucy crew.  Serving a meal without a sauce, salsa, relish, chutney, drizzle, vinaigrette… you get the idea –  is just not done in my house.  Many of you may already know the story about my saucy crew, especially if  you attended my culinary classes.  I love telling this story.  Years ago, I would arrive home from every culinary class motivated to master every challenge and every technique my instructors gave me.   So I...

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Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Roasted Red Pepper Hazelnut Sauce

I always keep a spare pork tenderloin, or two, in the freezer.  It’s one of those quick fix meals that pairs beautifully with most any sauce or roasted winter fruit.  I had planned to use this tenderloin with a spiced apple compote, which is delicious, but I just wasn’t feelin’ the apples that day. I must be longing for summer, or maybe I need extra vitamin C,  because my taste buds have been craving the flavor of roasted red...

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Superbowl Sliders! Asian Marinated Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Sauteed Sweet Onions and Hot Mustard

Superbowl Sliders!  Asian Marinated Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Sauteed Sweet Onions and Hot Mustard

My sister emailed me this morning asking if I had any Superbowl Sunday recipes to share.  “When is Superbowl Sunday?” I emailed back.  “Sunday”  My sister replies. Oh shoot!  Where have I been?  Hiding under a rock somewhere? I have obviously not been paying attention.  And yes, I’ve seen Ranger Craig watching football since the season began.  But it didn’t occur to me that Superbowl is a few days away.  ...

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