I’ve always loved pork chops-especially when they are cooked on the bone. I was nicknamed “chops” as a child for good reason.
I’m visiting my brother and sister-in-law and promised to cook them dinner. On their fridge they’ve posted a message: Eat fiber — Drink water.
A childhood “tic” of mine persists. When my brother imparts a subtle, or not so subtle, suggestion to me, I tend to do the opposite. Forget the Quinoa and Mixed Greens for tonight. I perused Susanne’s recipe file and discovered a Pork Chops in Beer recipe. I’ll serve it with a side of buttery mashed potatoes. (Sibling issues never totally disappear.)
But neither one of them complained about this recipe. Man, oh man, these are really, really good–especially served with smashed potatoes.
Women that grew up in countries outside of the United States, immigrated to America as young adults, raised families and have grandkids, capture my imagination. They’ve escaped war, poverty and oppression, many bringing only the shirts on their back and the recipes from their homelands. And their stories? Makes my life look like a pony ride at a … Full recipe post »
Disclaimer: This is not a recipe you can whip up in 30 minutes. This is a Polish Grandmother Recipe. And anyone who is a Polish Grandmother, or anyone who has a Polish Grandmother, or anyone (like me) who lives next door to a Polish Grandmother, knows that Polish Grandmother Recipes can’t be completed in less than thirty minutes. But … Full recipe post »
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