“Great Balls of Fire” Bourbon Mustard Sauce

Hat tip to Pork n Whiskey blog! Bourbon, mustard, and pork…great combination!  Oh look, the recipe says to flambé the bourbon.  “I can do that”, I think to myself.  “This will make a great photo for the blog”, I tell James.  I set my phone on the butcher block, in camera mode.  I want to… Continue reading “Great Balls of Fire” Bourbon Mustard Sauce

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Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Madeira Sauce

From The Fearrington House Cookbook: A Celebration of Food, Flowers and Herbs by Jenny Fitch Valentine’s Day is coming up, and I know many of you are looking for something really special to surprise your sweetheart.  Well, if the love-of-your-life also loves red meat, I promise that he or she will swoon over this recipe.… Continue reading Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Madeira Sauce

Lime-Curry Pork Skewers

We enjoyed the chicken satay so much last week, we decided to skewer some pork tenderloin!  The Lime-Curry marinade was wonderful with the pork tenderloin, adding multiple layers of spicy flavors to what tends to be a relatively bland-tasting cut of meat.  The recipe for this marinade was inspired by an Epicurious/Gourmet recipe, “Grilled Lime-Curry-Rubbed… Continue reading Lime-Curry Pork Skewers

Savory Apples with Sage and Onion

Wow, it’s been a busy week and I am falling behind on blogging!  Days ago, there were apples in the fruit bowl that needed to be consumed.  With the possible exception of apples dipped in caramel (oh, the sugar!), my favorite way to eat apples is after they are cooked.  Apples pair well with onion… Continue reading Savory Apples with Sage and Onion