Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

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12 Brussels sprouts cut in half

2 cloves chopped garlic

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/3 cup craisins

1/4 cup chicken broth

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Kosher salt and pepper to taste.

 

Preheat oven to 350

Place Brussels sprouts and cranberries in a 9×9 baking dish

Pour all the rest of the ingredients on top

Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until browned

Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

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4 boneless pork chops

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 eggs

Salt and pepper

1 teaspoon each Adobo, onion and garlic powder

1 tablespoon parsley

1 cup bread crumbs

1 cup Parmesan cheese

 

Preheat oven to 400

Brush chops with some olive oil and season with salt and pepper

In a bowl, beat the eggs and mix in Adobo, parsley, garlic and onion powder.  Set aside

Bread crumbs in another bowl and Parmesan cheese in a third bowl

Coat the chops in the cheese

Dip into egg mixture

Coat with bread crumbs

Grease bottom of baking dish with the rest of the olive oil and place chops in pan

Cover pan with foil and gently flip chops over after 15 minutes.

Bake an additional 15-30 minutes till internal temp is 150

Enjoy!

Homemade Bread

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Recipe makes 1 loaf

2 1/2 cups bread flour

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons brown sugar

1 packet yeast

1 cup warm water

3 tablespoons melted butter

 

Mix all dry ingredients together.

Slowly add water and melted butter to flour mixture.

Knead on speed 2 for 10 minutes.

Dough should ball up and pull away from bowl.  Add more flour if needed

Flatten dough in greased bread pan.  Let rise covered in a warm place until doubles is size.  Approximately 40 minutes.

Dust bread top with a little flour.

Place bread into a cold oven.  Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.

When bread is finished baking, wrap in a tea towel.  This will keep the crust soft.

Enjoy!

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Came out great!

Slow Cooker Apple Pork Loin

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Made this for lunch yesterday. Came out really good!

 

Slow Cooker Apple Pork Loin

2-4 pound pork loin

Seasoning or Adobo

1 1/2 cups apple juice

1 cup apple butter

1/4 cup brown sugar

2 tablespoons water

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

 
Season pork loin with seasoning or Adobo and place in slow cooker

Pour the rest of the ingredients onto the pork loin

Cook on high 4-5 hours

Remove liquid and thicken in sauce pan with 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 3 tablespoons water if needed

You can also cook 1 cup each chopped carrots and potatoes along with pork loin.

Enjoy!