Pumpkin Oatmeal Cream Pies

Chewy pumpkin oatmeal cookies sandwiched around an Italian meringue, cream cheese filling. When I was a kid, I loved prepackage oatmeal cream pies. Chewy molasses oatmeal cookies with a mysterious marshmallowy filling. Even as I began to get older, they were one of my go-to snack foods when I needed a sugar fix. But nowadays, […]

Pork Chops with Pickled Peach Bacon Jam

Bourbon brined thick-cut pork chops with a sweet and tangy pickled peach bacon jam. What goes better with pork than more pork? Not much! This sweet bacon-y jam is a tasty addition to the juicy bourbon brined chops. Serve with some garlic mashed potatoes, and you have a satisfyingly rich, delicious meal. Why brine the […]

Braised Oxtail Ragu and Breadfruit Pappardelle

Richly sauced bourbon braised oxtails served over a slightly sweet breadfruit pappardelle. Breadfruit is a fruit produced from a tree similar to jackfruit. It has a rough green outer skin and a large seed in the middle. Even though it is technically a fruit, breadfruit is only slightly sweet and very starchy. It is often […]

Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin with Focaccia Stuffing

Dijon and balsamic glazed pork loin, stuffed with a rosemary focaccia stuffing and roasted with herbed Yukon gold potatoes. If you have never stuffed a pork loin, this task might seem daunting. But it’s not as difficult as you think and this post will show you how. Have the stuffing, glaze, and potatoes ready before […]