Vegetables

Caramelized Shallots

I absolutely can not get enough shallots. Especially in the spring when they are fresh from the local farmers market! They are a cross between a purple onion and garlic for those who are not familiar with these majectical little veggies! Here is a great recipe I stumbled across from Smitten Kitchen! It goes great with steak… Continue reading Caramelized Shallots

Chicken

Lemongrass Chicken

 Mikey and I used to be obsessed with this local restaurant in Sturbridge, Ma called Kaizen. We would go there as often as once every week and no matter how often we had dinner there, it never got old or boring. Mikey has always been the adventurous one and would try his best to sample each and every… Continue reading Lemongrass Chicken

Pork

Pan Seared Pork Chops and Apple Cider Pan Sauce

 So tonight I finally made what I call my Autumn Apple Chops.... What it really consists of is thick and juicy pan seared pork chops and a mixture of caramelized shallots, thyme, chicken stock, cider vinegar, apple cider, and a pad of butter to pull everything together and thicken things up! It is most delicious when served… Continue reading Pan Seared Pork Chops and Apple Cider Pan Sauce