Barbecued Pork Chops with Basil, Mustard & Fresh Peaches
Jul21

Barbecued Pork Chops with Basil, Mustard & Fresh Peaches

A beautiful late summer barbecue dish! 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh basil or mint 1/4 cup (60 mL) red pepper jelly, melted 2 tbsp (30 mL) cider vinegar 1 tbsp (15 mL) grainy mustard 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt Pinch pepper 2 firm ripe peaches (unpeeled), sliced 4 pork loin chops (bone in) (1 1/2 lbs/625 g) In bowl, mix basil, red pepper jelly, vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. In separate bowl, toss peaches...

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Savoury Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Mustard and Apples
Sep19

Savoury Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Mustard and Apples

This simple pork dish, elegant enough for company, is made even better by browning the roast and onions before adding them to the slow cooker. Apples, herbs and two kinds of mustard ensure the pork has a lovely balance of both sweet and savoury. Thinly sliced leftovers make great sandwiches the next day. In season, plums, peaches or apricots could be substituted for the apples.  Preparation Time:15 minutes Cooking Time:6 hours 15...

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Smoked Bacon Lentil Ragout
Sep18

Smoked Bacon Lentil Ragout

When Dana was at The Waterfont Centre she had a marvellous herb garden.  After the Royal York Hotel in Toronto, the Waterfront was the second hotel in Canada to have its own bee hives. When Dana  Hauser worked there she was the first female executive chef in the entire Fairmont chain.  She served this fabulous dish at the hotel restaurant, then named Heron’s with pan-seared Qualicum  bay scallops. 4 slices double smoked bacon, cut...

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Slow Roasted Bourbon and Brown Sugar Glazed Berkshire Pork Belly on Du Puy Lentils
Sep11

Slow Roasted Bourbon and Brown Sugar Glazed Berkshire Pork Belly on Du Puy Lentils

Serve this fabulous dish over double-smoked bacon and caramelized-onion Du Puy lentils  with a  Saskatoon berry gastrique. It’s a great combination. Rub for the Pork Belly: 5 lbs rind-on pork belly ¼ cup Kosher salt 2 tsp black pepper; restaurant grind 1 tbsp crushed caraway seeds 1 tbsp dry mustard powder – Keen’s ½ cup soy sauce 1 cup brown sugar ¾ cup bourbon ¼ cup coarsely chopped toasted almond slices Pre-heat oven to 275°....

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Pork Chops and Mushrooms in a Creamy Mustard Maple Sauce
Sep06

Pork Chops and Mushrooms in a Creamy Mustard Maple Sauce

This one skillet pork dish is quick and family friendly. Served alongside roasted potatoes or on a bed of barley risotto the sauce, laced with maple syrup and mustard is a serious ‘keeper’.  Preparation Time:10 minutes Cooking Time:25 minutes 4 (6 oz./170 g) bone-in centre loin chops 1 tsp (5 mL) dried thyme leaves 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil 1/2 cup (125 mL) diced onion 2 garlic cloves,...

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