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Bacon & Garlic Encrusted Roast Pork Loin. What’s better than roasted pork?

Bacon & Garlic Encrusted Roast Pork Loin

How about roasted pork wrapped in crisp bacon? I know. That’s kind of what I thought, too. (Pig x 2!). This is so simple, but so delicious. With most pigs bred as lean as they are these days, pork can dry out in the oven. This pork roast is slathered in a handful of fresh, mashed garlic, enrobed in thick slices of bacon, sprinkled with freshly cracked pepper and rosemary, then roasted for just over an hour.

The result is mouthwateringly delicious. Bacon & Garlic Encrusted Roast Pork Loin: A note on meat For the pork, note that I’m talking about a pork loin herenot a tenderloin, which is considerably smaller and thinner. 4-lb. pork loin I also used a mix of regular bacon and Black Forest bacon that I found in the deli case at Whole Foods. Regular bacon Black Forest bacon from Whole Foods Should I add any salt? Whether you add any salt to the meat before roasting is up to you. What temperature should you cook pork to?

Good question. Serves 6-8. Stuffed Pork Chops with Prosciutto, Mozzarella, and Sage. The Angry Chef's Garlicky Lemon-Pepper Chicken. A lot of folks have asked me for this recipe. It’s one of The Angry Chef’s signature dishes, and I was lucky to pry it away from him. This recipe is a dream come true for garlic lovers like me. It’s tart and garlick-y and oh-so-fragrant in all the right ways. (As a bonus, you’ll surely be safe from vampires for the evening.) The instructions below are one part recipe, one part technique. Basically, the chicken breast is dredged in flour, then shallow fried in a bath of bubbling golden olive oil. Lemon juice, powdered peel, and fresh zest provide a triple dose of bright citrus flavor right near the end of cooking.

Enjoy this chicken with any sort of hot, spicy rice (I have yet to get the recipe for the Demon Saffron Rice that he made around Halloween), some warm, buttered noodles, or grilled asparagus sprinkled with Parmesan. The Angry Chef’s Garlicky Lemon-Pepper Chicken: A note on ingredients The Angry Chef’s Garlicky Lemon-Pepper Chicken. Evil chef mom: cheese fritters with balsamic sun-dried tomato dipping sauce. Don't these look better than fried mozzarella sticks that you get at T.G.I.

evil chef mom: cheese fritters with balsamic sun-dried tomato dipping sauce

McFuglies? Come on they have fresh thyme sprinkled all over the top. That's called classing up the joint right there. And while I am writing about these make sure you use whole milk ricotta. Don't even think about using skim milk ricotta. Make sure to do this assembly line style. Then dip the cheese balls (teehee, I am well aware I have the mentality of a 12 year old boy) into flour. Then into the egg. Then have them take a roll in the panko crumbs. Viola! Cheese fritters: adapted from everyday italian 1 1/2 cups fresh whole milk ricotta 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cups panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 3 large eggs 3/4 cup all-purpose flour vegetable oil, for frying a few sprigs of thyme lemon In a small bowl combine the ricotta, mozzarella, salt, and pepper. Meanwhile heat 3 inches of vegetable oil in a large skillet to 350 degrees F. ShareThis. Quick Chicken and Gravy — Our Life In The Kitchen.

It’s been a busy week, one where quick and easy is the only hope of cooking dinner instead of doing takeout.

Quick Chicken and Gravy — Our Life In The Kitchen

A bag of frozen chicken tenderloins pulled from the freezer, steamed rice and whatever veggie might be on hand and dinner’s ready in about 30 minutes. Chicken tenderloinsButterFlourSalt/PepperMarjoram and Thyme tonight, because I’m out of Sage.Chicken Broth Melt enough butter to generously cover the bottom of a large saute pan. Heat until it’s just barely turning brown.

Add the chicken and season with salt, pepper and herbs. Once the chicken is starting to brown, turn it over. Cook just another minute or two, stirring a bit. Sprinkle with enough flour to coat the chicken well. Stir until chicken is well coated, butter is absorbed and flour just starts to cook. Add 3 cups of chicken broth. And then stirring in Better Than Bouilion paste. Simmer over low heat until the chicken is completely done and the gravy is thickened.