APRICOT PORK – January 9 – National Apricot Day

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 boneless pork chops, pounded with a mallet to ⅓ inch thickness, cut into ½ inch slices
  • ½ cup apricot preserves
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ inch fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • ¼ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Cooked whole grain rice

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat add the olive oil and butter.  When the butter has melted place the pork chop slices and brown on each side.  Remove the pork and set on a plate
  2. Add the apricot preserves, garlic, ginger, and dijon mustard.  Cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the pork chop strips back into the pan and reduce the heat to medium-low and cover.  Stirring occasionally until the pork is done, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Serve with whole grain rice.

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Tomorrow is National Oysters Rockefeller Day.  Ingredients needed are listed below:

  • 24 fresh oysters in the shell, washed
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • ¼ cup plus ¼ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Pernod
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds kosher salt
 

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