Wednesday, November 23, 2011

What's Cooking

Cranberry Sauce

12 oz. bag cranberries washed
1 1/2 cups peeled, chopped apple
1 Tbsp orange zest
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup apple cider

Bring ingredients to boil in a sauce pan then simmer 30 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and mash. Cool then chill.

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

What's Cooking

Chile Verde

1 Tbsp canola oil
1 to 1½ lbs. pork tenderloin trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp flour
1 large onion chopped
1½ lbs. tomatillos husks and stems removed cut into quarters
¾ lb (about 3) Anaheim chiles cut into 1 inch pieces
4 garlic cloves minced
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
3 cups water

Shake pork in a bag with flour, salt, and pepper to coat. Heat oil in stockpot and brown pork on all sides. Remove from pan. Add onion, tomatillos, chiles, and garlic. Sauté until tender, about 8 minutes. Return pork to pan and add remaining ingredients. Simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. 4 servings

This is a great meal for a chilly fall day. Enjoy!