Chayote, Onion, and Green Tomato Pickled in Apple Cider Vinegar

I am currently addicted to chayote. It is squash, but tastes more like a cucumber and yields a refreshing crunch when you bite into it. It can be eaten raw, sautéed, baked, pickeld, etc...The first time I actually used it was when I created this recipe for my pork chop with pomegranate seeds and tomatillo … Continue reading Chayote, Onion, and Green Tomato Pickled in Apple Cider Vinegar

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Pork Chop with Pomegranate Seeds and Tomatillo Cream Sauce Recipe

Many of my original recipes are inspired by cravings. I am addicted to Mexican food; but, in the South, it is really hard to Mexican food that is genuinely delicious and authentic. Here, Mexican food tends to come doused in cheese sauce, layered with cloyingly sweet flavors, packed with ground beef, or served in Taco Bell-styled, … Continue reading Pork Chop with Pomegranate Seeds and Tomatillo Cream Sauce Recipe

Short-Cut Tagliatelle Pasta in a Sherry Cream Sauce, with Pork, Cranberries, and Pumpkin.

Being so far from my mom during the holidays makes me more homesick than usual. The best way to temporarily remedy this feeling is by cooking something that reminds me of her: a hearty bowl of pasta with a rich sherry cream sauce. As a child, my dad did most of the cooking: pot roasts … Continue reading Short-Cut Tagliatelle Pasta in a Sherry Cream Sauce, with Pork, Cranberries, and Pumpkin.