Pork Chops With Apples And Cider

There are some culinary combinations that cannot be improved upon, and apples and pork is surely one of them. This recipe calls for pan-frying boneless pork chops and serving them with butter-browned apples and a Normandy-style sauce made with cider and cream. It makes for a perfect cold-weather meal. Serve with Tieton Dry, Sparkling Perry or Yakima Valley Dry Hopped Cider Yields: 4 to 6 servings For the Spiced Salt ¼teaspoon black peppercorns 3cloves 4 allspice berries 2 tablespoons roughly chopped sage 1 and 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt For the Pork and Sauce 6 boneless pork chops, 4 ounces each,…

Best pizza toppings from the Mediterranean

We just got back from traveling in the South of France, and as you’d expect, the food was fantastic. One of the most enjoyable parts of our trip was visiting the fantastic food markets. Each town has its own market day, and some have a market every day but Sunday. The Saturday market in the town of Arles is one of the best in the area. And there’s a permanent market in Antibes that’s open every day but Sunday. The restaurants here serve lots of fresh seafood and other ingredients that you find in the market — vegetables, herbs, and…

Apple and Blueberry Cider Recipe

Apple and blueberry cider is a delicious diversion from a more mainstream cider recipe that will slake any thirst and delight the drinkers palate with its unique flavour. Sweetening is optional though I do recommend it as it enhances the berry flavour of the cider.   Ingredients: 4 litres (One Gallon) Apple Juice 100-200 grams (3 1/2 – 7 ounces) fresh or frozen blueberries One Red Apple Variety (eg Delicious), cored, peeled and diced One Campden Tablet OR 1/10 level teaspoon Sodium Metabisulfite 80g (3oz) Lactose OR 2g (1 teaspoon) wine sweeter (optional) Cider Yeast Method:   Sterilise your cider…

Pizza Universal Food

Tips for making Pizza at home In earlier days, Pizza certainly was one that was most accepted. It continues to be one of the best-loved foods because of its mouth watery taste. In every country of the world, you can easily find restaurants that serve pizza. Pizza has adapted to most societies and is available in varying flavors around the globe, from Italy reaching distant places like Gujarat’s Pizza on the Rock and Boyne City’s BC Pizza. Nowadays, Pizza has become an international trend. And rightly this has happened because whatever region you live in, pizza has made its presence…

The best dessert is pizza

Pizzas are traditionally associated with savory dishes, and thinking of a dessert pizza is rather unusual for some people. Yet there is an abundance of dessert pizza recipes, and the variety of toppings is amazing. People who have a sweet tooth will definitely be spoiled for choice with desserts of the pizza type offered on a regular basis. There is a long list of delectable names of dessert pizzas: banana split and pineapple brownie pizza; pizza with grilled fruit and cream cheese; pizza with ricotta, plums, apricots and peanuts; layered pizza with pears, apricot preserves, granola and ricotta; pizza with…

A Translation of the Most Common Italian Ingredients

Italian cooking isn’t hard. It’s actually rather fresh and simple. But if you don’t speak fluent Italian, it can be rather hard to read some of the best recipes. Occasionally you will be asked for an ingredient that you may know under a different name.    So in this post, we listed the most common Italian cooking ingredients with their English translations. We also add descriptions of the ingredient. In some cases, we even list where the ingredients are from.   A   Acciuga, Acciuughe or also Alice: Anchovies. These are also generally purchased under either oil or salt.  Aceto:…

Healthy Bread Pizza

Easy Party Food Kids Can Assemble with Natural Ingredients Feeding children for a party, special occasions, or just dinner doesn’t have to be difficult, time-consuming, or unhealthy. Try the following pizza kids can make, and offer them a tasty and nutritious meal. Ingredients for Bread Pizza Serves 10, two bread pizzas per person Two loaves of whole wheat French bread Three tablespoons olive oil, in a small bowl Large tin crushed tomato sauce, marinara sauce, or other natural spaghetti sauce Medium sized package of turkey pepperoni 16oz. package shredded full fat mozzarella cheese 16 oz. package shredded reduced fat or…

Homemade Dough Makes the Perfect Pizza

A person’s love affair with pizza starts at an early age and reflects his or her environment. The thickness of the crust varies from a New York City pizza that’s so thin it can be folded in half lengthwise, to a Chicago favorite, the deep-dish pizza. Toppings range from traditional (tomato sauce with cheese) to trendy (duck sausage and goat cheese), and everything (and anything) in between. Pizza has diversified, blended, and been embraced by many ethnic cultures. Make Homemade Pizza The best pizza, though, may be the one made in a home kitchen. Why make pizza at home? To…

Preparing a Pizza Party Menu

Celebrate America’s favorite food with a pizza party that offers something for everyone.   Since the ancients started putting toppings on their flatbreads, people have been giving pizza rave reviews. For your next gathering of friends, have a pizzeria pizza party, with this menu of four variety pizzas and even one for dessert!   Menu Artichoke Red Pepper Pizza Roasted Vegetable Pizza Hawaiian Pizza Dessert Pizza Basic Pizza Sauce 3 tablespoons oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed Dash salt Dash oregano ½ green bell pepper, diced small 1 28-ounce can tomatoes 1 large can tomato puree 1 small can tomato paste…

Pizza for Everyone, Every Day

I adore homemade pizza and good restaurant pizza, sometimes even a mediocre slice on the fly will do… And I know I’m not alone. As I noted earlier, pizza provokes passions. If you’re into making healthier food choices, I will share my favorite Homemade Pizza tips this week. Also, stay tuned for my homemade pizza dough recipe. It’s worth a try and a good recipe to get small hands involved in if you want to cook with kids. A real pizza stone and good quality pizza oven kit makes a huge difference. I’ve been through two of the high-end volcanic…