dinner · pork

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Bacon Jam

You know what I think is sad? When people continually overcook meat just to make sure that it is "done". Hey, I used to be a part of that camp, too. My mom would tell me horror stories about botulism. I witnessed first-hand how salmonella can wreak havoc on your digestive system...and I've been scared to death… Continue reading Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Bacon Jam

Meatless Monday

Roasted Portobello & Chickpea Flatbread

The other day Rob & I went thrift shopping to find a friend a gag house-warming gift. Of course I, being the cookbook fiend that I am, had to browse the book section.  And holy moly, did I find some gems:  The one on the left is from the Wichita Kansas Junior League (circa 1979).… Continue reading Roasted Portobello & Chickpea Flatbread

Chicken

Spaghetti Squash Chicken Parmesan

 While writing the title of this post, you know what I thought of? That Nationwide commercial with Peyton Manning.   Chicken Parm you taste so good. Seriously, what could be better than chicken parm? Even Fazoli's makes a good chicken parm. It's pretty difficult to screw up something so easy. You can make it lighter, though. Switch out… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Chicken Parmesan