Jerk-Spiced Pork Chops & Jerk-Spiced Rice

Jerk-Spiced Pork Chops

Great minds think alike! Heidi shared a great pork tenderloin recipe yesterday and pork is on the menu again today. It’s a healthy alternative to beef!

I really like Jerk seasoning and haven’t made it in a while…with this meal I decided to not only marinate the pork chops in the jerk seasoning but to also make a rice with the same marinade. It turned out great! Here’s another addition to the Pork Night Repertoire!

Note: My mom recently came to visit me for a few days and she brought along with her some lovely linens…she wanted me to use them for our blog! She’s such a sweetie…so Mom, here’s the pink one…Thank you for giving me such lovely linens!!    Continue reading

Tarragon Pork & Brandy Shallot Cream Sauce

Tarragon Pork & Brandy Shallot Cream Sauce
Tarragon Pork & Brandy Shallot Cream Sauce

It’s another beautiful Sunday! Yesterday we spent the day at the beach in the company of my brother Rob and his wife Maria and two of their children and it was a simply fabulous beach day! Today is a low-key, relaxing day to recover. On most Sundays my husband joins me in the kitchen with a glass of red wine as we create our family dinner. On today’s menu we have one of his favorites – Loin pork chops marinated with tarragon and served with a brandy cream sauce that is simply divine. This meal would be great served with a side of Heidi’s Cheesy, Garlic & Herb Riced Potatoes! Enjoy… Continue reading