“My husband loves pork chops. They're a good source of lean protein and it's easy to change the flavor by using different spices. I created this marinade based on a few I saw in Healthy Cooking.” Jackie Termont - Richmond, Virginia
I love cranberries and freeze them in season to enjoy all year-round. Living near New Jersey’s cranberry bogs inspires me to develop new and delicious ways to use them, as in this recipe.—Christine Wendland, Browns Mills, New Jersey
Pears and brandy team up to turn ordinary pork chops into a restaurant-quality dish that’s good enough for guests. Serve with an upscale side, such as brussels sprouts or asparagus, and a glass of wine for a fantastic meal. —Gina Quartermaine, Alexandria, Virginia
Feature moist tender meat, savory veggies and a flavorful sauce, this supper is among my specialties. My wife and I love hosting dinner parties, and it's one of the dishes we often serve to guests.—Garnett Brown Jr., Lexington, Kentucky
I've been making this pie for a few years now. I like to vary the vegetables and meat depending on what I have on hand. I've made it with leftover turkey, sausage and lamb roast. In summer, it's a perfect brunch meal with a salad; in winter, add a loaf of homemade bread for a great dinner.
"Being of Danish descent, I'm fond of pork dishes. This is one of my own creations," shares John Hansen of Marstons Mills, Massachusetts. "We've enjoyed this on many occasions-it can be made ahead when you're expecting company."
WHEN our two children went away to school, I had to learn how to adjust my recipes for just my husband and me. There were too many leftovers!
I started gathering recipes with smaller amounts, and my daughter was on the lookout for me, also. This is one she sent, and I make it often.
-Eleanor Carroll, Ellicott City, Maryland