Monday, August 2, 2010

Maple Glazed Breaded Pork Chops

Sorry again no pictures but this is so good.

4 pork chops -bone or boneless your choice
2 eggs
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup italian seasoned bread crumbs
2 tbsp cocoa
1/4 cup pure maple syrup *roughly might be less might be more*
2 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Preheat ove to 350 degrees F (175 Celcius). Add oil to a frying pan and turn it onto medium heat. Combine eggs and milk in one container or bowl. Add Salt and pepper to egg mixture. Combine bread crumbs and cocoa in other container. Put pork chops into egg wash then bread crumb mixture and fry in pan until golden brown. Put pork chops in a bake pan *spray bake pan with pam or any cooking spray* Drizzle the maple syrup over the pork chops and bake for 15-20 minutes serve with rice or your favorite vegetable. Serves 4.

Cream of Potato Bacon Soup

I love this soup. It actually turned out wonderful. I am sorry I do not have a picture of this for you all to see but I will make it again soon.

Cream of Potato Bacon Soup
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 onion chopped
1 pkg bacon chopped *can use the precooked packaged chopped bacon*
1 leek chopped
1 cup shreeded carrots * I bought a bag that was preshreeded*
2 tbsps flour
4-6 large yukon gold potatoes cubed skin on
6 cups of chicken stock
2 cups of half and half cream
2 fresh basil leaves
Salt and pepper to taste.

Put butter and oil into a soup pot add chopped onion and leek reducing it down. Add bacon until tender add flour and carrots. Pour in chicken stock, cream and basil. Bring to a boiling point. Take emersion blender (if you do not have an emersion blender you can use a blender just put a little bit in at a time as it is hot) and blend till little chunks. Add potatoes cook till tender and serve. Makes 4-8 servings of soup.