Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Pork Chops and Santa Hat Brownies

1. Having just recently jumped on the Pinterest bandwagon, I found this adorable little dessert called Santa hats. I knew I had to give them a try. Thinking the little kids at the party would like to
assemble them , I took the strawberries, brownies, and icing tube separate. Unfortunately, the kids weren't strong enough to squeeze the icing out. I barely was, so my results weren't nearly as smooth and cute as the ones in this picture, but the combination of ingredients is quite yummy.

2. This recipe for Grilled Pork Chops was delicious. The flavors of molasses, black pepper, salt, and garlic are amazing together. I prepared it stove-top this evening, and even though in my impatience to eat before heading out to a party I burned some on one side, everyone agreed that I should fix it again soon. When I do, I will remember to:
-marinate the meat for at least three hours
- put olive oil in the pan first
-sear the meat on high for just 30 seconds then turn it down to medium, and cook the chops for four more minutes on each side.

I used thin center-cut pork chops . Doesn't it feel good to make things that actually turn out well?



Rachelle said...

I have some thawed pork chops in the fridge and was wondering what to do with them tonight. I am going to try your recipe! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

Laurie said...

Yum!!! The Santa hats are delish!