Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, and Grapes: Three Variations (One Without Bacon)

Brussels sprouts and bacon are a perfect match, a marriage of bitter, sweet, salty, and smoky, of crisp and soft, chewy and tender. They can be roasted together or cooked separately and combined before serving. When roasted together, the Brussels sprouts cook in the bacon fat and, well, while not the healthiest choice, they sure … More Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, and Grapes: Three Variations (One Without Bacon)

Lovely Latkes

Latkes are a cornerstone of Hanukkah for Ashkenazi Jews. People usually have strong opinions about their latkes, and variations abound. The more traditional recipes include shredded russet potatoes and onions, some egg and a little flour to bind them together, and some salt and pepper for flavor. Form into a loose patty, fry, and, voila, … More Lovely Latkes

Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Bacon

  My husband and I are new to pork tenderloin. I recently saw an episode of Ina Garten’s new show where she made one and I was intrigued. (http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/cider-roasted-pork-tenderloins-3742577). Not long after, I noticed the cut on sale and figured, why not? I tried Ina’s recipe. We liked it, but mostly we couldn’t believe how … More Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Bacon