Dash Family Style Pork Chops with Onions

Pork Chops with Onions

I am so excited to share this recipe with you all today. This is one of my absolute favorite recipes from home, and I can’t help eating it without thinking of my mom, dad and I sitting around our dining room table, eating supper and sharing stories.

Some of my fondest memories of growing up are those of daily weekday dinners- a great way to end any school or work day with those that you love. Having a time to gather for dinner with all the family is one of the traditions I hope to continue with my own eventual family. [Read more…]

Braised Pork Chops with Honey-Balsamic Glaze

One of my favorite gifts this Christmas came from my boyfriend’s brother and sister-in-law: a Calphalon Unison sear pan. I had seen it a few times on Food Network commercials featuring Michael Symon, and have been waiting for a perfect opportunity to use it. One of my purchases from FreshDirect this week was a package of 4 one-inch thick boneless pork chops- so, as they say… it’s go time for the other white meat (people say that, right?).

This is actually a recipe I made up this morning while walking to the PATH train. I knew I wanted to get that nice sear crust on the pork chops, and then braise them in a flavorful liquid to make them tender and delicious. If I had had white wine on hand, I would have used this in place of the chicken broth- however, both work totally fine. [Read more…]