Saturday, February 6, 2010
For this week's new recipe I was going to write about these tropical porkchops but while the sauce was really delicious - a little spicy with a tang of pineapple* - the chops themselves turned out dry and disappointing. We ended up dicing up the remains of the pork and using it in a stirfry with some of the leftover sauce. Good, but not what I was aiming for - the recipe would be fabulous with a juicy little pork tenderloin or perhaps boneless, skinless chicken thighs (my new meat discovery, I cannot sing their praises enough.)
Anyway, I wanted cookies today but didn't want to leave the house. We didn't quite get the snowpocalypse everyone else has been fretting about but it was bitterly cold - far too cold to venture out just for cookies. Plus at 4PM I was still debating on getting dressed.
I pulled out Mike's mom's recipe binder, hoping to discover a recipe that called for things I had in the pantry, which really wasn't much. I found the perfect thing...chewy brown sugar cookies, the easiest cookie I've ever made.
Perfect on a winter's afternoon with a cup of tea. Enjoy.
*just the thing (I thought) for celebrating our first ever Netflix delivery, a Burn Notice disc. The show is set in Miami and I had a taste for something thematic.