Monthly Archives: November 2013

Spiral Sliced Ham with Honey Sweet Potato Salsa

Make your ham dinner a little sweeter with Honey Sweet Potato Salsa.

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What You Will Need:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet yellow onion
  • 1 cup toasted pecans
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Farmland® Spiral Sliced Ham
Alternative: You can substitute the sweet potatoes for yams or the spiral sliced ham for pork chops

Optional: Salt to taste

What You Do:

  • Melt butter in large skillet.
  • Add potatoes and onion
  • Stir-Fry over high heat until potatoes are tender
  • Add remaining ingredients; heat through
  • Serve salsa spooned over Farmland® Spiral Sliced Ham or Pork Chops

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Cranberry Pork Chops

Cranberries are in season, so take advantage of it with this easy cranberry pork chop recipe.

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What You Will Need:

  • 1   teaspoon butter 
  • 1   teaspoon oil
  • 6   Farmland® ALL NATURAL* Boneless   Center Cut Pork Chops 
  • 1   cup chopped onions
  • 1/3   cup chopped carrots
  • 1 1/4   cups chicken broth
  • 2   tablespoons sugar
  • 2   tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2   cup fresh or frozen cranberries

What You Do:

  • Heat butter and oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. 
  • Brown chops on both sides; remove from skillet.
  • Sauté onions and carrots in same skillet until brown and tender, about 8 minutes.
  • Return chops to skillet. 
  • Add chicken broth; cover and simmer 9 to11 minutes until internal temperature reaches 150 F. and pork is tender. 
  • Remove chops and keep warm.
  • Add sugar, vinegar and cranberries to skillet; 
  • cook until cranberries pop. 
  • Heat chops in sauce before serving.

 

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Five Spice Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Ginger Glaze

Make it spicy tonight with this Five Spice Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Ginger Glaze recipe.

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What You Will Need:

  • 1   pkg. Farmland ALL NATURAL   Pork Tenderloin
For the Spice Rub:
  • 1  tablespoon Chinese 5-spice   powder
  • 1  tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons sugar
  • 1  teaspoon salt
  • 1/2   teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2   teaspoon cayenne pepper
For the Glaze:
  • 1 1/2   cups apricot preserves
  • 1/2   cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons grated ginger
  • 1/2   teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2   teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1  tablespoon thinly sliced green onion

What You Do:

  1. Combine rub ingredients and season tenderloin generously. 
  2. Refrigerate for four to 24 hours.
  3. In a small saucepan combine all glaze ingredients except green onion. 
  4. Cook over medium heat and stir until well combined. 
  5. Remove from heat and stir in green onion.
  6. Place half the glaze in serving bowl and hold for service.
  7. Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium. 
  8. Grill tenderloin for 18 to 30 minutes until internal temperature reaches 150 F. 
  9. During last 4 minutes brush one side with remaining glaze; cook two minutes.
  10. Flip tenderloin and brush second side with glaze; cook two more minutes. 
  11. Serve with reserved glaze. 

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Cut Down Time in the Kitchen for more Time at the Table

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It’s that time again when you start the balancing act between school, work and family time.  It seems like time is even more stretched than usual and finding the time to cook can be a challenge.  Here are some tips to help you cut down your cooking time so you can enjoy more precious free time outside the kitchen.

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