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Program #732Rhonda Matthews
Easy Herb Pork Chops
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 pork boneless chops
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sage
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Combine all spices thoroughly and set to side.
Add oil to skillet over medium high heat.
Sprinkle spice mixture evenly over each side of chops. Place chops in heated pan and cook 4-5 minutes per side until golden brown.
Stir Fry Cabbage
2 cups shredded cabbage
1 cup water
1 teaspoon onion powder
Salt and pepper to taste
Add cabbage and water to skillet over medium-high heat and continuously stir until tender crisp. Season well with onion powder, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
Even tastier when sprinkled with vinegar just before eating!
Sweet Potato Surprise
2 medium size sweet potatoes
2 slices bacon, chopped fine
Preheat oven to 350F.
Wash potatoes to remove any dirt or grit. Bake potatoes approximately 45 minutes or until fork tender.
Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out pulp, reserving potato shells.
Combine pulp, chopped bacon, honey, and margarine.
Refill potato shells and serve.
Sweet and savory! For an even easier option, omit the shells and simply serve the mashed potato mixture.
Stovetop Baked Apples
2 large apples, peeled cored and diced
2 teaspoons margarine
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Melt margarine in skillet over medium heat. Add apples, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir to coat apples in spices. Add water to skillet and cook until reduced to thick syrup, approximately 5 minutes.
Add shredded cheese and stir to incorporate. Serve immediately.
All the flavor of baked apple pie with cheese on top, but none of the work or the wait!
Apples are hot, sweet, and cheesy with just a little crispness. Yummy!
Deglaze pan with juice in place of water for an even sweeter flavor!
Salt in Antiquity
While salt is cheap today, it used to be worth its weight in gold. Historians believe that Roman soldiers were once paid with salt. In fact, the word 'salary' comes from the Latin word 'salarium,' or payment in salt. During the late Roman Empire, salt was carried across 400 miles of the Sahara desert by caravans of as many as 40,000 camels. It was that important to humanity!