Grilled Maple Dijon Pork Chops

The key to super juicy pork (anything) is to brine the meat. It’s the same idea as turkey or chicken. Even if all you have is 2 hours it totally makes a difference, but ideally 6-8 hours for these is the perfect amount of time for it to break down some of the muscle tissue, and it will help the …

Natchitoches Meat Pies

Meat Pie Filling: 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 pound ground beef 8 ounces ground pork 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 1/2 medium bell pepper, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons chopped garlic (4 to 6 cloves) 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 …

Chorizo, Asparagus & Manchego tarts

  Ingredients 1 x 320g pack ready-rolled lighter puff pastry, at room temperature 2 tsp milk 100g (3 1/2oz) chorizo, thickly sliced 125g (4oz) asparagus tips, each cut into 3 4 tbsp soft cheese 75g (3oz) Manchego, grated 1 x 90g pack babyleaf and rocket salad, to serve   Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C,
 fan 200°C. Unroll the …