Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Sage Pork Chops

Comfort food after a long day.
Carpets are shampooed. Grocery shopping is done. Halloween costume #1 is cut out and about half way done. Have I mentioned how much I don't like Halloween? Laundry is done. More resumes sent out. House is vacuumed and cleaned. Since it was Wednesday and Christopher wouldn't be home I decided to have dinner early and get the kitchen cleaned up. I fed the girls at 5:00p and by 5:30p I was cleaning off the table. Then Christopher walks in the door. He's confused because we didn't wait for him for diner and I'm confused because I wasn't expecting him home. That's when I realized it was actually Tuesday. Duh!
The pork chops were good but way too salty for me. I don't normally cook or bake with salt and this recipe called for one teaspoon. I was going to cut it in half but at the last moment decided to stick with the original amount. Wrong call.
Recipe found at All Recipes.
2 tsp salt
1 tsp dried sage
1 tsp ground black pepper
6 center cut bone-in pork chops
2 tbsp butter
1 cup beef broth
Combine the salt, sage and black pepper in a small bowl and rub on both sides of the chops. Melt the butter or margarine in a large skillet over medium high heat and saute the chops for 5 minutes per side, or until well browned. Add beef broth to the chops, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer chops for 45 minutes.

1 comment:

Paula said...

Yum! I'm always looking for ways to cook pork chops. I'm not a huge fan of them, but cooking them right makes a difference. The gravy looks heavenly. Everything is better with a little gravy, right?


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