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Holiday Brussels Sprouts

Holiday Brussels Sprouts

I call these "holiday" brussels sprouts, but they can be for any time of the year. It is just that the cranberries make them so festive, and the rich savory flavor of the ham combined with the sweetness of the cranberries makes a great complement to the slight bitterness of the sprouts. Serve this with a savory pork dish or roasted chicken breast.

Honey Mustard Sage Pork Tenderloin

Honey Mustard Sage Pork Tenderloin

Searing meat does not take a lot of oil. The key is a hot pan and to leave the meat alone. It seems that the pork is sticking to the pan, but as the proteins cook the meat will shrink slightly and the surface caramelizes. That is the point at which the pork will release from the pan. Turn it over and repeat. It requires patience and one technique is to shake the pan slightly. When the meat is ready to turn, it will shake away from being stuck to the pan.

White Beans with Smoked Paprika Shrimp

White Beans with Smoked Paprika Shrimp

This bean recipe is based on the Spanish homestyle beans called Poches. That's it, they are simply beans when you see them on the menu. Simple, flavorful, lightly herbed beans. They make the perfect complement to the smoky, sweet shrimp. The dish is good served cold the next day!

Balsamic Glazed Eggplant with Creamy Polenta

Balsamic Glazed Eggplant with Creamy Polenta

This is a rich balsamic sauce that is sweet, slightly salty and vinegary all at the same time. It blends well with the umami flavor of the roasted eggplant and both complement the creamy polenta.

It is a simple, easy weeknight meatless meal that is great for you and tastes great. I like to add a lot of pepper to the sauce. As the eggplant roasts the pepper mellows and blends well with the other flavors.

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