Well well well, look who went MIA last night 😉
After a long day at work, a crucial workout with Marco Reed and a delicious farmer’s market dinner… homegirl was just flat out exhausted and in need of some downtime.
But I’m back, and what better way to start a Thursday then share with you our farmer’s market dinner from last night?!
Well, perhaps if I was sharing it with you poolside with a margarita or something…. but I digress.
Last weekend I picked up a wonderful boneless pork loin from one of my favorite farmer’s, his products are really superb and this one did not disappoint.
As inspiration for a marinade/sauce I turned to one of my favorite websites and found this fabulous blend.
My version contained:
- 1/2 tblsp Hungarian paprika
- 1 tblsp honey
- 1 tblsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tblsp herb dijon mustard w/ chardonnay
- 1.5 tblsp brown sugar
I let the pork hang out in this mixture for about an hour while I got my workout on 😀
Then to prepare, I simply roasted it at 350F for about 30 minutes until done, so easy and so good!
To go alongside I had planned on using both these guys
But the potato plan (smashed w/ onions and herbs) did not end up happenin’ – dont’ ask but these recently purchased taters just didn’t seem right and some of them were squishy.
Lesson learned, do not store potatoes in a plastic bag (doh!) or near onions (double doh!)…
So I improvised with a standby sweet tater instead and all was well 😉
Topped with salsa and feta, obviously.
The radishes did make it through to dinner however, in the form of Chardonnay-Braised Radishes!
I have never cooked a radish before, so was curious at how this would turn out…
Didn’t follow the recipe to a T, but when does that ever happen anyway 😉 But close enough!
All I have to say is butter + salt + radishes are a fabulous combo. This was such an interesting dish but I really liked it for a change!
Now I guess it’s time to get to work, I can’t believe it’s Thursday already?! Also, the sun has decided to make an appearance for the first time this week so I’m pretty much ecstatic about that 😛
Don’t forget it’s the last day to enter the Tropical Traditions Organic Coconut Lotion giveaway too friends!
Have a great day everyone 😀