How has your week been going? Mine is good so far. Today is the hubby's birthday. He's another year older but he's still the same guy I married. Just a little wiser. lol :-) I made him dinner, a birthday cake and gave him kisses. His present will come later this week. I hope he likes it.
Other exciting news. There is a Food Truck Festival this weekend. I can't wait to go! Tyler Florence is going to be there and I am debating about whether or not to bring one of his cookbooks so I can get his autograph. I think I might just in case he is signing autographs I don't want to be unprepared. I think it would be awesome to meet him and have a memento from the day. Don't worry. I will post pictures and tell you my top three favorite trucks and dishes.
On to the fun stuff. What have I cooked lately? I can say I have made a few things I want to share with you guys. One of the dishes I prepared this week is called Pork Chops Alla Pizzaiola. It is a recipe from Giada's Family Dinners Cookbook. I received this book for Christmas and have found quite a few recipes that I cannot wait to try. This was first on the list and I am really glad I made it. This was delicious and a different way to prepare pork chops. I think the sauce makes the dish. The best part, it was very easy to make and it livened up a week night dinner. That is always a good thing. I will be making this dish again in the future. You should give this a try. I promise you will not be disappointed.
Pork Chops Alla Pizzaiola
Giada de Laurentiis
3 T Olive oil
4 Bone in Center Cut Pork Loin Chops
salt and ground pepper
1 Large onion thinly sauce
1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
2 tsp herbes de provence
1/2 tsp crushed dried red pepper flakes
2 T chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
Heat Olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle salt and pepper on pork chops. Cook pork chops until brown and done.