The decade began with a bloody war in Korea that came to a conclusion, of sorts, that satisfied no one. The Civil Rights movement found its first victories, leading to a sense, among some, that the nation’s fabric was beginning to fray.
Dijon mustard and orange marmalade create a spicy, sweet glaze for quick-cooking boneless pork chops. The secret to speedy cooking is to buy thin-cut pork chops or cut thick ones in half horizontally to make a 1/2-inch thick chop.
If you’ve ever been through a kitchen remodel, you know what a pain it is to be without a stove. My home kitchen is getting a facelift, including a new range/stove. Thanks to my grill with a side burner I can still cook just about everything, but I’ve also turned to prepared foods and no-cook dishes.
Do you have kids? Do you know any kids? Would you describe yourself as a flat foodie? (Floodie?) If you answered “yes” to any of these, the quesadilla is the answer to most of your needs and many of your prayers. It’s easy to make. It’s versatile. It’s delicious. And best of all, it’s flat. What else do you need in a food item?
The recipe starts out raw — a mere idea — but aims for well done. The interval between hunch and lunch may be spent titrating salt and pepper or tossing out plate after disappointing plate. It’s not pretty.