" I truly think it is best to be a robin lightly dressed concocting soup inside my nest" ~Maurice Sendak

Easy Elegance

During this busy, festive season it is easy to run out of ideas for entertaining.

Here is an elegant main course idea. It is so easy, yet looks like you have been in the kitchen for hours.

Frenched pork roasts make for a very elegant presentation when carved table side.
Serve with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables.

This is a perfect dish for a holiday dinner party such as Christmas Eve or New Years Eve.


Frenched Pork Loin with A Honey Balsamic Glaze

  • 1 Frenched pork loin roast
  • ~olive oil
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp each of thyme, parsley, and rosemary
  • 1/2 a cup each of balsamic vinegar and honey mixed together
Preheat oven to 450F

Place roast in a roasting pan. Season with the olive oil, garlic and herbs.
Roast in oven for 15 minutes until roast starts to brown.
Reduce heat to 350F and continue to cook basting with the pan juices and balsamic glaze every 20 minutes or so.
Roast until internal temperature is 155F. A three pound roast will take about an hour and a half.
Let stand covered in foil for 10 minutes to let juices settle before carving.

Wine Suggestion: Pinot Grigio

Cheers!


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