Grilled Pork Tenderloin with black plum sauce and fresh peach relish

I don’t know about you, but I am always on the look out to escape what is happening in our crazy world lately, whether it is the RNC shenanigans, gunman in Munich, or the lead situation in Portland public schools, there never seems to be a lack of things to be down about. I know its a waste of time to worry, but the manic depression seems to creep up on me and paralyze my well being. Being active helps, and forcing myself to get out and see the good things there are helps. The farmer’s market is that escape for me, and so is recipe development, it keeps me about half way sane which is about the best I can get. Stone fruit has inspired today’s recipe, and Summer is in full force, so grilling and cooking with seasonal specialties is one of the best ways to utilize the bounty of the season. Stone fruit such as, cherries, apricots, peaches, plum, and nectarines are making their way into the farmer’s markets in top form. Everyone loves peach cobbler of course, but what about savory applications? I have always loved stone fruit with pork, and they really accent each other nicely and provide a sweetness, and freshness to meat. Continue reading “Grilled Pork Tenderloin with black plum sauce and fresh peach relish”

chilaquiles stuffed poblano foil dinners with quick pickled shallots

Well it’s most definitely Summer time! I just got back from a trip to see family in my hometown. It was full of fireworks! No, literally, I hadn’t been back since they legalized the aerial ones, and I got to catch a few up-close and personal displays. I think humans are pyromaniacs at heart, I also went to a roof top bar and watched the fire works go off at the minor league baseball park across the way. I used to grill cook at the games a few lifetimes ago, it was awesome, I got to grill lobster tails for Tommy Lasorda, but he usually just had me sneak him a few polish dogs. Continue reading “chilaquiles stuffed poblano foil dinners with quick pickled shallots”