The night before, I roasted a pork loin. For this meal, I used leftover pork loin and sliced several medium-sized strips, which I served on a sesame-seed bun, along with a fried egg, onion, roasted bell pepper, sharp cheddar cheese, and some homemade hot sauce.
I purchased about 2 pounds of pork loin at the butcher, coated it in salt, pepper, and garlic powder, sliced several slits along the shoulder so that I could stuff minced garlic into the middle, and then wrapped it in foil and roasted it in the oven for about 3 hours, at a low temperature.… Continue reading Roasted Pork Loin With Asparagus and Potatoes
Harboring both a desire to consume a chocolate baked good and to test my mettle in the crucible of small-kitchen pastry-baking, I decided to prepare an eclair. I particularly enjoy the eclairs offered at the Hopkins Street Bakery, on Hopkins and Monterey in Berkeley, CA. My first attempt at making eclairs was, generously, disastrous. When… Continue reading Eclair