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Old 12-28-2007, 04:07 PM   #11
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I was also thinking I could dice it up for tacos maybe but am not sure how to go about it.

Keep em coming! All your suggestions are great!
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Old 12-28-2007, 05:20 PM   #12
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LOL - corazon ... how big is the "chop"?
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Old 12-28-2007, 05:23 PM   #13
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LOL - corazon ... how big is the "chop"?
not huge. average size, I suppose.
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Old 12-28-2007, 05:34 PM   #14
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A taco, fajita thing would work just fine.

Or burritos.

Or black beans and rice with the pork, I would julienne it, and sprinkle the top with raw onions. Some hot sauce on top.

Or how about eggs? A Denver or Western omelet with the pork instead of the ham would work. Cover with a tomato sauce, sounds good to me.

Or make scrambled eggs with mushrooms, spinach, some crumbled bacon and the pork.

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Old 12-28-2007, 06:14 PM   #15
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Cube the chop, add sauteed onions, cheese, canned chiles and make quesadillas. Serve with rice and/or refried beans and/or a tossed salad.

Corazon, aren't you from New Mexico? Does dh not like Mexican food? That cuisine is SO versatile!

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Cube the chop, add sauteed onions, cheese, canned chiles and make quesadillas. Serve with rice and/or refried beans and/or a tossed salad.

Corazon, aren't you from New Mexico? Does dh not like Mexican food? That cuisine is SO versatile!

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Yep, we are both from NM. That's why I'm thinking along the line of tacos.

Thanks for all the suggestions everyone!
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Old 12-29-2007, 10:35 PM   #17
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When I have leftovers or a small amount of chicken, beef or pork, I make a noodle bowl. Stir fry or steam your veggies (broc, carrots, asparagus - whatever you have on hand). Marinate the chop in soy or teriyaki sauce, slice thinly & stor fry. Add a little corrnstarch to thicken the sauce. Add to noodles of choice - angel hair or spaghetti will work in a pinch. Here's a pic just to get an idea.

Asian Chicken Noodle Bowl With Oriental Salad

Ginger Chicken Noodle Bowl
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Stir fry does sound good but we will be having rice for dinner that night too.
Maybe the noodles you suggested amy. I'll check out those links. thanks.
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Old 12-30-2007, 03:08 PM   #19
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We don't know exactly wht you have in the kitchen...but I'm going to assume the basics. I'm thinking German rather than Asian since someone in your family doesn't like Asian foods.

Grate 2 new potatoes and mince 1/4 of an onion. Combine in a bowl and season. Add a little whole butter to a hot pan as well as a few drops of olive oil. Make 2 thin Rosti Potatoes (pancake is size and thickness). Set aside.

If you have some white cabbage, julienne some and saute it off in butter with some julienne of white onion until soft. Season.

Julienne pork and sear until browned well in a hot pan. Add minced onion and minced garlic. Sweat off until soft. Slice mushrooms and add into pan. Brown well. At this point, add just a smidge of flour and cook for a couple of minutes while stirring. if you have some wine, add it in and deglaze. White...red...who cares, just add it. Reduce it and add a little water. Simmer that out for a little bit until a nice, smooth sauce is formed. Finish it off with a touch of whole butter, salt and pepper. Fresh rosemary if you have it would be great.

On two plates, place one Rosti Potato and some cabbage. Spoon the pork in mushroom gravy equally over the potatoes.

You are done!

This is a hearty, winter lunch that will stick with you for a little while. If you want to flesh it out a bit, throw in some frozen peas as you heat your sauce, pork and mushrooms.
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wow, marko! very nice. that sounds delicious.

i love hearty german food. keep 'em coming.
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