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Old 02-05-2008, 05:53 AM   #1
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Pork Chops, dates & beer?

I can use other ingredients from the pantry, but the above three (bone-in pork chop, dates and beer) must be in the recipe.

I was thinking of rough chopping the dates, some onions, diced bacon and sauteeing them in the beer (dark). Drain and add some bread crumbs to make a stuffing. Stuff the pork chops and grill them along with some bacon wrapped stuffed dates as an appetizer.

Does any one have any other suggestions? My brain is in a slow fog this AM and can't get it into gear

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Old 02-05-2008, 08:52 AM   #2
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I can use other ingredients from the pantry, but the above three (bone-in pork chop, dates and beer) must be in the recipe.

I was thinking of rough chopping the dates, some onions, diced bacon and sauteeing them in the beer (dark). Drain and add some bread crumbs to make a stuffing. Stuff the pork chops and grill them along with some bacon wrapped stuffed dates as an appetizer.

Does any one have any other suggestions? My brain is in a slow fog this AM and can't get it into gear
Sounds good, you could also stuff the chops, lay in a pan on a rack and use the beer as a roasting liquid.

Personally, I would put the dates in a bowl, fry the chops make gravy and drink the beer... I have a feeling the dates are going to be pretty sweet and could over power the flavor of the pork.
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Old 02-05-2008, 09:18 AM   #3
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I'm definitely not going to waste the rest of the beer...it's an 18 oz bottle of Samuel Smith 'Nut Brown Ale'

I may make a marinade out of the beer for the chops, good idea. Thanks.
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