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Monthly Archives: March 2010

This is a family favorite, I discovered this recipe when I was a nanny years ago.

When I make this I buy a whole pork loin and cut it into my own chops, for every 4-6 shops make 1 batch of the marinade.

6 pork chops

1 head garlic smashed

3T sugar

1/3 cup soy sauce

3T honey

3T rice wine

1T ginger

2t salt 1t black pepper

place pork chops in gallon size freezer bag, pour marinade over the meat, seal and freeze up to 3 months

defrost in fridge, remove meat from bag, throw away marinade and grill the chops.


Makes 6 serving ~ When I make this one I make 4 batches at once

2 1/2 cups ziti or penne

1/4 cup butter

1clove garlic 1/4 cup flour

1/2t salt

2 cups milk

1/2 t dijon mustard

2 cups shredded colby

1 cup cubed, cooked ham

1/3 cup parm cheese

Cook pasta to al dente (slightly underdone) and drain

Melt butter in a pan and add garlic to cook about 30 seconds.  Add flour and salt.  Cook at med heat till smooth and bubbly while whisking occasionally.  Gradually stir in milk, stir,heat to a boil. Boil 1 min. Stir in mustard and colby, remove from heat.

Stir in pasta and ham.

place in greased 9 by 13

sprinkle with parm

freeze up to 3 months

defrost in fridge, bake uncovered 20-25 min at 350