In many respects, living on the Gulf Coast is like being on a permanent vacation. This is true even though we live about 10 miles from the actual coast. However, from June 1 to November 30, we have to worry about hurricane threats.
How many times have you pre-baked (or blind baked) your pastry for a quiche or other type of tart, only to discover a shrunken shell? Most “authorities” on the subject seem to attribute the shrinking of the pastry to it being “stretched” as it is rolled out and/or placed in the pie or tart pan.
We’ve been having a lot of chicken lately, so I decided that pork chops would be good for tonight. Initially, I was going to try the Baked Pork Chops from the All Recipes site. However, the more I thought about it, the more I thought that I’d try something else.
It’s been a really long time since I’ve made Swiss Steak, so I thought it would be good for dinner tonight. The recipe that I use is an adaptation of Alton Brown’s Swiss Steak.