Did I mention I love my new electric skillet? Well, my mother used hers a lot when we were kids and now I’m beginning to understand why. So I picked her brain for some of my favorite recipes from childhood and one I’ve been wanting to make is her really yummy pork chops in tomatoes. Unfortunately, I hadn’t been to the grocery store in over a week and, since this blog is, after all, about what I have in my kitchen on any given day, I thought I’d see if there was another route I could go with what I did have.
Last year my sister gave me two huge packages of frozen apricots. I found about two cups left in the freezer and started thinking about what I wanted to make with it. I happened to have a medium size pork roast just waiting for something amazing. And I noticed about a cup of Gewurtzraminer left in the bottle. That was the base for a gorgeous meal. Continue reading