Category Archives: polenta

Creamy Gorgonzola Polenta

I’m always in the market for a quick, easy side dish staple for my repertoire.  Normally I just go with my usual favorites, like couscous, rice salad or roasted veggies of any kind.  I was in the mood for something new and I had a big hunk of yummy gorgonzola cheese left over from another […]

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Andouille Crusted Pork Chops with Sweet Potato-Smoked Chile Grits

Holy toledo, these pork chops rock.  The key to a juicy, tender pork chop is brining it before you cook it.  Brining was originally used to preserve meats and fish before we had refrigerators, but now is a popular way to prepare meats, especially cuts that lack fat.  This preparation tenderizes the meat and helps […]

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Creamy Parmesan Polenta

I always love ordering polenta at restaurants but have actually never made it myself.  This idea seems crazy to me, since it’s not a complicated dish and the simple fact that it is oh so delicious!  After a friend of mine asked if I had any good recipes for polenta and if I could blog […]

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