Double Decker Cuban Sandwich Melt

Ingredients:12-ounce pork tenderloin8 ounces thick-sliced ham (about 3-4 slices)8 ounces thinly sliced Swiss cheeseSpicy pickles12 slices hearty white bread or Cuban bread (plus butter, mayo, or oil for toasting) Directions:Preheat the oven to 375. Cook pork tenderloin 20 minutes or until internal temperature is 145. (Leave oven on when pork is done.) Let pork restContinue reading “Double Decker Cuban Sandwich Melt”

Chicken Alfredo Bread Bowl

Ingredients:1 loaf sourdough bread8 ounces cream cheese, softened1 cup high-quality Alfredo sauce10 ounces canned chicken (or shredded chicken)1/2 cup freshly grated ParmesanSalt and pepper to tasteOptional fresh parsley for garnish Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Carve out the center of the bread bowl; set aside. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, alfredo sauce, chicken, andContinue reading “Chicken Alfredo Bread Bowl”

French Onion Toasts

Ingredients:8 slices sourdough bread2 cups Vidalia onions, sliced2/3 cup beef broth1/4 cup sherry cooking wine8 ounces gruyere Directions:Toast sourdough bread and set aside. In a medium pan, add sliced onions, beef broth, and sherry, and heat on low, uncovered, until onions fully caramelize, about 30-40 minutes. (If broth and sherry evaporate, add a bit moreContinue reading “French Onion Toasts”

Parmesan Garlic Knots

Ingredients:1 pound pizza dough4 tablespoons butter2 cloves garlic, minced1/4 cup freshly grated ParmesanSea salt, as desired1 tablespoon fresh parsley Directions:Preheat the oven to 450. Shape pizza dough into 2-inch balls. (To create traditional garlic knots, separate the dough into 5-inch “rope” pieces, and tie each piece into itself to create a knot.) Place knots onContinue reading “Parmesan Garlic Knots”