Potato and Apple Hash with Canadian Bacon

Prep: 10

Cook: 20

Serves: 6

This easy breakfast hash is as beautiful as it is delicious. Serve for brunch topped with an egg cooked to your liking or as a side dish with Niman Ranch pork chops for dinner.

Uncle Rich’s Thick Cut Pork Chops

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 35 minutes

Serves: 4

I’ve met many people who’ve had an amazing Niman Ranch pork chop at some fine establishment and wish they could make it at home. Purchasing thick cuts like this doesn’t happen very often, however, and they end up returning to the restaurant to enjoy their favorite pork-centric dish. You may be one of those people who’s intimidated when it comes to cooking a pork chop up to two … Continue reading Uncle Rich’s Thick Cut Pork Chops

Grilled Asian Pork Chop with Corn and Edamame Salad

Prep: 1 hour

Cook: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

This recipes make enough marinade for about 1 ½ to 2 pounds of meat. Use the lemongrass puree you find the in the produce section of the grocery store, much easier than fresh lemongrass. Chinese rice wine is available at most Asian markets, it is a sweet, golden wine made from fermenting freshly steamed glutinous … Continue reading Grilled Asian Pork Chop with Corn and Edamame Salad

Grilled Pork Chops with Chimichurri

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

The extra thickness and the bone make these chops an excellent choice for grilling as they’re less likely to dry out than thinner or boneless cuts. We’ve paired this succulent pork with a simple, mild chimichurri (fresh herb sauce) that complements without overwhelming. This recipe makes enough sauce that you’ll have some leftover; try it … Continue reading Grilled Pork Chops with Chimichurri

Holiday Ham with Honey-Brown Sugar Glaze

Prep: 1 hour

Cook: 2 hours

Serves: 10

By Niman Ranch Executive Chef Andrew Hunter The honey glaze will seep into the nooks and crannies as the ham bakes. Plan ahead though and put the ham in early so you can let it bake at a low and slow temperature until it’s steamy hot in the center.

Cornbread Dressing

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 2 hours

Serves: 8

By Niman Ranch Executive Chef Andrew Hunter Without dressing, even the best Thanksgiving dinner would be somewhat bare. This version is baked separately because the turkey and dressing cook at different rates, making it difficult to gauge doneness and safe temperatures. If you’re looking for a little added turkey flavor, baste the dressing with some … Continue reading Cornbread Dressing

Maple Glazed Pork Chops with Niman Ranch Baked Beans

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 50 minutes

Serves: 4

By Niman Ranch Executive Chef Andrew Hunter The Maple Glaze Pork Chops hits inviting sweet and savory notes but with the added boost of smoky charcoal to make the chops positively delicious. Serve a small bowl of the glaze at the table for dipping. Niman Ranch Baked Beans It’s possible to prepare rich and savory … Continue reading Maple Glazed Pork Chops with Niman Ranch Baked Beans

Boneless Pork Loin Roast with Herbed Pepper Rub

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 1 hour

Serves: 6-8

Cider-Glazed Pork Chops with Sauteed Squash and Apples

Prep: 45 minutes

Cook: 2 hours

Serves: 4

From Andrew Carmellini, Café Boulud, New York City, New York.

Pork Chops with Cherry Port Sauce

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 1 hour

Serves: 4

This recipe is from Chef Jesse Cool’s book, Your Organic Kitchen (Rodale, 2000).  Jesse has been an advocate of organic foods and has used organic ingredients for 26 years in her restaurants.