• Pork Tenderloin with Mrs. McGarrigle’s Cranberry Port Mustard Sauce

    Ingredients:

    1 tbsp. unsalted butter
    1 tbsp. olive oil
    600 g pork tenderloin
    ½ cup fresh cranberries or 1/4 cup dried cranberries
    ½ cup tawny port or white wine
    ½ cup chicken stock
    3 tbsp. Mrs. McGarrigle’s Cranberry Port Mustard

    Cut tenderloin into 1” thick medallions. Heat butter and olive oil in oven proof sauté pan.  Sauté pork 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from pan and set aside.  Add port, deglaze pan, stirring constantly until slightly reduced.  Add chicken stock and simmer for a few minutes.  Add mustard and cranberries, simmer a few more minutes, add browned meat to pan, then transfer to 350 degrees F oven for 15-20 minutes. Serves 4.

    Bon Appétit!

  • Braised Pork Shoulder With Apple Cider & Hot Whiskey Mustard Sauce

    This recipe using local products is compliments of Chef Steve Mitton from Murray Street Restaurant, Ottawa, Canada ~ Named one of Canada’s Top Ten Best Restaurant for 2009, enRoute Magazinewww.murraystreet.ca

    Ingredients: 

    1 kg fresh St. Canut pork shoulder, well seasoned with salt, paprika, chili powder, ground cumin, cloves, cinnamon & pepper
    2 large onions, chopped
    4 cloves  garlic, coarsely chopped
    1 cup rhubarb
    ½ cup brown sugar
    2 cups Hall’s apple cider
    1 cup Hall’s cider vinegar
    2 tbsp coriander seeds, toasted
    1 tbsp cumin seeds, toasted
    ½ cup tomato paste
    4 litres water
    ½ cup Mrs. McGarrigle’s Hot Whiskey Mustard

    In stages blend the garlic, rhubarb, brown sugar, apple cider, cider vinegar, tomato paste, water and any remaining spices. Sear the pork in hot oil on all sides then add the liquid, bring to a boil, cover and braise for 3-4 hours at 375F.

    Remove the pork, allow to cool. Strain the liquid and return to heat. Reduce liquid by about half, add the mustard and remove from heat, stir until incorporated, serve over top of pork dish and in bowls all day long for dipping bread into… yum!

    Bon Appétit!