Cook a meal together on Family Day!

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February 12, 2021

Cook a meal together on Family Day!

This family day, spend quality time together and cook a healthy and delicious meal at home. Encourage everyone to be involved.

Main Course:

APPLE CRUSTED PORK LOIN


Stunning and succulent!

2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
¾ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon rosemary, crushed
½ teaspoon poultry seasoning
½ teaspoon pepper
1 boneless pork loin (4–5 lbs.)
2 tablespoons olive oil

Apple Topping:
1½ cups finely chopped, unpeeled tart apples
½ cup brown sugar
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon cloves, allspice or mace

In a small bowl, combine first seven ingredients; rub over roast. In a large skillet, heat oil;
brown roast on all sides. Place on a rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325°F
for 1½ hours.
Combine topping ingredients; spread over top of roast. Bake 1–1½ hours longer or until meat
thermometer reads 160°F. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 12–15 servings.

 

Side Dish:

ROASTED VEGETABLES

5 cups cubed unpeeled red potatoes (about 1½ pounds)
7 medium carrots, cut into ½-inch slices
4 medium parsnips, peeled and cut into ½-inch slices
2 medium turnips, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes
1 cup fresh or frozen shallots
1 medium red onion, cut into ½-inch wedges and halved
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1 tablespoon dried thyme
2 teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon pepper
2½ cups Brussels sprouts, halved
3 to 4 garlic cloves, quarteredIn a roasting pan, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the butter, oil,
thyme, salt and pepper. Drizzle over vegetables; toss to coat. Cover and bake at 425°F for
30 minutes. Add Brussels sprouts and garlic. Bake, uncovered, for 30–40 minutes or until
vegetables are tender, stirring frequently. Yield: 20 servings.

 

Dessert:

WATERLOO COUNTY APPLE CRUNCH

The page that holds this recipe is dog-eared and splattered from years of making it! This
crunch has been served many times to retail and wholesale customers. The crumbs are
larger and chunkier than most crisps. Try it and enjoy!
6 large baking apples
½ cup white sugar
½ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup flour
½ cup dry oats
½ cup butter, melted

Place apples in a greased 13″x9″ baking pan. Sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Combine brown sugar, flour, oats and butter with a fork; sprinkle over apples. Bake at 350° for
40–45 minutes until apples are tender. Serve warm or at room temperature, with cream or ice
cream if desired. Yield: 10 servings