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Twist’d Q Blackened Pork Chops with Mango Salsa


When my friends at Twist’d Q sent me some of their new TQ Singles to try, I knew which one I wanted to try first -The Fire Roastin’ Cajun Seasoning! I love the flavors of cayenne pepper, paprika, garlic and onion seared in to a nice protein. Having the convenience of a pre-measured pack that […]

BGB Chopped Challenge Pistachio Crusted Pork Chop


This recipe is in response to yet another chopped challenge issued by the Big Green Brotherhood. For this challenge the Brotherhood partnered with Unicoi Preserves which is a small batch, hand-crafted preserve company located on Georgia’s Unicoi Wine trail.  As with the other challenges, this was a fun way to create a new recipe based on […]

Big Green Egg Maple Brined Pork Chops


I have to admit it (so please don’t tell anyone) that before this cook I had yet to brine anything before grilling it. I had read articles on both the pros and the the cons of brining, so I just assumed I could get great flavor in other ways… which I have. Recently however my daughter gave me a […]