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Apple Cider Vinegar Marinades – Without a doubt, this is the best apple cider marinade for pork loin.
It’s just as good as a vinegar chicken marinade! In a hurry? Pin the recipe to keep it handy.
We’re trying it on a boneless pork roast but be sure to try this on pork chops too
I know the original version of this apple cider vinegar marinade worked wonders on grilled chicken. I’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to try it on pork – in a seriously doctored up version.
It is close to the best marinade for pork tenderloin or any pork loin roast.
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Two cloves never hurt anyone but did you notice the size of those cloves?
During the summer last year, I noticed that fresh garlic sold in supermarkets seemed to be dried out or mildewy and far from the pungent recipe garden fresh ingredient of yesteryears.
The best and freshest garlic needs to be hard to the touch, with a purple tint to the papery skin, without a hint of moldy residue on it and it should, above all, smell like garlic.
It didn’t and the recipes always seemed to lack the required kick garlic imparts in Italian and Spanish recipes for example. The turning point came when a bowl full of escargot butter failed to make the grade.
One day, instead of taking the time to root through a pile of garlic bulbs to find a good one, I reached for one of those giant bulbs. Not only did it smell fabulous but as soon as I removed the easy to peel skin, the aroma clung to my fingers. Perfect!
Go very easy on the truffle salt.
Don’t use it to literally season your roast or casserole – think of it as the tasty pinch of “je ne sais qoui” that ties recipe ingredients together.
Watch the eyes of your dinner guests open wide as they try to figure what you added to the recipe!
When it comes to making a quick sauce or marinade, no kitchen tool is handier than an immersion blender. My Viking Pro is now discontinued but if I ever have to find another it will a toss up between this KitchenAid model and a Braun® model. It has to have power.
Buy the best, most powerful hand blender you can afford. I love the fact that I can whip and/or blend my marinades in a container designer to get the most out of the blade action. It’s perfect for vinaigrette and other salad dressings. My blender has two speeds – handy when you just want to blend well rather whip up a storm.
For the apple cider vinegar marinade, I cut one clove of garlic into thick slices which were instantly pulverised. Another “got-to-have” item is a container or heavy duty zip lock bag in which to marinate the meat. 🙂
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Tangy and juicy roast pork loin marinated in a rich blend of herbs, spices and beaucoup de garlic.
You may want to season the vegetables lightly but there is no need to add seasonings to the pork before cooking it. It has, in effect, been brined by the marinade.
USA guidelines now allow for a lower internal temperature for cooked pork. The meat stays nice and juicy, more like a medium rare cut of meat. While some people like their pork well cooked, I prefer it still slightly pink. Please adjust the timing to your preferred level of “done”.
How healthy is boneless pork loin? As healthy and lean as a piece of skinless chicken. There is a reason why it’s called “the other white meat”.
And… we all know that apple cider vinegar is good for you! So give this and other apple cider vinegar based marinades a try.
You can make your meats extra juicy by injecting marinades directly into the meat. Some of the meat and poultry marinaters used for this purpose are a little too “doctor like” for me to keep in the kitchen so I prefer doing it the old fashioned way. I find it works just as well.
On the other hand, this little gadget is going to find a home in one of my kitchen drawers!
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