I've mentioned on this blog before that my boyfriend and I have a friendly competition as to who is the better cook in our apartment. I think I win because I can cook and bake and have a better understanding of cooking methods, ratios, food storage, and techniques. His argument is that he cooks chicken better than me and is better at creating a dish off the cuff.
potatoes in olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast at 450 degrees until golden but
not overcooked, about 1 hour. Cut blanched and shocked haricots into
bite-sized-pieces. Place diced red onion in nonreactive pot with red
wine vinegar and sugar; bring to boil and remove. Let cool and strain. Toss in
pears and bacon with sherry vinegar.
Grill pork until done, about 2-3 minutes on
each side, depending on size of the tenderloin. Saute pears in butter
until golden brown. Season with Salt and