Farmhouse Pork and Apple Pie
You can never have too many American recipes, so give Farmhouse Pork and Apple Pie From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 3 hours and 10 minutes. If you have apple cider, pork, butter, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it.
Cook bacon in an ovenproof 12-in. skillet until crisp.
Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain. In drippings, saute onions until tender; remove with slotted spoon and set aside. Dust pork lightly with flour. Brown a third at a time in drippings, adding oil if needed.
Remove from the heat and drain.
To the pork, add the bacon, onions, apples, sage, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Stir in cider and water. Cover and bake at 325° for 2 hours or until pork is tender.
Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
Drain and mash with milk and 3 tablespoons butter.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Remove skillet from the oven and spread potatoes over pork mixture.
Melt remaining butter; brush over potatoes. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 5 minutes or until topping is browned.
Sprinkle with parsley if desired.
Recommended wine: Prosecco, Moscato Dasti, Late Harvest Riesling
Apple Pie can be paired with Prosecco, Moscato d'Asti, and Late Harvest Riesling. These dessert wines have the right amount of sweetness and light, fruity flavors that won't overpower apple pie. The Bellafina Prosecco with a 4.6 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 10 dollars per bottle.
Bellafina ProseccoIntensely aromatic and crisp on the palate, with aromas and flavorsof yellow apple, white peach, pear and notes of white flowers.Excellent as an aperitif, it is a perfect accompaniment to hors-d'oeuvres and delicate first courses. Also wonderful with fish and shellfish.