With August wrapping up and summer temps finally giving us a little bit of relief, that hint of brisk in the air has me dreaming about curling up with winter-warming comfort foods. But it’s a mixed emotion, because that also means grilling season has almost come to a close. Nooooo! Just in time for Labor Day, here’s one last, very pork-y grill-season hurrah that takes some wintery flavors and makes them work for summer.
Inspired by the Internet-classic bacon explosion, I cooked up an easy and outrageous grill dish earlier this month. Here’s how it went down:
1 simple package of good bacon
1 baking apple (I used mutsu; granny smith or any other crisp one should do)
Core the apple and cut it into as thin slices as possible. Toss these with the juice of 1/2 lemon.
Arrange the apple slices so that they cover all sides of the pork loin (they should stick right on).Read More›