Thursday, October 27, 2022

A Fall Feast and the Weekly Menu

This Pork Loin Roast is drizzled with honey, topped with herbs, dotted with butter before being surrounded with apples and onions and roasted.  The perfect centerpiece for a Fall Feast.

Honeyed Pork Loin with Apples and Onions

We enjoyed this as an entree last Sunday when we had a fun gathering of our friends with whom we had gone to Curacao.  It was an amazing evening with a fantastic group of dear people.  This roast was a big hit. I served it with mashed potatoes and sweet and spicy broccoli.  That recipe is coming up next week as we celebrate Holiday Side Dishes.

Also stay tuned to see what I did with the leftovers when I share my Muffin Monday recipe with you.  The remainder of those leftovers went into the freezer and will be used for our Taco Tuesday meal this week.

Tomorrow evening we are having a gathering of our neighbor's as we celebrate a Halloween Birthday.  I'm looking forward to it.  Saturday we have a meeting at the dive shop to talk about our trip to the Red Sea in October of next year.  We will be going out to dinner after the meeting.

Child in Darth Vader costume

Monday is Halloween.  The Angel Face is ready with her costume and is looking forward to begging in her neighborhood.  We don't get beggars here as we are in a rural area, no streetlights or sidewalks and large acreage does not attract the little goblins and ghouls.  However, our Little Miss M will be celebrating her first American Halloween so we will be going over to the Angel Face's house to pass out treats while the Mamas take them begging. 

The rest of the week is pretty quiet. Choir on Tuesday and then we will be getting ready to celebrate Little Miss M turning two on November 6th......I can't believe it is already November.  I better start thinking about Christmas!!!!

You will find my Honey Roasted Pork with Apples and Onions underneath our Weekly Menu.  What are your Halloween plans?

Out to dinner after dive meeting

Sunday Supper
Maple Pecan Chicken
Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Butternut Squash

Meatless Monday-Halloween
Tossed Salad
Spaghetti with Spooky Eyes

Taco Tuesday
Pulled Pork Grilled Soft Tacos

Tater Tot Shepherd's Pie

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Fish Friday
Codfish Cakes
Sweet Potato Fries
Cole Slaw

Entrees, Roasts, Pork, Apples, Onions, Fall
Entrees, Pork
Yield: 10 servings
Author: Wendy Klik
Honeyed Pork Loin with Apples and Onions

Honeyed Pork Loin with Apples and Onions

This Pork Loin Roast is drizzled with honey, topped with herbs, dotted with butter before being surrounded with apples and onions and roasted. The perfect centerpiece for a Fall Feast.
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 2 HourTotal time: 2 H & 10 M


  • 1 (4 lb) pork loin roast
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 T. honey
  • Fresh rosemary
  • Fresh thyme
  • 1 stick cold butter
  • 1 large Vidalia onion, peeled and cut into eighths
  • 1 c. apple cider
  • 6 apples, cored and cut into quarters


  1. Wash and pat dry the roast. Place into a large roaster, season with salt and pepper. Drizzle the honey over the roast and then place sprigs of rosemary and thyme on top of the roast.
  2. Cut the cold butter into cubes and scatter over the roast. Pour the cider into the pan and scatter the onions around the roast.
  3. Roast in a preheated oven until the pork has an internal temperature on 120*, about 40 minutes or so. Add the apples to the pan and continue to roast until apples are tender and the roast has an internal temperature of 160*, about another 45 minutes to an hour.
  4. Let rest for 15 minutes before cutting into thin slices and serving with the roasted onions and apples.


Adapted from a recipe found in Food and Wine

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