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Pork chop calzones

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Post Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:56 pm
ScreamingChicken BBQ Deputy
BBQ Deputy

Posts: 7423
Location: Stoughton, WI
Pork chop calzones were featured on a Primal Grill episode this season and after looking it up online I learned that the recipe can also be found on page 134 of "How To Grill".

I picked up some butterflied loin chops and brined them for about 4 hours in salt water.
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The Jones Farm smoked ham came from the packaged meat case and the Bel Gioso provolone and Scott Petersen pepperoni came from the deli counter.
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Stuffed and ready to go. Because the chops had been brined I didn't season them with any additional salt but I did use fresh pepper.
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Nicely cooked, complete with the HCOGM.
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A cross-section showing the different layers, and one that's been deconstructed a little bit.
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The brining really helped keep the pork moist and the cheese, pepperoni, smoked ham, and herbs really kicked up the flavor. Originally I had wanted to use fattier chops but in hindsight that might've been a little overkill because the pepperoni rendered a fair amount of fat as it cooked.

Brad

Post Thu Oct 08, 2009 11:05 pm
outagas well done
well done

Posts: 1081
Location: Pewaukee, WI

Looks like a "Pork Chop Capone's" to me.
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