What’s Cooking Wednesday with Katherine Garbera




Right now I’m reading a book called Loki by Joanne Harris.  It’s very good and I’m enjoying it a lot. Here’s a recipe for a quick and easy dinner of pork Milanese, zucchini fries and parmesan orzo.


Pork Milanese


1 cup bread crumbs

1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan

2 large eggs

6 boneless pork loin chops, pounded thin to 1/3 inch-thick (1 1/2 pounds total)

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons olive oil

6 lemon wedges



Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F.


Combine the breadcrumbs, cheese and seasoning in a shallow dish. Lightly beat the eggs in another large shallow bowl. Sprinkle the pork generously with salt and pepper. Dip the pork, 1 piece at a time, in the egg, allowing the excess to drip off, then dredge the pork in the crumb mixture, patting to coat completely. Place the pork on a small baking sheet.


Heat 1/4 cup of oil in a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of the pork to the hot oil and cook until golden brown and just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to paper towels to drain, then transfer them to a clean baking sheet and keep them warm in the oven. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons of oil to the skillet and fry the remaining pork.


Transfer the pork to plates and serve with lemon wedges.



Over baked zucchini fries:


Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). …

Cut the peeled zucchini in half lengthwise and remove the seeds. …

Combine the bread crumbs, cheese, and seasoned salt in a pie plate. …

Bake the zucchini in the preheated oven until the fries are golden and tender, about 15 minutes.


Orzo with butter and parmesan

2 tablespoons butter

1 cup uncooked orzo pasta

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Cook orzo according to directions on package in a generously salted water.  Drain and add in the butter and parmesan cheese stirring until melted.





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Talia Spencer’s life is the epitome of boring and predictable. But then she meets him

The first time she meets Casey Waltham, she’s buying condoms…for her grandmother. And of course drops them accidentally at his feet. Face plant.

The second time she sees him, she’s this close to landing her dream job and is celebrating at a club. Two chance encounters in the same day–that’s got to be a sign, right?

He’s charming and flirty and just what Talia needs for the night.

But it was just supposed to be a hook-up. At least, that’s what she thought…until he turns out to be her new boss…






USA Today bestselling author Katherine Garbera writes emotionally sexy contemporary romances. An Amazon, BN & iBooks bestseller, she is also a two-time Maggie winner and has more than 7 million copies of her books sold worldwide.

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