Recipe of the Day

coffee & cola pork loin
Serves:
6
Ingredients:
1 cup warm water, plus1 cup cold water 1 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons salt 1 (2 1/2 to 3-pound) pork loin 1/4 cup ground coffee beans 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons whole peppercorns 3 whole star anise 1 (1/2-inch) piece cinnamon stick broken into small pieces 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil 1/2 pound bacon, diced 2 cups demi-glace or 1 package demi-glace mix dissolved in 1 cup water 1 cup red wine 1 cup pineapple juice, from canned pineapple tidbits 1/2 cup pineapple tidbits 1 cup cola