14 Reviews

This was great! I didn't have any apple cider so I used apple juice instead. I used cognac instead of calvados. I reduced this recipe down to 2 servings and cooked on low in my crock pot for 5 hours.

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Queen Dana October 01, 2008

Flavors were great, I did it in the oven and the juices were all dried up and mushy apples and onion at 2 1/2 hours. I added more cider to get everything off the pan. Will try it in the crock pot next time.

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adopt a greyhound January 25, 2013

Wonderful recipe! Opted for the oven option & it cooked up like a dream! Calvados made this one exquisite - Norman cooking at it's best. Used shoulder & added 2 types of apples - both winter keepers that are coming into their own right now (Limber twigs & Arkansas Blacks). Thank you for a recipe that has the house smelling like a dream come true. Total keeper - BTW Served with Irish Sweet potatoes - simply adorned with a bit of butter, sea salt & fresh ground coarse black pepper & roasted. Fabulous! Thanks for the keeper, French tart!

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Buster's friend January 07, 2011

This is wonderful! Made it with wild boar, and I don't think I've ever made a better recipe with it. Will definitely make it again! Thanks for another winner, FT!
Made for Harvest Moon Apple Festival of the Diabetes Forum.

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Mia in Germany October 06, 2010

This was a very good recipe, a different way to prepare pork, but still similar to down home cooking. Great flavor and not that hard to prepare.

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morgainegeiser April 09, 2010

This was fantastic! Very different than most other recipes out there. I made a couple minor adjustments - I sprinkled the meat with salt before browning. Also, I used diced onions instead of shallots. The smell in the house from the time it started cooking was incredible!

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bbishop222 February 22, 2010

Where's the 10 stars button for this recipe? AWESOME, FT. I used Brandy and Butterfly Pork Chops, serving over garlic mashed potatoes. MMMMM...mmmmm...good! Made for the Northern Mediterranean event in Cooking Photos.

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Caroline Cooks October 14, 2008

Leftovers??? Hahahahahahaaaa!! We ate the whole thing! I can't wait to make ths again! It tasted as wonderful as it smelled. Will you make this for me next time I am over? Made for French Food & Foto Fun. :)

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Elmotoo November 17, 2007

I thought this was good. The calvados really punches the apple flavor. The only thing I recommend, is doing it a day ahead of time so you can skim off the two inches of fat off the top. IT was really really greasy for me.

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Black Radish October 08, 2007

Oh my was this great. I used pork loin chops so I cooked mine on high for 2 hours then turned to low for 7 hours. Fantastic. The apples and pork were cooked to perfection. Served with mashed potatoes, garlic bread and roasted asparagus.

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MsSally October 08, 2007
Crock Pot Normandy Pork With Apples, Shallots & Cider