Courtyard Cafe's Roasted Pork Loin & Beer Cheese Macaroni

      Roasted pork loin:

      2 lb pork tender loin

      2 tablespoons olive oil

      2 cups cider vinegar

      1/4 cup stone ground mustard{}

      10 strips of bacon

      Salt and pepper



      1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees

      2. Pour oil into a saut pan on moderate heat.

      3. Season pork with salt and pepper and sear on all sides

      4. Place loin on a roasting rack and spread mustard over the top

      5. Wrap the loin with the bacon and pour cider vinegar in bottom of roasting pan

      6. Place in oven for about 35 min or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees. Remove from oven let sit to rest for about 5 min on a cutting board. Slice and serve.


      BeerCheese Macaroni:

      11/2 cups elbow macaroni

      2tablespoons butter

      1tablespoon olive oil

      1large shallot (minced)

      4tablespoons AP- flour

      2cups whole milk

      10oz sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)

      3/4cup dark beer

      1tablespoon minced garlic

      Saltand pepper to taste



      1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees{}

      2.In a large pot bring 4 quarts salted water to a boil and add pasta boilingabout 10 min. or until pasta is tender. Drain

      3.In a sauce pan add butter and olive oil to saut shallots until almosttranslucent. Add your garlic and flour stirring constantly until forming asmooth paste. Add your cheese and stir continually until cheese is completelymelted. Remove from heat and add your beer.

      4.In a 9x9 baking dish spray with non-stick cooking spray. Add your cooked pastato your cheese sauce until coated and pour into baking dish. Cover with foiland bake for 10 min. Uncover your pasta and bake an additional 10 min. Serveand enjoy.