Honey is as old as record history, dating back to 2100 B.C. where it was mentioned in Sumerian and Babylonian cuneiform writings, the Hittite code. It is thought to even older than that. Mustard has been used as a condiment for thousands of years.
The Old Testament of the Bible, Israel was often referred to as "the land of milk and honey." Mead, an alcoholic drink made from honey was called "nectar of the gods," high praise indeed.
Honey was highly valued and often used as a form of currency, tribute, or offering. In the 11th century A.D., German peasants paid their feudal lords in honey and beeswax.
Although some experts argue if the honeybee is native to the America, conquering Spaniards in 1600 A.D. found native Mexicans and Central Americans had already developed beekeeping methods to produce honey.
In the old days, honey has been used not only in food and beverages, but also to make cement, for medicinal purposes and in furniture polishes and varnishes.
Bees perform the vital service of pollinating fruits, legumes, vegetables and other types of food producing plants in the course of their business of honey production.
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Honey mustard adds a nice flavor to the pork chops. Easy main dish for a weeknight.
Honey Mustard Pork Chops
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1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 cup honey mustard
4 boneless pork chops
3/4 cup flour
2 cups vegetable oil
Combine first 4 ingredients. Set aside. Spread honey mustard on both sides of pork chops, sprinkle seasoning. Place flour in a dish. Dredge pork chops in flour.
In large deep skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Cook pork chops 2 to 3 minutes on each side, until golden. Drain on paper towels. Enjoy!