Devon Porkers

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Flour, to dust, plus 1 tablespoon
4 pork loin chops, rind removed
Salt, to taste
Black pepper, to taste
1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
2 teaspoons sugar
Clarified butter
2 cups sour cider
2 Granny Smith or golden delicious apples, peeled and cut into thick slice


Preheat oven to 380 degrees F. Lightly flour chops and season with salt, pepper, mustard, and sugar. Heat clarified butter in large pan over high heat. Add chops and brown on each side. Remove to a small baking dish. 

Add 1 tablespoon flour to butter in pan and stir to form a brown roux. Add cider and whisk into a smooth sauce; cook for 2 more minutes. Pour sauce over pork and cover with apple slices. Roast for 1 1/2 hours. Serving suggestion: with fresh steamed greens and new potatoes.