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Getting a New Job in an Unknown Land 
Jun. 4, 2013 2:33 pm 
Updated: Jun. 14, 2013 11:04 am

As I read my inspiration for my Sargento recipe, I laugh to myself, because this is so fitting to my current season of life. 

In October 2012, I was laid off my job - which wasn’t the worst thing that could have happened. I was getting bored with the daily tasks and found that I no longer could maintain that spark that was so much a part of my professional life. My husband and I decided that I would use this opportunity to reevaluate my professional career before I began ‘beating the pavement’ on the hunt for a new job. Then, we were given the opportunity to move to Seattle once my husband completes seminary. So I have decided that this is a prime moment in my life to revamp myself. To do something different - to create a new me.

This inspired my new Sargento recipe...Cheesy Couscous Stuffed Pork Chops using Sargento’s 4 State Cheddar

I choose something I’m very comfortable cooking which is pork chops and added an element that I was totally unsure about - the couscous. The pork chops represents my current life, what I know for sure and what I know I can offer any new employer. The couscous represents Seattle. Its unknown to me - I really don’t know anyone and how to job search, but its exciting and different and I can’t wait to get started.

The pork chops with the couscous made a perfect marriage of savory and cheesy. Now, each were terrific alone, but eaten together made it a much more enjoyable meal. That’s how I’m viewing my search for a new job in Seattle. Combining what I know with a little of the unknown to make a perfect recipe for a new job. Wish me luck!

I am an Allrecipes Allstar Brand Ambassador (a voluntary position) and I'm not compensated for my work with Products received from advertiser are only used for experienced-based reviews on Popa's Kitchen. The reviews, content and opinions expressed in this blog are purely the sole opinions of bd.weld. This blog was written in support of Sargento and their Sargento All Natural Cheese.


Jun. 4, 2013 5:30 pm
RCD: Some people are devastated by a layoff. Sounds like you have a very positive attitude, which is a great start! When the sun shines, the Seattle area is beautiful. You'll have to tolerate some rain. But you can't have the gorgeous green without the precipitation. Enjoy! And best of luck in your job search.
Jun. 4, 2013 8:59 pm
Your recipe sounds really good. Best of luck in your new life!
Jun. 5, 2013 5:33 am
Wishing showers of blessings for you and your husband on ya'lls upcoming moving to Seattle.
Jun. 14, 2013 11:04 am
Can't cross a threshold unless the door is open, lol! Good luck to you, but with such a positive attitude, I'm sure luck will be a small component of your success!
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