This was delicious! I had a 3 1/4 half pork loin bought at Aldi. I used my Pampered Chef rectangular baker with the Large Bowl they used to sell that goes on top as a cover to roast the pork. I turned the heat up to 350 so it would cook a little faster, used about 2 tsp. of pepper and did not turn the roast. I also added some slivers of garlic in the slits. I added the 1/3 cup water to the bottom as suggested by several reviewers. Once the roast was cooked, I removed the drippings to a pot and tasted them. They were VERY salty...the pork loin must have been enhanced with saline. I used 3/4 cup of milk shaken with 1/4 cup of flour to thicken it (a great trick for gravy making that I found in a Mennonite cookbook.) The gravy was way too thick, so I thinned it down with some of the potato water from boiling potatoes for mashed potatoes. I also added a tsp. of Kitchen Bouquet just to add a bit of color. It wasn't exactly gravy, but it still tasted great on mashed potatoes and fantastic on the meat itself, which was moist and tender. My husband gobbled it up!
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This was delicious! I had a 3 1/4 half pork loin bought at Aldi. I used my Pampered Chef...