Mrs. Frazier's Roast Pork

1 tsp each dried sage, thyme, and marjoram
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 pork loin roast (about six pounds w/ bone)*
4-6 medium tart apples cut into 1 inch chunks
1 large vidalia or red onion, cut into 1 inch chunks
3 Tbsp brown sugar
1 cup apple juice
2/3 cup maple syrup
optional: additional brown sugar and apple juice

* Size of roast may be increased/decreased or boneless pork roast used. Adjust cooking time accordingly.

  1. Combine herbs, salt and pepper. Rub over roast. Cover & refrigerate several hours or overnight.
    Optional: if you have a kitchen injector, mix a tablespoon of brown sugar with 1/4 to 1/2 cup apple juice and inject into roast.
  2. Bake uncovered at 325° for 1 1/2 hours. Drain fat.
  3. Mix apples & onion with brown sugar. Spoon around roast.
  4. Continue to roast for 1 hour or until internal temperature reaches 160° to 170°.
  5. Transfer roast, apples and onion to a serving platter & keep warm.
  6. Pour juice into heavy skillet.
  7. Add 1 cup apple juice & 2/3 cup maple syrup.
  8. Cook and stir over medium high heat until liquid is reduced by half.
  9. Slice roast and serve with gravy.