Taste Test: VanLuvender’s Award Winning Pork Chops

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An elementary school principal from Lackawanna County took her cooking skills to national television this week.

Nicole VanLuvender from Old Forge is the principal of Riverside Elementary school in Moosic.

VanLuvender took part in the first "Chewer Versus Viewer Challenge" on ABC's show, The Chew.

VanLuvender put a family favorite pork chop recipe up against a recipe from show star Michael Simon.

After a cook off three judges declared VanLuvender's pork chops the tastier of the two.

Newswatch 16's Sofia Ojeda invited VanLuvender to give us a taste of her pork chops live on Newswatch 16, in this week's Taste Test.

For Nicole VanLuvender's family recipe click here