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Spiced Acorn Squash Pulled Pork Sliders

Ingredients: 2 1/4 lb boneless pork roast 1 onion, cut into half-moon slices 4 cloves garlic 1 cup roasted acorn squash pulp (from 1 acorn squash) 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamon (optional) 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 […]

Mystery Chili

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb cubed sirloin or stew meat 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup cubed roasted beets 4 cubanelle peppers, diced 1 onion, diced 15 oz (1 can) fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained 10 oz (1 can) diced tomatoes with chopped chiles, drained 30 oz (2 cans) dark red […]

Honeycrisp Apple Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 1 large onion, sliced into half-moons 1 1/2 lb honeycrisp apples, sliced 2 1/2 lb boneless pork butt 12 oz bottle chili sauce (like Heinz) 1 teaspoon ground mustard (powder) 1 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon granulated garlic sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the […]

Classic Red Beans and Rice

Ingredients: 16 oz dried small red beans* 4 cups chicken or ham stock 3 stalks celery (with leaves), diced 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, sliced 3 cubanelle peppers, diced 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 1/2 tablespoons Creole seasoning freshly ground black pepper salt […]

Cauliflower + Beef Chili

Ingredients: 1  1/4 lb cubed sirloin or stew meat 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets 1 onion, diced 2-4 jalapenos, diced 15 oz fire-roasted diced tomatoes, drained 10 oz  (1 can) diced tomatoes with chopped chiles, drained 30 oz (2 cans) dark red kidney beans, […]

Chipotle Summer Squash and Sirloin Chili

Ingredients: 1 lb cubed sirloin or stew meat 3 cloves garlic, minced 2-3 small zucchini or yellow squash, sliced into coins 1 onion, diced 7 oz chipotles in adobe, minced (with sauce) 20 oz (2 cans) diced tomatoes with chopped chiles, drained 30 oz (2 cans) dark red kidney beans, […]

Slow Cooker Beef-Eggplant Stew

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 lb Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 turnip, cubed 1 large eggplant, cubed 1 1/4 lb cubed sirloin or other beef for stew 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1/4 cup cognac vinegar (can sub red wine vinegar) 1 tablespoon Herbes […]

Chipotle-Squash Lamb Tacos

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, cut into rings 3 1/2 lbs boneless leg of lamb 2-3 large banana leaves* for the sauce/marinade 1 (7-oz) canned chipotle peppers in adobo 1 small onion, quartered 4 cloves garlic 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 cup […]