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Apple Butter Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

Ingredients: 1 large onion, cut into rings 2 1/2 lb boneless pork roast 1 cup Musselman’s apple butter 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon granulated garlic sea salt freshly ground black pepper 12 slices sourdough bread 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar butter Directions: Place the onions in a single layer […]

Butternut Squash Pork Tacos

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lb boneless pork roast 1 1/2 lb (peeled, seeded) butternut squash, cut into 2 inch half moons* 2 jalapenos, sliced 1 onion, sliced 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon granulated garlic to serve: taco sized tortillas shredded Mexican cheeses sour cream hot sauce lettuce Directions: Place […]

Chorizo Autumn Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: group #1 1 acorn squash, cubed 2 carrots, cut into coins 2 very large parsnips, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 Walla Walla onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon ground peri peri 8 cups Swanson chicken broth* sea salt freshly ground black pepper group #2 1 bunch […]

Peanut Butter & Cocoa Chili

Ingredients: 2 lb cubed beef 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 serrano chiles, diced 1 onion, diced 1 shallot, minced 30 oz fire roasted (canned) tomatoes, drained 15 oz canned dark red kidney beans, drained 2 1/2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 tablespoon cocoa 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 teaspoon Ancho chile 1 […]

Slow Cooker Thyme Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: 1 lb Brussels sprouts 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced 1/2 cup chicken stock 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder* 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 1/2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves sea salt freshly ground […]

Slow Cooker Pork Chops & Sauerkraut

Ingredients: 32 oz finely shredded sauerkraut 1 onion, halved and thinly sliced 4 thick cut boneless pork chops 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons yellow mustard seed 1 1/2 tablespoons strong German mustard 1 1/2 tablespoon prepared horseradish 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds 1 teaspoon sugar or 1 teaspoon […]

Mango Chipotle Chicken Chili

Ingredients: 2 lb ground chicken 1 mango, cubed 7 oz chipotle chiles in adobo, chopped 30 oz canned black beans, drained 30 oz canned fires roasted diced tomatoes, drained 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large onion, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon paprika sea salt freshly ground black […]

Southern-Inspired Beef Stew

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, diced 3 medium Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 stalks celery, diced 8 oz cubed crimini mushrooms 1 1/2 lb cubed sirloin or other beef for stew 28 oz canned diced tomatoes 1 cup beef stock 1/2 lb okra, diced 9 oz fresh or […]

Ginger Spiced Cranberry-Asian Pear Butter

Ingredients: 4 1/2 lbs Asian pears, sliced and cored* (about 4 large) 8 cups fresh cranberries 3/4 cup pear cider or water 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 3/4 cup dark brown sugar (or more to taste) 2 tablespoons rye Directions: Place all ingredients in a 6 quart slow cooker. The […]

Turkey Vegetable Kamut Soup

Ingredients: 16 oz frozen “soup mix” vegetables* 2 cloves garlic, chopped 15 oz canned diced tomatoes 4 cups chicken or turkey stock 3/4 cup kamut (khorasan wheat) berries 1/2 cup dry vermouth 3 sprigs of thyme worth of leaves 1 bay leaf 2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 cups diced […]