Tag: balsamic

Cinnamon & Sugar Peanuts

Ingredients:2 cups unsalted roasted peanuts1 tablespoon sugar1 tablespoon light brown sugar1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Directions:Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 250. Toss all ingredients together. Make sure the nuts are evenly coated. Arrange in a single layer on one of the […]

Summer Lovin’ Salad

Ingredients: 4 slices of crisp bacon, crumbled 2 avocados, sliced 2 hard boiled eggs, sliced 2 chicken breasts 1 head butter lettuce, chopped 1/2 head red leaf, chopped 2 cups assorted halved small heirloom tomatoes 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/8 […]

Grilled Rapini & Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1/2 lb rapini10 oz sliced mushroomssalt for the vinaigrette4 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon pomegranate infused balsamic vinegar2 cloves garlic, minced1 teaspoon Dijon mustardpepper Directions:Whisk together all vinaigrette ingredients. Set aside. Sprinkle the mushrooms and rapini with salt. Toss the rapini and mushrooms with the dressing. Place on a perforated […]

Chipotle Blackberry Pulled Pork

Ingredients:2 1/2 to 3 lb boneless pork shoulder roast (trim off excess fat)1 cup fresh (whole) blackberries1/4 cup chili sauce (like Heinz)1/4 cup balsamic vinegar1/4 cup white rum1 tablespoon spiced ginger preserves*2 teaspoons black pepper2 teaspoons salt1 1/2 teaspoons mesquite liquid smoke1 1/2 teaspoons Mexican hot chili powder1 1/2 teaspoons […]

Pomegranate-Mint Glazed Pork Chops

Ingredients:for the marinade:1/4 cup pomegranate infused balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses2 tablespoons olive oil2 large springs worth of mint2 inch knob ginger, gratedsaltpepper 4 thick cut (about 1 to 1 1/2 inch) pork chops Directions:Mix together the marinade in a small bowl. Pour over the pork chops and marinate at […]

You Can’t Stop The Beet Potato Salad

Ingredients: 2 lb potato, cubed 1 lb roasted beets 2 cups chopped beet greens 1 onion, diced 2 slices thick cut bacon dressing: 2 tablespoons grainy deli mustard 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 shallot, grated salt pepper pinch sugar Directions: Cube beets. Whisk together all of the ingredients of the […]

Smoky Mango Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 3 lb boneless pork shoulder roast (trim off excess fat) 1/4 cup chili sauce 1/4 cup pomegranate infused balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup bourbon 1 tablespoon chipotle hot sauce 2 teaspoons smokehouse black pepper 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoon mesquite liquid smoke 1 1/2 teaspoon Mexican hot chili powder […]

Roasted Beet Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: 3 large, cubed roasted beets 2 lb red skin potatoes 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup sour cream pepper Directions: Boil the potatoes in salted water. Drain the potatoes, add the pepper, beets, vinegar and sour cream. Mash until desired texture is reached. Serve hot. Refrigerate any leftovers. Yield: […]

Roasted Beet and Citrus Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Ingredients: for the salad: 3 large roasted beets beet greens from the beets 1 orange 1 tangerine dressing: 1 shallot, grated 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 tablespoon orange juice 1/2 tablespoon tangerine juice 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon orange zest Directions: […]