Tag: pork

Spice Encrusted Smoked Pork Loin

Ingredients: 3 lb pork loin 3 tablespoons coarse red sea salt 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1 tablespoon cayenne 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon dehydrated minced onion 1 tablespoon ground mustard 1 tablespoon ground achiote 1/2 tablespoon dried thyme 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper […]

Broccolini Canadian Bacon Frittata

Ingredients: 1 bunch broccolini, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 onion, diced 8 oz Parmesan cubes 10 slices Canadian bacon*, in 1/4 inch wide strips 9 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil 1-2 tablespoons butter Directions: Preheat oven to 325. […]

Baked Sunny Side Up Eggs & Bacon

Ingredients: 6 slices thick cut bacon 6 eggs 3 tablespoons grated aged goat cheese* (optional) sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray 6 wells in a muffin tin with nonstick spray. Make a ring of bacon around the sides of each well, creating a “wall” […]

Ramp Pesto Ham & Gruyère Panini

Ingredients: 8 slices crusty white bread 8 thick slices Gruyère cheese 16 slices think sliced smoked ham for the ramp pesto: 2 bunches ramps 3 tablespoons olive oil 3-4 tablespoons toasted pinenuts sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the pesto ingredients in a food processor or blender. Pulse […]

Shrimp Wedge Salad with Homemade Buttermilk Dressing

Ingredients: 1 small to medium head iceberg lettuce, quartered 1 1/2 lb medium shrimp, steamed 1 lb campari tomatoes, halved 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 4 slices thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced for the dressing: 1 cup buttermilk 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon minced parsley […]

Hot n’ Spicy Mango Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lb boneless pork shoulder roast (trim off excess fat) 1/4 cup chili sauce 1/4 cup kecap manis 1/2 cup spiced coconut vinegar* 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoon pecan liquid smoke 1 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 […]

Fresh Jalapeño Bacon Dip

Ingredients: 1 shallot, chopped 4 jalapeños, cored and quartered 3 strips thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature* 16 oz sour cream* 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the peppers and shallot in a […]

Sunny Yellow Split Pea Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb rutabaga, cubed 3 stalks celery, cubed (leaves included) 3 parsnips, cubed 3 carrots, cubed 2 shallots, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced juice and zest of one Meyer lemon 1 lb yellow split peas 2 quarts ham or chicken or vegetable stock (or water, if […]

Cowpoke Beans

Ingredients 1 slice thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 cayenne peppers, minced 15 oz canned pinto beans, drained 15 oz fire roasted tomatoes 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon hot paprika Directions: Saute […]

Mustard Rubbed Pork with Melted Apples and Vegetables

Ingredients: 2 3/4 lb boneless pork roast 3/4 lb Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 lb rutabaga, peeled and cubed 2 Stayman apples, sliced 1/2 lb pearl onions 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup hot mustard* 2 tablespoons hickory syrup 1/2 tablespoon prepared horseradish salt freshly ground black pepper […]