Tag: pork

Stove-Top Sausage Ricotta Rigatoni

Ingredients: 4 Hot Italian sausage links (about 1 lb), casings removed 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 28 oz crushed tomatoes 14 oz diced tomatoes 1 bunch basil, chopped 1 lb ricotta 12 oz rigatoni, cooked until slightly less than al dente 1 cup mozzarella Directions: Saute the sausage […]

Porcini Spinach Lasagna (aka Blizzard Lasagna)

Ingredients: 1 oz dried porcini mushrooms 4 cups boiling water for the sauce: 2 lb sweet Italian sausage (casing removed if necessary) 1 large onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 big carrot, diced 2 28-oz canned petite diced tomatoes 1 cup dry white wine 1 cup whole milk salt […]

Instant Pot Hawaiian Kalua Pork (in banana leaf)

Ingredients: 1 large banana leaf* 5 1/2 lb boneless pork shoulder or butt (may need to cut in half to fit) 1/4 cup Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt 2 tablespoons mesquite liquid smoke 6 oz pineapple juice 6 oz water Directions: Line the Instant Pot with the banana leaf, leaving enough […]

Swiss Cheese and Black Forest Ham Stuffed Buckwheat Crêpes

For the crêpe batter: 1 cup milk 1 egg 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup buckwheat flour 1/2 teaspoon canola oil pinch salt for the filling 8 oz Boar’s Head SmokeMaster Beechwood Smoked ™ Black Forest Ham, thinly sliced 8 oz aged Swiss cheese, thinly sliced Freshly ground pepper, to taste […]

Benedictine BTC Sandwiches

Ingredients: for the benedictine: 8 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature 1 1/2 medium cucumbers, peeled and de-seeded 2 tablespoons onion juice* 1 tablespoon mayonnaise pinch kosher salt pinch cayenne pepper for the sandwich: 8 slices white sandwich bread 3/4 lb thick cut bacon, cooked 8-16 thin slices of […]

Bacon Cherry Jam Jalapeño Poppers

Ingredients: 10-12 jalapeño peppers, stems and membrane removed and halved 8 oz Neufchatel cheese, at room temperature* 4 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese (I used Cabot Seriously Sharp), grated 1/2 small onion, diced 1/4 cup cherry-raspberry jam 5 slices thick cut bacon, cut into thirds Directions: Preheat oven to 400. […]

Clams Casino

Ingredients: 3 strips thick cut bacon 4 oz jarred diced pimento, drained 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 shallot, minced 1/4 cup white wine or lemon 1/2 cup bread crumbs 2 tablespoon parmesan 2 lbs top neck clams Directions: Preheat oven for 350. Cook the bacon in a non-stick skillet until […]

Pepperjack Turducken Slammer

Ingredients: 4 (1/4 inch thick) slices turducken, warmed* 1 tomato, sliced 1/2 red onion, sliced 1/2 head bibb lettuce, separated into leaves 4 slices pepperjack cheese 8 slices country white bread optional: mayo or mustard Directions: Place the lettuce on 4 slices of bread. Top with cheese slices, then the […]

Tourtière

Ingredients: 2/3 lb ground pork 2/3 lb ground lean beef 2/3 lb ground veal 1 big carrot, finely chopped 1 large onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 stalk celery, diced 1 1/2 cup cider 1 1/4 cups mashed Russet potatoes* 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 […]