Tag: pork

Broiled Oysters with Bacon and Leeks

Ingredients: 12 oysters (unshucked) 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 2 leeks, minced (white parts only!) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup bread crumbs or matzo meal Directions: Saute the leeks and garlic in 1 1/2 tablespoons bacon grease until soft. Remove from heat. Add the bread crumbs and bacon […]

Bacon-Apple Kalette Salad

Ingredients: 2 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled 8 oz halved kalettes, lightly steamed and cooled 3 oz crumbled feta 1 large crisp apple (I used Gold Rush) cubed 2 tablespoons aged apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss together the bacon, kalettes, feta […]

Maryland Stuffed Ham Stuffing Balls

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced 3 cups cubed cabbage 3 cups cubed ham, lightly browned 1 bunch lacinato kale, torn into bite-sized pieces 18 oz sliced potato bread, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cups turkey, ham or chicken stock 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 […]

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 […]

Carrot Top Frittata with Spinach, Ham and Asiago

Ingredients: 9 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 carrot, finely diced 1 cup cooked white rice 2 portobello caps, diced 1 bunch carrot tops, finely chopped 1 bunch spinach, finely chopped 1 bunch Italian parsley, finely chopped 8 oz ham, cubed 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 […]

Garlic Smashed Potatoes with Bacon

Ingredients: 1 lb “baby” Yukon Gold potatoes 1 tablespoon butter 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic minced 2 slices thick cut bacon, cooked and cut into 1/4 inch pieces Directions: Preheat oven to 450. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook the potatoes until fork-tender. […]

Ham Croquettes

  Ingredients: 2 cups small dice ham* 1 small onion, small dice 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup flour 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika 3/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 egg, beaten** 3/4 cup bread crumbs or matzo meal Directions: Melt butter in […]

The Ham Jam (+ Egg Sandwich)

Ingredients: 4 crusty (in a good way) Italian rolls 1 lb (leftover) sliced ham 1/4 cup peach pepper jam (I used the peach-fish pepper jam I canned last year) 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 8 slices smoked provolone 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced* Directions: Slice rolls. Slather jam on one side, mustard on […]

Chorizo-Potato Tacos

Ingredients: 1 lb Mexican chorizo (casings removed) 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 serrano peppers, diced 2 cups small diced Yukon Gold potato, parboiled 1/2 cup water to serve: warm tortillas (corn or flour) Mexican or Salvadorean crema homemade pico de gallo Directions: Saute the meat in a […]