Tag: pork

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 […]

Hearty Lima Bean & Ham Soup

Ingredients: 1 large onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 large Yukon Gold potatoes, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 3 1/2 cups diced mushrooms 4 cups cubed cottage ham 9 oz fresh or frozen Fordhook lima beans 1 tablespoon Herbes de Provence 6 cups chicken stock Directions: Saute the ham in […]

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 […]

Pimento Cheese & Bacon Twice Baked Potatoes

Ingredients: 3 very large Russet potatoes 3 slices thick cut bacon, cut into 1/2 inch chunks 3/4 cup creamy pimento cheese 1 egg, beaten sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Bake potatoes for 1 hour at 400. Allow them to cool to almost room temperature, then slice lengthwise and […]

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Mustard Seed

Ingredients: 1 lb quartered Brussels sprouts, parboiled 2 strips thick cut bacon, cooked and chopped 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon yellow mustard seed sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Heat a bit of oil or bacon fat in a large skillet. Saute the onion, garlic […]

Homemade Deviled Ham

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb smoked ham 1 large shallot, quartered 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon hot sauce 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until nearly smooth. Refrigerate at least 1 hour […]

St Paul Chopped Salad

Ingredients: for the dressing: 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon minced red onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste 1/4 […]

Bratkartoffeln (German Home Fries)

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb small yellow potatoes, parboiled 2 onions, halved and thinly sliced 4 strips thick cut bacon (preferably German bauchspeck), cut into 1/4 inch pieces 2 tablespoons minced flat leaf parsley sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Peel and slice the potatoes. Heat some canola oil in […]