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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Borrowed from A Family Feast. Ingredients 1½ pounds Brussels sprouts 2 tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt and black pepper 6 THICK CUT bacon slices, cut into 1 inch pieces Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Trim and half the Brussels sprouts (remove and ugly...

Pepperoni Bread

A simple one I learned in Home Economics in uh, 6th grade or something – but it never gets old. Ingredients 1 canister of (Pillsbury) Crescent Dough Pepperoni Cheese of your choice (jack/muenster do well) Pizza seasoning Vegetable of choice (optional)...

Pizza Dough Warm Up

I love the fact that you can buy fresh pizza dough in the grocery store these days, but really don’t have much patience (or planning ability?) to wait for it to come to room temperature so it can be rolled out. Reading a tip about “proofing dough in a slow...

Kale Chips

Ingredients one bunch, or bag of kale olive oil parmesan cheese sea salt, or other seasons as you like Instructions Preheat an oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or foil With a knife your hands (ripping, goes quicker) remove the leaves from...

Mom’s Meatloaf

Mom’s Meatloaf – nothing gets measured here. Here’s Alexis’s rendition. Ingredients meatloaf mix – pack of veal, pork, beef pepperidge farm bread crumbs – in the white and blue bag – I think maybe 1 cup? 1 egg 1 small CAN of...

Viennese Crescents

Based on the recipe from the New York Times cookbook.. [Source] Ingredients 1/4 vanilla bean 1 cup sifted confectioner’s sugar 1 cup walnut meats 1 cup butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour Directions Chop...

Pig Candy

Pig Candy – perhaps the ultimate treat. It is similar to Maple Bacon, but cooked on the smoker, with some extra kick. Ingredients 1lb+ thick cut bacon slices 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon (varies) cayenne pepper kosher/sea salt (optional) Instructions Smoker...

Flour Tortilla Chips

My take on Tortilla chips is simple, delicious, and not that bad for you. And the best part? They are flour, not corn.. I happen to love flour tortillas so it works for me. Ingredients flour tortillas of your choice vegetable oil sea or kosher salt Penzey’s...

Carolina-style BBQ Sauce

Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce Won second place in the Mild Mustard Category in the 1994 American Royal International Barbecue Sauce Contest. Like the Tried and true bbq sauce, it is from Paul Kirk’s Championship Barbecue Sauces. Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar,...

Magic Dust

Magic Dust is a pretty incredible BBQ rub. Ingredients 1/2 cup paprika 1/4 cup kosher salt, finely ground 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons mustard powder 1/4 cup chili powder 1/4 cup ground cumin 2 tablespoons ground black pepper 1/4 cup granulated garlic 2 tablespoons...

Tried and True BBQ Sauce

Tried and True Barbecue Sauce (bastardized by pete), is based on a the recipe from Paul Kirk’s Championship Barbecue Sauces. Awesome all around BBQ sauce. Ingredients 2 tablespoons Master Barbecue Spice* (this is a recipe, to follow.. but any rub (such as Magic...

Dizzy Pig Wings

Breaded Grilled “almost fried” Chicken Wings – courtesy of http://www.dizzypigbbq.com/recipesWings.html , home of the best BBQ spices you can get your hands on. These crunchy breaded wings are awesome. I had my doubts about breading wings to be...

Corn Fritter Casserole

Ingredients 2 Boxes Jiffy Corn Bread Mix 1 (15 oz. can) can whole kernel corn, drained 2 eggs, beaten 2/3 cup milk 1/2 cup onions, finely diced 1/2 cup green bell pepper, finely diced 2 tablespoons butter 3 chicken bouillon cubes 1 1/3 cups warm water 3 tablespoons...

Gaston Beef Stew

Mom’s stew. Ingredients 2lbs beef 1 and 1/2 cloves chopped garlic 1 large chopped onion 1 cup beef/chicken stock 1 cup tomato sauce pepper cumin/spices 1/4 cup chopped parsley bay leaf 6 medium pared quartered potatoes (canned are good) 6 chopped carrots 1 stalk...

Spicey Wet Beef Rub

Spicy Wet Beef Rub borrowed from The Virtual Weber Bullet site, great for brisket. Ingredients 3 TBSP dark brown sugar, packed 2 TBSP paprika 1 TBSP cayenne pepper 1 TBSP table salt 1 TBSP onion powder 1 TBSP freshly ground black pepper 1 TBSP ground cumin 1/2 tsp...

Alexis’s Precious Sauce

So for a good SAUCE for crab cakes or maybe PORK. This is a good base for dipping sauce, dressing whatever.. Ingredients 1/4 C mayo 1/4 C sour cream 1 small garlic clove lime juice small shallot (add this if your sauce needs a kick) Tips mix in whatever flavoring you...

Mashed Turnips with Crispy Shallots

This recipe is borrowed from the Food Network. It was featured on the Barefoot Contessa but came from someone else’s cookbook. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups light olive or vegetable oil 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 5 to 6 shallots, peeled and sliced into thin rings 2...

Jean’s Gratin of Four Onions

aka “the onions” is essential for Thanksgiving. Ingredients 1/2 pound of shallots, chopped 1 large yellow onion, halved and sliced thin 2 bunches of leeks, green tops discarded, halved lengthwise and sliced thin 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tbsp unsalted...

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