Month: May 2017

Cedar Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon

Ingredients 1 Tbs. grated lemon zest, minced 1 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme 1/2 tsp. granulated sugar Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 2-lb. boneless, skin-on salmon fillets 1 package of fresh thyme 1 package of fresh dill 6 lemons sliced 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided Directions […]

Orange-Chipotle Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients 1 (7-ounce) can chipotle salsa (or chipotle sauce) 1 teaspoon orange zest 2 cups fresh orange juice, divided 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1⁄4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 1⁄2 pounds pork tenderloin 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 orange, halved Garnish: fresh cilantro leaves Directions Mix chipotle salsa, 1/2 cup […]

Snickerdoodle Cookie

Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon sugar 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided 1/4 kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon turbinado sugar Directions Spray 10″ cast iron […]

Braised Short Ribs

Ingredients 8 bone-in beef ribs 1/4 cup flour 6 pieces of pancetta diced 2 tablespoons of chipotle flavored olive oil 1 medium onion diced 3 whole carrots diced 2 shallots finely diced 4 cups of beef broth salt and pepper to taste 4 springs of thyme 4 springs of rosemary […]

Chicken Chili

Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 medium yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced or (1/2 tsp Garlic Powder) 1 (32-ounce) carton low-sodium chicken broth 1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles 2 cups yellow corn kernels 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 teaspoon ground cumin […]

Southern Cornbread

Ingredients 2 tablespoons of rendered bacon fat (or 2 tablespoons salted butter) 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cups whole buttermilk 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 large egg Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees […]

Salmon with Balsamic Thai Chile Glaze

Ingredients 4 Scallions, white parts and 4 inches of green tops 4 to 6 (6-ounce) salmon fillets with skin attached Salt and ground black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon of Asian sesame oil 3 garlic cloves, minced (I used 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder) 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger […]

Honey and Mustard-Glazed Ham

Ingredients 1⁄4 cup water 1 (10- to 11-pound) bone-in smoked ham (shank portion) 3⁄4 cup honey 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons stone-grain mustard 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 (6-ounce) packages baby carrots 6 fresh turnip roots, halved. (or use […]