pulled pork

Apr 2, 2011 by

one of my favorite food blogs is the pioneer woman.  her blog is amazing and talks about a lot more than just food.  when she posted this recipe, i knew i had to try it.  my mouth was watering! this dish is great for any season and is also multi-functional!  (never thought that i’d say that about food, but it really is!)  you can serve it on a sandwich, tom style with bbq sauce, pickles and melted pepper jack cheese, in a taco, on nachos, or use it for pretty much anything you’d want to put pulled pork on.  i’m thinking that it might even be great on a pizza… mmm. i’ve adapted the original recipe to be a two-person friendly, crock pot gig, with leftovers for one meal.  if you want to make...

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ground bologna sandwiches

May 27, 2010 by

interestingly enough, everything in this recipe i have refused to eat at one point or another in my life and 3/4 of it i still won’t eat (raw onion, pickles and miracle whip).  when i was little, i even boycotted sandwiches (until i tried subway).  but when all of these ingredients come together, they make one delicious sandwich that i enjoy. and you MUST use koegel’s ring bologna for this recipe.  it’s the only bologna that i’ll eat.  can you tell i’m a tad on the picky side this post?  or maybe it’s because i’m from flint and appreciate good bologna and hot dogs.  or maybe i’m just picky about all food… 🙂 oh! and of course, the key to this recipe is an awesome meat grinder.  i use a kitchenaid meat grinder, which...

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monte cristo folds

Feb 12, 2010 by

monte cristos are delicious.  bennigan’s makes a pretty mean one, even though there is no way i could ever eat one by myself.  these are my new favorite monte cristo… the portion size is reasonable and the egg wash on top just makes these delicious! 1/4 lb, chopped deli ham 1/4 lb. chopped deli turkey 1/2 c mozzarella cheese, chopped 1/2 c cheddar or american cheese, chopped 8 biscuits (from the fridge tube or frozen leftovers, thawed) 1 egg 1 tbsp milk 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg powdered sugar raspberry jam heat oven to 375°. in a medium bowl, mix ham, turkey and cheese. separate dough into 8 biscuits.  press or roll each to form 6-7″ round. place 1/3 c ham mixture on one side of each biscuit round.  fold dough over filling....

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all-purpose jalapeño sauce

May 24, 2009 by

this is a multi-purpose sauce that can be used on quesadillas, paninis, burgers, etc… it is pictured on my southwest chicken grilled panini. 1/4 c mayo 2 tsp. canned jalapeños, finely chopped (omit the seeds to dial the heat down a notch) 2 tsp. juice from canned jalapeños 3/4 tsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. paprika 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/8 tsp. chili powder dash of salt combine all ingredients in a small container using a spatula i create a quadruple batch (or so) and leave it in the fridge.  it keeps just as long as regular mayonnaise. below are some tasty ideas that utilize this sauce quite well: southwest chicken grilled panini bread (i prefer bread fresh from the local bakery, you can slice it however you like it.) butter grilled chicken...

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