That means it’s time to amp your game up when it comes to grilling – in particular, hot dogs. You don’t have to eat the same boring ketchup-and-mustard dogs. There are so many possibilities – Reuben dogs, bacon and cheddar sausage dogs, Sloppy Joe dogs…the list goes on and on. Seriously, there are so many ways to be creative.
Get your grill fired up and check out my list of unique and delicious hot dog recipes to kick your spring grilling up a notch or two on Community Recipes – Parade right here.
If you’ve never had veal…
You’re gonna want to go ahead and change that. Continue reading
It’s lean, velvety and can accommodate almost any sauce or rub. It’s also healthy and safely raised. I was recently sent some from Cedar Springs Veal – a company of family farmers and ranchers that produce some of the highest quality veal you can get your hands on. It’s insanely delicious. I decided to do a jerk rub on my rack, and it did not disappoint. The rub created a slight crust on the outside, but it’s SO tender on the inside, and the roux is the perfect spicy/sweet combo to finish it off.
Remember this gorgeous Prime Rib of Pork from Snake River Farms I made last week?
Well, when I “Frenched” it, I ended up getting so much good meat that I had a pound of freshly ground pork after I put it through my meat grinder. This is what it looked like before I “Frenched” it –
If you look at the meat underneath the bones, you’ll see what I’m talking about. Continue reading
That made me pretty excited, so I wrapped it up and put it in my freezer so I could contemplate what to do with it.
Sometimes it’s random ass things that give me inspiration. This time it was a pineapple – once I saw it I knew what I had to do. Make a burger. I made a salsa with the pineapple and serrano peppers and I whipped some feta cheese with cream cheese.
Oh.My.Word. The pineapple salsa and feta together with the pork is outstanding. I love it when my food behaves and turns out just like I imagined it would.
I’ve never tasted ground pork this good. Of course, you can use store bought, but this was off the charts amazing. The only thing I seasoned it with was a little soy sauce. Insanity. In a really good way.
Who doesn’t love Mexican food?
Although it’s always fun to go out and eat, I tend to think that it’s always best made at home. With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, I’ve put together a list of 25 of the most delicious Mexican recipes to make in your own kitchen. It goes beyond tacos and burritos; I’ve found everything from breakfast recipes to salsas, carb free recipes to sides. You’ll have lots to choose from for your fiesta.