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Smoked Gouda and Bacon Pimento Cheese

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Submitted by James Allen, Executive Chef, Blackthorn Club, Jonesborough, Tenn. Yield: 1 gallon Ingredients 2.5 lbs. smoked Gouda, chopped 1 28-oz. can roasted red peppers, drained 3 qts. fancy shredded cheddar cheese 2 qts. mayonnaise 1 pt. scallions, sliced 1 qt. chopped bacon ¼ cup Louisiana hot sauce to taste salt and pepper Procedure: • […]


Jerk Marinade

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Submitted by Eric Rusch, Executive Chef and Manager of Peak Lodge, Killington (Vt.) Resort Yield: Marinade for 20 lbs. of chicken, beef, pork or seafood. Ingredients 6 white onions 1 tsp. dried thyme 10 cloves garlic ¼ lb. fresh ginger ½ gal. vegetable oil ½ gal. chicken stock ¼ gal. soy sauce 10 scallions 1 […]


Power Burrito

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Ingredients: 6-8 oz. tilapia filet 2 each 13 inch tortilla shell 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 Lemon – juice and zest 1 tablespoon fresh thyme For the filling: 1 ripe avocado diced 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup raw spinach 2 Tablespoon sliced carrot 2 Tablespoon crushed toasted almond 6 slices tomato For the […]


Blueberry Root Beer Brine

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Ingredients 2 cups water, boiling 2 cups frozen blueberries, defrosted 1/4 cup kosher salt 1 Tbsp black pepper, ground 1 Tbsp garlic, granulated 2 Tbsp dark brown sugar 2 cups ketchup 1/4 cup dark balsamic vinegar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp allspice 1 tsp juniper berries 2 12oz cans root beer, alcoholic 1 cup dried […]


Smoked Pork Jowl

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Ingredients As needed pork jowl As needed salt As needed black pepper As needed curing salt As needed sugar For Pickled Vegetables: As needed rice vinegar As needed salt As needed sugar As needed petit baby vegetables For Chinese Hot Mustard: As needed chipotle chile minced As needed dry mustard As needed vinegar As needed […]


Citrus Popsicles

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Ingredients:  1 cup boiling water 1 cup cane sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cups freshly squeezed Sunkist® Valencia orange juice 1 cup freshly squeezed Sunkist® grapefruit juice 1 cup vanilla simple syrup 8 slices or halves of citrus 8 small paper cups or popsicle molds 8 popsicle sticks Procedure: For simple syrup: Combine […]