Easy Standing Rib Roast (Prime Rib)

Easy Standing Rib Roast



5 pound Standing Rib Roast

Extra-virgin olive oil

5 garlic cloves, smashed

1/2 bunch rosemary, leaves finely chopped

1/2 cup grated fresh or prepared horseradish

1/2 cup sea salt

1/4 cup freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil



  1. Allow roast to stand at room temperature for at least 1-2 hours. This is very important for this technique.
  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  3. In a small bowl combine together the garlic, horseradish, salt, pepper, rosemary and olive oil to make a paste.
  4. Coat spice mixture generously over the entire roast.
  5. Place roast on a rack in a pan with the rib side down and the fatty side up.
  6. Insert meat thermometer into roast.
  7. Roast for 6 min/pound.  For a 5 pound roast the roasting time at 450 would be 30 minutes.
  8. Without opening oven door, turn oven off.  Leave Roast until internal temperature reaches 125 deg F.
  9. Once roast reaches 125 deg F turn oven on to 350 deg F and continue cooking until roast reaches desired doneness.
  10. Remove roast and cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  11. Cut and serve.


NOTE: A good trick for cooking the roast to different peoples doneness perferances.  Cook roast to the rarest doneness and place other cuts of meat into a boiling pan of beef broth/stock until it reaches the doneness desired.





Thanksgiving Turkey


2 tablespoons kosher salt

1 tablespoon ground black pepper

1 tablespoon poultry seasoning

1 (12 pound) whole turkey, neck and giblets set aside

2 onions, coarsely chopped

3 ribs celery, coarsely chopped

2 carrots, coarsely chopped

3 sprigs fresh rosemary

1/2 bunch fresh sage

1/2 cup butter

 1 bay leaf

6 cups water

2 tablespoons turkey fat

1 tablespoon butter

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

3 cups turkey pan drippings

1/4 teaspoon balsamic vinegar (optional)

1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage

salt and ground black pepper to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Mix 2 tablespoons salt, and 1 tablespoon pepper, and poultry seasoning in a small bowl. Tuck turkey wings under the bird, and season cavity with about 1 tablespoon of the poultry seasoning mixture. Reserve remaining poultry seasoning mix.
  3. Place onion, celery, and carrots together in a bowl. Stuff about 1/2 cup of the vegetable mixture, rosemary sprigs, and 1/2 bunch sage into the cavity of the turkey.
  4. Tie legs together with kitchen string.
  5. Loosen the skin on top of the turkey breast using fingers or a small spatula. Place about 2 tablespoons butter under the skin and spread evenly.
  6. Spread the remaining butter (about 2 tablespoons) all over the outside of the skin.
  7. Sprinkle the outside of the turkey with the remaining poultry seasoning mix.
  8. Put the remaining onion, celery, and carrots into a large roasting pan.
  9. Place the turkey on top of the vegetables.
  10. Fill the pan with about 1/2 inch of water. Arrange a sheet of aluminum foil over the breast of the turkey.
  11. Roast the turkey until done.  About 3 1/2 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, should read 165 degrees F (75 degrees C). Remove the foil during the last hour of cooking.
  12. While the turkey is roasting, make stock: put neck, heart, and gizzards in a saucepan with the bay leaf and water.
  13. Simmer over medium heat for 2 hours.
  14. Strain the stock to remove the giblets.
  15. Remove the turkey from the oven, cover with aluminum foil, and allow to rest for10 to 15 minutes before slicing.
  16. Pour the pan juices, into a saucepan and set aside.
  17. Skim off the turkey fat from the pan juices, saving about 2 tablespoons.
  18. Heat 2 tablespoons of the turkey fat and 1 tablespoon butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  19. Put the onion from the roasting pan into the skillet.
  20. Cook and stir until the onion is browned then stir in the flour.
  21. Continue to cook and stir constantly for about 5 minutes more; whisk in 4 cups of the skimmed turkey stock and the saved pan juices until smooth; Stir in the balsamic vinegar.
  22. Simmer until the gravy is thickened, whisking constantly, about 10 minutes. Stir in the1 tablespoon of chopped sage, and season to taste with salt and black pepper.

Eye Round Roast

Ingredients :

3LB Eye Round Roast

1tsp Black Pepper

1/2tsp thyme dried

4-5 cloves of finely chopped garlic

1tsp kosher salt



  1. Combine all of the above ingredients other than meat.
  2. Rinse roast and pat it dry.  Rub the seasoning on the entire roast.
  3. If roast has come directly from the refrigerator and is not room temperature let roast sit for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat your oven to 500 degrees
  5. With the roast fat side up, place it in a roasting pan.
  6. Roast at 500 degrees for 7 minutes per pound of meat. (21 minutes for 3lb roast)
  7. Turn the oven down to the lowest setting your oven will go to (usually between 100-170degrees)
  8. Check the roast with a meat thermometer after one hour and continue checking every 25-30 minutes after that until meat reaches desired doneness 130 - 140 deg F  for Medium Rare.  NOTE: Do Not keep opening the oven door other than the 1 hour point and every 25 - 30  minutes after that, be patient.
  9. Remove roast from pan and place on meat plate, cover with foil and let rest for 10 minutes.
  10. After the meat has rested 10 minutes, slice and serve.

No Peek Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks


1 can cream of mushroom soup

1 1/2 cups rice (Your choice) uncooked

1 chicken broth or stock

1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

1 tablespoon dried instant minced onion

1 teaspoon celery flakes (dried)

4 pounds chicken thighs and drumsticks

1 envelope onion soup mix



  1. In a mixing bowl, stir together cream of mushroom soup, rice, chicken broth or stock and herbs other than onion soup mix.
  2. Place rice in bottom of greased 9 X 13" baking dish.
  3. Place chicken on top of rice.
  4. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1 envelope onion soup mix.
  5. Cover tightly with foil and bake at 300° for 2 hours.
  6. Remove foil and turn oven up to 350° and cook for 15 more minutes until chicken is crisp.



Grilled Pork Sirloin Chops


2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons brown sugar

3 tablespoons honey

3 tablespoons soy sauce

3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons ketchup

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 (6 ounce) boneless pork sirloin




  1. Combine the garlic, brown sugar, honey, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, ginger, onion powder, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl.
  2. Place half the marinade mixture into a large plastic zipper bag or sealed container.
  3. Put the pork chops into the marinade. Seal the bag or container and refrigerate 4 to 8 hours, turn meat a couple of times while marinating.
  4. Refrigerate remaining marinade in the bowl.
  5. Oil the grate of the grill and turn grill to medium heat.
  6. Grill chops on the grill, discard marinade that meat was in and use other half of marinade to baste the meat during cooking.
  7. Grill meat until done approximately 8 to 10 minutes per side. A meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a chop should read at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).
  8. Pour any remaining reserved marinade into a saucepan over medium heat, bring to a boil, and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook the marinade until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes, stirring constantly; serve sauce with chops

Berry Parfai


1 1/2 quarts strawberries, hulled and quartered (approximately 6 cups)

2 cups blueberries

1 cup raspberries

1/4 cup granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest,

1 teaspoon lemon juice

pinch of  kosher salt

1 1/2 cups heavy cream

3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract



  1. Put strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, granulated sugar, lemon zest and juice, and a pinch of salt in a large bowl and toss.
  2.  Let sit, stirring occasionally, until the berries are juicy, 20 to 30 minutes
  3. In a separate bowl, whip the cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla until soft peaks form.
  4. Dividing evenly, layer the cream and berries in eight 8-ounce parfait glasses, jars, or dishes.

Strip steak with chimichurri sauce


10 10-ounce strip steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

1/2 cup chopped parsley

1/2 cup chopped cilantro

4 piquillo or roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), chopped

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 tablespoons minced onion

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

2 teaspoons crushed red pepper Salt and freshly ground pepper

2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted

2 tablespoons sea salt*

2 tablespoons black pepper*

*for a unique and amazing flavor try different flavored sea salts and smoked black pepper.


  1. Start grill and set on medium high heat.
  2. Make chimichurri
    1. In a bowl, whisk the oils with the vinegar.
    2. Stir in the parsley, cilantro, piquillo peppers, garlic, onion, lime juice and crushed red pepper.
    3. Season with salt and pepper and let stand for at least 20 minutes.
  3. Brush the steaks on both sides with the butter and season them salt and pepper.
  4. Grill the steaks turning once, until nicely charred and medium-rare, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a platter and let rest for 10 minutes.
  5. Cut the steaks into 1-inch-thick slices and arrange them on the platter.
  6. Spoon some of the chimichurri sauce over the steak and serve.

Grilled Ribs in Apple Juice



2 quarts Apple Juice

4 pounds pork spareribs

1 3/4 cups balsamic vinegar

1 1/2 cups ketchup

2/3 cups brown sugar

2 garlic cloves, minced

5 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

2 tbsp Dijon mustard

1 1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp ground pepper

1/2 cup prepared horseradish




  1. Place ribs in a large stock pot, cover with apple juice and bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer for 1 to 2 hours.
  2. Combine vinegar through to pepper in a medium saucepan and stir until smooth.
  3. Simmer over medium heat until reduced by 1/3, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in horseradish and 3 tablespoons of the apple juice from the stock pot.
  6. Heat grill to medium high heat
  7. Brush underside of ribs with 1/3 of sauce. Place on grill. Brush tops with 1/3 of sauce. Grill until there is a good caramelization  approximately 10-15 minutes per side.



Slow Cooker Pork Loin with Apple Slices and Honey


3 lb pork loin

1 apple

1 onion

2-3 tbsps honey

1 tbsp Cinnamon

1 tsp salt




  1. Make approximatively 6 equal slits to the top of the pork loin with a sharp knife.  Slices should go about 1/2 way through pork loin.
  2. Place Pork loin in bottom of slow cooker
  3. Core apple and slice into thin pieces.
  4. Place slices of apple into the slits made into the pork loin
  5. Cut onion up into thin slices and place over top and along sides of pork loin in slow cooker.
  6. Drizzle honey over Pork Loin.
  7. Add Cinnamon and salt to top of Pork Loin
  8. Cook in slow cooker on low for 3 to 4 hours or until done

Roast Leg of Lamb



4 cloves garlic, sliced

2 tablespoons fresh rosemary

salt to taste

ground black pepper to taste

5 pounds leg of lamb




  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cut slits in the top of the leg of lamb every 3 to 4 inches, deep enough to push slices of garlic down into the meat. Salt and pepper generously all over the top of lamb, place several sprigs of fresh rosemary under and on top of the lamb. Place lamb on roasting pan.
  3. Roast in preheated oven until the lamb is cooked to your desired doneness, about 1 3/4 to 2 hours. Do not overcook the lamb, the flavor is best if meat is still slightly pink. Let rest at least 10 minutes before carving.

Easy Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage



1 3-pound corned beef brisket (in package with spice packet)

2 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 medium yellow or sweet onion, thinly sliced

1 large garlic clove, thinly sliced or minced

1 large bay leaf

1 12-ounce bottle of dark beer (Stout or Porter) - If you prefer to not use beer use beef broth in same quantity

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 to 4cups beef broth

6-8 medium red potatoes quartered

1  head green cabbage



  1. Place the carrots, onion, garlic and bay leaf in the bottom of the slow cooker (6qt or larger slow cooker recommended).
  2. Place the corned beef on top of the vegetables.
  3. In a bowl mix together spice packet from the corned beef with the beer, vinegar, brown sugar and mustard. Pour over the corned beef,
  4. Add enough beef broth to fully cover the vegetables in the bottom of the slow cooker and partially cover corned beef.  The amount of beef broth will depend on size of slow cooker.
  5. Place the potatoes on top of the corned beef.
  6. Cover slow cooker and cook on low for 6 1/2 hours.
  7. Prepare the cabbage by cutting it into 6 to 8 wedges after coring it.
  8. After 6 1/2 hours of the meat and vegetables cooking, add the cabbage on top of the potatoes.
  9. Recover slow cooker and cook for an additional 1 1/2 hours.
  10. Remove the cabbage and potatoes.  Carefully remove the corned beef and place on cutting board.
  11. Remove vegetables from liquid and place in bowl.  Discard the liquid unless you choose to use it for a gravy.
  12.  Slice the corned beef and serve with the cabbage and vegetables.

Slow Cooker Chuck Roast Recipe




1 beef chuck roast

4 tbsps of oil

4 tbsps of flour

2 tsp black pepper

1 tsp salt

1 large onion - chopped

4 carrots - chopped

3 celery stalks - chopped

3 garlic cloves - minced or grated

1 green pepper - chopped (optional)

3-4 medium sized potatoes - cubed

1 can stewed tomatoes - 14.5 oz can

1/2 cup beef broth or stock

1/2 cup ketchup

3 tbsps brown sugar

2 tbsps Worcestershire sauce

4 tsp yellow mustard

1 tbsps soy sauce

1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)


3 tbsps cornstarch

1/4 cup water



  1. Add onion, carrots, celery, garlic, green peppers and potatoes  to bottom of slow cooker.
  2. Lightly coat roast with a mixture of flour, black pepper and salt.
  3. Place oil in frying pan and bring to medium high heat.
  4. Sear meat until lightly browned on all sides.
  5. Place meat in slow cooker on top of vegetables.
  6. In bowl combine all other ingredients, except  cornstarch and water, and pour over meat.
  7. Cover and cook on low until meat is tender - approximately 5- 6 hours (depending on slow cooker and size of roast)
  8. Once meat is tender, remove meat and vegetables to a plate or bowl and cover to keep warm.
  9. Place juices from slow cooker into a sauce pan.
  10. In a small bowl or measuring cup combine cornstarch and water.  Whisk until smooth.
  11. Bring juices to a boil, add cornstarch/water mixture to juices and allow to again come to a boil while constantly whisking or stirring.  Stir until gravy has thickened.
  12. Enjoy!



Strawberry Trifle


1 cup cold whole milk

1 cup sour cream

1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix

1 teaspoon grated orange zest

2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped

8 cups cubed angel food cake

4 cups sliced fresh strawberries



  1. In a large bowl, beat the milk, sour cream, pudding mix and orange zest on low speed until thickened. Fold in whipped cream.
  2. Place half of the cake cubes in a 3-qt. glass bowl. Arrange a third of the strawberries around sides of bowl and over cake
  3. Top with half of the pudding mixture.
  4. Repeat layers once.
  5. Top with remaining berries.
  6. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Game Day Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Dip


1 pound ground beef (90% lean)

1 medium onion, chopped

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons prepared mustard

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 medium tomato, chopped

1/4 cup chopped dill pickles

Tortilla chips



  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat until beef is cooked and onion is tender,
  2. Drain off oil and liquid from beef and onions.
  3. Transfer to a greased 1-1/2- or 3-qt. slow cooker.
  4. Stir in the cream cheese, 1-1/2 cups cheddar cheese, Worcestershire, mustard, salt and pepper.
  5. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  6. Cook, covered, on low until heated through and cheese is melted, 1-3/4-2-1/4 hours.
  7. Top with tomatoes and pickles.
  8. Serve with tortilla chips.




London Broil




4 large garlic cloves, minced

4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1/2 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes (Optional)

2/3 cup olive oil

1 (2 to 2 1/2 pound) London broil




  1. For marinade: In a bowl combine all ingredients other than meat.
  2. Place meat in seal-able bag or container and pour marinade over meat and shake to coat meat well.
  3. Place meat and marinade in refrigerator for 6 to 8 hours.
  4. Remove meat from the marinade and pat meat dry.  Keep marinade to brush on meat while grilling.
  5. If using marinade to brush on meat, put remaining marinade in pan and bring to boil.  After marinade has come to boil remove from heat and use to brush on marinade as desired.
  6. Grill meat, on a preheated grill with an oiled rack, until at desired doneness.
  7. Once meat is done, place on a cutting board and lightly cover with aluminum foil and let stand for 10 minutes.
  8. Cut meat diagonally across the grain into thin slices.



Vegetable Stir-Fry



1 tablespoon oil

1 medium onion, sliced thin

1 cup diagonally sliced carrots

2 cups broccoli florets

2 cups sugar snap peas

1 large red bell pepper, cut into strips

1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce

1 teaspoon Garlic Powder

1 teaspoon Ginger, Ground

2 teaspoons Sesame Seed, toasted




  1. Heat the oil in wok or large deep skillet on medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and carrots and stir fry 2 minutes.
  3. Add remaining vegetables and stir fry 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are tender crisp.
  4. Add soy sauce, garlic powder and ginger; stir-fry until well blended.
  5. Sprinkle with sesame seed.
  6. Serve over cooked rice or noodles.



San Fransisco Pork Chops



    4 (3/4 inch-thick) boneless pork chops

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil

    1 clove minced Garlic

    1/4 cup beef broth

    1/4 cup soy sauce

    2 tablespoons brown sugar

    2 teaspoons vegetable oil

    1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

    2 teaspoons cornstarch

    2 tablespoons water




  1. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Brown chops in hot oil, about 5 minutes per side.
  3. Remove pork to a plate, keeping oil that is in skillet.
  4. Cook and stir garlic in oil in skillet for 1 minute.
  5. Whisk beef broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, and red pepper flakes in a bowl, add brown sugar and make sure it is fully dissolved.
  6. Return pork chops to skillet and pour sauce mixture over the chops.
  7. Bring sauce to a boil, cover skillet, and reduce heat to low.
  8. Simmer chops until tender, 30 to 35 minutes, turning once halfway through cooking.
  9. Transfer chops to a serving plate.
  10. Whisk cornstarch and water in a small bowl until smooth.
  11. Stir cornstarch mixture into pan juices and simmer until thickened, approximately 5 minutes.
  12. Pour sauce over chops to serve.

Crock Pot Pork Roast


1 boneless or bone in pork roast

1 cup chicken broth

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon honey

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic



  1. Place pork roast in slow cooker with the fat side up.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together all other ingredients. Pour over the pork roast.
  3. Cook for 6-8 hours on low setting.
  4. Place balsamic sauce on top of roast before serving.

Cider-Braised Chicken, Brussels Sprouts and Apples



4 slices bacon, chopped up

8 skin-on chicken thighs (about 3 1/2 pounds total)

2 medium red apples, cored and cut into wedges

12 oz cider - hard cider may be used

2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme

2 tablespoons  mustard

1 teaspoon kosher salt

12 ounces fresh Brussels sprouts




  1. Fry bacon in a very large skillet over medium heat until crisp.
  2. Remove from pan.
  3. Reserve drippings in skillet.
  4. Add chicken, skin side down, and cook 10 minutes or until browned, turning once; remove from skillet.
  5. Add apples to the skillet and cook 4 minutes or until browned on both sides.
  6. Remove from skillet. Drain and discard drippings from skillet.
  7. Add cider, thyme, mustard, and salt to skillet, scraping up any browned bits. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  8. Return chicken to skillet. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  9. Add Brussels sprouts. Cover and cook 5 minutes. Add apples and cook, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes more or until chicken is done.
  10. Plate Chicken Thighs and Brussels sprouts.  Place apples over chicken and spoon cider mixture over top of meat and brussels sports if desired.  Sprinkle bacon over all.

Herb Rubbed Sirloin Tip Roast


1 1/4 tablespoons paprika

1 tablespoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 (3 pound) sirloin tip roast



  1. In a small bowl, mix the paprika, kosher salt, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, cayenne pepper, oregano, and thyme.
  2. Stir in the olive oil, and allow the mixture to sit about 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  4. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  5. Place the roast on the prepared baking sheet, and cover on all sides with the spice mixture.
  6. Roast 1 hour in the preheated oven, or to a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees F.
  7. Let sit 15 minutes before slicing.

Grilled Porterhouse Steak with Bearnaise Sauce



1 or 2 Porterhouse Steak

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

1tsp Garlic Powder

1tsp Onion Powder

Sea or Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste


Bearnaise Sauce Ingredients:

1/4 cup white wine vinegar

1/4 cup dry white wine

1 tablespoon minced shallots

1 tablespoon dried tarragon

Salt and pepper, to taste

3 egg yolks

2 sticks unsalted butter, melted in saucepan

2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon




  1. Bring Steaks up to room temperature
  2. Heat grill to medium-High heat.
  3. With paper towels pat the steaks dry
  4. Rub Steaks with the oil
  5. Generously coat steaks with garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper.
  6. Place the steak on the grill cook until done to your liking
  7. Remove the meat from the grill and cover loosely with foil and let rest for 10 minutes.  Serve with Bearnaise Sauce.


Bearnaise Sauce Directions:


  1. In a small saucepan combine vinegar, wine, shallots, and dried tarragon
  2. Simmer over medium heat until reduced to 2 tablespoons of liquid.
  3. Cool and strain through a fine sieve or cheese cloth.
  4. In the top of a double boiler whisk the egg yolks until they become thick and sticky.
  5. Whisk in the reduced vinegar mixture and pepper.
  6. Place the pan or bowl over a saucepan of simmering, not boiling water.
  7. Whisk until mixture is warm, about 2 minutes. (If mixture appears to become lumpy, dip pan immediately in a bowl of ice water to cool, whisk until smooth and then continue recipe.) The yolk mixture has thickened enough when you can see the bottom of the pan between strokes and mixture forms a light cream on the wires of the whisk.
  8. While whisking the yolk mixture gradually pour in the melted butter, 1 tablespoon or so at a time whisking thoroughly to incorporate before adding more butter. As the mixture begins to thicken and become creamy, the butter can be added more rapidly. Do not add the milk solids at the bottom of the melted butter.
  9. Season the sauces, to taste, with chopped tarragon, salt and pepper.
  10. To keep the sauce warm, set the pan or bowl in lukewarm water.

Herb-Roasted Lobster Tail with NY Strip Steak


2 (4- to 6-ounce) shell-on lobster tails, thawed

2 (12- to 14-ounce) dry-aged rib-eye or New York strip steaks

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary

1 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh oregano

1 tablespoon lemon juice

3/4 teaspoon coarse sea salt, divided

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 lemon, cut into wedges


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Cut lobster tails in half length wise with knife or kitchen shears.
  3. In a bowl, stir together butter, parsley, chives, rosemary, oregano, lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt.
  4. Spread 1 teaspoon of the herb butter over meat of each piece of lobster and place, cut-side up, on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Roast until just cooked through and opaque in the center, 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. While lobster is roasting, season steaks with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  7. Heat oil and 1 tablespoon of the herb butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  8. Add steaks and cook, flipping once, medium-rare (about 130°F) or to your desired doneness,
  9. Top each steak with the remaining herb butter.
  10. Remember to let steaks rest for 5 minutes and then serve alongside lobster with lemon wedges.


Easter Ham


1 Ham (ready to eat)

2 cups Brown Sugar

2-3 cups wine

2 - 4 cups crushed ginger snaps

2 Tablespoons Yellow or Dijon Mustard.

1 oz cola




  1. Pre-heat oven to 250 degrees.
  2. Place Ham cut side down on rack in roasting pan.
  3. Score fat of ham with a criss cross pattern.
  4. Fill bottom of pan with wine until almost touching ham.  If you are not using wine you can use water or broth with aromatics added such as cinnamon, basel, etc.
  5. Tent ham with aluminum foil.  Foil should not touch ham.
  6. Place meat thermometer through foil and into ham.
  7. Place ham in oven and cook until internal temperature of 130 deg is reached.
  8. Remove ham from oven and remove aluminum foil.
  9. Increase oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  10. In a bowl mix combine brown sugar, mustard, and cola together.  Add enough cola to make glaze like a semi thick syrup.
  11. Spread glaze mixture over ham with a basting brush.
  12. Crush gingersnaps by hand or using a food processor or blender.
  13. Gently  press the gingersnaps into the glaze mixture already applied to the ham.
  14. Return ham to 350 deg oven.
  15. Cook until ham reaches internal temperature of 140 degrees.
  16. Remove ham from oven and let rest for 30 minutes
  17. Slice and serve ham.

Almond Crusted Tilapia



4 (6 ounce) Tilapia fillets

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon of paprika (optional)

1/4 teaspoon of bay seasoning (optional)

1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of soy sauce (optional)

1/2 cup ground almonds

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons butter or margarine

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (Fresh is best)

4 sprigs parsley

4 lemon wedges




  1. In a small bowl beat the egg then add lemon pepper, garlic powder, paprika (optional), bay seasoning (optional) and stir to incorporate.
  2. In a pie pan or a small shallow pan, combine almonds and 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese and mix well.
  3. Dust the tilapia fillets with flour, and shake off excess.
  4. Dip the tilapia in the egg mixture then coat with the almond mixture by placing the flour dusted fillets into the container of almonds and Parmesan cheese.  Press down gently to get almond mixture to adhere to the sides of the fillets.
  5. Melt butter or margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Cook the tilapia in melted butter or margarine until browned on both sides. This will take approximately 4 to 6  minutes (2-3 minutes per side).
  7. Reduce heat to medium, add salt (optional)
  8. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese on the tilapia and cover.  Cook until the Parmesan cheese has melted.
  9. Sprinkle parsley onto fillets, when done.  Serve with rice, pasta or vegetables.  Place one lemon wedge with each serving of tilapia.



Baked Dijon Mustard and Chopped Pecan Salmon




4 (4 ounce) fillets salmon

1/4 cup melted butter

3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1 1/2 tablespoons honey

1/4 cup dry seasoned bread crumbs

1/4 cup finely chopped pecans (

4 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

salt and pepper to taste

1 lemon, for garnish



  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  2. To make honey mustard mixture - in a small bowl, mix together butter, mustard, and honey.
  3. In another bowl, mix together bread crumbs, pecans, and parsley.
  4. Brush each salmon fillet lightly with honey mustard mixture, and sprinkle the tops of the fillets with the bread crumb mixture.
  5. Bake salmon 12 to 15 minutes or until it flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. add a wedge of lemon to garnish.

Salmon with dill and lemon


1 pound of any fish fillets

1/4 cup melted butter

5 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon dried dill weed

 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

sea or kosher salt to taste

black pepper to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  3. Place fish in the baking dish.
  4. Mix the butter and lemon juice in a bowl, and drizzle over the fish.
  5. Season fish with dill, garlic powder, sea or kosher salt, and pepper.
  6. Bake 25 minutes or until fish is easily flaked with a fork.

Oven Baked Chicken Wings




 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

 1/4 tsp paprika

 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper ( or chili powder)

 1/4 tsp salt

 12 chicken wings



 2 Tbsps plus 1-1/4 tsp butter

 1/4 cup plus 2 tsp hot sauce of your choice

 1-1/4 cloves garlic, minced (optional)

 1-1/4 dashes ground black pepper


Cooking Directions


  1. Mix flour, paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt together in a large zip lock bag or medium/large bowl.
  2. Place chicken wings in zip lock bag or bowl and shake/stir to get flour mixture to coat wings.
  3. Put wings on baking sheet and refrigerate for 1 hour, uncovered.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  5. Bake wings in preheated oven for approximately 30 - 40 minutes (until no longer pink at the bone and juices run clear) flip wings 1/2 way through cooking process.
  6. Add butter, hot sauce, pepper, and garlic in a small saucepan over low heat.
  7. Cook and stir until butter is melted and mixture is well blended
  8. Place chicken wings in bowl and add hot sauce mixture.
  9. Mix well until all chicken wings are coated.
  10. Extra step (optional) place chicken wings on hot grill long enough to have grill marks.
  11. Serve warm with extra sauce.

Cranberry Apple Stuffed Pork Loin



1 cup flavored dry stuffing mix of your choice

1/2 cup vegetable broth

1 (3 pound) boneless pork loin roast

1 cup chopped apple

 1/3 cup dried cranberries

1/3 cup chopped toasted pecans

1/4 cup finely chopped onion

salt and black pepper to taste




  1. Preheat an oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Combine the stuffing mix and broth in a mixing bowl.
  2. Grease a roasting pan.
  3. Butterfly the pork loin by cutting down the center, length wise, cutting withing 1/2 inch of the opposite side.  Open the pork loin and lay it flat.
  4. Place the pork loin between two sheets of heavy plastic, parchment or waxed paper and lay on a sturdy surface such as a cutting board.
  5. Firmly pound the pork with the smooth side of a meat mallet to a thickness of 1/2-inch.
  6. remove sheets of plastic, parchment or waxed paper and discard.
  7. Place the apple, cranberries, pecans, and onion into the stuffing mix.
  8. Season the pork loin with salt and pepper, then spread the stuffing mix onto the cut side of the loin.
  9. Roll the pork into a firm cylinder, and secure with cooking twine. Place into the greased roasting pan.
  10. Bake until the pork is no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour. A thermometer should read 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).
  11. Once meat is done cover meat with aluminum foil, and allow to rest at room temperature.
  12. Remove kitchen twine before slicing and serving.

Strip Steak



2 NY Strip loin steaks (approx 8 ounces each)

1 garlic clove

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 tablespoon butter

1/4 cup sherry or beef broth

1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons chopped green onion




  1. Rub steaks with garlic and sprinkle with salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet. Add the sherry or broth, Worcestershire sauce and onion.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the steaks and cook over medium heat reaches desired doneness

Roasted Chicken


1 Whole Roaster Chicken

1 Orange

1  Apple

2 stalks of celery

3 sprigs fresh Rose Mary

4 Tablespoons of  butter sliced into pats

1/2 Teaspoon of Sage

1Teaspoon of garlic powder

1Teaspoon of Onion Powder

Salt to taste

Pepper to taste

Enough liquid to cover bottom of roasting pan.  You can use wine, chicken broth etc



  1. Remove giblets and neck if they are in the chicken.  Save for gravy if you wish.
  2. Pat Chicken dry with paper towels
  3. Cut orange apple and celery into chunks and place inside cavity of chicken.
  4. Place 2 sprigs of Rose Mary in cavity of chicken
  5. By using a spoon or finger separate skin from meat of chicken on top of chicken and insert pats of butter under skin.
  6. Cut last sprig of Rose Mary and place under skin
  7. Coat chicken with Sage, garlic, onion, salt and pepper
  8. Place chicken in roaster and add your choice of liquid to the bottom of the pan but not high enough to touch the chicken and cover.
  9. Place  in preheated 350 degree oven.
  10. Uncover chicken within  30 minutes of being done and continue cooking until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees.
  11. Once done remove from oven and let chicken rest covered for 15 minutes.
  12. Carve Chicken.




Easy Cheeseburger Mac and Cheese




1 lb. elbow macaroni

1 lb. ground beef

black pepper

1 clove garlic, minced

1 c. crushed tomatoes

1 c. whole milk

2 c. shredded cheddar, divided

2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley (optional)

kosher salt




  1. Bring an 8-quart pot of water to a boil and  season with salt. Cook pasta according to package directions Drain and return to pot
  2. While pasta cooks, in a large frying pan over medium-high heat, brown ground beef,  Season with salt, pepper, and garlic and cook 1 minute, then drain excess fat . Add tomatoes and milk, then bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to low, add in pasta and add 1 cup cheddar, a bit at a time. Stir well before adding more cheese.
  4. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top and cover with lid. Simmer until cheese is melted and bubbling, about 1 minute.
  5. If required, cook 2-3 minutes without lid to thicken liquids.
  6. Add chopped parsley to top of



Pan Seared Rib Eye Steak

NOTE: This recipe requires a cast iron skillet




1 Ribeye steak (Page 1 of 7/23-7/30 Ad Flyer)

1 teaspoon peanut or canola oil

1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

3-4 thyme sprigs

2 garlic cloves, partially crushed

2 tablespoons butter




  1. Place cast iron skillet in oven and preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Brush both sides of steak with oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. When oven is heated, carefully remove pan and place on stovetop over medium heat.
  4. Place steak in skillet and sear for 2 minutes and flip.
  5. Top with garlic and thyme and place skillet back in oven for 6-7 minutes.
  6. Put skillet back on stovetop over low heat.
  7. Flip steak, top with butter and carefully tilt pan while scooping melted butter, garlic and thyme to coat steak for 1-3 minutes.
  8. Continue cooking until steak reaches preferred doneness
  9. Let steak rest five minutes and coat with browned butter and drippings from pan before serving.





Creamy Blueberry Pie



3 cups fresh blueberries

1 (9 inch) pie crust


For the Custard:


1 cup white sugar

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

1/8 teaspoon salt

 2 beaten eggs

1/2 cup sour cream


For the Streusel:


1/2 cup white sugar

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup butter



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place pie crust in a deep dish pie pan.
  3. Put blueberries on pie crust.
  4. In a bowl combine 1 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour, and salt.
  5. Add eggs and sour cream, stirring until blended.
  6. Pour the sour cream custard over the blueberries.
  7. In another bowl, combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup flour.
  8. Cut in the butter with pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  9.  Sprinkle the topping over the sour cream mixture and berries in the pie shell.
  10. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  11. Cool on wire rack.

Cranberry Glazed Pork Country Ribs with Parmesan Encrusted Ears of Corn

Ingredients for Ribs

1 1/2 pounds country style pork ribs

1 (8 ounce) can whole cranberry sauce

1 cinnamon stick

1 tablespoon prepared Dijon-style mustard

1 teaspoon grated orange zest


Ingredients for Corn

1/2 cup mayonnaise

5 ears corn, husk and silk removed

1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

 1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper


Directions for Ribs

  1. Place cranberry sauce, cinnamon stick, mustard and orange zest in a small sauce pan.
  2. Stir ingredients then cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until bubbly. Set aside.
  3. Preheat a gas or charcoal grill to medium heat.
  4. place ribs on grill.
  5. Brush with sauce.
  6. Grill for 45 to 60 minutes, brush occasionally with sauce, until ribs are done.
  7. Heat remaining sauce until boiling for 2 minutes.
  8. Discard cinnamon stick from Sauce.
  9. Serve sauce with ribs.


Directions for Corn


  1. Within 15 minutes of ribs being done brush a thin layer of mayonnaise on each ear of corn.
  2. Sprinkle the corn with the Parmesan cheese, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Wrap each ear with aluminum foil and place on the grill.
  4. Grill, turning occasionally, until the kernels begin to brown, about 10 minutes.


Grilled Sausage



 4 Pieces or links of hot Italian sausage - approximately 4 oz each - (See page 1 of our weekly ad for January 22nd through January 28th)

 1 red bell pepper

 1 medium onion

 2-3 teaspoons oil of your choice

 salt and pepper to taste

 1 tablespoon oil of your choice

 4 sandwich or steak rolls




  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat.
  2. For best results lightly oil grill grate.
  3. Peel onion and cut both ends off.
  4. Slice onion in half.
  5. Cut top and bottom off of bell pepper.  Cut pepper in half and de-seed.
  6.  Brush the bell pepper and onion halves with 2 teaspoons of  oil.
  7. Place the sausages, onions, and peppers on the grill.
  8. Cook sausage and vegetables until done.  Make sure to turn all items frequently.
  9. Let pepper and onion cool slightly.  Carefully (since pepper and onion will be hot) slice pepper and onion into strips and place in bowl.  Salt and pepper to your taste. Add the 1 tablespoon of oil over pepper and onion strips and mix well.
  10. If desired, toast rolls on grill.
  11. Serve sausage on roll topped with onion and pepper strips.



Seared Scallops with Pasta



12 scallops, rinsed and drained

8 oz package bow tie pasta (you can also use shells or penne )

1/4 cup and 2 Tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp lemon juice

3/4 tsp dried minced garlic

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp ground black pepper

1 tbsp dried basil

1/4 cup and 1 tsp butter




  1. Cook pasta to directions on box.  Drain, rinse and set aside in a large bowl.
  2. Mix together 2 tbsp of olive oil, lemon juice, 1/2 of the garlic, 1/2 of the salt, and all of the black pepper in a bowl large enough to hold ingredients and scallops.
  3. Place scallops in bowl with mixture and gently mix well to coat scallops.
  4. Place scallops on a baking dish.  Sprinkle 1/2 of the basil over scallops.
  5. In a large skillet melt the 1 tsp of butter.  Once butter is melted place scallops basil-side down in the skillet.
  6. Cook scallops for  3 to 4 minutes until browned.
  7. Turn scallops, and cook the other side.
  8. While scallops are cooking, in a small saucepan, melt remaining butter with 1/4 cup olive oil, the rest of the basil, garlic and salt.
  9. Toss pasta with butter and olive oil mixture.
  10. Place pasta on plates and add scallops.


Quick and Easy Broiled Lobster Tails



 2 (4-6 ounce) frozen lobster tails

 1 tablespoon olive oil

 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning




  1. Place oven on Broil and preheat
  2. Partially Thaw the lobster tails.
  3. If the shell's are not precut, cut the shells open lengthwise down the back using kitchen shears.
  4. Brush the exposed meat with olive oil and season with lemon pepper.
  5. Place tails on a broiler pan with the meat opening facing up.
  6. Broil the tails about 6 inches from the heat source until they are done.  The meat should be slightly opaque and slightly browned at the edges (approx 10 minutes)


Quick and Easy Lemon Pepper Glazed Salmon



 4 salmon fillets

 2 Tbsps butter or mariner melted

 2 Tbsps soy sauce

 2 Tbsps of honey (optional)

 lemon pepper to taste




  1. Preheat the oven broiler.
  2. Place salmon on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  3. Mix the melted butter soy sauce and honey in a small bowl,
  4. Brush glaze mixture over the salmon.
  5. Sprinkle each fillet with lemon pepper.
  6. Broil salmon approximately 6 to 8 minutes until done and easily flaked with a fork.
  7. Serve over rice or noodles.

Baked Swai Fish



4 (4 oz) fillets swai fish

2 tablespoons buter or margarine

1/4 cup dry white wine

1 Tbsps lemon juice

1 Tbsps chopped fresh parsley (optional)

1 Tsps minced garlic

1 Tsps salt

1 Tsps ground black pepper

1 Tsps paprika




  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Lightly grease (or spray with cooking spray) a shallow baking sheet or shallow pan.
  3. Place fish fillets into the prepared pan.
  4. In a saucepan melt butter or margarine over medium heat.
  5. Mix in white wine, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, salt, and black pepper.
  6. Let sauce mixture simmer for approximately 2 -3 minutes.
  7. Spoon sauce over fish fillets.
  8. Sprinkle fish fillets with paprika and additional parsley if desired.
  9. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven until done - usually around 10 - 12 minutes ( fish should easily flake when done).
  10. Serve over rice or pasta of you choice.

Horseradish Encrusted Corned Beef


1 (4-pound) cured corned beef brisket, trimmed

16 cups water

2 cups chopped onion

1 cup chopped celery

1 cup chopped carrot

1 1/2 teaspoons pickling spice

3 garlic cloves, peeled

1 tablespoon caraway seeds

1 (2 1/2-pound) head green cabbage, cored and cut into 1-inch strips

4 pounds small red potatoes, quartered

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

2 teaspoons butter

2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs

1 (5-ounce) jar prepared horseradish, drained and squeezed dry

3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

Cooking spray



  1. Place brisket in a large pot and add water, onion, celery, carrots, pickling spice and garlic. Bring to a boil.
  2. Cover and simmer for 3 hours.
  3. Remove brisket from pot.
  4. Spray a cooking rack with cooking spray or wipe rack down with oil.
  5. Place brisket on rack in a broiler safe roasting pan.  Set aside.
  6. Strain liquid to remove vegetables and other solids and place liquid back in pot.  You can discard vegetables and solids or save them to serve as garnish around finished meat.
  7. Add caraway seeds and cabbage to pot and bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
  9. While cabbage is cooking place potatoes in a large pot or dutch oven and cover potatoes with water.  Bring to a boil and cook potatoes until tender (approximately 20 minutes).
  10. Once potatoes are done, drain and return to pan. Add parsley, butter, lemon juice, pepper and stir or toss to coat.  Cover to keep warm
  11. Once corned beef is done, drain and discard liquid
  12. Preheat broiler.
  13. Mix breadcrumbs and horseradish together.
  14. Spread mustard over one side of the meat.
  15. Press breadcrumb horseradish mixture into mustard.
  16. Broil meat until browned.
  17. Serve meat with cabbage and potatoes (and vegetables removed from cooking liquids if not previously discarded)

Ladyfinger Strawberry Torte


16 ounces of fresh or package strawberries

2 (12 ounce) packages ladyfinger cookies

3 Tablespoons sugar

3/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

11 ounces cream cheese, softened

1 pint heavy cream

1 tablespoon cornstarch


Specialty Equipment:

8 or 9 inch spring form pan



  1. Reserve out 8 -10 whole strawberries.
  2. Puree the remainder of the strawberries in a food process or blender.
  3. In a saucepan add corn starch, 3 Tablespoons sugar and pureed strawberries.
  4. Bring strawberry mixture to a slow boil. Remove from heat and let cool.
  5. In a bowl, whip cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla together.
  6. In another bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form.
  7. Gently fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture.
  8.  Arrange ladyfingers around sides and bottom of the spring form pan, standing ladyfingers upright around sides of pan.
  9. Pour 1/2 of the filling into the pan.
  10. Place a layer of ladyfingers on top of filling.
  11. Pour remainder of filling over ladyfingers.
  12. Spread strawberry sauce over top of cake
  13. Place the whole strawberries on top.
  14. Refrigerate and remove from pan once thoroughly chilled.

Pork Sliders

Beef Stew



2 pounds cubed stew meat

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

4 cups beef stock or broth

1 teaspoon dried rosemary

1 teaspoon dried parsley

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

 3 large potatoes, peeled and cubed

4 carrots, cut into 1 inch pieces

4 stalks celery, cut into 1 inch pieces

1 large onion, chopped

2 teaspoons cornstarch

2 teaspoons cold water




  1. Heat oil in large pot or dutch oven
  2. Cook beef in oil over medium heat until meat is brown.
  3. Add beef stock/broth to pot
  4. Add rosemary, parsley and pepper.
  5. Bring to a boil.  After coming to a boil reduce heat and cover pot and simmer 1 hour.
  6. Add the rest of the vegetables to the pot.
  7. Dissolve the cornstarch in the cold water and stir to dissolve.
  8. Add cornstarch to stew.
  9. Cover and simmer 1 hour longer.


Maple Pear Dessert


3 medium pears, peeled and cubed

1/4 cup sliced almonds

2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 tablespoon butter, melted

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) vanilla yogurt

4-1/2 teaspoons maple syrup



  1. In a large bowl, combine ingredients other than topping
  2. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until pears are tender.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together topping ingredients and pour over baked pears.

Double Turkey Bacon Burgers



2 tablespoons olive oil

8 slices turkey bacon

2 1/2 pounds ground turkey breast

2 green onions, finely chopped

1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder

1 1/2 teaspoons smoked sweet paprika

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 teaspoons zest and the juice of 2 limes

1 red onion, chopped

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 (15-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, lightly drained

2 rounded tablespoon grainy mustard

8 slices pepper jack cheese, from the deli counter

4 large sandwich size English muffins, lightly toasted




  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a sauce pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions and soften, season with salt and pepper and then add Worcestershire, brown sugar, tomatoes, and mustard. Let the sauce cook on low.
  3. Add olive oil in a large skillet over medium to medium-high heat and add the turkey bacon. Cook until crisp, remove to plate.
  4. While the bacon cooks, combine the turkey breast, green onions, chipotle powder, paprika, salt and pepper, lime zest and juice.
  5. Mix the turkey breast with seasonings and form 8 patties.
  6. Place the first 4 patties in the pan; cook until done, usually 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Remove from the skillet and place onto a plate and loosely cover keep warm
  7. Cook the remaining 4 patties in the skillet until done, usually 3 to 4 minutes on each side.
  8. Top with a slice of cheese and 2 pieces bacon.
  9. Cover skillet with lid if there is enough room to not have cheese stick to the lid, otherwise tent skillet with foil and cook on low to moderate heat to melt cheese, usually around 1 minute.
  10. Toast English muffins if preferred.  Place plain burgers on muffin bottoms, add burgers that have the cheese and bacon on them.  Top with fire roasted tomato sauce and English muffin top.

Honey Lime Pollack



1/4 cup honey

3 tablespoons lime juice

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 pound pollack fillets

salt and pepper to taste

 1 butternut squash - peeled, seeded and sliced

1 bunch fresh asparagus spears, trimmed and chopped

poultry seasoning

1/2 cup mozzarella cheese




  1. In a large bowl, mix the honey, lime juice, and garlic. Season pollack with salt and pepper, place in the bowl.
  2. marinate 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  5. Arrange the squash and asparagus in the baking dish.
  6. Place pollack on top of vegetables, and season with poultry seasoning. Discard remaining marinade.
  7. Bake  approximately 20 minutes  until fish is easily flaked and vegetables are tender.
  8. Sprinkle with mozzarella, and continue baking 5 minutes, or until cheese is lightly browned.

Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Butter


1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed

cooking spray

salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar



  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place asparagus on a baking sheet.
  3. Coat with cooking spray, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake asparagus 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until tender.
  5. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  6.  Remove from heat, and stir in soy sauce and balsamic vinegar.
  7. Pour over the baked asparagus.

Grilled Scallops



3/4 cup butter

2/3 cup onions chopped

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1/8 tsps  salt

1 1/2 pounds sea scallops

1/3 cup parsley chopped



  1. Preheat grill to medium heat. Lightly oil grate.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Once butter is melted saute onions and garlic until soft and translucent.  Once done remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and salt.
  3. Put scallops in a bowl, and coat with butter mixture.
  4. Thread scallops onto metal or bamboo skewers.  If using bamboo skewers make sure you soak skewers in water for 15 minutes. You can also use a wire grill basket or a grilling pan. Grill for about 4 minutes per side.
  5. Place remaining butter mixture back into saucepan and bring to boil.  Once boiling, lower heat and keep warm.  Once scallops are cooked either coat scallops with butter mixture or place in small bowls for serving with scallops.

Cornell Chicken





2 cups vinegar

1 cup oil

1 egg

3 tablespoons salt

1 tablespoon poultry seasoning


6 to 8 chicken Leg Quarters




  1. In a bowl or blender combine all ingredients except for meat.
  2. Place chicken in a tight sealing bowl or resealable bag and pour marinade over chicken.
  3. Place chicken in refrigerator for at least 3-4 hours.  For best results marinade over night in refrigerator.
  4. Cook Chicken on grill until done.  If desired, heat marinade in pan on stove until boiling and use as a baste.




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