Balsamic Caramelized Onions

1 red onion, sliced 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar 2 tbsp of butter OR 2 tbsp bacon drippings (I make breakfast and reserve the drippings for certain recipes. Not the healthiest, but it’s delicious!) 1. Heat up your butter (or bacon grease) on medium high heat in a large skillet. I use…

Compound Butter for Steaks

1 cup of softened butter 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tbsp finely chopped chives  2 oz. blue cheese  1. Place softened butter in stand mixer on medium speed for 3-5 mins. Until fluffy.  2. Add in all ingredients. Stir on a low speed for 2 minutes.  3. Remove from…

Sriracha Pineapple Chicken

Ingredients: 1/4 cup Honey 1/8 cup BBQ Sauce  1/4 cup Dijon Mustard 1/4 cup Pineapple Juice 1/8 cup Sriracha  4-6 Chicken Legs  1. In a sauce pan, add all wet ingredients and bring to a simmer. Stir well. Remove from heat.  2. Once the mixture is cooled pour into a large ziplock bag with 4-6…

Glazed Pork Chops 

Ingredients: ¼ cup brown sugar  ½ tsp cayenne powder  ½ tsp garlic powder  ½ tsp paprika ½ tsp salt  ¼ tsp black pepper  2 tbsp olive oil  4 thick cut boneless pork chops  1. Combine all dry ingredients and mix well. 2. Lay out all four chops. Spread mix evenly on each chop. Flip them,…

Homemade Pasta Sauce

5 pounds of fresh tomatoes, peeled and seeded (to peel, cut a small “x” on the top and drop in to boiling water for 10 seconds and drop in to an ice bath. Skin will easily peel off) 1/4 cup olive oil  1 large onion, diced 8 oz of mushrooms, finely minced  8 cloves of…

Salsa 

1 can of tomatoes, whole 2 cans of Rotel diced tomatoes with green chiles 2 cloves of fresh garlic, minced  1/2 of a red onion, quartered 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 1 jalapeño, whole, remove stem 1/4 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp cumin, ground  1 tsp salt  Throw all the ingredients into your food…

Fire Roasted Salsa

-2 cans of fire roasted tomatoes -1 bundle cilantro -1 large white onion, quartered -5 Serrano peppers -5 Jalapeño peppers -5 Habanero peppers -5 Árbol Chillies, dried -3 Poblanos, dried -1 Head of Garlic, peel skin away -1 tsp of salt -1 tsp of pepper -1 tsp of ground cumin -1 fresh lime to taste…