Brussel Sprouts (Thanksgiving)

1 lbs. Brussel Spouts 1 – Small Container Crumbled Gorgonzola (Or any mild blue cheese) 4 – Strips Bacon (thick cut) 1 TBSP butter Directions: Peal the sprouts of their outer leaves and quarter. Blanch in hot water for three minutes. Drain and cool. Chop the bacon into ¼” bits, cook in a cast iron … Continue reading Brussel Sprouts (Thanksgiving)

Maple Old Fashioned (Ish)

I was inspired the other night by the 3-ingredient Happy Hour blog on using maple syrup for an old fashioned.  It was simple, amazing, and delicious.  So I took a look at my ingredient cupboard and found I still had some ginger maple syrup from a trip to Montreal from 2017, and I thought "why … Continue reading Maple Old Fashioned (Ish)

Cranberry-Habanero Relish – Freeman

Ingredients1 large orange2 cups fresh cranberries (8 ounces; do not use berries that have been frozen)3 medium habanero chile (1/2 ounce), seeded and cored1/4 cup granulated sugar1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1 teaspoon finely grated lime zestInstructionsWith a sharp knife, cut the top and bottom off the orange. Stand the orange up on its cut end and … Continue reading Cranberry-Habanero Relish – Freeman

Roasted Chicken Tacos – Freeman

Ingredients 4 – Slices thick cut bacon 5 – Chicken Breasts 2 – Poblano Peppers (Fresh, Diced) 2 – Large Tomatoes (diced) 1 – Medium Yellow Onion (diced) 2 – Garlic Clove (minced) ½ Cup – Diced Green Chilies (one small can) 2 tbsp – Mexican Chili (split) 2 tbsp – Cumin 6 – Bay … Continue reading Roasted Chicken Tacos – Freeman

Maple Grilled Shrimp on Tostones with Chili Vinegar

Tostones 2 green to yellow plantains, cut into 3/4” sections and peel 2 cups vegetable oil Chili Vinegar 6 medium length jalapeños 6 Thai Chilies 2 medium to large cloves of garlic 2 cups rice vinegar Maple Shrimp 1 lb. Shrimp, shelled and deveined 4 tbsp. maple syrup 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 … Continue reading Maple Grilled Shrimp on Tostones with Chili Vinegar