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Sausage Triangles

3 Feb

Sausage Triangles

Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients:
1 lb. ground pork
1 onion, chopped
1 ts dried sage
1/2 ts salt
1/2 ts ground black pepper
1/2 ts crushed red pepper flakes
1 (17 1/4 oz.) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
flour, for dusting
1 egg, beaten
1 cup Worcestershire sauce

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degress F.
2. Combine pork, potato, onion, sage, salt, pepper, and pepper flakes in a bowl.
3. Unfold 1 pastry sheet; following folding marks, cut the sheet into 3 rectangles. Cut each rectangle into four squares. Cut each square into 2 triangles.
4. Place 1 TB of sausage mixture onto each triangle. Fold one corner of the puff pastry over to another corner. Press edges together with fingers or fork.
5. Place triangles on baking sheet, seam side down. Brush the top with beaten egg.
6. Bake for 35 minutes.
7. Serve warm with side of Worcestershire sauce.

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Slow Cooker Chili

1 Feb

Super Bowl Sunday is coming up this week, so I thought I should concentrate on party foods, drinks and appetizers. If you are not attending or throwing a party this weekend, save these posts for when you do.

For starters, letÅ› start with Slow Cooker Chili.

Ingredients:

8 strips of bacon, chopped
1 lb. ground beef
1 lb. ground pork
28 oz. can stewed tomatoes
1 – 16oz. can tomato sauce
1 – 6oz. can tomato paste
2 – 16 oz. cans kidney beans
2 cups carrots, chopped
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup green pepper, chopped
1 TB chili powder
1 ts salt
1 TB cumin
1 ts black pepper
1 TB Worchestershire
2 ts Franks hot sauce
1 ts cayenne pepper
1 ts paprika
1 ts brown sugar

Directions:

1. Cook bacon in skillet until crisp. Remove to paper towel to drain.
2. Brown beef and pork in bacon drippings in skillet.
3. Combine all ingredients in slow cooker.
4. Cover. Cook on LOW 9-10 hours. Stir occasionally.

Pork Steak with Apple Cider Vinaigrette and Mashed Orange and Lemon Yams

17 Jan

Pork Steak with Apple Cider Vinaigrette and Mashed Orange and Lemon Sweet Potatoes

Serves 4
Prep Time: 2 hours marinating + 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 TB ground cumin
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 pounds pork steak
2 ounces olive oil
1 cup chicken stock
2 yams, peeled and diced
1 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 TB butter

Directions:

1. In a bowl, mix vinegar, water, cumin, garlic, salt and pepper. Place pork in bowl and marinate 2 hours. Remove and pat dry. Save the marinade.
2. Place yams in stock pot, pour in orange juice and lemon juice. Add enough water to cover the remainder of the yams. Bring yams to a boil and cook for 20 minutes (until yams are tender enough to mash).
3. While yams are cooking, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
4. Heat oil in saute pan. Add pork steaks and brown. Add marinade, cover and cook 5 minutes. Place pork in oven safe dish with marinade, cover, and cook 20 minutes.
5. When yams are tender, drain them. Add butter to yams and mash to your preferred taste.

Chicken Fried Pork Chops

29 Jul

Chicken Fried Pork Chops
Slow Cooker Recipe

Serves 6

Ingredients:

1/2 cup flour
3/4 ts salt
1 1/2 ts dry mustard
3/4 ts garlic powder
6 pork chops
2 ts oil
10 3/4 oz. can cream of chicken soup
1 soup can water

Directions:

1. Combine flour, salt, dry mustard, and garlic powder. Dredge pork chops in flour mixture. Brown in oil in skillet. Place in slow cooker.
2. Combine soup and water. Pour over meat.
3. Cover. Cook on HIGH 6-8 hours.

Barbecued Pork

16 Jul

Barbecued Pork

Slow Cooker Recipe
Serves 6

Ingredients:
3 pounds pork, cubed
2 cups onions, chopped
3 green peppers, chopped
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup vinegar
6 oz can tomato paste
1 1/2 TB chili powder
1 ts dry mustard
2 ts Worcestershire sauce
2 ts salt

Grated Cheese
Cole Slaw

Directions:

1. Combine all ingredients in slow cooker.
2. Cover. Cook on HIGH 8 hours.
3. Shred the meat with a fork. Mix into sauce and heat through.
4. Serve on hamburger buns with grated cheese and cole slaw on top.