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Salmon Salad

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, salad, sous vide, fish

Something a little different. We know you aren't going to eat meat at every meal! Here's a healthy and delicious salmon salad that is so easy to prepare and tastes fantastic.



Smoked - Sous Vide Wings or Drumsticks

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Chicken, Recipes, Wings, Sous Vide, smoker, drumsticks

This two ingredient recipe has a few steps, but is simple if you have the right tools. Oh and it tastes amazing. Great for wings or drumsticks.



Simple Herb Sausage

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, ground pork, pork, Ground Beef, beef

This quick sausage works well for ground pork or beef and is a nice staple to add to your meal rotation. Works well with dried herbs, but obviously fresh would be nicer.



Honey Ginger Heirloom Carrots

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, vegetarian, sides

There is nothing like local heirloom carrots. We just love when we get them in our veggie CSA. They are fantastic raw, but add a bit of honey and ginger and you get something quite special for the few minutes of your time.



Rosemary, Olive and Lemon Chicken

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, whole chicken, chicken thigh

This is a simple one-pot meal you can make with any bone-in chicken. It doubles as a great dish for entertaining because it doesn't take long to cook, so you can do the work before your guests arrive and just take it out of the oven when its time to eat.



Moroccan Ragout - Vegetarian

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, vegetarian, sides, vegan

Betsy always saves ideas for recipes that pile up when we don't have time to cook as much as we'd like. This one she kept around for years until we finally tried it out. We made a few modifications and really like how it turned out!



Smoked - Sous Vide Pulled Pork

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: pork, pork roast, smoker, sous vide, recipes

There is nothing like slow cooked - low temp sous vide pork. The problem is that it just isn't very smoky. Here is a great recipe to combine the best of BBQ and modern cooking techniques.



Sweet Apple Carnitas

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, pork, pork roast, newsletter, crockpot

When we were sampling our pork at Lakewinds, everyone was asking for the recipe of the carnitas we were serving. The deli department made up the recipe, so I didn't know it... but I decided to tinker and make up my own adding a few twists -- turned out AMAZING!



Slow Cooker Pork Roast

Posted by Josh King | Tags: pork roast, pork shoulder, easy, recipes, crockpot

If you're like us, you're busy enough with work and daily activities that coming home to make a meal sometimes isn't what you want to do at the end of the day. That's one of the reasons we love our slow cooker. Here is a great pork roast recipe you can have waiting for you to enjoy after a long day at work!



Brussel Sprouts with Saffron Hollandaise

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: sides, vegetarian, recipes

Easy.. this is really easy... Bacon Fat Fried Organic Brussel Sprouts with FAST from scratch Saffron Hollandaise. Yum.



Pork chops with a summer salad and peanut dressing

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, pork chop, chicken breast

With the snow on the way, we thought a nice summer scene would go nicely with the summer salad. This recipe works equally well with pork chops or chicken breasts. Although the ingredient list looks long, it is so easy to prepare. Everything can be made ahead of time which makes it a great dish for entertaining.



Mushroom Squash Risotto

Posted by Josh King | Tags: sides, recipes, soup

We love vegetarian meals. Rice isn’t something we should eat all the time for a wide range of reasons, but there nothing like a REAL risotto with Arborio rice. Strictly speaking this dish isn’t vegetarian since a homemade broth is essential to the flavor. The broth also adds electrolytes and helps cushion the onslaught of carbs the rice throws at us. This meal takes time to do it right, but it is easy. Just get a glass of wine and have a nice conversation.



Chicken and Coconut Soup

Posted by Josh King | Tags: shredded chicken, easy, whole chicken, soup, recipes

We love this recipe. It is very flavorful but SO quick and easy to make. Start the chicken in the morning before work (or the day before if that’s easier) and the rest can be done in about 20 minutes right before dinner.



Bratwurst and Sausage Egg Bake

Posted by Josh King | Tags: brats, eggs, recipes, sausages

This is a yummy one-dish meal modeled after the British dish Toad-in-a-Hole. We love it with our brats and eggs!



Thai Peanut Pasta with Ground Pork

Posted by Josh King | Tags: ground pork, pork, vegitarian, recipes

This has been a favorite recipe of ours for a good 10 years … but we never realized until now that it would be PERFECT with ground pork! We’ve always made it with chicken or as a vegetarian dish but with the pork it has just now reached its full potential. This is a quick and easy weeknight meal – enjoy!

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