Category: Main Courses

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Lasagna

We love a good family recipe. This lasagna, particularly, is one of our neighbor’s recipes that has been shared to us. It’s been a tradition for her to always have lasagna every Thanksgiving. INGREDIENTS: For the Sauce: 1 lb Italian sausage, removed from casing; 1 lb ground beef; 1 clove garlic, minced; 1 TBS dried basil; 1 tsp salt; 1 lb canned tomatoes; 2...

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Chinese Braised Pork Belly

It’s been a tradition in our family for my aunt to serve this on every Chinese New Year. She’s never missed a single year. Tender and full of flavor, it’s always a great recipe for your Chinese New Year feast! INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs pork belly; 2 tablespoons oil; 6 stalks scallions, cut into 3-inch lengths; 6 cloves garlic, minced; 2-inches...

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Holiday Pulled Pork

Tired of the usual Christmas Ham dinner? Try switching it with pulled pork! Melt-in-your-mouth tender and filled with all the holiday flavors and spices! INGREDIENTS: 5 lbs of pork shoulder; 4 tablespoons brown sugar; 2 tablespoons olive oil; 5 teaspoons salt; 4 teaspoons whole pepper; 1 tablespoon smoked paprika; 1 tablespoondried onion; 2 teaspoonswhole cloves; 2 teaspoonswhole all spice 2 teaspoonsground cinnamon; 3/4 teaspoon dried...

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Coffee-Rubbed Burger

Summer or Memorial Day!!! Let’s give grilling/BBQ season a delicious start! INGREDIENTS: 8 oz. ground beef; 2 teaspoons coffee ground; 1/2 teaspoon black pepper; 1/2 teaspoon smoked salt; 1/2 teaspoon pink peppercorn; 1/2 teaspoon dried onion; 1/2 teaspoon dried shallots; 1/2 teaspoon dried garlic; 1/4 teaspoon chili powder; 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder METHOD: 1. Preheat the grill to high. 2. Put all the spices into a spice...

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Barbecue Brisket

One of the greatest things to do in the Summer is barbecue! And one of the greatest thing for barbecue, is brisket! It does take a long time to cook. But trust me, it’s worth it! The meat is so tender, it melts in your mouth INGREDIENTS: 10 lbs beef brisket; 5 teaspoons (23g) salt; 5 teaspoons (23g)...

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Braised Short Ribs

Tender, melt-in-your-mouth braised short ribs – slow cooking at its finest. These braised short ribs can’t be missed. INGREDIENTS: 3 1/2 (1 1/2 kg) lbs boneless short ribs, trimmed of excess fat; 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (60 ml); 2 large onions 2 large shallots (or 8 small ones); 1 tablespoon tomato paste (15 g); 6 cloves garlic; 2 cups red wine...

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Smoked Turkey

Every November we look forward to stuffing ourselves with stuffings and cooking up our favorite recipes. Today, we’re excited to share one of our favorite turkey recipes for your Turkey Day feast. INGREDIENTS: 10 lbs (4.5 kg) whole turkey, for the rub: 4 tablespoons turkey seasoning (recipe below); 4 tablespoons peanut oil; 1-1/2 tablespoons Kosher flake salt; 1 medium onion,...

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Pan-Seared Duck with Pomegranate Sauce

Duck breasts may seem too fancy for the average weeknight, but they cook beautifully. With its luscious ruby-colored sauce, this is definitely one that will impress your guests on Christmas. INGREDIENTS: 2 Duck breasts; Seeds from 1 pomegranate; 1 cup chicken broth; 1/2 pomegranate syrup; 2 tablespoons soy sauce; 1 tablespoon rice wine; 2 teaspoon arrowroot powder; 1 clove garlic, minced METHOD: 1. Score...