Brined & Mopped Pork Chops

6 Cups-Water ¼ Cup-Granulated Sugar ¼ Cup-Kosher Salt 2 Cups-Ice 4 Each-Thick Cut Bone-In Pork Chop To Coat-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix Mop 2 Each-Lemon-halved 2 Each-Green Onion-thin sliced 2 Cloves-garlic-mashed into paste 2 Tablespoons-Coarse Mustard 2 Tablespoons-Apple Cider Vinegar ¼ Cup-Hosin Sauce 1 Teaspoon-Fish Sauce To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Directions Place water in a stock pot and …

Grilled Brussel Sprout Salad with Bacon Ginger Vinaigrette

1 Pound-Brussel Sprouts-halved To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix ¼ Cup-Walnuts-toasted 3 Each-Radish-sliced thin ½ Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled 2 Each Green Onion-sliced thin Directions Preheat grill to medium high heat for direct heat grilling. Toss halved brussel sprouts with a little oil and season with Spice Mix. Place on grill and cook until slightly charred on both sides, 5-7 …

Tacos al Pastor with Grilled Tomatillo Salsa

  1 Recipe-Tomatillo Salsa-see recipe To Brush-Olive Oil 1 ½ Cups-Pineapple-stem and skin removed, sliced into disks, about ¼ pineapple 12 Corn/Flour Tortillas 2 Each-Roma Tomatoes-deseeded, diced 4 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin To Taste-Cojita Cheese-crumbled To Garnish-Cilantro Leaves To Taste-Lime-wedged   Directions Make adobo, can be made day before. Remove ¼ Cup of adobo and marinate pork in a zip bag …

Italian Sausage Sandwich

4 Each-Soft Hoagie Roll-split, but not halved 4 Links-Sweet Italian Sausage-hot, sweet, or mild-I like a combination of each 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 1 Each-White Onion-cut into half moons 1 Each-Green Bell Pepper-stem/seeds removed, cut into thin strips 1 Bulb-Fresh Garlic-roasted and squeezed from skins To Taste-Chef Troy Spice Mix-or kosher salt/black pepper 3 Tablespoons-Balsamic Vinegar 4 Each-Roma Tomatoes-deseeded and diced …

Crispy Pork Nachos with Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Sauce

1 Tablespoon-Unsalted Butter 1 Tablespoon-Flour 2 Cups-Heavy Cream 4 Ounces-Sharp Cheddar Cheese-grated 1 To 2 Teaspoons-Canned Chipotle Peppers-deseeded, chopped 1 Large Bag-Tortilla Chips 1 ½ Pound-Ground Pork 3 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 1 Pack-Taco Seasoning 1-12 Ounce-Beer 2 Each-Roma Tomatoes-deseeded and diced 2 Each-Jalapeno Peppers-deseed and fine diced 2 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin Directions In a small pot melt butter over medium heat. …

Pimento Cheese Risotto with Bacon and Onion

4 Cups-Chicken Stock 6 Strips-Smoked Bacon-sliced into thin strips 1 Tablespoon-Unsalted Butter 5 Each-Spring Onions-sliced thin ½ Pound-Aborio Rice 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped 1 Cup-White Wine To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper One Recipe-Chipotle Pimento Cheese-see below To Garnish-Panko Bread Crumbs-toasted lightly   Directions Place stock in pot and place over low heat to warm through. Warm a large deep non-stick pan over medium/medium …

Black Eyed Pea Hummus Toast with Crispy Andouille

1 Pound-Smoked Andouille Sausage-rough chopped To Drizzle-Olive Oil 4 Slices-Brioche Bread 2 Each-Radish-sliced thin 2 Each-Spring Onion-whites sliced thin To Taste-Celery Leaves   Hummus ½ Cup-Olive Oil or Canola Oil 3 Each-Garlic Cloves-large, rough chopped ¼ Cup-spring onions-rough chopped 2 Each-Chipotle Pepper-seeds removed 2/15.5 Ounce Cans-Black Eyed Peas-canned, rinsed and drained, 16 weight ounces 1 Ounce-Red Wine Vinegar To Taste-Kosher …

Green Chorizo Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

• 8 Each-Flour Tortillas • Canola Oil • 12 Ounce Light Beer • To Taste-Crema • To Taste-Quesco Fresco   Chorizo • 1 ½ Pounds-Ground Pork • 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt • 1 Teaspoons-Black Pepper • 2 Teaspoons-Ground Coriander • 1 Teaspoon-Ground Cumin • 1 Each-Poblano-roasted, skin/stem/seeds removed • 2 Each-Serrano Peppers-stem/seeds removed, rough chopped • 1 Bunch-Cilantro-upper half of bunch …

Asparagus with Poblano Cream and Crispy Country Ham

• 8 Ounces-Country Ham-biscuit slice • 2 Cups-Heavy Cream • 2 Each-Poblano-roasted, skin/stem/seeds removed and chopped fine • ½ Cup-Goat Cheese-about 4 ounces • ¼ Cup-Pecorino Cheese-grated, plus extra to garnish • To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper • 1 Pound-Asparagus-stem end trimmed • To Drizzle-Olive Oil • To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix-or kosher salt/black pepper   Directions 1. Preheat oven to …

Chicken Ramen with Crispy Pork & Soft Eggs

Eggs • 4 Each-Eggs • ½ Cup-Ponzu • ½ Cup-Sake • 1 Cup-Water • ¼ Cup-Garlic Chill Sauce   Broth • 2 Quarts-Water • 2 Tablespoons-Black Miso Paste • 1 Each-Rotisserie Chicken • 3 Strips-Smoked Bacon • 8 Ounces-Cremini Mushrooms • 1 Bunch-Green Onions-2 sliced thin, rest halved • To Taste-Soy Sauce • 2 Tablespoons-Sake • To Taste-Kosher Salt • …