Apple Andouille Rice Grits with Brown Butter Shrimp

1 Stick-Unsalted Butter 3 Cups-Water 1 Cup-Whole Milk 1 Cup-Rice Grits-or long grain rice pulsed in food processor to break into grit size pieces To Taste-Kosher Salt/ Black Pepper 1 Link-Andouille Sausage-casing removed, chopped fine if smoked, cooked and crumbled if raw 1 Each-Granny Smith Apple-fine dice Optional-Pickled Hot Pepper-extra fine dice 1 Pound-Shrimp-peeled/deveined Directions Melt butter in a small …

Buttermilk Cornbread

8 Strips-Thick Sliced Bacon-cut into strips, cooked, drained, reserved drippings 2 Cups-Fine Yellow Corn Meal 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoon-Baking Powder 1 Teaspoon-Baking Soda 1 ½ Cups-Buttermilk-room temperature 1 Each-Egg-room temperature Directions Set measured buttermilk and whole egg out at room temperature at least 20 minutes before starting recipe. Pre-heat oven and an 8 ½ iron skillet to 450 degrees, …

Pork Tenderloin Sandwich with Grilled Scallion Peanut Pesto

1 Each-Pork Tenderloin-silver skin removed To Coat-Canola Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Brush-Korean BBQ Sauce-see recipe below (also for mayo) ¾ Cup-Mayo ¼ Cup-Korean BBQ Sauce 1 Each-Avocado-halved, seed removed, flesh removed from skin, thin sliced 1 Head-Watercress-or arugula, green leaf lettuce, romaine 4 Each-Soft Hoagie Roll Pesto 1 Bunch-Scallions/Green Onions-lightly oiled, seasoned, grilled 2 Cloves-Garlic ¼ Cup-Peanuts-Raw or …

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 …

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 …

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 …