Blog

Bratwurst

Ingredients: 4 Kanada City Cattle Co. Bacon Cheeseburger Bratwurst (1) 3 Beers 1 Onion, sliced thin Hot Dog Buns Mustard (2) Directions: In a pot bring beer, sliced onions, salt, and bratwursts to a boil. Turn down to low heat and let simmer until brats are 145* internal. (3) Get a skillet or grill hot.…
Read more

Potato Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb. Potatoes (1) 1/3 cup Full Fat Greek Yogurt (2) 1 tbsp Oil (3) 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 3 Hardboiled Eggs 3 strips Bacon 1 tsp Garlic Salt 1.5 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar 1/2 Dill Pickle, chopped Salt and Pepper, to taste Directions: Fill a pot of water and bring to a boil.…
Read more

Guilt-Free Caramelized Onion Dip

Ingredients: 2 cups Whole Milk Greek Yogurt (1) 2 large Sweet Onion, diced small (2) 1.5 tsp salt 1/4 tsp Sherry Vinegar (3) 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder 1 tbsp Oil Fresh Cracked Black Pepper, to taste Directions: Chop the onions into a small dice. Heat the oil in a pan over med-high heat. Add onions,…
Read more

Bucatini with Sausage Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: 1 lb. Bucatini Pasta 1/2-1 lb Italian Sausage (1) 3 Garlic Cloves, sliced thin 1 can Whole Peeled Tomatoes, 28 oz. 2 tbsp Tomato Paste 1/2 tsp Dry Oregano 1/2 tsp Dry Parsley 1/2 tsp Dry Basil Red Pepper Flake Directions: Heat pan (2) of water to a boil, season with salt. Preheat large…
Read more

Mediterranean Chicken Flatbread

Tzatziki: 1 cup Non-Fat Greek Yogurt 1 med Cucumber, shredded then drained (1) 1/2 Lemon, juiced 1 tbsp Fresh Dill, Chopped 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt 2 Cloves Garlic, minced Black Pepper Flatbread: Naan (2) Cooked Chicken (3) Red Wine Vinegar, or favorite Greek Dressing Mozzarella Cheese (4) Red Onion, sliced thin Olives, chopped Pepperoncini, chopped…
Read more

Brisket

Ingredients: Whole Packer Brisket 1/3 Cup Kosher Salt (1) 1/3 Cup Ground Black Pepper Directions: Get your smoker of choice dialed in to 225*. (2) Trim brisket to desired fat content remaining. (3) Combine salt and pepper to create an even blend of the seasoning. Season the meat all over. (4) Place a probe thermometer…
Read more

Steak: Sous Vide vs. Reverse Sear

Ingredients: Steak Seasoning Equipment: Freezer-safe bag, or vacuum seal bag Sous Vide machine Probe Thermometer Let’s Talk: Sous Vide first. Why sous vide? What is sous vide? Sous vide cooking takes a piece of meat, puts it into a bag, sucks the air out, and cooks it in a water bath to a precise temperature.…
Read more

SSG Katz’s Meatloaf

In remembrance of Army Staff Sgt. Jeremy Katzenberger, who passed away during combat in Afghanistan in ’11, I get to share his story on this Memorial Day. With the blessing of his brother-in-law Patrick Montgomery, who runs KC Cattle Company, and whose wagyu beef I’m using here, I made SSG Katz’s Meatloaf prepared two ways…
Read more

Mexican Style Corn

Ingredients: 3 Ears Corn 2 tbsp Mayo 1/2 tbsp Chili Powder Cotija Cheese, crumbled (1) Cilantro, chopped Lime Wedges Directions: Husk and de-silk the corn. Cook in the oven at 500*, on the grill, or directly in a pan until the corn is cooked and the outside is charred. Meanwhile, mix mayo and chili powder.…
Read more

Pantry Pasta

Ingredients: 4 oz Pasta 2 tbsp Tomato Paste 1/3 cup Water 3 Garlic Cloves, minced Red Pepper Flake, pinch 1/2 tsp Dry Basil 1/2 tsp Dry Oregano 1/2 tsp Dry Parsley Directions: Boil a pot of salted water, and add pasta when ready. While water boils, mince garlic. Oil a pan on med-low heat and…
Read more