Friday, April 4, 2014

Friday Foodday

Tomorrow is The BF's birthday. He's a good one, so today's we're looking at some of his favorite foods.

Applejack Rabbit
  • 2 ounces Laird's Bonded Apple Brandy
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 ounces of good Maple Syrup
Add apple brandy, lemon juice, orange juice, and maple syrup to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds, and strain into a chilled coupe.

Sweet and Spicy Pulled Pork with Honey JalapeƱo Slaw
For the Pulled Pork:
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen pitted cherries
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce 
  • 1 bottle BBQ sauce 
  • 3 lb pork shoulder
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
For the Slaw:
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 1 10 oz bag slaw mix
  • ⅓ cup chopped cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  1. Combine first 4 Pulled Pork ingredients in the bottom of the crock pot. Mix in ½ of the BBQ sauce.
  2. Season the pork shoulder with smoked paprika, salt, and pepper and place on top of the BBQ sauce mixture. Pour the remaining BBQ sauce on top.
  3. Cook on low for about 6-7 hours, or until the pork can be pulled apart with forks.
  4. Remove the pork, pull it, and return it to the crock pot.
  5. Mix it all together and cook on low for an additional hour.
  6. As the pork cooks, prepare the slaw by mixing together all of the ingredients. Cover until ready to serve.
  7. When the pork is done, serve warm with slaw on fresh hamburger buns.

Molten Chocolate Cake
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 egg whites

  1. Lightly grease 3 ramekins with butter.
  2. Melt the chocolate into the butter in a double boiler and let cool a bit.
  3. Beat the egg yolks and sugar and mix into the chocolate.
  4. Beat the egg whites in a bowl until they form soft peaks.
  5. Fold the chocolate into the egg whites.
  6. Pour the batter into the ramekins, no more than 2/3 full.
  7. Bake in a preheated 400F oven for 7-10 minutes. The outside will be set and possibly crack and the inside will still be liquid.
  8. Let cool for a few minutes and then run a knife around the edges and tip onto a plate. 

No comments:

Post a Comment

Hey lovebug! Thank you so much for you comment. I just loved spending time with you and I hope you come back again soon! TCB.