Friday, September 30, 2016

Friday Foodday

Happy Friday lovebugs!
Here are my favorite recipes this week.

Chipotle Cherry Bourbon Smash
c/o Bit By A Fox

1.5 oz Bourbon (Wild Turkey Russell’s Reserve 10 Year Old Bourbon works well with this)
5-6 cocktail cherries (Mess Hall Cocktail Co)
1/4 oz lemon juice
2 dashes Tabasco Chipotle Sauce
Muddle cherries, lemon juice and Tabasco in a rocks glass. Add bourbon and ice. Top with seltzer and give a stir. Garnish with cocktail cherry.

Grilled Cheese Burger

  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small onion, sliced 
  • 8 slices Monterrey jack cheese, cheddar cheesy, colby cheese or other favorite cheese
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked 
  • 8 slices hearty bread
  • 4 tbs butter butter
  1. Form the ground beef into wide flat thin patties. Season with salt and pepper and set aside. 
  2. If using, preheat a large skillet. 
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute the onions and peppers with a pinch of salt, over medium heat until soft, about 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from pan, set aside.
  4. Salt the patties. Swirl 1 tbs butter in the pan to coat. Add the patties and cook 3 to 5 minutes, flipping once halfway through cook time. Remove from pan. 
  5. If using the skillet, wipe down. 
  6. Butter the outside of each slice of bread. Lay a slice of cheese on each piece of bread. Add a patty, top with onion and pepper mix, a slice of tomato, 2 slices of bacon, and another slice of cheese. Add the top piece of bread, butter side out. 
  7. Place sandwiches on pre-heated griddle or hot skillet. Cook until golden brown and cheese is melted through, flipping once as needed to brown both sides.

Apple Crisp Pizza
  • 4 medium apples, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (1/2 a lemon)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pie crust
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

  1. Toss the apples in the lemon juice.
  2. Mix the sugar, flour and cinnamon in a large bowl and toss with apples.
  3. Roll the pie crust out to a 12 inch circle and fold a bit of the edge under so that there is a raised outer circle.
  4. Place the apple mixture onto the pie crust in a single layer.
  5. Mix the flour, sugar, oats, cinnamon and butter in a large bowl until it forms crumbs and sprinkle them over the apples.
  6. Bake in a preheated 350F/180C oven until the top is golden brown and the apples are tender, about 30-40 minutes.
  7. Serve warm topped with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream.

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