Pork Chops with Creamy Mustard Noodles

Ingredients

  • 6 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (10-1/2 ounces) condensed beef broth, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup whipped cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • Minced fresh parsley
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Mediterranean Beef Pinwheels

Ingredients

  • 1 beef Flank Steak (1-1/2 to 2 pounds)
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1/3 cup olive tapenade
  • 1 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup crumbled low-fat feta cheese
  • 4 cups grape or cherry tomatoes

     

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Easy Strawberry Lime Slush

Ingredients

  • 12 medium Frozen Strawberries
  • 1 cup Sprite
  • 2 Tbsp fresh squeezed Lime Juice (about 2 limes)
  • 3 Tbsp white Sugar
  • 3 large Ice Cubes

Directions

  1. Add Strawberries, Sprite, Lime Juice and Sugar to your blender and blend thoroughly.
  2. Add Ice Cubes and continue blending until desired consistency.
  3. Transfer to some fun glasses and get ready to be refreshed!

Smoked Tri-Tip Roast

Ingredients

  • 1 Beef Tri-Tip roast (1.5 to 2 lbs.)
  • 2 Tbsp. Kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp. coarse ground pepper or your preferred seasoning rub

Directions

  1. Blot the roast with a paper towel and season generously with salt and pepper or seasoning rub.
  2. Lightly coat grates with vegetable oil spray. Close cooking chamber lids.
  3. Place 3-5 lbs. of charcoal, in center of the firebox. Open the firebox air vent approximately 1-2″, and smokestack damper halfway. With firebox lid open, stand back, carefully light charcoal and allow to burn until covered with a light ash. (Approximately 20 minutes)
  4. Once coals have ashed over, add wood chunks. Do not shut firebox lid until the smoke is clean, often called Blue Smoke.
  5. Close firebox lid. Adjust the firebox air vent and smokestack damper to regulate cooking temperature. The ideal smoking temperature is between 275°F-300°F.

Apple Pie Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream, divided
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1½ tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 large apples, peeled and thinly sliced (I prefer Granny Smith for cooking/baking)
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1-2 tbsp. dark rum (optional)
  • 1 cup graham crackers, chopped small

Stacked Applesauce Cake

Ingredients

  • 3 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves
  • 3/4 c. unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 c. unsweetened applesauce
  • Cinnamon Whipped Cream
  • 2 tbsp. Confectioners’ sugar (optional)