Bite-Sized Sweet and Spicy Beef Ribs

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 to 2 pounds beef Country-Style Ribs, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup mirin
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili garlic sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar or honey
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • Minced fresh chives (optional)

Korean Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs gochujang sauce
  • 1 tbs of sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp of ground ginger
  • 2 tbs of brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup of soy sauce
  • 2tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbs of garlic powder
  • 1 tbs of freeze dried chives

Directions

  1. Put all ingredients into a mixing bowl and stir together until incorporated.
  2. Preheat grill in medium high heat. Rub grill grates with vegetable oil. Reserve some of the marinade for dipping before adding the pork.
  3. Coat each chop in mixture. When chop has been flipped baste each chop in the marinade.
  4. Cook until temp is 145. Enjoy!

Banana Brunch Punch

Ingredients

  • 6 medium ripe bananas
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 3 cups warm water, divided
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 can (46 ounces) pineapple juice, chilled
  • 3 bottles (2 liters each) lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • Orange slices, optional

Directions

  1. In a blender, cover and process the bananas, orange juice and lemonade until smooth. Remove half of the mixture and set aside. Add 1-1/2 cups warm water and 1 cup sugar to blender; blend until smooth.
  2. Place in a large freezer container. Repeat with remaining banana mixture, water and sugar; add to container. Cover and freeze until solid.
  3. One hour before serving, remove punch base from freezer. Just before serving, place in a large punch bowl. Add pineapple juice and soda; stir until well blended. Garnish with orange slices if desired.