PLEASE NOTE THAT ENTRY #9 WAS SUBMITTED AFTER THE DEADLINE ON 10/31/14. I HAVE INCLUDED IT BUT IT IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE JUDGES VOTING. IF YOU CHOOSE TO VOTE FOR IT PLEASE NOTE THAT IT WAS LATE.
1) Pulled Pork Two Cheeses Spinach Pizza, Pulled Pork Cigars, Crispy Baked Kale Chips
Homemade Pizza Dough that was brushed with roasted garlic infused olive oil and topped with; Leftover Pulled Pork, Roasted Red Bell Peppers, Roasted Green Bell Peppers, Fresh Spinach, Diced Red Onions, and covered with - Feta cheese on half of the pizza and Mozzarella on the other half.
Side of Pulled Pork Cigars served with homemade salsa and Crème’ Fraiche (also homemade)
Crispy Baked Kale Chips.
2) Smoked beef ramen with egg and green onions.
Left over smoked Chuck roast for chopped beef sandwiches. Also used juice from Chuck roast to creat broth.
3) Pantry Raid Posole
Using leftovers and some pantry items, this is a posole rojo. The stock is chicken stock made from the bones of smoked chicken, the meat is leftover smoked pork shoulder, and the soup is flavored with leftover home-smoked chipotles and home-cured guanciale. Non-leftover ingredients are: hominy, cabbage, radish, onion, lime, garlic, dried New Mexico chiles, and salt.
4) Italian Fatty Pizza
We made italian fatties by mixing ground beef and sausage with italian spices to make a large meatball. This was then filled with ricotta, mozzarella, marinara and fresh basil. I wrapped up the fatties in bacon and smoked them on my Brinkmann Electric with a blend of hickory and apple for just under 3 hours.
We were left with half a fatty of the original 3 and decided to make a fatty pizza.
5) Cherry smoked then chicken fried Colorado Elk back-strap with (all homemade) linguine noodles, garlic parmesan cream sauce, eggplant heirloom tomato sauce, sided with smoked ciabatta garlic herb toast and topped with a few aged smoked parmesan sprinkles.
6) Pulled Pork Enchiladas.
Left over pulled pork and smoked old cheddar.
7) Transformation and surprise is the best way to use leftovers.
Chopped smoked pulled pork Spicy California Maki
Cold smoked salmon Nigiri
Smoked turkey breast Nigiri
Smoked shrimps Nigiri
8) Smoked Chicken and Corn Tortilla Soup:
with Pecan Smoked Chicken, Corn Tortillas, Corn, Black Beans and Cilantro
Pulled Pork Quesadillas:
with Oak Smoked Pulled Pork, BBQ Sauce and Jack & Cheddar Cheese Mix
LATE 9) Smoked Brined Chicken Gumbo
Sweet, Potato Salad sprinkled w/smoked ground red peppers OO La La…
Garlic Butter Bread