Confit Duck Salad

Confit duck on a bed of baby spinach with persimmons, pomegranate, maple pecans, duck cracklins, goat cheese, and bourbon mustard vinaigrette. Well, this is it, the last post in this week’s series on duck. I decided to do this series because I feel that duck is something people rarely cook at home. Some of this […]

Pumpkin Apple Slaw

Shaved kabocha pumpkin, gala apples, and brussels sprouts, with black pepper honey pumpkin seeds, bourbon macerated craisins and orange dressing. The majority of people probably aren’t used to eating raw pumpkin. It is a hard, starchy fruit that most often requires boiling or baking. But when shaved, shredded, or spiralized, the pumpkin’s texture becomes crisp […]

Pork Chops with Pickled Peach Bacon Jam

Bourbon brined thick-cut pork chops with a sweet and tangy pickled peach bacon jam. What goes better with pork than more pork? Not much! This sweet bacon-y jam is a tasty addition to the juicy bourbon brined chops. Serve with some garlic mashed potatoes, and you have a satisfyingly rich, delicious meal. Why brine the […]