Hey Ya'll

I love to cook. It is an expression of love for me. I hope you will enjoy the recipes I post. May the Lord bless and keep each of you!

Prov. 31:15 She rises while it is yet night and provides food for her household and portions for her maidens.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Sous Vide Instant Pot Steak Fajitas

1 Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD! 
2 O Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my pleas for mercy! 
3 If you, O LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? 
4 But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared. 
5 I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope;  - Psalm 130:1-5

Who knew? I certainly did not know this. 
I just happened to see a guy on YouTube do it. 

I tried it and boy it was delicious! 
Everyone knows that skirt steak is hard to chew but this was not!!
Out of bounds!!

Skirt steak ( I bought a piece that was already trimmed and it cost less than $5.00)  We ate out of it twice!
Garlic granules 

Thin sliced Bell peppers
Thin sliced Onion
Sliced Tomatoes

Sour cream

Gallon size freezer Ziploc bag

Fill inner Instant pot with hottest tap water.
Add to Instant pot, set to warm setting, then press less button.
Press all air out.
Add seasoned meat to ziploc. 
Submerge in water bath.
Cook, lid on, for 80 minutes.

Remove from ziploc. 
At this point I added more seasoning.
I sprinkled a small amount of toasted cumin powder and smoked paprika.

Add clarified butter and olive oil to iron skillet.
Fry veggies.
Add meat and sear in a hot cast iron skillet.
Cut off skillet and splash some Bourbon on meat. 
Turn back on to just evaporate Bourbon.
Add meat to board and thin slice against the grain.
Serve with toppings and tortillas.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Pinwheel Pepper Spread

The fear of the LORD is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.  - Proverbs 8:13

3 slices Maple honey turkey thin sliced ( I like Boars Head)

3 medium sized Tortillas

1/4 c Spreadable cream cheese
1 t diced Red bell pepper
1 t Parmesan cheese
Pinch of Sugar 
1/4 t smoked paprika
1/4 t fresh jalapeño, diced 
1 peperoncini, diced

Lightly spread cream cheese on the 3 tortillas.
Add ham and roll tightly.
Cover and put in freezer for 15 minutes.
Slice into pinwheels and serve.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Air Fryer Eggplant Fries

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit, - 1 Peter 3:18

EJ original recipe!

These were very tasty!!

2 small Eggplant, peel and cut into 1/4 inch fries

2 beaten eggs

1/2 c Flour

1/2 c panko 
1/2 t Greek seasoning
1/4 t seasoned salt
1/4 t onion powder

Put flour in 1 bowl, beaten eggs in another and seasoned panko in another.
Dip in flour first, then egg and last panko.
Set in plate.

Preheat air fryer to 350.

Spray basket with nonstick spray.
Don't crowd basket, single layer works best.
I cooked in 2 batches.
Toss in 1/2 t olive oil, each batch, before cooking

Spray basket.

Cook 350 degrees for 4 minutes.
Flip and repeat.
Crispy outside and creaming inside!!

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Asian Beef Short Ribs

1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. - Hebrews 12:1-2

1 tiny can pineapple juice (These come in a 6 pack)
1 Apple, sliced up ( I used Pink Lady) You could use a pear if you prefer!
1/4 c brown sugar
1/8 c soy sauce
1/8 c fresh lemon juice
6 green onions 
1 inch length of ginger
1 t roasted garlic
1 T toasted sesame oil
4 boneless beef ribs ( I bought mine at Costco )

Put solids in mini food processor and pulse until chopped.
Add seasonings and liquids and pulse.
Add beef.
Add to gallon size ziploc bag and marinate overnight.

Preheat oven to 350.
In a greased Dutch oven, brown beef.
I did not use the marinade in the cooking of the beef.
Add 1 c water.
Cover, bake for 2 hours.
I made au jus using Beef base seasoning, leeks, some of the shredded beef, Cabernet Sauvignon and water.
I served with sticky rice and stir fry cabbage.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Three Chili Pepper Spicy Pork

13 The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.
14 For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. - Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

An ej original recipe!
This was spicy goodness!

1&1/2 lb Boneless pork country Ribs 
Olive oil

In a Dutch oven, brown meat in oil.

3 Chili Pepper Sauce 
2 dried guajillo chili
1 dried ancho chili
1/2 of a fresh jalapeño 
1 large tomato
1 T roasted garlic
1 medium onion

Preheat oven to 350 degree oven.
Using a Mexican comal, char all the veggies.
Cut stems off and de-seed peppers.
Add water to a small pan and cook dried peppers for 15-20 minutes until they are soft.
Using a slotted spoon, retrieve veggies and put in blender, add 1/4 c of the stock.
Blend until smooth.
Add the seasonings listed below.
Taste and adjust according to your preference.
Pour over pork.
Add rest of chicken stock.
Peel and cut up apple.
Cook, covered for 1&1/2 hours, turning oven up to 400 for the last 20 minutes

1/2 t salt
1/4 c sugar
1/2 t smoked cumin
1/2 t smoked paprika 

1&1/2 c chicken stock
1 Jazz Apple

Serve with warm tortilla triangles, refried beans and Mexican potato salad.