Coffee Chile Rub Braised Beef Short Ribs with Grits

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Coffee Chile Rub Braised Beef Short Ribs with Grits

COFFEE CHILE RUB BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIBS with GRITS

6 servings

6 beef short ribs
½ cup onions, small dice
½ cup celery, small dice
½ cup carrots, small dice
1 Tbsp garlic, minced
¼ cup green onion whites
1 quart beef stock, divided
2 Tbsp Jay D’s Coffee Chile Rub
1 cup Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce
1 cup grits
1 quart heavy cream
Pinch kosher salt

Brown short ribs over medium high heat, with salt and black pepper to taste. Remove and set aside. Cook onion, celery, carrots and garlic until soft. Deglaze pan with ½ cup beef stock. Add Jay D’s Coffee Chile Rub and Barbecue Sauce. Add the rest of beef stock and braise 3-4 hours covered.

For Grits:
In a saucepan, heat up 1 quart heavy cream to a simmer and whisk in grits and salt. Simmer about 20 min or until absorbed, stirring occasionally.

 

 

 

 

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Brie en Route with Barbecue Fig Jam

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Brie en Route with Barbecue Fig Jam

BRIE EN CROUTE with BARBECUE FIG JAM

8-10 servings

Wheel of Brie cheese
1 Package of Fillo dough, at least 10 sheets
1 egg, beaten

Barebecue Fig Jam:
8 whole fig preserves
½ cup Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce

 

Simmer 20 minutes. Blend until smooth.

 

 

Preheat oven to 350℉. Combine fig preserves with Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce in a small pot and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and blend until smooth. Stack 10 Sheets of Fillo dough and place the wheel of Brie Wrap at the center. Fold up corners to completely encase the Brie. Brush egg wash over dough and bake until golden brown. Once out of the oven, cover the top with Barbecue Fig Jam.

 

 

 

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Molasses Mustard Beer Cheese

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Molasses Mustard Beer Cheese

MOLASSES MUSTARD BEER CHEESE

10-12 servings

4 Tbsp butter
4 Tbsp flour
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
¼ cup Jay D’s Louisiana Molasses Mustard
12 oz stout beer
1 tsp horseradish
1 quart warm milk
3 cloves garlic, microplaned/finely grated
1 tsp onion powder
2 Tbsp kosher salt

In a saucepan, combine butter and flour over medium heat to make a blonde roux; stir constantly. Add milk, stout beer, horseradish, garlic, Molasses Mustard and dried seasonings. Simmer for 15-20 minutes. Turn off heat and whisk in cheese.

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Irish Stew

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Irish Stew

IRISH STEW

4-6 servings

3 lbs beef stew meat
2 cups onions, small diced
2 cups celery, small diced
1 cup carrots, small diced
12 oz stout beer
2 Tbsp flour
1 quart beef stock
1 Tbsp garlic, minced
3 oz tomato paste
2 Tbsp Jay D’s Coffee Chile Rub
4 cups small fingerling or small red potatoes, quartered
3 cups carrots and parsnips, ½” circles
Parsley, finely chopped

Toss beef with salt and black pepper. Sear beef until golden brown. Add onions, celery and carrots; saute for 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle 2 tbsp of flour and slightly toast the flour by continually stirring. Add beer, stock, Jay D’s Coffee Chile Rub, garlic and tomato paste. Simmer for 1-2 hours. Add root vegetables (carrot and parsnip slices) and simmer for 30 minutes. Garnish with chopped parsley.

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Bánh Mi Burger

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Bánh Mi Burger

BANH MI BURGER

4 servings

Pickling Brine:
1 cup water
1 cup rice wine vinegar
¼ cup sugar
1 large carrot  
1 cucumber
1 Jalapeño

Using a vegetable peeler, cut ribbons of carrot and cucumber. Thinly slice the jalapeños. Put carrots, cucumbers, and jalapenos in separate containers. In a saucepan combine water, rice wine vinegar and sugar over medium heat. Heat until sugar is dissolved. Set aside to cool. Once cooled, pour brine into each container until vegetables are submerged. Keep covered and refrigerated overnight.

Pork Patty:
1 lb ground pork
¼ cup green onion
1 tsp ginger, minced
2 Tbsp Jay D’s Spicy & Sweet Rub
¼ cup panko

Season pork and form 4 patties using recipe above. Sear on each side until golden brown and cook for 4-6 minutes total.

Cilantro Yogurt Dipping Sauce:
1 cup Greek yogurt
½ bunch cilantro, finely chopped

Asian BBQ Sauce:
1 cup Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce
3 oz pineapple juice
2 Tbsp dark brown sugar
1½ Tbsp fresh ginger, minced
3½ Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp mirin
2 tsp cornstarch

Combine all ingredients and simmer for 15 min.

Top patty with BBQ sauce. Toast bun, add cilantro yogurt on both sides, and top patty with pickled vegetables.  

 

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Pimento Cheese Cornbread

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Pimento Cheese Cornbread

PIMENTO CHEESE CORNBREAD

8-12 servings

1½ cups cornmeal
½ cup all purpose flour
¼ cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 Tbsp butter, melted
2 cups buttermilk
2 eggs
16 oz Jay D’s Pimento Cheese

reheat oven to 350℉. Combine dry ingredients. Add all wet ingredients plus pimento cheese. Mix until combined. Place in buttered cast iron skillet. Bake 35-40 min or until golden brown and is pulling away from skillet.

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Black Bean Chili

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Black Bean Chili

BLACK BEAN CHILI

4-6 servings

2 Tbsp canola oil
2 lb beef stew meat
1 cup onion, diced
1 cup red bell pepper, diced
1 cup green bell pepper, diced
1 ear corn (off cob)
1 cup carrots, diced
¼ cup jalapeño, seeded and diced
1 Tbsp garlic, minced
2 Tbsp tomato paste
28 oz can tomato sauce
15 oz can diced tomatoes
5 Tbsp Jay D’s Coffee Chile Rub
2 Tbsp chili powder¼ tsp cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1¼ cup canned black beans
1 cup chicken stock
Salt and pepper to taste
1 lime, wedged for garnish
1 diced avocado for garnish
½ bunch cilantro, chopped for garnish

eat canola oil and brown beef with salt and pepper to taste. Do not overload the pan, brown in batches to prevent steaming. Remove beef from pan and set aside. Add onions, bell peppers, carrots, jalapeños, corn and tomato paste to pan. Over medium heat, cook for 6 minutes stirring frequently. Add garlic, and cook until fragrant. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, Jay D’s Coffee Chile Rub, chili powder, cayenne and balsamic vinegar and bring to boil. Add black beans and chicken stock, then bring back to boil. Reduce to simmer and allow chili to cook 45 minutes to 3 hours. Garnish with lime wedge, diced avocado and chopped cilantro.

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Molasses Mustard Hollandaise

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Molasses Mustard Hollandaise

MOLASSES MUSTARD HOLLANDAISE

8-10 servings

3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten.
1½ sticks unsalted butter, melted until foamy, foam skimmed
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice.
2 Tbsp Jay D’s Louisiana Molasses Mustard
1 tsp Slap Ya Mama hot sauce
Kosher salt

n a saucepan, bring 2 quarts of water to a boil. In a stainless steel bowl, whisk egg yolks over hot the water bath. Using a small ladle, slowly pour a thin stream of butter into egg yolks while whisking continuously. Keep butter warm (not hot) during process. Add lemon juice after the third ladle of butter is whisked into egg yolks. After all butter is added, add Molasses Mustard, hot sauce and kosher salt to taste. Whisk until uniform color.

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Pork Egg Rolls with Molasses Mustard Dipping Sauce

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Pork Egg Rolls with Molasses Mustard Dipping Sauce

PORK EGG ROLLS with MOLASSES MUSTARD DIPPING SAUCE

makes around 14

1 package of egg roll wraps
1 lb ground pork
½ head/2 cups cabbage, diced
¼ cup carrot, small dice
1 small onion, diced
1 Tbsp garlic, minced
2 Tbsp Jay D’s Spicy & Sweet Rub
½ cup tomato sauce
½ Tbsp kosher salt
1 egg, beaten for egg wash

Molasses Mustard Dipping Sauce:
½ cup sour cream
¼ cup Jay D’s Louisiana Molasses Mustard
Pinch of salt

eat canola oil to 350℉ in a skillet. In another skillet, brown ground pork. Add carrots, onions, and garlic, then saute until soft. Add Jay D’s Spicy & Sweet Rub, tomato sauce and salt. Cook for 6 minutes, then set aside to cool. Take an egg roll wrap and brush each side with egg wash. Place 2 tablespoons of filling on wrapper and fold up the corner. Fold the left and right corners into the middle and continue to roll. Fry both sides of egg roll until golden brown and delicious. Serve with molasses mustard sour cream.

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Spicy & Sweet Boiled Peanuts

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Spicy & Sweet Boiled Peanuts

SPICY & SWEET BOILED PEANUTS

8-10 servings

1½ cups salt, more to taste
2 lbs raw or green peanuts, in shell
5 oz Jay D's Spicy & Sweet Rub

If using raw peanuts, allow to soak overnight. If using green peanuts, soaking overnight is not necessary. In a small pot pour enough water over peanuts so that they are covered. Bring to boil, then add salt and rub. Reduce to simmer and cover for 6 hours or until very soft. Reserve a small amount of cooking liquid to store with peanuts. Store in airtight container and refrigerate.

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Jay D’s Spicy and Sweet Cassoulet with Blackened Chicken

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Jay D’s Spicy and Sweet Cassoulet with Blackened Chicken

JAY D’S SPICY AND SWEET CASSOULET WITH BLACKENED CHICKEN

4-6 servings

1 pound dried navy beans, soaked overnight
1 pound smoked Andouille sausage, sliced
1 tablespoon of canola oil
1 large onion, small diced
1 large carrot, cut on a biased about a half inch thick
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 head of garlic, minced
1 quart of chicken stock
2 bay leaves
4 sprigs of fresh thyme
2 tablespoons of Jay D’s Spicy and Sweet Rub
Salt/Pepper-to taste

In a dutch oven or cast iron pot, heat canola oil in a pan and brown sausage on both sides.  Transfer to a small bowl, leaving the residual oil in the pan.  Saute onion, garlic, celery and carrot until soft.  Add stock, rub, bay leaves, fresh thyme, sausage and dried beans and bring up to a boil.  Turn down to a simmer, cover and cook for about 2 hours or until beans are tender.  Check seasonings and add salt and pepper to your taste.

BLACKENED CHICKEN

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast
4 tablespoons of Jay D’s Spicy and Sweet Rub
1 tablespoon canola oil

Preheat oven to 350F.   To blacken chicken, heat a cast iron pan with a tablespoon of canola oil over medium high heat.  Season chicken liberally with the rub.  Sear on both sides until slightly black.  Transfer to an oven and cook for 10 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165F.  Slice and serve over Jay D’s Sweet and Spicy Cassoulet.

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Harvarti and Pear Grilled Cheese with Molasses Mustard

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Harvarti and Pear Grilled Cheese with Molasses Mustard

HARVARTI AND PEAR GRILLED CHEESE WITH MOLASSES MUSTARD

Serves 1

½ pear, sliced into thin strips
1 Tbs of Jay D’s Molasses Mustard
2 slices sourdough bread
4 oz. Harvarti cheese, sliced
1 Tbs unsalted butter, softened

Spread mustard on each slice of bread evenly. Next, layer with cheese on both sides and add pears to one side of bread. Heat a saute pan and add butter. Cook on each side of sandwich until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted.

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Spicy & Sweet Cast Iron Bake

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Spicy & Sweet Cast Iron Bake

SPICY & SWEET CAST IRON BAKE

Serves 4

2 Tbs Smoked Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Red Stick Spice Company
2 Tbs Jay D’s Spicy & Sweet Rub
1 pork tenderloin, about 1 lb.
½ pound Brussels sprouts, halved
Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 400ºF. Rub pork tenderloin with 1 Tbs of smoked olive oil and 1 Tbs of Jay D’s Spicy & Sweet Rub. Sear on all sides in a cast iron pan and set aside. 

Toss Brussels sprouts with 1 Tbs of smoked olive oil and 1 Tbs of Jay D’s Spicy & Sweet Rub and sear in the same pan on all sides. 

Add seared tenderloin on top of Brussels sprouts bake in cast iron pan for about 10 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 145ºF.

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BBQ Shrimp

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BBQ Shrimp

BBQ SHRIMP

1 lb large head-on shrimp, marinated (see recipe below)
½ cup BBQ butter, divided (see recipe below)
½ cup heavy whipping cream
1 tbsp Jay D's Spicy & Sweet Rub
1 loaf French bread
¼ cup green onion, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut the French bread into 1/2" crostinis and spread 1 tsp of the BBQ butter. Place crostinis on a sheet pan and bake for 5-7 minutes until slices are golden brown. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat, and add marinated shrimp to cook for 3-4 minutes. Flip the shrimp and add the cream. Reduce cream by half and add the remaining BBQ butter and the Jay D's Barbecue Rub. Continue to cook the shrimp and stir in the butter until the sauce reaches a creamy consistency. Plate the shrimp on a platter and garnish with green onions and crostinis.

SHRIMP MARINADE

¼ cup Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce
¼ cup canola oil
¼ cup garlic, minced
1 tbsp freshly ground black pepper
½ tsp cayenne
1 tbsp Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce

In a mixing bowl, combine Jay D's Barbecue sauce, oil, garlic, black pepper, cayenne, and Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce. Place shrimp into gallon Ziploc bag and add the marinade mixture. Allow shrimp to marinate for 4 hours in the refrigerator.

BBQ BUTTER

½ lb unsalted butter, divided
¼ cup garlic, minced

1 tbsp fresh rosemary, minced
1 tbsp fresh oregano, minced
¼ cup Jay D's Louisiana Barbecue Sauce
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Heat a skillet over medium heat. Place 2 tbsp of butter in the skillet and allow it to melt. Add the garlic, rosemary, and oregano and cook for 2-3 minutes until the garlic is soft. Add Jay D's Louisiana Barbecue Sauce and cook for additional 2 minutes. Pour the contents of the skillet into the mixing bowl of stand mixer and allow it to cool. Once cool, add the remaining butter, black pepper, and whip butter for 4-5 minutes. The mixture should double in size.

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Jay D's BBQ Chili

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Jay D's BBQ Chili

Jay D's BBQ Chili

Makes about 8 servings 

2 lbs Ground Chuck 80/20
1 Medium Yellow Onion, diced
1 Red Bell Pepper, diced
1 Green Bell Pepper, diced
6 Cloves Garlic, minced
1 Serrano, seeded and diced
1 Jalapeño, seeded and diced
1/2lb Andouille, diced
12 oz dark beer
1/2 cup Jay D's Spicy & Sweet BBQ Rub
1 tbs Mexican Oregano
1 tsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Chile de Arbol (can sub a different chili powder such as ancho, or just additional chili powder)
1 tsp Coriander
1 tsp Cumin
12.7 fl oz bottle of Jay D's Louisiana BBQ sauce
Cheddar Cheese, Chopped Green Onions, Sour Cream, etc. to garnish

In a cast iron dutch oven, cook the ground beef over medium heat. Cook until all the beef is brown, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Remove the beef from the pot with a slotted spoon, straining out the grease. Reserve the beef. Discard all but a couple tablespoons of the grease which can be left in the bottom of the pot. 

If the same dutch oven over medium high heat, saute onion, bell peppers, garlic, serrano and jalapeno. Cook until the onions have been sweated and all the vegetables begin to soften, about 7 minutes. 

Add the andouille to the vegetables and stir. Cook the andouille with the vegetables until the andouille starts to brown, around 5 minutes. 

Return the beef to the pot and stir. Add the beer and the Jay D's BBQ Rub and stir. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Add the oregano, chili powder, chili de arbol, coriander and cumin. Stir and continue to simmer for another 5 minutes.

Add the Jay D's Louisiana Barbecue Sauce. Stir and simmer everything for another 10-20 minutes. 

Serve warm in a bowl. It can be served over rice, with tortilla chips, as a Frito pie or eaten by itself. If desired, garnish with cheddar cheese and/or chopped green onions, sour cream, or anything else you can think of.

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Smoky, Roasted Veggies

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Smoky, Roasted Veggies

Smoky, Roasted Veggies

Yields 6 servings

12 carrots, sliced
1 lb. Brussels sprouts, cut in half
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp Jay D’s Spicy & Sweet Rub

Preheat oven to 425º.

Toss vegetables in olive oil and Jay D’s Spicy & Sweet BBQ Rub. Between three sheet pans or working in batches, pour the vegetables on sheet pan, leaving room for even roasting (and prevent steaming). Roast for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

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Pimento Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

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Pimento Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

Pimento Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

Yields 4-6 servings

12 jalapeños
6 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
¾ cup Jay D’s Pimento Cheese

Preheat oven to 375º.

Slice each jalapeño lengthwise and remove seeds and membrane. Parcook jalapeños cut side down for 5 minutes. Let cool and stuff each jalapeño with 1 Tbsp of pimento cheese. Place jalapeños on sheet pan and bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with crumbled bacon.

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Cruciferous Crunch Shrimp Salad

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Cruciferous Crunch Shrimp Salad

Cruciferous Crunch Shrimp Salad

10 oz. cruciferous vegetables mixture (shredded kale, brussels, cabbage, etc)
1 lb. uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp
2 Tbs of Jay D’s Spicy and Sweet Rub
2 Tbs of avocado oil
1 lb. peeled sweet potatoes, small diced
1 Tbs of olive oil
1 cup tri-colored quinoa

For dressing:
¼ cup Molasses Mustard
2 Tbs Jalapeño Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 

Preheat oven to 400º. 

Toss sweet potatoes with olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Roast until tender, about 30-45 minutes. Heat 2 cups of water in sauce pot to a boil, stir in quinoa, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn heat off and keep covered for 5 minutes. Season shrimp with avocado oil and Jay D’s Spicy and Sweet Rub. Heat a saute pan on medium heat with olive oil and add shrimp. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until shrimp is translucent. Add quinoa, sweet potatoes to the salad mix, drizzle with dressing, toss and serve topped with sautéed shrimp.

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Loaded Barbecue Cheese Fries

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Loaded Barbecue Cheese Fries

Loaded Barbecue Cheese Fries

1 lb. frozen fries, cooked according to directions
1 Tbs Jay D’s Spicy and Sweet Rub
1 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded
1 jalapeño pepper, sliced
1/4 cup Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce
¼ cup ranch dressing
Green onions, for garnish

Preheat oven to desired temperature according to directions on back of fries package. Toss fries in a little olive oil and sprinkle with rub. While fries are baking, make the barbecue ranch sauce by combining Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce and your ranch dressing of choice. 

When fries are golden brown and delicious, put on a sheet pan and layer with cheese and jalapeño slices. Bake until cheese is melted and garnish with green onions. Lastly, finish with the barbecue ranch sauce and an extra drizzle of Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce if you so choose. Enjoy!

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Molasses Mustard Roasted Cauliflower

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Molasses Mustard Roasted Cauliflower

Molasses Mustard Roasted Cauliflower

Serves 4-6

1 large head of cauliflower
1 Tbs garlic olive oil
¼ cup Jay D’s Molasses Mustard
Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 375ºF. Remove the outer leaves of the cauliflower and trim the stem to be flush with the bottom of the cauliflower so it sits flat. Mix together the garlic olive oil and Jay D's Molasses Mustard and gently brush on outer layer of cauliflower. 

 Season with salt and pepper. Roast for roughly 1 hour or until you can easily pierce with a knife. Cut the cauliflower into smaller pieces florets for serving.

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