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Warm Texas Peach Cobbler

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Jun, 23, 2016 @ 08:06 AM


It's summertime in Texas which means it's time to think local!  Local Texas peaches can be utilized in so many ways, the most obvious being a delicious Warm Texas Peach Cobbler, of course!

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For The Peach Cobbler Filling

Ingredients:
1.25 lb Fresh Peaches 
2.5 oz Dried Blueberries
2 oz Pecans-Toasted
1.5 oz Caramel Sauce
8 fl oz Water
6.5 oz Granulated Sugar
1/8 oz Cinnamon
Pinch of Nutmeg
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
1 oz of Cornstarch for Slurry

Instructions:
1. Combine the water, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and bring to a boil
2. Mix the cornstarch with enough water to make a slurry the consistency of heavy cream
3. Thicken the mixture with the slurry and simmer for 5 minutes
4. Add the caramel to the thickened mixture
5. Combine the mixture with the peaches, blueberries and pecans
6. Chill

 

For the Topping

Ingredients:
1 cup Flour
1 cup Granulated Sugar
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
2 oz Butter softened
2 large Eggs
1 tsp Vanilla Bean Paste or Extract

Instructions:
1. Cream the Sugar and Butter for 1 minute
2. Gently add the eggs just until incorporated
3. Fold in the dry ingredients
 

To Finish

1. Place the Peach mixture in a 2 or 3 inch baking dish
2. Fill half way with the peaches
3. Fill the rest of the way with the topping
4. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes until golden brown
5. Top with Vanilla Ice Cream

 

Enjoy!


 

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Citrus Pulled Pork with Tex Mex Black Beans and Avocado Butter

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, May, 19, 2016 @ 12:05 PM

 

This recipe requires a little more time than our usual posts, but we think you can handle it! Believe us, it's worth it!


 

For The Citrus Pulled Pork
Ingredients:

1 each 5 lb piece of Pork Butt
1 quart Chicken Stock
1 pint Orange Juice
1 cup Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
1 cup Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
1/2 cup Dried Oregano
1/2 cup Ground Cumin
1/4 Cup Ground Coriander
4 oz Fresh Garlic minced
1.5lb Yellow Onion, sliced
3T Salt
1T Black Pepper

Instructions:
1. Combine all of the ingredients except the salt and pepper and marinate for 24 hours

2. Season the pork with the salt and pepper and cover with the marinade
3. Cover with foil and place in the oven for 6-8 hours at 300 degrees until the meat is crumbling

For The Tex Mex Black Beans:
Ingredients:
4 cups Black Beans, cooked
1 T Oil
10 oz Yellow Onion, diced
0.5 each Jalapeno Pepper, minced
 1 oz Garlic, minced
0.25 can Chipotle Peppers
1 T Fresh Lime Juice
Cilantro, fresh chopped
1 Pint Chicken Stock
1 t Onion Powder
1 t Garlic Powder
1 t Chili Powder
1 t Cumin
pinch Cayenne pepper
1/4 t Coriander, ground
1 t Sugar
Salt and Pepper to Taste

Instructions:
1. Heat the oil and sweat the onions, garlic and jalapenos
2. Add the spices and toast them lightly
3. Add the sugar, chicken stock and beans
4. Simmer for 1 hour

For the Avocado Butter:
Ingredients:
Avocados
Lime Juice

Instructions: 
1. Mash Avocado
2. Squeeze in Fresh Lime Juice
3. Mix

 

Plate and Enjoy!

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