BBQ Pulled Buffalo Chuck Roast Sandwich w/ Baked Crinkle Fries

February 28, 2021 at 7:12 PM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: BBQ Pulled Buffalo Chuck Roast Sandwich w/ Baked Crinkle Fries

 

 

For Breakfast I prepared a Poached Egg that I served on a toasted Thomas Light English Muffin. Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 63 degrees and rain out there today, a lot of rain! It was clean the Kitchen day. Cleaned all the kitchen counters, stove, fridge, and microwave off with Lysol disinfectant wipes. Then for Dinner tonight I prepared a BBQ Pulled Buffalo Chuck Roast Sandwich w/ Baked Crinkle Fries.

 

I’m using the Wild Idea Buffalo Pulled Chuck Roast. I had the package in the freezer so I sat it in the fridge to thaw overnight. The Pulled Chuck Roast is so tender and incredibly flavorful. It comes already cooked and seasoned, so just heat and serve! It’s Seasoned with, Organic Apple Cider, Organic Lime Juice, Onion Powder, Cumin, Sea Salt, Black Pepper, Chili Powder, Paprika, Garlic Powder, Oregano, Cayenne Pepper. And that’s why it’s so flavorful! Delicious Pulled Buffalo that you just heat and serve.

 

I used a small sauce pan that I sprayed with Pam Non Stick Cooking Spray. Added the Buffalo and heated it on medium low until heated through. I served it on a Healthy Life Wheat Hamburger Bun and topped it with some Jack Daniel’s Honey Smokehouse BBQ Sauce. What a sandwich, just incredible flavor! The Wild Idea Buffalo Pulled Buffalo Chuck Roast is so flavorful and tender. It just has such a deep and rich flavor to it. One of my favorites!

 

For my Fries I’m using Ore Ida Crinkle Cut Fries. Seasoned them with Salt and Pepper. Baked them at 425 degrees for 16 minutes. They are only 90 calories and 10 net carbs. Served them with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup for dipping. For Dessert a bowl of Breyer’s Carb Smart Chocolate Ice Cream.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Wild Idea Buffalo – Pulled Buffalo Chuck Roast
1 LB. PULLED BUFFALO CHUCK ROAST

We rub our Pulled Buffalo Chuck Roast with our very own Wild Idea blend of Mexican seasonings and then slowly braise the meat until it’s fall apart tender. We have done all the work for you, so all you need to do is “heat and eat!” Use Wild Idea Pulled Buffalo Chuck Roast in all of your favorite Mexican dishes like tacos, enchiladas, and quesadillas. Or you can add your favorite barbecue sauce for great tasting B.B.Q. sandwiches!

Ingredients: Buffalo, Organic Apple Cider, Organic Lime Juice, Onion Powder, Cumin, Sea Salt, Black Pepper, Chili Powder, Paprika, Garlic Powder, Oregano, Cayenne Pepper
https://wildideabuffalo.com/collections/ranch-kitchen/products/pulled-buffalo-chuck-roast

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Pasta Pie

February 24, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | 4 Comments
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is – Pasta Pie. This is made using Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with Jill’s Italian Seasoning, Pasta, Pesto (Recipe Included), Spinach, Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, Eggs, Cream, and Seasonings. Suggested side dish would be a Salad. You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Italian Sausage along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Pasta Pie (serves 8)
Made with garden fresh ingredients this recipe believe it or not is light and so good. Serve it up with a delicious salad for a simple, fab, flavorful meal!

Ingredients:

1 – pound Wild Idea Ground Buffalo
1 – tablespoon olive oil
1 – 1 oz. pkg. Jill’s Italian Seasoning (or other Italian seasoning)
8 – ounces pasta, linguini, spaghetti or other, cooked el dente
½ – cup pesto (*recipe below or pre-made pesto)
2 – cups packed, chopped, fresh spinach
1 – cup chopped tomatoes, seeded
8 – ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
4 – ounces shredded parmesan cheese
2 – eggs, beaten
¼ – cup cream

Preparation:

1 – In a sauté pan over medium high heat add the oil and crumble in the ground buffalo meat.
2 – Add the Italian seasonings and stir in to incorporate. Break up the meat with a spatula as you stir and continue to brown the meat.

Remove meat from heat and cover.
3 – Lightly oil into a deep-dish pie pan.
4 – In a large bowl toss the pasta with the pesto.
5 – Add the meat, spinach, tomatoes, the mozzarella cheese and half of the parmesan cheese, tossing to incorporate.
6 – Whisk the eggs with the cream and toss into the pasta mixture.
7 – Press the ingredients into a deep-dish pie pan and cover with foil.
8 – Bake at 375° for 30 minutes.
9 – Uncover the pie and cover with remaining Parmesan cheese and continue to cook until cheese is melted.
10 – Remove form the oven and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
11 – Drizzle with a little more pesto and garnish with fresh tomatoes. Note: If making ahead of time and refrigerating for baking later increase cooking time by 10 minutes.

Basil Pesto
Ingredients:

2 – cups fresh basil leaves, packed
2 – cups shredded Parmesan cheese
3 – garlic cloves, chopped
1 – teaspoon salt
1 – teaspoon pepper (I like a little more)
1 – tablespoon lemon juice (I like a little more)
1 – cup olive oil
Preparation: Place all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth. Refrigerate.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/meat-pies-oh-my

Cast Iron Seared Buffalo Flat Iron Steak w/ Roasted Butternut Squash and Seasoned Blackeye Peas

February 22, 2021 at 7:02 PM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Cast Iron Seared Buffalo Flat Iron Steak w/ Roasted Butternut Squash and Seasoned Blackeye Peas

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I fried up a few slices of Kahn’s Bologna, fried up some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, and toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin. I Also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. We had rain overnight, not snow! Then this morning we had a light rain then cloudy and 39 degrees out for the day. At least we are slowly getting rid of the snow! I had ordered new rotary brush for the sweeper . Installed that today. Did a few more small jobs around the house. For Dinner tonight I had a Cast Iron Seared Buffalo Flat Iron Steak w/ Roasted Butternut Squash and Seasoned Blackeye Peas.

 

 

I had a Wild Idea Buffalo – 8 oz. Flat Iron Steak in the freezer, I sat it in the fridge overnight to thaw. I’m preparing it using a Cast Iron Skillet, my favorite way to prepare these Wild Idea Buffalo Steaks! I love the Cast Irons, from the stove straight into the oven! I love these Flat Iron Steaks, as I do all of the Wild Idea Buffalo Products. These are hand cut with no fat and so easy to prepare. I’ll need Extra Light Olive Oil, Dried Thyme, and McCormick Grinders of Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. I first rubbed the Steak with Olive Oil and then Seasoned it with the Thyme, Sea Salt, and Peppercorn Medley. I then cut the Steak in half, 1/2 for Dinner and the other 1/2 for Lunch tomorrow. Next I turned the oven on to 400°F.

 

 

I got my Cast Iron out and added a 1 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Heated it on medium heat. When heated up I added the Flat Iron Steak to the skillet. I seared for 2 minutes and flipped it over and cooked it another 2 minutes. Removed it from the heat and let it rest for 5 minutes. And Wow what a Steak! So juicy and tender, with that Wild Idea Buffalo taste that’s like no other. All their Buffalo are raised on the free range of the Great Plains grasslands. I also Sauteed some Mushrooms. Sauteed in Extra Light Olive Oil and Blue Bonnet Light Butter. Seasoned with Sea Salt, Pepper, Ground Cumin, Dried Thyme, and Parsley.

 

 

For one side dish I prepared Roasted Butternut Squash, easy recipe for some delicious Butternut Squash! I purchased 1 small package of Diced Butternut Squash at Kroger. They sell packages of it that they dice up. This is a lot easier than peeling and seeding one yourself, especially if you don’t have a good knife to cut it. I’ll need; 1 package of Diced Butternut Squash, Walnut Pieces, 1 tablespoons Extra Light Olive Oil, 1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick Grinder Sea Salt, and 1 teaspoon McCormick Grinder Peppercorn Medley.

 

 

To prepare it; Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Place the Squash on a sheet pan and drizzle with the Olive Oil, add the Walnut Pieces, Salt, and Peppercorn and toss well. Arrange the squash in one layer and roast for 25 to 30 minutes, until the Squash is tender, turning once with a spatula. And done, very easy to prepare. With the small amount of Seasoning and Olive Oil, it really brings out the flavor of Butternut Squash! The Walnuts work perfect with the Squash. I really love this Butternut Squash!

 

 

Then for another side dish I heated up a can of Margaret Holmes Seasoned Blackeye Peas. If you are a fan of Blackeye Peas, like myself, you’ll love these! Just emptied the Peas into a small saucepan, covered, and heated to a boil. Reduced the heat, stirred. Simmer until ready to serve. Nice size Peas and Seasoned just right!. Then I also baked a loaf of La Baguetterie Roasted Garlic Oval Bread. For Dessert later Jello Sugar Free Dark Cherry Jello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Idea Buffalo – FLAT-IRON STEAK 8 OZ.
We carefully fillet our flat irons from the upper shoulder blade of the primal chuck. The flat iron has recently become a favorite on restaurant menus due to its high quality and flavor. The flat iron steak is what many chefs consider a best-kept secret of steak cuts. 8 oz.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/collections/steaks/products/flat-iron-steaks

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Potato Pie – Buffalo Wing Style

February 17, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | 2 Comments
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Potato Pie – Buffalo Wing Style. How about some Pie, Potato Pie, to heat up these cold Winter’s Days! This is made using the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with Jill’s Chili Seasoning (or other chili seasoning), Celery, Carrots, Green Onions, Wing Sauce, Potatoes, Mexican Blend Cheese, Blue Cheese, Eggs, and a Cup of Cream. All this and Baked in a Pie! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Potato Pie – Buffalo Wing Style “doesn’t taste like chicken” (serves 8)
Ground Buffalo sautéed with carrots, celery and onion and seasoned with “buffalo wing sauce” and then baked into a pie with golden potatoes and cheese. Yup – it’s pretty tasty.

Ingredients:

1 – pound Ground Buffalo
1 – tablespoon olive oil
3 – tablespoons Jill’s Chili Seasoning (or other chili seasoning)
2 – cups celery, chopped
1 – cup carrots, chopped
4 – green onions, chopped
1 – cup wing sauce
8 – potatoes, pre-cooked and chopped
8 – ounces Mexican blend cheese
4 – ounces blue cheese, crumbled
2 – eggs, beaten
¼ – cup cream

Preparation:

1 – In a sauté pan over medium high heat add the oil and crumble in the ground buffalo meat.
2 -Add the chili seasonings and stir in to incorporate, breaking up the meat with a spatula as you stir.
3 – Add the carrots celery and green onions and continue to cook until meat is browned and vegetables are slightly tender.
4 – Remove meat/vegetable mix from heat and allow the meat mixture to cool a bit, about 10 minutes.
5 – Lightly oil into a deep-dish pie pan.
6 – In a bowl mix the meat, potatoes and cheeses together.
7 – Whisk the eggs with the cream and fold into the mixture.
8 – Press the mixture into a deep dish pie-pan and cover with foil.
9 – Bake at 375° for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and palace under broiler until top is browned and crusty.
10 – Remove from heat and serve.

Serve with wing sauce and additional blue cheese crumbles or dressing. Note: If making ahead of time and refrigerating for baking later increase cooking time by 10 minutes.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/meat-pies-oh-my

Broiled Lobster Tail, Sea Salt Rubbed Buffalo Tri Tip Steaks and Baked Steak Fries

February 15, 2021 at 7:04 PM | Posted in Luke's Lobster, Ore - Ida, Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Broiled Lobster Tail, Sea Salt Rubbed Buffalo Tri Tip Steaks and Baked Steak Fries

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Woke up to a couple of inches of new snow. But that is only the start of it! They say we will have 9-11 inches of snow by Tuesday morning! Add that to 4 or 5 inches we had on the ground and you’re talking a lot of snow, especially for this area. But nothing you can do but sit back and wait. I just wish we weren’t living on a hill and the driveway wasn’t a hill it’s self. None of it good for a guy in a wheelchair! Enough rambling, for Dinner tonight I prepared Broiled Lobster Tail, Sea Salt Rubbed Buffalo Tri Tip Steaks and Baked Steak Fries.

 

Mom loves Lobster so I ordered a box of 8 1/4 lb Lobster Tails from Luke’s Lobster. Luke’s is where I had ordered the Lobster Rolls from, which were incredible! I was hoping to get them the day before her Birthday last Friday but they didn’t arrive until late Saturday. So I’m preparing a couple of them tonight. They were frozen so I had laid a couple of them in the fridge to thaw overnight.

 

To prepare them I used a sharp knife, halve each lobster tail lengthwise, cutting almost all the way through the soft side, and pulled gently at each side to laid the lobster flat in a small boiler pan. Next I heated the broiler to 450. Place lobster tails seasoned side up. Cooked them until the meat became opaque white and the shell turned bright red, cooked for about 9 minutes. Brushed with melted butter and they were ready to eat. They were so delicious and had such good flavor. We’ll be having these again, we have 6 left!

 

Then I had ordered a couple of packages of Wild Idea Buffalo – JILL’S SEA SALT RUBBED TRI-TIP STEAKS while they were on sale. Having a package tonight for Dinner. I had them in the freezer and sat them in the fridge to thaw overnight. It comes packaged as 2 – 4 oz. steaks per package and it’s already Seasoned with Organic: Olive Oil, Sea Salt, Lemon Juice, Black Pepper, Sage, Thyme, Rosemary, Garlic, and Onion Powder.

 

To prepare it I preheated the oven to 400°. In a Cast Iron Skillet that I sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray and added a tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil to, I heated it over medium high heat. When ready I added my Steaks to it. I cooked the Steaks 1 minute each side. I just wanted a light sear on both sides. Then I moved the Skillet on to the preheated Oven and Roasted it for about 4 minutes. Removed the Skillet from the Oven and placed the Steaks on a plate and let them rest for 5 minutes before cutting. The Tri -Tip Steak was super tender and juicy. I had cooked to a medium rare and it came perfect! Topped it with a side of Sauteed Mushrooms.

 

For a side I baked some Ore Ida Steak Fries and had a side of Hunt’s Ketchup for dipping. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luke’s Lobster – Lobster Tail Pack – 8 Tails
This kit features 8 lobster tails, and tangy lemon garlic marinade (on the side) – perfect for stovetop or outdoor grilling. Our lobster tails are flash frozen using state of the art techniques to preserve freshness and quality. Enjoy lobster shipped from Maine to anywhere in the US!
Included in pack:

– 8 Frozen Lobster Tails (8 tails total, each about 1/4 lb)

– Lemon Garlic Marinade Packets

Tail directions:

1 – Thaw lobster tails in the fridge for about 24 hours before you plan to use them.
2 – Using a sharp knife, halve each lobster tail lengthwise, cutting almost all the way through the soft side, and use your hands to pull gently at each side to lay the lobster flat.
3 – Place split lobster tails on a flat surface.
4 – Heat your broiler to 450-500. Place lobster tails seasoned side up. Cook until the meat becomes opaque white and the shell turns bright red, or for about 8-10 minutes.
5 – Brush with melted butter and serve immediately.

 

 

WILD IDEA BUFFALO – JILL’S SEA SALT RUBBED TRI-TIP STEAKS (2-4 OZ. STEAKS)
This pre-seasoned steak is full of flavor with a hint of citrus and herbs. And, it’s portion perfect, with two 4 oz. steaks per 8 oz. package.

Ingredients: 100% Grass-Fed Buffalo, Organic: Olive Oil, Sea Salt, Lemon Juice, Black Pepper, Sage, Thyme, Rosemary, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder
https://wildideabuffalo.com/products/jills-sea-salt-rubbed-tri-tip-steaks-2-4-oz-steaks

HEART HEALTH

February 10, 2021 at 3:00 PM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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HEART HEALTH
It’s true – you are what you eat, and you are what you eat, eats too. With this in mind and in celebration of February’s American Heart Month, we’d like to share some important heart-health facts on grass-fed meat.

Grass-fed meat has:

Lower total fat content & health-promoting fats such as;
Omega-3 fatty acids – key component to heart health
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) – a fat that has been shown to reduce heart disease and cancer risks
More antioxidant vitamins (health boosters) such as; Vitamin E
Beta-carotene and; Vitamin C

“Specifically, bison contains an increased ratio of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) to saturated fatty acids (SFA), 3–4 times more anti-inflammatory omega-3 PUFA and is particularly high in alpha linolenic acid. In addition, ruminants such as bison are a major contributor of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) to the human diet, providing significantly more CLA than other non-ruminant meat sources such as pork, fish, chicken, and turkey. The dietary inclusion of a specifically rich source of CLA may be advantageous as CLA is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties, and may have an important role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer.”

When it comes to omega-3 fatty acids (which our body does not make on its own) – it’s important that we turn to foods that include this essential fat, which has been shown to prevent heart disease. Consuming our native, grass-fed buffalo meat that delivers 3.5x more omega-3s – is a not only a good choice but a go-to choice for a healthy heart.

“Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce the risk for sudden death caused by cardiac arrhythmias and all-cause mortality in patients with known coronary heart disease. Omega-3 fatty acids are also used to treat hyperlipidemia and hypertension.”

Evidence has also shown that “some antioxidant vitamins appear to be important in reducing the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).” With the power-packed antioxidant vitamins found in grass-fed meat, these healthy, can-do substances protect a person’s cells, keeping us free from “oxidative stress” and boosting overall health.

Besides the known health benefits of grass-fed meat, it’s also important to consider its role in weight health, which directly correlates to heart health. Being overweight leads to many conditions such as, high blood pressure or diabetes that lead to heart disease. Consuming a healthy, balanced diet of 100% grass-fed/finished bison with other whole plant-based foods, play a critical role in maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle.

Our nutrient dense, lower calorie and higher protein grass-fed buffalo meat is not just beneficial for your heart health, but for the heart of our planet. New studies show that one in five global deaths are caused by pollution, and our food supply can either be a part of that pollution or a part of the solution.

As always, we believe, that eating less meat, but of a higher more nutrient rich and sustainable quality is not just in the best interest of our health, but of our planet’s health too.

For a better understanding of the benefits of Wild Idea’s 100% grass-fed/finished buffalo meat and to offer transparency, learn more about the nutritional data here.

Sources:
EatWild – Basics
US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine – National Center for Biotechnology Information
American Family Physician
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/blog/heart-health

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Enchilada Pie

February 10, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a Enchilada Pie. This recipe is made using Wild Idea Ground Buffalo, Jill’s Mexican Seasonings, Green Onions, White Corn Tortillas, Shredded Mexican Blend Cheese, and Chili Verde Sauce (*recipe below or pre-made sauce). You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Enchilada Pie (serves 8)
Layers of homemade green chili sauce, seasoned ground buffalo and cheese – what’s not to love… Great addition to tailgate parties too!

Ingredients:

1 – pound Wild Idea Ground Buffalo
1 – tablespoon olive oil
½ – pkg. Jill’s Mexican Seasonings (or other Mexican seasonings)
4 – green onions, chopped
8 – white corn tortillas, chopped
16 – ounces shredded Mexican Blend Cheese
3 – cups Chili Verde Sauce (*recipe below or pre-made sauce)

Preparation:

1 – In a sauté pan over medium high heat add oil and crumble in ground buffalo meat.
2 – Add Mexican seasonings and green onions and stir in to incorporate. Break up the meat with a spatula as you stir and continue to brown the meat.
3 – Remove meat from heat and cover.
4 – Lightly oil into a deep-dish pie pan.
5 – Pour ½ cup of the chili verde sauce into the pie pan.
6 – Layer the pie-pan with a third of the tortillas, followed by half of the meat, then 6 ounces of the cheese and one cup of the chili verde sauce.
7 – Repeat the above step and top with the last third of tortillas and last half cup of chili verde sauce.
8 – Cover with foil and bake at 375° for 30 minutes.
9 – Remove foil and top with remaining 4 ounces of cheese and continue to bake until cheese is melted.
10 – Remove the enchilada pie from the oven and serve
11 – Serve with additional chili verde sauce or pico de gallo. Note: If making ahead of time and refrigerating for baking later increase cooking time by 10 minutes.

Chili Verde Sauce
Ingredients:

10 – Tomatillos, husk removed and washed
1 – cup water
4 – green chilies, roasted, peeled and seeded
½ – cup packed cilantro leaves
1 – teaspoon each: cumin, coriander, and salt
Juice of 2 limes (1/2 cup)

1 – Place tomatillos and water in saucepan and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes, until Tomatillos are tender.
2 – Place tomatillos and water in blender with all other ingredients.
3 – Blend until well incorporated.
4 – Return to saucepan and let simmer until desired thickness is achieved.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/meat-pies-oh-my

 


Wild Idea Buffalo – PRE-MIXED SEASONING PACKETS

You asked for ready to use seasonings and now we have them! Choose from Jill’s Chili Seasoning, Italian Seasoning or Mexican Seasoning. Super convenient for all your favorite dishes and we will include recipes with each spice packet!
Mexican Seasoning (seasoning for 1 to 2 lb. of meat.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/collections/ranch-pantry/products/pre-mixed-season-packets

4 oz. Buffalo Cheese Burger w/ Baked Fries

February 8, 2021 at 7:12 PM | Posted in cheese, Healthy Life Whole Grain Breads, Ore - Ida, Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Buffalo Cheese Burger w/ Baked Fries

 

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. 35 degrees and mostly cloudy out today. ! Went to McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom. Then I headed back out to Menard’s, they had some items on sale that I wanted. Still looking for a good battery powered weed whacker and hedge trimmer. Back home I prep my 3 Bean Turkey Chili. Had it all done so I went ahead and prepared it. Chili is always better after setting for a day anyway. So it’s Chili tomorrow and a Burger tonight. For Dinner tonight I prepared a 4 oz. Buffalo Cheese Burger and Baked Fries.

 

As always when it’s a Buffalo Burger I’m using the Wild Idea Buffalo Burger Patties. But this time I’m trying the new 4 oz. Possible Burger. Same great taste and quality but these are 4 oz. Just love all the Buffalo Burgers; meaty, juicy and just flat out delicious! Preheated up a skillet that I sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray and 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil, seasoned my Burger with the Wild Idea Omnivore Salt. I then pan fried it about 3 minutes per side, and done. After I flipped the Burger I added a slice of Kraft Deli Style Sharp Cheddar Cheese. I’m serving it on a Healthy Life Wheat Hamburger Bun. These smaller Burgers seem even juicer!

 

I also baked some Ore Ida Crinkle Cut Fries, served these with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup for dipping. For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s of Mini Pretzels along with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE POSSIBLE BURGER (12 OZ. PACKAGE)
Have your burger and save the planet too, with Wild Idea Buffalo Company’s “Possible Burger”! Choosing meat that’s 100% grass-fed/grass-finished and humanely harvested, produces a naturally clean and sustainable meat. It’s good food. It’s food that protects our planet and nourishes our body. So, sink your teeth into the juicy good possibilities of restoring the prairies and improving our food supply with our Possible Burger, or any of our Wild Idea products!

We made it POSSIBLE with these convenient, ready to grill pre-made burgers. 3 – 4 oz. burgers per 12 oz. package.

Learn more here.

Ingredients: 100% Grass-Fed/Grass-Finished Buffalo Meat, Organic Olive Oil, Organic Black Pepper, Sea Salt
https://wildideabuffalo.com/collections/premium-ground-bison-burgers/products/the-possible-burger-12-oz-package

 

 

 

 

Ore Ida Golden Crinkles®
French fries with ridges.Ore Ida Golden Crinkles®
We’re proud to say that our Golden Crinkles® are America’s favorite fries!* What’s not to love? These oh-so-tasty crinkle cut fries are just plain fun, especially when they’re paired with a juicy hamburger or hot dog and dipped in Heinz® Ketchup

SERVING SIZE 84g
CALORIES 120
FAT 4 1/2g
SODIUM 290mg
CARBS 19g
https://www.oreida.com/Products/G/Golden-Crinkles#.Vfy2YN9Viko

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Buffalo Beans

February 3, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | 2 Comments
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Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Buffalo Beans WEDNESDAY

This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is Buffalo Beans. I can just taste and smell the aroma of this dish! Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Wild Idea Ground Buffalo, Olive Oil, Onions, Spices, Roasted and Chopped Green Chilies, Maple Syrup, a cup of Strong Coffee, Beans, Green Onions, Shredded Cheddar Cheese and more! Oh these Wild Idea Buffalo Recipes just keep coming! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wide Idea Buffalo website. You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Italian Sausage along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021!
https://wildideabuffalo.com/

BUFFALO BEANS
Recently, a customer (thank you Suzanne) sent me a recipe for cowboy beans. It was a recipe that I was very familiar with as a kid – which we called “Hamburger Beans”. It was often dinner, or served as a side dish during outdoor cookouts. I took her suggestions, along with notes from my mother’s recipe from years back and came up with Buffalo Beans. It’s good-ole-fashioned, stick to your ribs food. A good hunger remover after a big day. Approved by Wild Idea’s Harvest Crew!

Ingredients:

1 – pound Ground Buffalo
2 – tablespoons olive oil
2 – onions, chopped
4 – cloves garlic, chopped
2 – teaspoons salt
1 – teaspoon black pepper
1 – tablespoon cumin
2 – teaspoons coriander
2 – teaspoons chili powder
1 – teaspoon oregano
½ – teaspoon smoked paprika
1 – 8 ounce can roasted and chopped green chilies
1 – cup ketchup
¼ – cup mustard
½ – cup maple syrup
½ – cup strong coffee
2 – cans beans, rinsed
Green onions or shredded cheddar cheese

Preparation:

1 – In a heavy pot over medium high heat, heat oil and crumble in ground buffalo meat and add the onions, garlic and dry seasonings. Push the meat around in the pan breaking up the meat pieces and incorporating the spices. Cook until the meat is browned, about 10 minutes.
2 – Add the remaining ingredients and stir to incorporate. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to low and simmer until desired consistency is reached.
3 – Garnish the beans with green onions or cheddar cheese and accompany with corn bread.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/buffalo-beans

 

 

Wild Idea Buffalo – PREMIUM GROUND BUFFALO 1 LB.
Wild Idea Ground Buffalo is a “must have” for countless healthy, meaty meals. We grind our finest roasts and steaks to bring you the most delicious ground buffalo on the planet. User friendly and very versatile, our 100% grass-fed, ground buffalo meat is packed with protein and naturally low in fat and calories. Did we mention it’s delicious? Average 95% lean. Available in a 1 lb. package.
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Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Bloody Mary Steak Salad

January 27, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week it’s a Bloody Mary Steak Salad. This one uses the Wild Idea Buffalo Flank Steaks combined with Spicy V-8 Juice, Salt, Brown Sugar, and Paprika. You’ve got the beginning of one delicious meal! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Buffalo Flank Steaks along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Bloody Mary Steak Salad
By: Jill O’Brien
My mother recently sent me an idea for a Bloody Mary Steak Salad, which looked and sounded delicious. There are many renditions of this concoction, and below is my take on this fun recipe. Adjust seasonings to your liking to create your own or incorporate pickled asparagus and green beans for additional taste and color!

Ingredients for Steak: *Serves 4
2 – 14 ounce Wild Idea Buffalo Flank Steaks
1 – 6 ounce can spicy V-8 juice *If you don’t like as much spice, use plain V-8.Bloody Mary Steak Salad
1 – tablespoon salt
1 – tablespoon brown sugar
2 – teaspoons paprika

Ingredients for Salad:
1 – small red onion, diced
1 – cucumber, partially peeled (I use a alternating striping method) & chopped
3 – stalks celery hearts, chopped
2 – pints cherry, grape or pear tomatoes, halved or, 3 tomatoes, coarse chopped
8 – large pimento stuffed olives, sliced, reserve 2 tablespoons of the olive juice
4 – tablespoons rice vinegar
1 – tablespoon horseradish
2 – teaspoons Worcestershire
1 – slosh hot sauce, or to your liking
½ – teaspoon celery seeds, lightly crushed
¼ – cup olive oil

fresh lime wedges
sea salt & fresh cracked pepper

Preparation:

1) For steak preparation, rinse steaks and pat dry with paper towels. Place steaks on cutting board and remove any exterior fat or sinew (there will be very little of this). Using a fine tined fork, pierce steaks on both sides at an angle. Place steaks and V-8 juice in a large plastic bag or covered glass dish. Marinate steaks at room temperature for two hours, refrigerate and marinate for an additional 22 hours. Remove steaks from juice, shaking off excess, and blot with a paper towel. Mix, salt, brown sugar, and paprika together and rub into bison flank steaks. Cover and let rest at room temperature for two to four hours before grilling.

2) While steaks are resting before cooking, prepare salad ingredients. Place diced red onion and chopped cucumber in a bowl and toss with two tablespoons of the vinegar and a pinch of salt & pepper. Let rest to slightly pickle for a minimum of two hours.

3) Add remaining vegetables to the onion/cucumber mix and toss.

4) Wisk together the remaining vinegar, with olive juice, horseradish, Worcestershire, hot sauce, celery seed, and olive oil. Pour half of the dressing into the vegetables and toss. Reserve remaining dressing for serving.

5) Pre-heat grill to 500°, insuring that grill grates are clean. Oil grill grates with before grilling with high heat oil or grill spray. Place flank steaks over hottest heat and grill for one minute each side, closing grill lid during cooking. Remove steaks from grill, place on a cutting board, and cover allowing to rest for 5 minutes before cutting. This will give you a medium rare outcome.

6) On 4 plates or platter, arrange tomato salad. Slice steaks on the bias and place on the tomatoes. Drizzle with additional dressing and finish with a squeeze of fresh lime, another pinch of sea salt, and a couple grinds of cracked black pepper.

Serve with icy cold vodka with a squeeze of lime and a splash of chilled tonic.
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