One of America’s Favorites – Barbecue Spaghetti

March 9, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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Barbecue Spaghetti

Barbecue Spaghetti

Barbecue spaghetti is a dish from Memphis, Tennessee, that combines spaghetti with a sauce made from shredded smoked pork or pulled pork, vegetables, and barbecue sauce. It is served as a side dish in some Memphis barbecue restaurants. Southern Living called the dish iconic and “perhaps the city’s most unusual creation”. HuffPost called it “a Memphis staple”.

Barbecue spaghetti can be made with pulled pork or shredded smoked pork. The sauce is “half marinara and half barbecue sauce”, sometimes with onions and peppers included, and is simmered before adding the pork; the consistency is close to that of barbecue sauce. The spaghetti is cooked until soft, then tossed in the hot sauce. This dish is served as a side and sometimes as a main course.

The dish was invented by former railroad cook Brady Vincent, who opened a barbecue restaurant called Brady and Lil’s. In 1980 Frank and Hazel Vernon bought the restaurant and renamed it The Bar-B-Q Shop. Vincent also taught the recipe for barbecue spaghetti to Jim Neely, who opened Interstate Bar-B-Q in the late 1970s; Interstate modified the sauce recipe adding the “extra back flap meat” from a rack of ribs and cooking it in a pot with peppers and onions.

State Park restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts, serves a “Memphis BBQ spaghetti” that uses pulled pork in a marinara that uses a barbecue sauce as its base.

According to John Shelton Reed, “Barbecue spaghetti is to spaghetti Bolognese as Cincinnati chili is to the Tex-Mex variety”. Filipino spaghetti is spaghetti sauced with banana ketchup and topped with hot dogs.

 

Sweet Barbeque Turkey Flatbread          

February 21, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a 2nd Pizza Recipe from the Jennie – O Turkey website, Sweet Barbeque Turkey Flatbread. This one will be using the JENNIE-O® Slow Roasted Turkey Breast Roast along with toppings of Red Onion, Green Peppers, Red Peppers, Peaches, Jalapeño Jack Cheese, and BBQ Sauce all on top of a Whole Wheat Flatbread or 1 (10-inch) Prepared Pizza Crust. You can find this recipe along with all the other Jennie – O recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH IN 2020!    http://www.jennieo.com/

Sweet Barbeque Turkey Flatbread
Bring more pizzazz to pizza night with deliciously inspired flatbreads. They’ve got all the flavor with less than 400 calories and are as fun to make as they are to eat.
Ingredients
2 whole wheat flatbread or 1 (10-inch) prepared pizza crust
⅓ cup sweet barbeque sauce
1 ½ cups shredded JENNIE-O® Slow Roasted Turkey Breast Roast, grab-n-go dinner from the service deli
¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
⅓ cup sliced green pepper
⅓ cup sliced red pepper
⅓ cup diced peaches
1 cup shredded Jalapeño Jack cheese

Directions
1 – Heat oven according to pizza crust package instructions. Place pizza crust on pizza pan and spread with barbeque sauce.

2 – Add turkey, onion, peppers, peaches and cheese. Bake according to package directions or until cheese is melted and crust is hot and golden brown.

Nutritional Information
Calories 390 Fat 20g
Protein 33g Cholesterol 95mg
Carbohydrates 18g Sodium 920mg
Fiber 2g Saturated Fat 10g
Sugars 9g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/676-sweet-barbeque-turkey-flatbread

Kitchen Hint of the Week!

October 12, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Hold off on the sauce…………..

Wait to baste when grilling – Basting with sauce adds tremendous flavor, but barbecue sauces burn easily. Try basting in the last few minutes and once foods have been removed from the grill.

Habañero Apricot Cocktail Sausages

August 9, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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For this week’s second recipe I have a recipe for Habañero Apricot Cocktail Sausages. The perfect part Appetizer, Habañero Apricot Cocktail Sausages. These are made using JENNIE-O® Habañero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausages, which I haven’t tried yet but looking forward to! You’ll also need BBQ Sauce, Crushed Pineapple, Apricot Jam, Cider Vinegar, Light Soy Sauce, Coarse-Grain Mustard, and Jalapeño. I’ve also left info and web link to the Jennie – O Habañero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage. Be sure to check out the Jennie – O site for all the Delicious and Healthy Recipes. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Habañero Apricot Cocktail Sausages
Your party is not complete without these tasty cocktail sausages. Mix seasoned turkey sausage with an exciting blend of flavors for a bite-sized appetizer with big-time appeal.

INGREDIENTS
2 (19.5-ounce) packages JENNIE-O® Habañero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage
1 (18-ounce) bottle barbecue sauce
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple
⅓ cup apricot jam
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon lite soy sauce
1 tablespoon coarse-grain mustard
1 jalapeño, sliced

DIRECTIONS
1) Cook sausage as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Cut into 2-inch pieces.

2) In Dutch-oven add sausages, barbecue sauce, pineapple, apricot jam, vinegar, soy sauce, mustard and jalapeño. Cook over medium-low heat 20 minutes. Serve with wooden picks.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 220
Protein 14g
Carbohydrates 28g
Fiber 0g
Sugars 20g
Fat 5g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 500mg
Saturated Fat 1.5g

https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1274-haba%C3%B1ero-apricot-cocktail-sausages

 

Jennie – O Habañero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage
Bring on the sweet heat with all-natural JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Turkey Sausage! Perfect for grilling, roasting, or pan frying, these lean turkey sausage links add big flavor to any dish. Add it to soups and pastas, make it a new addition to your homemade pizzas, or serve them up whole with your favorite side dish.

* ALL NATURAL
* GLUTEN FREE
* LEAN
Find this product in the refrigerated section of your grocery store.

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
CONSUMER STOVETOP SKILLET:
Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Place dinner sausage in hot skillet. Cook uncovered, turning occasionally, 17-19 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
CONSUMER GAS GRILL:
TO GRILL:
Spray grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill over medium-high heat. Place dinner sausages on grill rack 4 inches from heat source. Grill approximately 16 to 18 minutes, turning occasionally. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving Size109 g

Calories 140
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat .0 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 430 mg
Total Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 3g
Added Sugar s3 g 6%
Protein 19 g %
Vitamin D .000 mcg 0%
Calcium .00 mg 0%
Iron 1.10 mg 6%
Potassiumn 470.000 mg 10%

https://www.jennieo.com/products/266-haba%C3%B1ero-apricot-seasoned-turkey-sausage

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Barbecued Shrimp Over Tropical Rice

August 6, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Barbecued Shrimp Over Tropical Rice TUESDAY

This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Barbecued Shrimp Over Tropical Rice. Fire that grill up for this week’s recipe! Shrimp and Brown Rice make up this Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Recipe. It’s from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes along with Diabetic News, Diabetic Management Tips, and more! Plus you subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Barbecued Shrimp Over Tropical Rice
You’ll want to break out the grill for this mouthwatering seafood dish! Chopped fresh mango perfectly complements the sweet and spicy barbecue shrimp in this exotic dish, while jalapeño peppers add some kick.

Ingredients
20 frozen large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (26 to 30 per pound)
1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
1 cup chopped fresh mango** (about 1 medium mango)
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon finely chopped and seeded jalapeño pepper*
2 teaspoons lime juice

Directions
1 – Thaw shrimp according to package directions.

2 – Cook brown rice according to package directions, omitting salt; set aside.

3 – Meanwhile, thread shrimp onto 4 metal skewers, leaving 1/8-inch space between shrimp. In small bowl stir together barbecue sauce and ginger. Grill shrimp on greased rack of uncovered grill directly over medium heat for 6 to 7 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, turning once and brushing frequently with sauce mixture.

4 – Stir mango, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, and lime juice into hot rice. Spoon onto serving plates. Serve shrimp on top of rice mixture.

Note: Mangos are chock-full of vitamins A and C. They also are rich in fiber and contain over 20 different vitamins and minerals.

**Note: To chop a mango, first cut off all four sides around the pit. Then slide a knife between the skin and meat of the mango. Remove skin and cut into chunks then chop into smaller pieces.

*Note: Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1/2 cup rice and 5 shrimp.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 200 calories, Carbohydrates: 37 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 53 mg, Sodium: 396 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/barbecued-shrimp-over-tropical-rice/

Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes

July 20, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes with recipes including; Pulled Pork with Caramelized Onions, Sous Vide Carnitas, and Five-Spice Pulled Pork Sandwiches. Find these mouth-watering recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes
Find healthy, delicious pulled pork recipes including pulled pork sandwiches, crockpot pulled pork and spicy pulled pork. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Pulled Pork with Caramelized Onions
Traditional pulled pork is barbecued, which gives it a smoky flavor. But the slow cooker happens to be the absolute easiest way to cook pulled pork—and you can get a hint of smoke by adding chipotle chile. Serve the pulled pork with potato salad, collard greens and grits. Or make it into a sandwich and serve it on a bun with coleslaw……………

Sous Vide Carnitas
Sous vide is a foolproof way to get perfectly tender carnitas every time. The precision cooking method cooks the meat slowly and keeps it at an even temperature so the meat never overcooks or dries out. Use this big-batch recipe to meal-prep—the carnitas are perfect for burrito bowls, tacos, breakfast skillets and more…………..

Five-Spice Pulled Pork Sandwiches
These pulled pork sandwiches are designed to travel to a tailgate or picnic. Plan ahead to prep the pulled pork in the slow cooker a day ahead. Tote the pork in an aluminum pan and reheat it on a portable grill…………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19021/ingredients/meat-poultry/pork/main-dish/pulled/

Healthy BBQ and Grilled Chicken Recipes

July 7, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy BBQ and Grilled Chicken Recipes. Fire up the grill for these Delicios and Healthy BBQ and Grilled Chicken Recipes with recipes including; Butterflied Grilled Chicken with a Chile-Lime Rub, Maple-Bourbon Chicken with Grilled Sweet Potatoes, and Beer-Glazed Chicken with Grilled Vegetables. Find these recipes and many more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy BBQ and Grilled Chicken Recipes
Find healthy, delicious BBQ and grilled chicken recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Butterflied Grilled Chicken with a Chile-Lime Rub
A quick and efficient way to cook a whole bird on the grill is to butterfly, or “spatchcock” it. When cooking a whole chicken on the grill, try searing the chicken first over direct heat then finish cooking over indirect heat (as instructed in this recipe). That way you avoid the all too common problem when grilling—chicken burned on the outside and raw in the center. For best flavor, let the chicken marinate in the rub overnight in the refrigerator. Serve with lime wedges and fresh salsa………….

Maple-Bourbon Chicken with Grilled Sweet Potatoes
The sweetness in this Maple-Bourbon Chicken recipe is from the real maple syrup and grilled sweet potatoes. Bacon is also included!……………..

Beer-Glazed Chicken with Grilled Vegetables
Need a new chicken dinner idea? Try this grilled chicken and vegetable dish from chef Rick Bayless. Grilling the chicken and summer vegetables is a no-brainer, but in colder months, you may wish to move indoors and roast the chicken, along with some root vegetables. Whatever the weather, it’s worth seeking out piloncillo for the beer glaze. This unrefined sugar used in Mexican cooking is made from evaporated cane juice. Its complex caramelized flavor balances any bitterness in the beer. Look for it in Latin markets and online………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy BBQ and Grilled Chicken Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18928/ingredients/meat-poultry/chicken/bbq-grilled/

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Hawaiian Turkey Burgers

May 17, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is Hawaiian Turkey Burgers. Made using JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Burger Patties along with toppings of BBQ Sauce, Sliced Pineapple, Lettuce and served on Whole Wheat Burger Buns. Get that grill fired up! You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Hawaiian Turkey Burgers
Sweet and savory go together like grilling and summer. Grilled pineapple, lean turkey burgers and a tangy sauce make this weeknight dinner so good, the cook might actually have some kisses coming their way.

INGREDIENTS
¼ cup pineapple preserves
¼ cup barbeque sauce
4 slices pineapple
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Burger Patties
4 whole wheat burger buns, split and toasted
4 lettuce leaves

DIRECTIONS
Preheat broiler or grill.
1) Combine pineapple preserves and barbeque sauce in small saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring often. Set aside ¼ cup sauce to use as condiment.
2) Brush both sides of pineapple slices with some of remaining sauce; set aside. Cook burger patties as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165ºF as measured by a meat thermometer. Brush often with sauce. Broil pineapple 1 minute, turning once.
3) Place lettuce leaf on bun bottom top with pineapple, patties and bun top. Serve with reserved sauce condiment.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 420
Protein 26g
Carbohydrates 57g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 32g
Fat 10
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 490mg
Saturated Fat 2.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/287-hawaiian-turkey-burgers

Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Sweet ‘n’ Smoky Oven Barbecued Chicken

April 21, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is – Sweet ‘n’ Smoky Oven Barbecued Chicken. Broiler-Fryer Chicken with a Sweet ‘n’ Smoky Oven Barbecue Sauce! Fillthat Sunday Dinner Table with this delicipus Chicken Recipe. Includes the recipe for the BBQ Sauce also. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes tp please all tastes, diets, and cuisines so check it out today! Enjoy and 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Sweet ‘n’ Smoky Oven Barbecued Chicken

Recipe Ingredients:
1 broiler-fryer chicken, cut in serving pieces
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon hickory smoked salt
1 large onion sliced
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Barbecue Sauce:
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
1/4 cup white distilled or cider vinegar

Cooking Directions:
1 – Place chicken skin side up, in baking pan. Pour water around chicken. Tuck onion slices in and around the chicken. Sprinkle with hickory smoked salt and pepper.
2 – Bake chicken, uncovered, for 30 minutes in 375°F (190°C) oven.
3 – Combine ingredients for barbecue sauce and pour over chicken, bake 30 minutes longer.
Makes 4 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/chicken/sweet_%27n_smoky_oven_barbecued_chicken_recipe.html

Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes

March 24, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes. I love Pulled Pork, and here’s some Delicious and Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes with recipes like Shredded Pork Burrito Bowls with Veggie Slaw, Five-Spice Pulled Pork Sandwiches, and Slow-Cooker Red Curry Pulled-Pork Sandwiches. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes
Find healthy, delicious pulled pork recipes including pulled pork sandwiches, crockpot pulled pork and spicy pulled pork. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Shredded Pork Burrito Bowls with Veggie Slaw
This burrito recipe may lack a tortilla but it doesn’t lack anything in taste. Spicy shredded pork, crisp and vibrant veggie slaw, and warm pineapple-lime rice combine to deliver a beautiful presentation in your bowl………

Five-Spice Pulled Pork Sandwiches
These pulled pork sandwiches are designed to travel to a tailgate or picnic. Plan ahead to prep the pulled pork in the slow cooker a day ahead. Tote the pork in an aluminum pan and reheat it on a portable grill…….

Slow-Cooker Red Curry Pulled-Pork Sandwiches
Thai flavors—curry paste, fish sauce, lime and coconut milk—and a cabbage and cilantro slaw update this healthy slow-cooker pulled-pork sandwich recipe. A smaller slow cooker (such as a 4-quart model) is ideal for this healthy crock pot pulled-pork recipe. Look for red curry paste in jars in the Asian section of the supermarket……..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Pulled Pork Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19021/ingredients/meat-poultry/pork/main-dish/pulled/

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