Food Recipes (with Alcohol!)

Bourbon Buger

Ingredients 1 pound chuck or ground lean beef 2 tablespoons grated Vidalia onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons Woodford Reserve Bourbon 4 slices Monterey Jack cheese 4 Pretzel Rolls 4 Sliced Tomato 1 cup torn lettuce

Margarita Soaked Watermelon

Ingredients 1 seedless, baby watermelon 1 cup sugar ¾ cup boiling water juice of 2 limes ½ cup Jose Curevo Tequila (I used a little over ½ cup) ¼ cup Cointreau or Triple Sec (I used a little over ¼ cup) lime slices, garnish margarita salt, garnish

Raspberry Zinfandel Sorbet

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup water 1 bottle fruity red wine, such as Zinfandel (Try Cline Lodi Zinfandel, one of the wines from our March/April 2016 12 Under $12.) 3 cups raspberries (frozen or fresh)

Honey Bourbon Glazed Ham

Ingredients One 18-pound, bone-in whole or spiral-cut smoked ham, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 4 star anise pods 4 bay leaves 2 cinnamon sticks 2 garlic cloves One 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, thinly sliced 1 dried red chile 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest 2…

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Uncaged Pasta

Ingredients 1 lb spaghetti ¼ C olive oil 8 garlic cloves, slivers 1 leek 1 zucchini 1 yellow squash 2 C Z. Alexander Brown Cabernet Sauvignon ¾ C bourbon/whiskey 1 T tomato paste 1 T honey 1 T fresh thyme ¼ t cayenne pepper ½ C fresh basil, chopped ½ C fresh parsley, chopped Pecorino cheese…

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Bourbon Baked Beans

Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 cans (28 ounces each) baked beans (such as Bush’s Best Original Baked Beans) 1/2 cup chili sauce 1/2 cup strong coffee (best if left over from morning) 1/4 cup bourbon (such as Jim Beam Original) 3 teaspoons dry mustard

Dark Chocolate Red Wine Truffles

Ingredients 8 ounces bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, roughly chopped 1/2 cup heavy cream 4 tablespoons dry red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon 2 teaspoons Imperial Sugar Powdered Sugar 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon espresso powder Cocoa powder, for dusting