Sunday, August 31, 2014

Inside-Out BLT Burger


These burgers may look ordinary until you bite into them and find the hidden surprise - smoky bacon, juicy tomato and melted cheese.  Topped off with grilled onion and a secret sauce this is the ultimate summer burger!
   photography by Paul Gelsobello Studio

Prep Time:  15 minutes
Cook Time:  10 minutes
4 servings

1-1/4 lbs. ground beef
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp. salt
4 slices bacon, cooked
6 to 8 cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced
1/4 lb. Cheddar cheese, sliced, about 4 slices
1 Tbsp. ketchup
1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
2 tsp. relish
4 thick slices red onion
1 can Griller’s Joy Grilling Non-Stick Cooking Spray (High Temperature Formula)
4 hamburger buns, split and toasted if desired
Lettuce leaves

Combine ground beef, Worcestershire and salt.  Form beef mixture into 8 4-inch patties.  On center of 4 patties, layer1 piece of bacon, a few slices of tomato, and one piece of cheese.  (You will need to break bacon and cheese to fit.)  Place another patty on top and press to seal edges. 

Combine ketchup, mayonnaise and relish in small bowl.  Refrigerate until ready to use.

Spray grill grates with Griller's Joy spray and preheat grill to medium.  Place burgers and onions on grill and cook turning once, 12 to 15 minutes, or until onions are tender and burgers are cooked through.  Serve burgers on buns, top with onions, sauce and lettuce.


recipe developed for Baker's Joy
food stylist - Catherine Paukner
food stylist assistant - Lauren Dellabella
prop stylist - Heather Bean



Honey Lime Pork Chops with Grilled Peaches


Take advantage of summer's bounty before it's gone until next year.  Grilled peaches make this pork chop recipe extra special.  Brushing with a mixture of honey and ginger enhances the natural sweetness in the peaches.  
photography by Paul Gelsobello Studio


Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
4 servings

5 Tbsp. honey, divided
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 Tbsp. lime juice
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tsp. fresh grated ginger, divided
2 Tbsp. butter, melted
1 can Griller’s Joy Grilling Non-Stick Cooking Spray (High Temperature Formula)
4 pork chops (3/4-inch thick)
4 peaches or pears, halved and pitted

Combine 3 tablespoons honey, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic and 1 teaspoon ginger.  Pour half of mixture over chops and marinate 30 minutes. 

Combine remaining 2 tablespoons honey, remaining 1 teaspoon ginger and melted butter.

Spray grill grates with Griller's Joy spray and preheat grill to medium.  Grill chops about 12 minutes, turning once until desired doneness, brushing with reserved honey-lime mixture.   Brush cut sides of peaches with honey-butter mixture.  Place on grill and cook 4 minutes.  Turn over and cook, brushing with honey butter mixture 4 minutes or until tender.  Serve chops with peaches.
 

recipe developed for Baker's Joy
food stylist - Catherine Paukner
food stylist assistant - Lauren Dellabella
prop stylist - Heather Bean

Thursday, August 7, 2014

CHEESY BACON DIP


Everything's better with bacon. With only 4 ingredients you can whip up this delicious dip in minutes! Loaded with crunchy bacon and cheddar cheese - hearty enough to stand up to any dipper. Try it on sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs or baked potatoes!
  photography by Paul Gelsobello Studio
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup FRENCH’S® Spicy Brown Mustard
1 cup  mayonnaise
12 ounces bacon, cooked and crumbled
                                             
Combine all ingredients in medium bowl.   Serve with your favorite dippers.
 
recipe developed for French's Foods
food stylist - Catherine Paukner
creative direction/prop stylist - Lauren Dellabella