Pork Ribs with Columbia Gold (South Carolina Mustard Barbecue Sauce)

Pork Ribs with Columbia Gold, a South Carolina Mustard Barbecue Sauce


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Makes: A little more than 3 cups.

Takes: 30 minutes.

Keeps: It can keep for months in the refrigerator.



• 2 cups prepared yellow mustard

• 2/3 cup cider vinegar

• 3 tablespoons tomato paste

• 1/2 teaspoon chipotle Tabasco sauce or you favorite hot sauce

• 3/4 cup sugar

• 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules or 1 cube

• 2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves

• 1 teaspoon celery seed

• 3 teaspoons mustard powder

• 2 teaspoons onion powder

• 2 teaspoons garlic powder

• 1 teaspoon table salt

• 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


About the mustard: To be authentic, use yellow ballpark style mustard, not Dijon. Besides, it just doesn’t taste right with Dijon.

About the tomato paste: You can substitute ketchup if you wish.



1) Mix the wet ingredients together in a bowl.

2) If you are using a bouillon cube, crush it with a spoon in a bowl or mortar & pestle and add it to the bowl. Crush the rosemary leaves and celery seed in a mortar & pestle or in a blender or coffee grinder and add it to the bowl. Add the rest of the dry ingredients to the bowl and mix thoroughly. Let it sit for a an hour in the refrigerator for the flavors to meld. No cooking necessary. Leftovers will keep in the fridge for a month or more.

Bill’s Chicken Enchiladas . . .

Bill's Chicken Enchiladas




4 cups Enchilada Sauce

2 cups shredded Monterey Jack Cheese

4 (10 inch) Flour Tortillas

4 cups shredded Deli-Roasted Chicken

1 ½ cups shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese

½ teaspoon Minced Garlic per Enchilada (or to taste)

¼ teaspoon Cumin Seed per Enchilada (or to taste)

2 Avocados, chopped

½ cup torn Cilantro Leaves

2 tablespoons fresh Lime Juice

½ teaspoon Salt



  1. Spread 1 cup Enchilada Sauce in a 13 x 9 inch baking dish coated lightly with cooking spray. Spread a thin layer of sauce on 1 tortilla and sprinkle Cumin Seed and Minced Garlic evenly over the top. Place 1 cup of shredded chicken and ½ cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese on inner edge of the Tortilla, and roll. Place in baking dish, seam side down. Repeat with remaining tortillas, chicken, and cheese. Pour 2 cups sauce over tortillas. Bake enchiladas at 375° for 30 to 40 minutes.
  2. Top Enchiladas with 1 ½ cups of shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Bake 5 more minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, combine Avocado, Cilantro Leaves, Lime Juice, and ½ teaspoon Salt. Serve on top or aside of the Enchiladas.

Grilled Rib-Eye Steak, Brussel Sprouts & Potato . . .

Grilled Rib-Eye Steak - PIN


Brussel Sprouts Marinade:

• 1 pound Brussels Sprouts
• 1/2 Pound Baby Kale
• 4 tablespoons Olive Oil
• 2 tablespoons Garlic Powder
• 2 tablespoons Onion Powder
• 1 tablespoon Smoked Paprika
• 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt
• 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground Black Pepper

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Steak Marinated in Bill’s Bug Juice™:


Grilled Shrimp . . .

Grilled Shrimp - WilliamEaves.com


Marinade Ingredients:

• Butter
• Garlic Powder
• Onion Powder
• Fresh Ground Pepper
• Lawry’s Seasoned Salt

Pizza Night . . .




Same Dough Recipe as before, 11/17/2014. Just another Pizza Night with my Daughter!



Garlicky Beef-and-Bean Stir-Fry . . .





• 4 tablespoons sugar
• 6 tablespoons soy sauce
• 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
• 1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
• 8 teaspoons minced garlic
• 4 tablespoons peanut oil, divided
• 1 (10-oz.) sirloin steak, thinly sliced across the grain
• 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
• 2 red bell peppers, cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch-wide strips
• 2 teaspoons cornstarch
• 3 cups hot cooked rice


1. Combine first 5 ingredients. Gradually whisk in 3 Tbsp. oil; transfer to a large zip-top plastic bag. Add steak; seal. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes.

2. Pour steak and marinade into a bowl. Transfer steak to a wok, reserving marinade. Stir-fry steak in 1 Tbsp. oil over medium-high heat 1 1/2 minutes or until browned. Remove steak. Add beans and bell peppers to wok; stir-fry 3 minutes.

3. Whisk cornstarch into reserved marinade. Stir cornstarch mixture into vegetable mixture. Stir-fry 30 seconds or until sauce thickens. Stir steak into vegetable mixture, and stir-fry 30 seconds. Remove from heat, and serve over rice.


Recipe from Southern Living



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