Braised cabbage,bacon and Granny Smith apples

  This dish is a staple in my kitchen.  One year at our farm, we had a pretty large harvest of cabbage.  I made a lot of recipes our of cabbage that year, some that were good and some that were not that good.  This one is a favorite with my entire family.  It is […]

Mustard and Brown Sugar Bacon

Mustard and brown sugar bacon by chef alexis hernandez

8-12 ounces thick cut bacon 4 tablespoons of Dijon mustard 1/4  cup of light brown sugar Preheat oven to 375F Place the bacon on a sheet tray lined with parchment paper. Lightly brush each bacon slice with the Dijon mustard.  The using your fingers sprinkle each slice of bacon with a teaspoon of sugar.  Cook bacon for […]

Camp Creek Farm Chili

Camp Creek Farm Chili by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:  2 pounds ground beef chuck 1 pound bulk Italian sausage 4 (15 ounce) cans chili beans, drained 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste 2 large yellow onion, chopped 1 large red onion chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped ½ a package of bacon chopped 1/2 cup beer […]

Braised Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Braised brussels sprouts with bacon by chef alexis hernandez

 Ingredients:  1/2 lb of brussels sprouts  6 strips of bacon 1 medium red onions chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh black pepper 1  8oz can of chicken stock Cut the ends of the brussels sprouts and then cut them in half and set aside. Chop the bacon into small […]

Summer Wedge with Blue Cheese

Summer wedge with blue cheese by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients: Serves 4 1/4 cups sour cream 1/4 mayonnaise 1 bunch of green onions tips removed and sliced thinly (white parts only) 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon of cumin 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard 1/2 cup of crumbled blue cheese 1/4 teaspoon of fresh black pepper 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt 2 medium […]