Archive of ‘Food I Made’ category

Arancini – Deep Fried Rice Balls

AranciniYesterday when I posted my recipe for Butternut Squash Risotto With Roasted Garlic & Cracked Black Pepper Pork Tenderloin — made with delicious pork tenderloin from Smithfield — I promised that I’d be back with a follow up that involved deep frying just in case you had any leftovers.

Arancini is a Sicilian dish consisting of stuffed rice balls — often filled with meat, sauce, mozzarella cheese and peas — that are coated in bread crumbs and deep fried. Everything … CONTINUE READING »

Butternut Squash Risotto With Roasted Garlic & Cracked Black Pepper Pork Tenderloin

Butternut Squash Risotto With Roasted Garlic & Cracked Black Pepper Pork TenderloinWhat!? A blog post that doesn’t involve me deep frying something!? Yep, I’m going all fancy on you guys with this one, but what’s also really great about this recipe is how insanely simple it is.

For the past two years I’ve been working with Smithfield to create recipes using their various pork products. In case you’ve missed them you can click here to check out all the different dishes I’ve come up with thus far, and for this one … CONTINUE READING »

The Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Cone

The Flamin' Hot Cheetos ConeEveryone is always “Doritos taco shell this…” and “Doritos taco shell that…’, but do you know what’s better than Doritos? Flamin’ Hot cheetos! And do you know what’s better than a shell? A cone! (Mainly because you can actually finish your entire meal without it breaking and having all your food falling onto your plate, which inevitably seems to happen to me every single time I eat a hard shell taco).

Plus, it seems like every other food blogger out … CONTINUE READING »

Jalapeño Potato Chip Breaded Jalapeño Poppers

Jalapeño Potato Chip Breaded Jalapeño PoppersRemember yesterday I wrote about the Kettle Brand Chips Breaded Deep Fried Cheese Curds that I made and mentioned how I had a ton of other ideas that I came up with that would be perfect with the addition of some Kettle Brand Chips? Well, this one was just too good to pass up, so I decided to make it as well!

Jalapeño poppers are a prime example of a great appetizer that hasn’t seen much innovation over the years … CONTINUE READING »

Kettle Brand Chips Breaded Deep Fried Cheese Curds

Kettle Chip Breaded Deep Fried Cheese CurdsKettle Brand sent me a case of their chips recently and asked me to use them to crate a tailgate-themed recipe to celebrate the return of football season.

After coming up with about ten different ideas — all of which would be amazing with the addition of potato chips — I finally narrowed it down to only one…. Kettle Brand Chips Breaded Deep Fried Cheese Curds!

Now, I know that you’re probably thinking “But Nick, who actually brings a deep … CONTINUE READING »

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