Southern Comfort

 

ALP_5807-CMYK

// by Chef Jamey Evoniuk, The Candy Apple Café & Cocktails

ingredients:
3 oz. ground chuck
3 oz. braised short rib meat, pulled
1 T. minced shallots
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 T. celery brunoise (tiny cubes)
1 T. red pepper brunoise
1 tsp. house seasoning*
1 T. smoked tomato jam**

Procedure:
1. Fold all ingredients together.
2. Pack tightly in a mini loaf pan and bake at 350°F for 12-15 minutes.
3. Add tomato jam.
4. Let rest for one minute.

serves one

house seasoning*
paprika
granulated garlic
onion powder
cayenne
dry thyme
salt
pepper

smoked tomato jam **
ingredients: 8 oz. cherrywood smoked bacon, chopped
1 T. minced garlic
1 onion, diced
3 smoked tomatoes
2 c. light brown sugar
2 c. sherry vinegar
1 T. fresh thyme

procedure:
1. Render bacon and add onion and garlic.
2. Sauté until translucent.
3. Add remaining ingredients and cook down over medium heat for 15 minutes.
4. Allow to cool and purée.