Beef Up Your Holidays

12388-bacon-wrapped-tenderloin-tip-appetizerFor many families, gathering around the table is as treasured a holiday tradition as gathering around the tree to exchange gifts with loved ones. With universal appeal, cuts of tender, juicy beef are ideal for a wide range of family-friendly dishes — from appetizers to special occasion holiday entrees. Continue reading

Johnsonville Sausage Balls

Johnsonville Sausage Balls

You don’t have to be an accomplished chef to host a memorable holiday gathering. The key is to keep it simple, get a little creative and plan ahead. Hosting a fun holiday party with family and friends should not mean endless hours in the kitchen and shopping for exotic ingredients. Let the festive spirit set the stage for the party with these tips in mind: Continue reading

Pork Chop Noodle Soup

Pork Chop Noodle Soup

“If I wasn’t a BBQ expert, I’d be cooking soups like this one all day long,” said Chef Ray Lampe, BBQ expert and author of the just-released cookbook, “Pork Chop.” He’s referring to his modern interpretation of a classic comfort food dish, Pork Chop Noodle Soup – a dish he says is “a better cure for the common cold,” filled with chunks of juicy, perfectly seasoned pork as well as carrots, celery, a blend of savory herbs and tender rotini pasta. Continue reading