Homemade Organic Spicy Jalapeno Ketchup

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped organic yellow onion
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped organic garlic
  • 1 jar organic tomato paste (7 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup organic distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Organic Pickled Jalapeno brine (for more heat, add some of the jalapeno seeds, too)
  • 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water, divided
  • 1/4 cup organic cane sugar
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Add 1/4 cup water, onion and garlic to a 2-quart saucepan; Bring to a boil, reduce heat, then simmer for 1 minute.
  2. Mix all remaining ingredients into the saucepan and whisk until smooth.
  3. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool completely before placing into a pint jar, straining the solids if desired.
  5. This is fine to eat immediately, but tastes even better the next day after being in the refrigerator.
  6. Enjoy!

 

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Homemade Organic Copycat Chick-Fil-A Polynesian Sauce

According to the Chick-Fil-A Polynesian Sauce vs. Marzetti Honey French Dressing video, this recipe will also double as a copycat Marzetti Honey French Dressing recipe.

 Here’s What You’ll  Need:

  • 1/3 cup organic sunflower oil; OR organic olive oil
  • 1/3 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water
  • 1/4 cup organic cane sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. raw organic honey (local honey from real honeybees)
  • 2 Tbsp. organic raw apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. organic distilled white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. organic tomato paste (not heaping)
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic paprika
  • 3/4 tsp. organic dry yellow mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. organic beet juice (from making Homemade Organic Roasted Beets)
  • 1/8 tsp. organic granulated onion
  • 1/8 tsp. organic granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp. organic arrowroot powder

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Mix all ingredients into a 2 quart Chef’s saucepan and whisk until smooth.
  2. Bring to a boil and immediately reduce to a simmer; Stir until thickened, approximately 3 minutes.
  3. This mixture will thicken as it cools.
  4. Allow to cool completely before placing into a pint jar.
  5. Place a tight-fitting lid onto the jar and place into the refrigerator.
  6. This is fine to eat immediately, but tastes even better the next day after being in the refrigerator.
  7. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Hamburger Helper Cheesy Enchilada

Here’s What You’ll Need:

For the Enchilada Skillet:

For the Cheese Sauce:

  • 3 Tbsp. organic unbleached white flour
  • 2 Tbsp. organic pasture butter
  • 3/4 cup grass-fed organic whole milk
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Organic Sweet Whey
  • 3/4 cup shredded organic cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Organic Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. organic blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. organic freshly ground white pepper

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Prepare the Rice:  Place the rice, home rendered tallow/organic pasture butter, 1 tsp. Real Salt,1-1/2 cups of vegetable stock and 1-1/2 cups of beef stock into a 1 quart saucepan with lid; Cover, bring to a boil then immediately reduce the heat and simmer on low for 45 minutes.
  2. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Meat Mix:  Pour 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen meat mix, onions, bell pepper and tomatoes.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic; Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 5.
  3. Brown the ground meat in a saucepan until halfway done.
  4. Add the onions, bell pepper, tomatoes and garlic and saute with the ground beef for 6 to 7 minutes until the beef is brown and the onions are clear.
  5. Add 1/2 cup beef stock, 1/2 cup vegetable stock and 2 Tbsp. tomato paste; Stir well.
  6. Add the taco seasoning, paprika, chili pepper powder, red pepper flakes (if using), turmeric and 1-1/2 tsp. salt; Stir well.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the brown rice is fully cooked.
  8. While the dish is simmering, make the cheese sauce:  In a chef’s saucepan, warm the 2 Tbsp. butter until bubbly; Add the flour, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper; Cook for 1-2 minutes over medium heat.  Pour 3/4 cup milk into the flour mixture and stir until well combined; cook over medium heat for 5-10 minutes, or until it begins to thicken.  Add the cheeses to the thickened mixture a little at a time while stirring to blend; Make sure to stir often or the sauce will try to burn. Cover and leave on lowest heat setting to keep warm until needed.  (DO NOT cook on higher than a medium temperature!)
  9. Add the cooked rice to the skillet and stir to combine.
  10. Drizzle the cheese sauce on top of the rice mixture.
  11. Top with Homemade Organic Pickled Jalapenos and/or green onions, if desired.
  12. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Medium Chunky Tomato Salsa

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup 1/2″ diced fresh organic tomatoes
  • 1 cup 1/2″ diced organic yellow onion
  • 2-3 organic garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water
  • 3 Tbsp. jarred organic tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup 1/2″ diced organic green bell peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. Homemade Organic Pickled Jalapeno brine
  • 1 Tbsp. organic 100% lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 2 tsp. organic cane sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. organic red chili pepper powder
  • 1/16 tsp. organic cayenne pepper (optional)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Add all ingredients to a 2 quart sauce pot; Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 40 to 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Place salsa into a glass jar with a tight fitting lid and keep in the refrigerator.
  4. This recipe makes 2 cups of salsa.
  5. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Hot Dog Chili Sauce

I have slightly adapted the recipe from Hilah Cooking.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 3 Tbsp.organic pasture butter; OR grass-fed beef tallow
  • 1 medium organic yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 organic garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1-2 whole Homemade Organic Pickled Jalapenos, finely chopped  [1/3 cup]
  • 1 lb. grass-fed ground beef
  • 12 oz. organic porter beer; OR 1-1/2 cups Homemade Organic Beef Stock
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 2 tsp. organic red chili pepper powder
  • 1 tsp. organic ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground organic peppercorn blend
  • 1/2 tsp. dry organic yellow mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. organic Worcestershire sauce (Annie’s is great)
  • 2 Tbsp. organic jarred tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp. organic apple cider vinegar; OR Homemade Organic Pickled Jalapeno brine (optional)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Heat butter in a large stockpot over medium-high heat until warm and bubbly.
  2. Add onion and saute for about 1 minute; Stir in the jalapeno and garlic and saute for 30 seconds more.
  3. Lay the unwrapped chunk of ground beef on top of the onion mixture.
  4. Pour in the beer or stock, then add salt, red chili pepper powder, cumin, pepper, dry yellow mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and tomato paste.
  5. Break up the ground beef into chunks.
  6. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 1 hour.
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if necessary, and add vinegar if the sauce needs a little zip.
  8. This makes approximately 1 quart of sauce.
  9. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Pomodoro Sauce

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 large organic tomato, diced small
  • 1/2 small organic yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves organic garlic (optional)
  • 3 Tbsp. organic pasture butter
  • 3 Tbsp. organic olive oil
  • 1 cup organic crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Homemade Organic Chicken Stock (Homemade Organic Beef Stock or Homemade Organic Vegetable Stock may be substituted, if desired.)
  • 1 tsp. organic dried basil
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 Tbsp. organic cane sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. jarred organic tomato paste

Here’s How I do it:

  1. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, heat the butter and olive oil until warm and bubbly; Add the onions and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until they begin to look translucent.
  2. Add the diced tomatoes to the onions; Cover and simmer on low for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the lid; Add the tomato paste, sugar, salt and dried basil then stir to combine well.
  4. Simmer, uncovered, for an additional 30 minutes over low heat.  This sauce needs to be thick or it will not stick to the pasta.
  5. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Slow Cooker Spaghetti

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Add the beef and sausage mixes to a deep frying pan with lid; Pour in 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil.
  2. Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes; Break up any large chunks, cover, and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  3. Add the meat mixes to a 5-6 quart slow cooker, along with remaining ingredients (except raw spaghetti).
  4. Heat in slow cooker on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or on HIGH for 3-5 hours.
  5. Approximately 30-40 minutes before the end of cooking time, cook the raw spaghetti in boiling water (with a pinch of salt) until halfway cooked, approximately 8-13 minutes.
  6. Serve the sauce over the spaghetti.
  7. Enjoy!