Archive | August, 2012

Red Potato Salad Recipe

Ingredients 3 pounds red potatoes, cut into chunks 1 cup low-fat sour cream 1/2 cup light mayonnaise 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon white vinegar 4 hard-cooked eggs, chopped 1 dill pickle, chopped 1/3 celery stalk, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 1 dash hot sauce 1 tablespoon dried dill weed 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 dash onion salt salt and […]

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Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 pound elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon powdered mustard 3 cups milk 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely diced 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 large egg 12 ounces sharp cheddar, shredded 1 teaspoon kosher salt Fresh black pepper Topping: 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup panko bread crumbs Directions […]

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Avocado Fries & Spicy Mayo Dip Recipe

A new favorite that would go with any one of our delectable steak dinners or chicken! Rich, avocado under crispy panko is a great side or appetizer to start your meal off deliciously. Check out this awesome recipe below! Ingredients 3 large, firm avocados, cut into 1/2 inch slices 1/4 cup flour 2 eggs, lightly […]

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Stock Yards Cooking Tip #4

Have you ever found that the meat you are cooking with is too tough? Add some vinegar! By adding a little vinegar to the meat it helps it become tender faster, and it makes your job a little easier.

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Hot Dogs – Chicago Style!

Chicago-style hot dog, Chicago Dog, or “dragged through the garden”, whatever term you prefer to use is fine with us as long as it’s ketchup free! First sold at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and then perfected on Maxwell Street, it remains a steadfast gourmet tradition in our fair city. Nothing says Chicago […]

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pork chop recipe

Grilled Apple Center Cut Pork Chops

With apple season just around the corner, here is one of our favorite seasonal recipes for our Frenched Center Cut Pork Chops that is simple to follow and we know you’ll love! Enjoy as an end of summer grill adventure, or as a celebration of the crisp air to come. Ingredients 2 cups of apple […]

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Stock Yards Cooking Tip #3

There is nothing worse than when your water boils over the pan. It just makes another mess that you have to clean later and nobody wants that! When cooking pasta a great tip is to rub the sides of the pot with butter. This way the water will not boil over and it’s one less […]

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Quote of the Day

“Big, bad red steakhouse wines pair perfectly with steaks: The salt smoothes the “edge,” the protein softens the “bite,” and the fat erases the “bark.” Filet mignon doesn’t have a lot of fat, so I’d pair one with older wines like Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon, or Chianti. A porterhouse has more fat, so it’s more about […]

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molten chocolate Lava Cake

Chocolate Lava Cakes

You’ve just perfected a gourmet dinner to impress your friends and family with your culinary skills and eye for selecting premium cuts, don’t let your presentation fall flat with a dessert that doesn’t hold up. For serious chocolate lovers, our chocolate lava cakes are bursting with warm, rich cocoa flavor that’s decadently sweet to the […]

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Stock Yards Cooking Tip #2

Do you usually need assistance when opening new jars? Break the seal before you open a new jar by putting a spoon between the cap/lid and jar, with the bottom face of the spoon facing the jar, and press down to release the pressure. This technique loosens the lid so that you can twist it […]

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