Guajillo Pepper Mashed Potatoes

Add a sweet smoky flavor to this classic side
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Guajillo Pepper Mashed Potatoes
The Guajillo chiles have a sweet, fruity, tangy, smoky flavor profile. They have a mild heat, registering 2,500 to 5,000 on the Scoville scale. Adding these to a classic Mashed Potato is a perfect amped up side dish showing off your BBQ/Smoking skills.
Keyword Guajillo, Potato
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Keyword Guajillo, Potato
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Instructions
  1. - In pot bring 4 cups water to boil - Cut stems off the Guajillo Chile Peppers then Split the chiles down the side and remove the seeds and veins. - Toast the Guajillos- toasting brings out the richness of the chile and adds a slight hint of smoke and complexity. To toast them, heat a pan to medium-hot. Place the chiles in the pan and toast them for about 20 to 30 seconds per side until they start to become fragrant. Do not let them burn or they will develop an acrid taste. - Take water off heat and add Guajillo Peppers to water and let sit for 30 minutes to re-hydrate
  2. - In Aluminum Foil shaped bowl add Garlic and Olive Oil - On Grill, Smoker or Oven roast Garlic for 30 minutes @350 degrees
  3. Peel Potatoes
  4. - In Large Pot add 8 cups of Water and 2 Tablespoons of salt - Stir to dissolve salt - Add Potatoes to Pot and more water to cover potatoes if necessary - Turn to high heat and bring to boil then reduce heat to medium and cook at rapid simmer until potatoes are easily pierced with a paring knife, about 10 minutes for chopped potatoes and 20 minutes for whole potatoes. - When Potatoes are done drain into Colander and let Potatoes cool down
  5. - In Blender or Food Processor add Sour Cream, Guajillo Peppers, Roasted Garli and Half and Half - Blend until Smooth
  6. - in Large bowl add Potatoes, Butter and Cream Cheese - Mash and whip Potatoes by hand with fork...Mix well
  7. - Add Guajillo Pepper Blend into Potato Mix - If have Hand Mixer whip to desired consistency, if not continue to whip with Fork -Taste and add salt and Pepper to Taste
  8. - Put Potato Guajillo Mix into 2 Quart Casserole Dish or Aluminum Tin - Brush top with Butter - Cook @350 degrees for 30 Minutes - If SMOKING- make sure burn is clean and light smoke - If on GRILL, use indirect heat

Fried Green Tomato


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Fried Green Tomato

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Smoked Meatloaf

Grannies old fashioned meatloaf recipe amped up slightly and smoked for the perfect comfort food, that brings back those childhood memories

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Smoked Meatloaf
Grannies old fashioned meatloaf recipe amped up slightly and smoked for the perfect comfort food, that brings back those childhood memories
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Comfort
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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people
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Comfort
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Crush Saltines- I put in zip lock bag and press with hands or rolling pin
  2. Mix all ingredients (except Milk) by hand together in bowl. Then slowly pour in milk until you get desired consistency. The key to a good meatloaf is in the mixing process
  3. Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray and put mixture in. If no pan, mold into a broad oval similar to football shape.
  4. Spread BBQ Sauce over Meatloaf with Butter knife Optional- Can add slices of bacon on top of the BBQ coated meatloaf
  5. Smoke with favorite flavor wood chips at 350 degrees for 1 hr. to 1 hr. 15 minutes or until done Internal Temp 160 Degrees
Recipe Notes

Recipe by DHulmes

This recipe is a take on my buddy's Great Grandmothers meatloaf recipe. She came from Birmingham AL and the core of this recipe is over 80 years old

Jalapeno Cilantro Sauce


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Jalapeno Cilantro Sauce

Creamy Sauce that is good on anything. Great with Chicken and Fish. Awesome on Tacos! This sauce is crazy good. Can be used as Marinade for chicken.

Course Sauces
Keyword Cilantro, Jalapeno, Sauce

Prep Time 10 minutes

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Course Sauces
Keyword Cilantro, Jalapeno, Sauce

Prep Time 10 minutes

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Instructions
  1. Put all ingredients into food processor and/or blender. Blend until all ingredients smooth sauce - no chunks

Chipotle Aioli

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CHIPOTLE AIOLI
Chipotle Aioli is a versatile sauce that can be used for dipping or spreading. It is great on Tacos, Burgers, Chicken and Fish. It is creamy and has a nice medium heat.
Prep Time 10 minutes
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Prep Time 10 minutes
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Instructions
  1. - Put all ingredients in food processor/blender - Blend until Fine and smooth sauce

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