Archive for the 'Poker Food' Category

Roscoe’s Mother’s Day Rib Fest

Ingredients: ribs – baby backs, figure at least 1/2 slab per person seasoning – make up your own dry rub with salt, pepper, chili powder, garlic, paprika, etc. etc., and Cholula (yes, it comes in powder form, too) BBQ sauce – use your favorite (Chicken Shack sells it by the gallon, if you’re in the […]

Smoked Turkey – Not Just For Thanksgiving

Ingredients: 12-14 lb. turkey olive oil, Worcestershire, Cholula seasoning (Roscoe recommends Montreal Steak seasoning) brown sugar, pineapple juice, Cholula BBQ sauce (optional) Smoker (wood chips of your choice) Turkeys Must Hate Thanksgiving For obvious reasons. Or maybe not. Maybe they look forward to it like a little kid looking forward to his birthday, can’t wait […]

Roscoe’s Mac and Cheese Pizza (with the Secret Ingredient)

You’ve Already Heard of It Of course you have, who hasn’t? And let’s face it, it’s a whacky idea, but when it comes right down to it, putting two of your favorite foods together so you can eat them both at the same time, well… How Can That Be Bad? Plenty of Recipes Out There […]

Roscoe’s Super Bowl Meatballs (In Honey Mustard Bourbon BBQ Sauce)

Ingredients: 2 lbs. ground beef (or pork, or turkey, or any combination) 1/2 red onion (chopped fine) 2 cloves garlic (minced or chopped fine) 1 celery stalk (chopped fine) sun dried tomatoes (about a half a handful, chopped fine) Chili Mango (2 slices, chopped fine) spinach – a big handful, veins removed, chopped fine Parmesan […]

Roscoe’s Stew Recipe (Comfort Food For Cave Men)

Ingredients: 2-3 lbs. stew meat (inexpensive cut, consult your butcher) 2 onions, 1 red 1 white 4-5 large carrots 3 red or white potatoes 2 sweet potatoes Sausage (optional) olive oil, Worcestershire, Cholula wine (3-4 glugs) beer (1 bottle minus 1 sip) Teriyaki (1/2 cup) BBQ sauce (1/2 cup) Salt, pepper, paprika garlic flour Cave […]

Roscoe’s Short Ribs (The Comfort Food Dinner)

Ingredients: 3-4 lbs. beef short ribs (about 6 ribs) 1 large onion 5-8 cloves garlic (chopped) Olive oil Worcestershire Cholula Red wine (a couple glugs) 1 12 oz. bottle of beer 2-3 red potatoes (quartered) 2 sweet potatoes (quartered lengthwise) 6-8 carrots (halved lengthwise) salt, pepper For Glaze: (to make 1/2 to 3/4 cup) BBQ […]

Roscoe’s Hot Sauce

Ingredients: Peppers (all kinds, roasted) onions garlic Worcestershire wine red wine vinegar honey mustard spicey mustard rum (a couple glugs) salt and pepper A Big Bag of Peppers What do you do when someone gives you a big bag of peppers?Peppers of all kinds: red peppers, green peppers, cubanels, habaneros, jalapenos, and some you don’t […]

Roscoe’s Chili Meat Sauce

Ingredients: 3 lbs ground beef (80/20 seems best here) 1 can tomatoes or tomato sauce (or puree) 1 medium red onion, diced fine 1 red bell pepper (or other sweet bell pepper) diced fine 1 cubanel pepper, diced fine 2 Jalepeno peppers, diced fine 1 fiery red peppers, diced fine (optional) Olive oil, Worcestershire, Cholula […]