Crispy duck with KGWans pineapple guava sauce, crispy fried leeks and beets with garlic mashed yucca on artichokes

If this one does not knock your winter socks off and leave you on the comfort food couch… well it should. So much fun to make this one, the pieces have all been brewing for a while but the big picture? Well… The dish: Crispy duck with a spicy sweet sauce, garlic mashed yucca root […]

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KGWans Rutabaga, Polenta and Pomegranate Puree with Crispy Fried Sunchokes and Rice and Beans

This one is a vegan one for my pal Melissa who wrote, “Since your sauce is organic and all natural, I’ve been wanting to try it on something vegan. Any suggestions?” Yes Melissa, but we took it one further and are sharing a dish that has the KGWans Hot Sauce in it as well. This […]

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Pork loin with KGWans portabella cream sauce

When it comes to absorbing the flavors of a marinade but still maintain its integrity when grilled, nothing compares to a pork tenderloin. Sure shoulder and ribs win out for the smoke, but when you don’t have 8+ hours to get the smoker purring, a marinated tenderloin can bring that BBQ flavor to the table. […]

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KGWans infused basil and horseradish sauce over butter poached Hake with heirloom tomatoes

This one was just down right tasty. When my friend Selene handed me a horseradish root the size of my balled fist, I┬áhad some┬ástrange desire to see what it would taste like over fish. I know, I know, but I was not thinking of some bavarian cream sauce made for hearty beefs, but more a […]

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Gluten Free Cod cakes with F sauce

Had about enough of the million variations of crab cakes out there? They seem to be on every menu across a dozen cuisines. From weddings to price fixe, they just won’t stop. I decided to take the two primary ingredients of crab cakes out (crab and cracker crumbs) and replace them with something a bit […]

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Sue D’s Mexican chicken Soup

Another great recipe from my girl Sue. She keeps finding new and amazing ways to use the KGWans. The best part is while they are amazingly delicious, they are extremely simple to prepare. This one is a play on a traditional mexican soup with some really interesting twists. The secret is really getting that chicken […]

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Simple soy and KGWans hot sauce skirt steak marinade

This one is too easy and so delicious. Including the meat it has a whopping 6 ingredients. There is only one secret and that is time. Make sure you let it sit overnight if not for 24 hours. You want to get the marinade to soak all the way into the meat. 2 lbs skirt […]

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Maya’s Buffalo Burger Sliders, KGWans Spicy Bay Scallops and Butter Poached Brussel Sprouts

Maya, the 10 year old chef did it again. This is another of her magical meals. I have to say she is quite a chip off the old block. The secret to the sliders is getting the bread to meat ratio perfect and the scallops are best if cooked just to the right moment of […]

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Spicy surf and turf cilantro sandwich

I won’t lie, this one was originally constructed from a pile of leftovers, but it could not have come out better. It is a steak and smoked salmon sandwich with melted cheese, KGWans hot sauce and cilantro aioli. I pretty much gave you the recipe, but hey, let me tell you how it’s done. Ingredients: […]

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KGWans Blazing Sunrise – A new tequila drink for one and all

At the birthday BBQ most of the people know I am no fan of gifts. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I like a present as much as the next person, I just don’t think I deserve one because I did not die at childbirth. My mom deserves the awards and accolades for that one. […]

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