Gourmet Summer Eats

Gourmet slider

Gourmet sausage dog

Sweet potato fries

Perfect to pair with the cuke and chickpea salad! (See here)


Gourmet Slider

  • 1 1/4 lb Pulled pork loin
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1/2 Cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • Arugula to top (1 Cup)
  • Slider buns (as many as needed – pork will allow for 10)

Gourmet Sausage Dog

  • Hot dog buns (10-12)
  • Sausage wheel (I used chicken and cheese sausage)
  • 2 corn on cob
  • 1/4 Cup shredded carrots
  • Parsley
  • 1/2 Cup Mayo
  • 1/2 lemon

Sweet potatoes fries

  • 2 sweet potatoes (depending on how many people (1 per person)
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbs salt


Gourmet Slider

  1. Cut loin into 4 pieces
  2. In large pan, add pork loin, bbq sauce, water and apple cider vinegar and simmer for 20 minutes
  3. Using two forks – remove pork from pan and shred
  4. Turn oven to broil and toast slider buns – watching carefully as buns will burn quickly (less than a minute)
  5. Spoon shredded pork on top bun, top
  6. Top with 2-3 sweet potato fries
  7. Add arugula and enjoy!

Gourmet sausage dogs

  1. Set oven to 450 degrees – wrap corn (dehusked) in aluminum foil – place in oven and cook for 40 minutes (unwrap foil at the end and broil on each side for 1 minutes each or until slightly charred
  2. Keep oven on broil – add sausage and cook for 7-10 minutes one side (or until crisped) – flip and cook for same amount of time on the other side
  3. Remove from oven and slice into 4 inch pieces
  4. Toast hot dog buns in oven on broke – again watching carefully to not burn
  5. Cut corn off husk
  6. Place sausage in hot dog bun- top with corn, carrots and parsley
  7. Mix mayo and juice of half a lemon – drizzle over sausage dog

Sweet Potato Fries

  1. Peel sweet potatoes and cut into fries shape
  2. Set oven to 450 degrees
  3. On a baking sheet – mix sweet potatoes, olive oil and salt with you hands – spreading them out evenly to cook evenly
  4. Bake for 20 minutes- mixing them with a spatula at the ten minute mark
  5. Remove from oven and let cool 5 mins

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