Radicchio Salad with Niman Ranch Applewood Smoked Bacon and Goat Cheese

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Serves: 5

Chef Lance Dean Velasquez of John Frank Restaurant located in San Francisco’s popular Castro District was named “Rising Star Chef” by Michael Bauer of the San Francisco Chronicle in 1995, and in their August 1996 issue, Food and Wine Magazine listed him as one of “America’s Ten Best New Chefs.

Honey Glazed Applewood Smoked Ham

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 1 hour

Serves: 16

This sweet and fruity ham glaze is perfect way to serve Niman Ranch Applewood Smoked Ham with your Easter buffet.

Fresh Roasted Ham

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 6 hours

Serves: 13

Rosemary Pork Loin Roast Recipe

Roast Pork Loin with Rosemary and Fennel

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 1 hour and 15 minutes

Serves: 10

This recipe is from Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse Café Cookbook. Alice recommends cooking this rosemary pork loin over a bed of hardwood coals to add flavor, especially to roasts. For those unable to roast over an open fire, here is a method that approximates the results. Overnight seasoning cures the meat lightly, and the fennel and … Continue reading Roast Pork Loin with Rosemary and Fennel

Asian Flavored Pork Chop

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Serves: 1

This recipe is from Canteen Bistro in Manhattan and was featured in the November 2000 issue of In-Style magazine. It can easily be increased for more servings.

Five-Spice Pork Ribs with Ginger, Soy and Sesame

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 3 hours

Serves: 2

Courtesy of Steve Johnson, chef and co-owner of the Blue Room in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As one of the principle organizers for the Boston chapter of the Chefs Collaborative 2000, Johnson works with a national network of chef/activists who concentrate on political issues related to food. For this recipe, Johnson recommends Niman Ranch St. Louis-style spare … Continue reading Five-Spice Pork Ribs with Ginger, Soy and Sesame

Leftover Split Pea and Ham Soup

Prep: 15 hours

Cook: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

Have a lot of leftover ham from the holiday? This Leftover Split Pea and Ham Soup is a one-pot recipe that’s sure to satisfy. If you’re tired of working in the kitchen, just freeze the ham and thaw it out the day you plan to cook. As with most soups, this one is best when … Continue reading Leftover Split Pea and Ham Soup

Winter Harvest Omelet with Bacon

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Serves: 2

With this being the end of National Breakfast Month, we created a unique, winter-seasonal omelet that’s sure to satisfy in under 30 minutes.