Smitten Ice Cream and Niman Ranch Candied Bacon Sundae

Candied Bacon Streusel Sundae Topping

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Serves: Makes about 3 cups

Cornbread Dressing

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 2 hours

Serves: 8

By Niman Ranch Executive Chef Andrew Hunter Without dressing, even the best Thanksgiving dinner would be somewhat bare. This version is baked separately because the turkey and dressing cook at different rates, making it difficult to gauge doneness and safe temperatures. If you’re looking for a little added turkey flavor, baste the dressing with some … Continue reading Cornbread Dressing

Crispy Prosciutto-Blue Cheese-Dried Fig- Kettle Corn

Prep: 10 Minutes

Cook: 10 Minutes


This recipe was provided by: Gloria Ferrer This glorious appetizer from Laurie Figone, a Los Angeles Glorious Bites 2016 Semi-Finalists, pairs perfectly with Sonoma Brut sparkling wine. The crispy prosciutto, bleu cheese, dried fig, and chocolate, over kettle corn, is a brilliant combination of salty, sweet, and savory. The bold flavors from the kettle corn combined with … Continue reading Crispy Prosciutto-Blue Cheese-Dried Fig- Kettle Corn

Dan’s Pork Burgers and Slaw

Prep: 2 hours

Cook: 10

Serves: 4

A couple years ago, I was trying to find a way to sell some of our ground pork.  I ended up making these burgers and took them to different restaurants to cook up and try. The burgers were so good, they ended up on the menu at one restaurant. Hope you enjoy! ~ Dan Smith, Niman … Continue reading Dan’s Pork Burgers and Slaw

Easy Apple Gouda Sausage And Sweet Potato Dinner

Prep: 15 Minutes

Cook: 40 Minutes

Serves: 4

For quick prep, cook sweet potatoes in the microwave: Prick all over with a fork and microwave on high, 10 to 12 minutes, turning over halfway through, until softened and tender.

Eggs in Purgatory with Chorizo

Prep: 20 Minutes

Cook: 10 Minutes

Serves: 4-6

A hearty egg and tomato stew is made into a meal that could be breakfast just as it could be dinner, by the addition of perfectly spiced chorizo sausage. It is chockfull of tender chickpeas, stewed zucchini and topped with slow simmered eggs. Serve with toasted bread and a salad for the perfect meal.

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

Garden Relish Fearless Franks

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Serves: 12

Our Garden Relish uses peppers instead of pickles but keeps a unique, subtle brightness with the addition of fennel. Top it on our Fearless Franks at your next barbecue and you might never back to the pickle version again. You can keep your Garden Relish in the fridge for up to one week. It’s also great on burgers and sandwiches. BBQ and Grilling … Continue reading Garden Relish Fearless Franks

Ginger Asian Dumplings Made with Italian Sweet Sausage

Prep: 40 Minutes

Cook: 5 Minutes

Serves: 4-6 People

Dip these in your favorite dumpling dipping sauce or make one by mixing Tamari, brown sugar and rice wine vinegar.

Grilled Asian Pork Chop with Corn and Edamame Salad

Prep: 1 hour

Cook: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

This recipes make enough marinade for about 1 ½ to 2 pounds of meat. Use the lemongrass puree you find the in the produce section of the grocery store, much easier than fresh lemongrass. Chinese rice wine is available at most Asian markets, it is a sweet, golden wine made from fermenting freshly steamed glutinous … Continue reading Grilled Asian Pork Chop with Corn and Edamame Salad