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This white bean and pancetta ragout is inspired by classic French white bean stews that are simmered for hours. Using an Instant Pot cuts down on the cooking time, letting the stew build layers of flavors highlighting the pancetta and creamy texture of the white beans.
The best way to use a pack of mini hot dogs is to make a batch of pigs in a blanket with cheese. A staple of midwestern potlucks and parties, Pigs in a Blanket are loved for their simplicity and deliciousness.
A little bourbon, some brown sugar, and a touch of maple syrup elevate this Maple Bourbon Glazed Grilled Ham recipe. The flavors in the glaze echo the smoked paprika and brown sugar in the spice rub creating a ham with deeper, more complex flavors and a crisp outside that looks amazing.
An easy way to make almost any pork, poultry, or salmon recipe taste better is to brush on a little maple bourbon glaze. This bourbon glaze adds a nice sheen that makes any dish look like it came from the pages of a fancy cooking magazine.