Main Dishes

Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Duck Fat French Fries

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A decadent grilled cheese sandwich complete with 4 cheeses, roasted bacon and topped with duck fat fries.

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2 russet potatoes
4 cups rendered duck fat
4 shallots thinly sliced
1 tbs olive oil
5 tbs butter, divided
Pinch of kosher salt
1 tbs brown sugar
1 tbs balsamic vinegar
8 slices Nueske\'s thick cut bacon
1 tbs Wisconsin maple syrup
4 slices of round sourdough bread cut in half
Sea salt to taste
2 tbs grated Wisconsin parmesan cheese
1 cup baby kale, arugula or watercress
1 tbs lemon juice
16-20 slices Carr Valley Creama Kasa cheese
20-24 Wisconsin cheese curds
1 cup grated Wisconsin Gouda
Preheat oven to 350F 1. Heat duck fat in a high sided saucepan to 300F. Roughly peel potatoes and cut in half. Run potatoes through curly fry cutter or cut thin with a mandoline. Submerge in cold...
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Nutritions

Calories
2819

Sodium
4063mg
169% DV

Fat
255g
393% DV

Protein
51g
103% DV

Carbs
84g
28% DV

Fiber
14g
59% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV