MTM On The Road: Dining with Winnie’s Brand

Winnie’s Brand is a Northern Michigan company putting a twist on table condiments. They have a unique line of condiments featuring their Original Tomato Butter.

There are two other flavors, Winnie’s Bold Tomato Butter and Sweet Balsamic Tomato Butter. They can be paired with different meats and even breakfast foods.

Join the On The Road crew at Great Lakes Culinary Institute in Traverse City as they serve up a new way to use incorporate tomato butter into a variety of foods.

To shop Winnie’s Brand, click here.

You can see some of their recipes listed below.

The Cure

For approximately 4 Lbs. of Meat

Ingredients:

  •  2  Tablespoons of “Winnie’s Secret” seasoning
  •  2  Tablespoons of Kosher Salt
  •  4  Tablespoons of Pure Maple Sugar
  1. Coat all surfaces liberally and store covered in the refrigerator.
  2. Let Pork stand 24-36 hours (for poultry 1 hour)
  3. Scrape off excess and proceed with your chosen method of cooking.

For delicious Party Wings

Add:

2 Tablespoons of Cornstarch

1 Teaspoon of Chipotle Powder (optional to suit your taste)

Toss the wings in a large bowl and allow to cure for 2 hours

Roast in a 375º oven until done

Return to a clean mixing bowl and toss them with Bold Tomato Butter then back to the oven until the sauce caramelizes (5 min)


                                          SAUSAGE STUFFING

FOR PORK OR CHICKEN

 

Ingredients

 

item                                                         unit                      amount

 

Spicy pork sausage                                    oz                        12

(preferably italian-in bulk, no casing)

White bread                                              slice                     10

Eggs                                                           ea                        3

Celery (finely chopped)                             cup                      2

Red bell pepper (minced)                           cup                      ¼

Seasoned salt (lawreys)                              tsp                       3

White pepper                                            tsp                       2

Preparation

1. Bake sausage in oven until well done (175°) and reserve fat,

dice very fine.

2. Saute’ celery in fat until tender – remove from heat.

3. In large mixing bowl, break bread into 1″ pieces.

4. Combine all ingredients and mix well.

 


STUFFED PORK TENDERLOIN

 

INGREDIENTS

 

ITEM                                UNIT           AMOUNT

 

PORK TENDERLOIN                     EA             2

(cleaned & trimmed)

SAUSAGE STUFFING (see recipe) BATCH          1

BACON STRIPS (18/21 ct)             EA             4-5

 

 

PREPARATION METHOD

  1. LAY TENDERLOIN FLAT ON CUTTING BOARD AND CAREFULLY INSERT A LONG STEEL

ROD LENGTH WISE THROUGH THE CENTER (A BUTCHERS STEEL WORKS GREAT FOR

THIS PURPOSE).  GENTLY ENLARGE HOLLOW AREA IN A UNIFORM FASHION BY

USING YOUR FINGERS.

2. COMBINE THE SAUSAGE STUFFING MIX THOROUGHLY.

PLACE IN A PASTRY BAG EQUIPPED WITH A MEDIUM SIZED ROPE TUBE.

3. USING THE STUFFING, FILL EACH TENDERLOIN, WORKING FROM BOTH ENDS AND ROLLING UNDER YOUR HAND UNTIL THEY ARE FILLED COMPLETELY AND EVENLY.

4. WRAP EACH PIECE WITH THE BACON.

5. ROAST IN A 350º OVEN TO AN INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OF 145ºF. REST FOR 10 MINUTES, SLICE AND SERVE WITH PLENTY OF WINNIE’S TOMATO BUTTER


 

 

WINNIES

CREAMY DIP

 

 

¼ c  WINNIES BRAND TOMATO BUTTER

(ANY FLAVOR)

 

8 OZ  CREAM CHEESE

 

 

 

Have both ingredients at the same

temperature when mixing together.

 

 

 

 

 

WINNIES

CREAMY DIP

 

 

¼ c  WINNIES BRAND TOMATO BUTTER

(ANY FLAVOR)

 

8 OZ  CREAM CHEESE

 

 

 

Have both ingredients at the same

temperature when mixing together.

 

 

 

 

WINNIES

CREAMY DIP

 

 

¼ c  WINNIES BRAND TOMATO BUTTER

(ANY FLAVOR)

 

8 OZ  CREAM CHEESE

 

 

 

Have both ingredients at the same

temperature when mixing together.

 

WINNIES

CREAMY DIP

 

 

¼ c  WINNIES BRAND TOMATO BUTTER

(ANY FLAVOR)

 

8 OZ  CREAM CHEESE

 

 

 

Have both ingredients at the same

temperature when mixing together.

 

 

 

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