Culinary Recipes

Oktoberfest Stew October 25 2016

This tasty stew is perfect for a chilly afternoon. Adapted from a recipe on The Cozy Apron.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (14 ounce) package kielbasa sausage 
  • 1 1/2 onion, sliced thin
  • 1/2 head small cabbage, halved again, cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bottle of your favorite Oktoberfest lager
  • 2 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed to bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups hot vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Detroit Fig Leaf Drinking Vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste

Cook the sliced sausages in the oil until brown. Add onions, and allow to caramelize until golden brown. Add cabbage, stir to combine. Add garlic, stir to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste. Allow to cook for a few minutes, then add the Oktoberfest beer. Allow lager to reduce for about 3 minutes. Add potatoes and hot vegetable stock. Cover and let simmer for 30-40 minutes. Add in the vinegar just before serving, stir well and enjoy!



Sauteed Brussel Sprouts & Mushrooms September 07 2016

1 tablespoon of butter
1/4 cup diced onions
3/4 cup baby bella mushrooms
1 cup sliced brussel sprouts
1/4 cup McClary Bros. Detroit Fig Leaf Drinking Vinegar
Salt to taste

Melt butter add onions until translucent on medium heat. Add baby bella,sliced brussel sprouts, and fig leaf drinking vinegar. Cook for 10 minutes. Salt to taste. Served over grilled rib-eye steak.