Wanna taste something savory and sweet both at the same time, then honey pork loins is a must try the recipe for you. The Savoury flavors added by perfect seasoning and the sweetness of honey combined and enhanced by the smoky flavor added by the pellet smoker is what makes the dish stand out. The simple dish can be served for every occasion, big or small, however, the secret lies in the proper cooking of the pork loin as the taste depends on technique more than the ingredients. The secret here lies not in its outer appearance, but in its internal temperature. That is, to check whether the pork loin is properly cooked or not, we must keep track of its internal temperature rather than the time of cooking which can be easily done using a heat probe. As we now know the secret that leads to the cooking of awesome pork loin, let’s start with its preparation right away. Ready?

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 2.5 hours

Honey Pork Loins Recipe

INGREDIENTS:
1. Boneless pork loin (4lbs.)
2. BBQ honey rub
3. 1 cup honey
4. 2 cups BBQ pork injection
5. 1 cup brown sugar
6. 3 cups water
7. Salt as per taste
8. 1/2 cup apple juice (or apple cider vinegar)
9. 2 Tsp. Dried thyme leaves
10. 1 Tsp. Black pepper
11. 1 tbsp. Olive oil
12. 1 Tsp. Chilly powder
13. 1 Tsp. Oregano
14. 1 Tsp. Paprika

THINGS REQUIRED:
1. Injection
2. Shallow bowl
3. Mixing spatula
4. Meat probe
5. Rec-tec 700 Pellet Smoker

DIRECTIONS:
1. Take a large shallow bowl and add 1/4 cup pork injection, brown sugar, water and salt as per taste, black pepper, thyme leaves, apple juice, chilly powder, oregano, black pepper, olive oil and paprika in it. Mix all the ingredients well. Place the pork loin into the bowl and leave it overnight in the refrigerator.
2. Take the pork loin out of the mix and let it rest until it comes to the room temperature.
3. Once it comes to the room temperature, take an injection and inject as much BBQ pork injection as much it can hold.
4. Once you are done injecting the BBQ pork, season the loin with BBQ honey rub and insert a meat probe in it.
5. Preheat your rec-tec 700 pellet grill to 225°F with open lid until the fire is established. Once the fire is there, close the lid and heat it for another 10-15 minutes.
6. When the grill is hot and ready, cook the pork on the grill for about 2 hours.
7. Coat the loin with honey and cook it for another 1/2 to 1 (until it reaches an internal temperature of 140°F.
8. Once the meat is done, turn the grill off and coat another layer of honey on it. Transfer the meat on a plate and slice it after 5-10 minutes.

Slice it evenly and serve hot.

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
(Amount per 100 gram)
1. Calories: 260
2. Total fat: 17g
3. Cholesterol: 101mg
4. Sodium: 67mg
5. Potassium: 430mg
6. Protein: 30g

STEAK

Whether you have a date night or any other special occasion or have a gathering at your home with friends and family, Steak is the perfect option for dinner at such times. The process of making steak gives you a lot of smoke in return, so don’t forget to keep your exhaust fan open! 

 

(I) Ingredients 

Following are the ingredients that you will need to make Steak: 

 

(i) Olive oil. 

(ii) Butter. 

(iii) Black pepper. 

(iv) Salt.  

(v) Grass-fed strip steaks.  

(vi) Crushed garlic cloves. 

(vii) Thyme sprigs. 

 

 

(II) Steps/Methods to Make Steak 

Following are the steps or methods that will guide you making steak: 

 

STEP 1 

At room temperature, stand the steaks for 30 minutes. 

 

STEP 2  

The second step is to heat the iron skillet and adding the oil to it afterward. Now place the steaks in the pan and cook them until they turn brownish.  

 

STEP 3 

Now turn the heat down to medium and add butter, garlic and thyme sprigs. Pour butter on the steaks constantly and cook it for 1 to 2 minutes.  

 

STEP 4 

Remove steaks and cover them loosely with foil. 

 

STEP 5  

Cut steak crossway and chuck out the thyme and garlic. Spread some butter over steak. 

 

Now when your steak is ready, you are good to go. Serve it to your guests and let them butter you up with the praises! 

 

PRIME RIB

Heaven for the eyes and for the belly, prime rib is the best thing you can make and enjoy during holiday seasons. Also, prime rib is very easy to cook. 

 

(I) Ingredients 

Following are the ingredients that you will need to make Prime Rib: 

 

(i) Ribs. 

(ii) Standing rib roast.  

(iii) Black Pepper. 

(iv) Salt. 

 

(II) Steps/Methods to Make Prime Rib 

Following are the steps or methods that will guide you  

 

STEP 1 

Make sure that beef roast has been removed 3 hours before you start cooking. Sprinkle salt all over it and wrap it loosely in the butcher paper. Before you put roasts in the oven, bring them close or equal to the room temperature.  

 

STEP 2 

For the easy carving, make sure that bones have been cut away from the roast and tied on the back of it with kitchen strings. 

 

STEP 3 

Heat your oven at the temperature of 500°F and pat the roast with the help of the paper towel and sprinkle the salt and pepper all over the roast. 

 

STEP 4 

Into the roasting pan, place the roast in such a way that it fat side is turned up and rib bone side down. Also, don’t forget to insert the meat thermometer but make sure that it is not touching any of the bone. 

 

STEP 5  

After 15 minutes, reduce the temperature to 325°F. Wait for the thermometer to give you the temperature of 115°F for rare or 120°-130°F for medium. 

 

STEP 6 

Wait for the roast to reach the temperature you want and then put it on the carving board for 30 minutes before cutting down it into the slices. 

 

STEP 7 

Now remove the bones and kitchen strings that you put on the back for the hold. 

 

STEP 8  

Now when everything is done, carve the roast into slices and let everybody’s mouth, feel the warmth of it! 

 

Now you know what to make when the holiday season is around the corner! 

 

LASAGNA

One of the oldest types of pasta, lasagna is best for business when it comes to cooking for family or gathering or an occasion. 

 

(I) Ingredients 

Following are the ingredients that you will need to make Lasagna: 

 

(i) Hot water. 

(ii) Lean ground beef.  

(iii) Shredded mozzarella cheese. 

(iv) Uncooked lasagna noodles. 

(v) Ricotta cheese. 

(vi) Tomato-basil pasta sauce. 

 

(II) Steps/Methods to Make Lasagna 

Following are the steps or methods that will guide you making lasagna: 

 

STEP 1 

On a medium heat, put frying pan and cook beef in it and stir until it falls to pieces and turns brownish. Now take the pasta sauce and stir in it. 

 

STEP 2 

Take a baking dish and spread 1/3 of meat sauce in it. Now layer up the baking dish with noodles, ricotta cheese, and mozzarella cheese respectively and repeat the procedure and on mozzarella cheese, spread the remaining meat sauce. 

 

STEP 3 

Around the edges of the dish, pour 1/4 of hot water carefully. Make sure to cover the dish with the heavy layer of aluminum foil. 

 

STEP 4  

For the 45 minutes, bake the dish in the oven at 375°F. Now bake for another 10 minutes after removing the foil. 

 

STEP 5 

Just wait for 10 minutes and your lasagna is ready to go into the mouth of your guests!