Main Dishes

Kickin' Pulled Pork

  Yummy pork that's smokin'!

Yummy pork that's smokin'!

  • 3 lbs Pork Shoulder, cut in half
  • 1/2 - 3/4 bottle Starrlight Mead Kickin' Cranberry Orange Mead (this recipe is also great with our NEW Honeyed Pineapple Mead)
  • 2 sprigs of fresh Thyme
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 onion, peeled and cut in half
  • 1/4 cup honey

Directions:

  1. Add 1/2 to 3/4 of a bottle of Starrlight Mead Kickin' Cranberry Orange Mead to a zip top bag.  Add sprigs of thyme. Squeeze out air and store in the refridgerator. Marinate the shoulder for 12-24 hours. 

 

  1. Remove meat from marinade and pat dry. Salt and pepper the roast.
  2. Slice onion and lay in bottom of a crock pot. Pour the marinade and thyme into the crock pot.  Lay pork on top of onion bed. Drizzle honey over meat.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours (or high for 4 hours) or until the meat is tender enough to be easily shredded with a fork.

Recipe by Ben Starr

Blackberry Mead Crockpot Pot Roast

  Beef and rosemary with blackberries - a match made in heaven!

Beef and rosemary with blackberries - a match made in heaven!

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium onion - diced
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 6-10 new potatoes
  • 3-5 large carrots
  • 2 lbs chuck roast
  • ½ bottle Starrlight Mead Blackberry Off-dry Mead (or Current Mead)
  • 2 sprigs of fresh Rosemary
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Add ½ bottle of Starrlight Mead Blackberry Off-dry Mead to a zip top bag.  Add minced garlic and one sprig of rosemary. Marinate the roast for 12-24 hours. 
  2. Remove meat from marinade and pat dry.  Pour the marinade into a crock pot.  Salt and pepper the roast. 
  3. Sauté onions in a tablespoon of oil until translucent.  Add onions to the crock pot.
  4. Brown each side of roast, then place into crock pot.  Add carrots and potatoes to the crock pot.  Add remaining sprig of rosemary to the crock pot. 
  5. Cover and cook on low for 10-12 hours (or high for 5-6 hours).

Recipe by Ben Starr