A Wisconsin tradition for the 4th of July .... Bratwurst!
Step 1: Plan ahead, marinate in garlic, onions and your favorite spices.
Step 2: Grill them on the BBQ
Step 3: Place in a bun
Step 4: Top with your favorite condiments, from onions to peppers to mustard to whatever.
Step 5: Enjoy!
Step 6: Repeat til the fireworks start
Corn on the cob, also on the grill
Cool Wisconsin products, such as .... milk.
Secretary Snow's Cole Slaw Recipe
1/2 small head white cabbage
1/2 small head red cabbage
3 inch piece of daikon radish (half dozen red radishes may be substituted)
Combine finely sliced cabbage and roughly grated radish
2 cups mayonnaise
1/4 cup horseradish
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated onion
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Mix all ingredients and pour over cabbage/radish
Mrs. Martinez "Famous" Alabama Cornbread
1 c. white corn meal
1/3 c. sugar
1 T. baking soda
1 c. flour
2 t. baking powder
¾ t. salt
1/3 c. oleo, melted
1 ¼ c. fat free sour cream
Melt butter in cast iron skillet in oven at 425°. Mix the rest of the ingredients together and pour into melted butter in skillet. Bake for 25 minutes.
This is an old family recipe.
President and Laura Bush's Deviled Eggs Recipe
12 large eggs, boiled hard and peeled
1 Tbsp (plus) soft butter
1 Tbsp (plus) mayonnaise
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp Yucatan Sunshine Habanero sauce
Salt to taste
Cut eggs in half and set aside. Put egg yolks in food processor and add all ingredients. Process for 20 seconds or until mixture has blended. Check for taste and increase mustard, salt or Habanero sauce if desired. Place mixture in piping bag with star tip and pipe into egg halves. Sprinkle with paprika and chopped parsley. Chill for about an hour before serving.
Note about Yucatan Sunshine Habanero sauce: Habanero is a type of hot sauce, which can be substituted with Tabasco sauce. Yucatan Sunshine and other brands of the sauce can be purchased at most local supermarkets nationwide. The Bushes used the Yucatan Sunshine Habanero when living in Texas, and now the White House chef uses the sauce in a variety of recipes.
Don Evans' Enchiladas Verde Recipe
1 dozen corn tortillas
1 lb. Jack cheese, grated
1 8oz. Can salsa verde (Herdez)
1/2 pt. Whipping cream
1. Heat tortillas, one at a time in a warm skillet. Use a little Pam as needed to keep moist.
2. Roll a small amount (large tablespoon) of cheese in each tortilla. Roll as tightly as possible. This can be done as the next tortilla is heating.
3. Pack the enchiladas tightly in a 8x10 pan.
4. Cover with balance of the cheese.
5. Mix the salsa and cream and pour evenly over the top. Do not mix until ready to use or it will curdle.
6. Sprinkle ripe olives over top (optional).
Bake in 350 oven until cheese starts to brown.
President and Laura Bush's Guacamole Recipe
8 ripe avocados
4 lemons, juiced
7 shallots, finely chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1/2 bunch cilantro, finely chopped
1 tsp black pepper
1 Tbsp salt
Halve and pit avocados and scoop out flesh into a bowl. Mash to desired consistency and mix in remaining ingredients. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for about an hour before serving. Serve with tortilla chips.