corned beef brisket and Cajun Cafe Bourbon Chicken recipe

Corned Beef Brisket Recipe

1 corned beef brisket
Brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
Orange juice

Boil brisket gently for 3 to 4 hours.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Place meat in a large cast iron skillet with 1/2 cup of meat broth. Make paste of brown sugar, cloves and orange juice. Cover brisket with sugar mixture. Bake for 30 minutes. Cut on the diagonal.

Serves 8 to 10.

Cajun Cafe Bourbon  Chicken Recipe

1 pound chicken leg or thigh meat,
    cut into bite-size chunks
4 ounces soy sauce
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon powdered ginger
2 tablespoons dried minced onion
1/2 cup Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey
2 tablespoons white wine

Mix all the marinade ingredients and pour over chicken pieces in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate, stirring often, for several hours or overnight (it is best if marinated overnight).

Bake chicken at 350 degrees F for one hour in a single layer, basting every 10 minutes.

Remove chicken from oven. Scrape pan juices with all the brown bits into a frying pan. Heat, and add 2 tablespoons white wine. Stir and add chicken.