Clam Chowder

Ingredients: 4 thick cut bacon strips from Cleavers 2 celery ribs, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 3 small potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 cup water 1 bottle (8 ounces) Reese’s clam juice 3 teaspoons Clam Base 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups fat-free half-and-half, divided 2 cans (6-1/2 ounces each) chopped baby clams, undrained Cooking Instructions: In a Dutch oven or stock pot, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain; set aside. Saute celery and onion in the drippings until tender. Add...

New England Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

Ingredients: 6 small yellow onions, sliced in wedges 5 medium Yukon gold potatoes, sliced in wedges 6 small carrots, halved lengthwise 6 small parsnips, peeled and quartered 1 medium turnip, peeled and quartered 1 medium cabbage, cut into wedges 3 lbs Cleaver’s house made corned beef Cooking Instructions: Remove all packaging and place corned beef in an uncovered 4-quart pot. Add spice pouch and enough cold water to cover the beef. Bring water to a boil over high heat. Cover pot, reduce heat and simmer 2 1/2 to 3 hours until tender and internal temperature reaches 160 degrees. Cooking times...

BBQ Shrimp

1 Bag Wild Texas Gulf Shrimp1/2 Squeezed Lime1 Bottle Favorite BBQ Sauce (Moppin sauce was used for this recipe)1 T CilantroCombine all ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes then enjoy!

Ginger Wasabiyaki Tuna

  Ingredients: 6-8 oz Ahi #1 from Cleavers Cleavers Brand Olive Oil 1 bottle Cleavers Ginger Wasabiyaki Sauce Baby Romaine – chopped and washed Broccoli – cut and washed Sushi Chef Pickled Ginger Cashews, almonds and Brazil nuts (use anything you have on hand) Organic Colored Carrots from Cleavers – cut and washed Cleavers Sriracha Sauce   Preheat your grill to High. Lightly oil and season tuna with salt and pepper then sear until your desired degree of doneness is achieved then set aside. In large sauté pan sauté over high heat the broccoli, carrots, and nuts. I barely sauté...

Portabella Meatball Naan Sandwich

Ingredients: - Cleavers Itlalian Meatballs (new prepared protein)- Naan Bread- Cleavers Roasted Portabella Mushroom Pasta Sauce- Boars Head Grated Parmesan   Gently warm pasta sauce and meatballs in small sauce pot, while warming up preheat grill to high (you can also warm the naan on the stove in a small pan or in the oven directly on the rack). Grill naan bread for 30 seconds a side, then top with meatballs, sauce and grated parmesan!  

Pan Seared Lobster with Boursin Cream Sauce

  Ingredients Stainless steel pan  Cooking Instructions Cleavers EVOO 1 Cold Water Rock Lobster Tail – cut in half lengthwise Half lemon 1/4 cup white wine – we use pepperwood groove pinot grigio 1 cup heavy cream 4 oz boursin cheese – half a package  Cooking Instructions Heat stainless steel pan to medium high heat with EVOO, sauté lobster tail meat side down for 3-5 minutes until nicely browned then flip. Once you flip your tail deglaze the pan with white wine and lemon juice. Reduce by half then add heavy cream and reduce by 1/3. Crumble boursin cheese into...

Prime Rib

Ingredients: Certified Black Angus Rolled Ribeye from Cleaver’s Kosher salt Cracked pepper Rosemary Thyme Cooking Instructions: Preheat your oven to 550 degrees. Generously rub the ribeye with seasonings. Place on roasting pan and roast for 5 minutes per pound for rare (This will smoke up the house a little, but that’s a good thing). Turn oven off and let sit in the oven for two hours. Use the 5, 6, 7 Rule: Roast prime rib for 5 minutes per pound for rare. Roast for 6 minutes per pound for medium, and roast for 7 minutes per pound for well done....

Perfect Turkey

     Ingredients 1 (12-14 lb) Cleaver’s fresh turkey  1/2 cup butter cubed 1 T Whole Spice Garlic Powder 2 apples, cored and halved Kosher salt and pepper to taste 2/3 bottle (750 ml) Sauvignon Blanc   Cooking Instructions Preheat oven to 350. Rinse turkey and pat dry. Gently loosen skin over breast and insert pieces of butter between skin and breast. Place apples inside the cavity. Sprinkle with garlic, salt, and pepper. Place turkey in a roasting bag and pour wine over the inside and outside, then place turkey in roasting pan. Bake referring to chart below, or until...

Braised Eye of Round

  1 – 5-7# Certified Angus Beef Eye of Round Kosher Salt Pepper 2 pints of Cleavers House made Demi   Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Season whole eye of round with salt and pepper then roast in a pan for 60 minutes. Remove from oven and add the house made demi, making sure to scrap all the drippings off the bottom of the pan. A bed of vegetables is sometimes desired to roast you meat on, this would help add flavor and make it easier to get the drippings off the bottom. Once you have your drippings scraped up,...

Eye of Round at Cleavers

Yield: Serves 4. Ingredients Four 4 ounce  Certified Angus eye of round steaks, or equivalent 2 Tb olive oil plus 2 Tb more 2 yellow onions, sliced 4 cloves garlic, sliced thin 1 pound white mushrooms, sliced ¼ cup flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper ¼ tsp dried thyme 1 cup merlot or other dry red wine 1 can beef broth ½ cup whipping cream Salt and pepper to taste 1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary, to serve   Instructions Heat a large skillet with a lid to medium heat.  Add oil.  Sauté onions and garlic until browned.  Add...

Ultimate Hot Dog – Perfect for Football Season

Ingredients:New French Bakery Baguette Nathans Hot Dogs Cleavers Thick Cut Bacon Boars Head Cheddar Cheese Wickles Pickle Relish Four Pepper Relish Onions Jalapenos First thing is first, cook bacon! Cook lots of bacon! Make sure you have extras because everyone that comes through the kitchen will want to take at least one piece. Next preheat your oven to 350 and your grill to medium high heat. Once hot bake baguettes at 250 for 10-15 minutes, if you like a chewy baguette bake for 10 minutes, if you like it crispy bake for 15-17 minutes. Cool on a rack for 5...

Vegetable Shrimp Curry

INGREDIENTS 3 Tablespoons light olive oil, divided 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 cups vegetables (such as bell pepper, asparagus, snap peas or bok choy), 1/2 -1 inch dice 1 jar Stonewall Kitchen Coconut Curry Simmering Sauce (found at Cleaver's Market) 2 Tablespoons green onion, chopped Cilantro, for garnish INSTRUCTIONS Heat 2 Tablespoons oil in a wok or large heavy straight sided sauté pan over medium-high heat until it is hot, but not smoking. Pat shrimp dry. Add shrimp to pan and sauté several minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink and slightly firm. Remove shrimp from pan...

Perfect Turkey

INGREDIENTS 1 (12-14 lb) Cleaver's fresh turkey 1/2 cup butter, cubed 1 T garlic powder 2 apples, cored and halved Kosher salt and pepper to taste 2/3 bottle (750 ml) Sauvignon Blanc COOKING INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350.  Rinse turkey and pat dry. Gently loosen skin over breast and insert pieces of butter between skin and breast. Place apples inside the cavity. Sprinkle with garlic, salt, and pepper.  Place turkey in a roasting bag and pour wine over the inside and outside of the bird.  Close bag and place turkey in roasting pan. Bake until the internal temperature is 165...

NEW HOUSEMADE SAUCES, DRESSINGS & MORE

We have lots of new fantastic sauces, salsas, dressings, and more...all house-made by us!  PRODUCTS INCLUDE: Smooth & Spicy BBQ SauceSpicy Chipotle BBQ SauceRaspberry Chipotle BBQ SauceSizzlin' Habanero BBQ SauceSmoky BBQ Sauce Flavored with Real BaconGinger Lime Seafood SauceSan Francisco Style Cioppino SauceJalapeño Stuffed OlivesGarlic Stuffed OlivesGarlic and Jalapeño Stuffed OlivesSun-Dried Tomato Stuffed OlivesRed Turkish Pepper Stuffed OlivesBleu Cheese Stuffed OlivesPickled AsparagusPickled Green BeansSpicy Pickle SpearsSpicy Baby Corns Red Sriracha Hot SauceThai Chili SauceHomestyle Chili StarterArtichoke Parmesan Pasta SauceRoasted Portabella mushroom pasta sauceCreamy Tomato Vodka SauceSmoky Bacon Flavor Pasta SauceTangy Thai DressingRaspberry Walnut DressingTomato Onion Poppyseed DressingChampagne Honey Mustard VinaigretteCalifornia...

15 Sioux Falls Wedding Venues

There are countless wedding venues in Sioux Falls and the surrounding area, so it is easy to miss some that may be a perfect fit for your theme and budget!  Here are some venues in Sioux Falls that you may not have thought of. 1.  The 2904 (Cleaver's privates events hall, holds up to 50 people - free to use!)2.  Knights of Columbus3.  Isaac Walton League4.  Penny Tree5.  Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum6.  El Riad Shrine7.  The Victorian Bed & Breakfast8.  Old Court House Museum9.  Multi-Cultural Center10.  Museum of Visual Materials11.  Nordic Hall12.  McKennan Park Sunken Garden13.  Sherman Park Gazebo14.  Terrace...

Questions to ask your caterer

There is a lot to consider when selecting a caterer for your wedding or other event.  Because there are many options for catering companies in Sioux Falls, it is important to ask the right questions to find the one that will fit your needs and budget.  Here are some questions we recommend asking before hiring a caterer. 1.  How many years of culinary experience do you have? 2.  Have you received any awards or special recognition? 3.  Do you offer a private events hall, and if so how much is the fee? 4.  Will you offer a free taste testing?...

Best Yankee Pot Roast Ever

INGREDIENTS 1/4 c ketchup 2 T Worcestershire sauce 1 c chopped plum tomatoes 1 1/4 lbs small red potatoes 1 lb carrots, cut into 1 inch pieces 2 T fresh lemon juice 2 tsp olive oil 1 4 lb boneless chuck roast 1 T kosher salt 1 T cracked black pepper 2 c coarsely chopped onion 2 c beef base/water COOKING INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.  Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper and add to pan, browning on all sides (about 8 minutes). Remove from pan. Sauté onion...

Save Big With Our Meat Bundles

  Are you tired of the pre-made meat bundles that don’t have EXACTLY what you want in them? Check out the new “Create Your Own” meat bundle from Cleavers Market.   HOW DOES IT WORK? It's simple.  You pick out the meats you want, and the more you spend, the bigger your discount.  Choose from ANY and ALL meats, including our fresh and frozen seafood!  SPEND: $100 GET 10% OFF$200 GET 15% OFF$300 GET 20% OFF

7 Ways to use pulled pork

Hot and juicy pulled pork is a staple of summer eating, especially at Cleaver's where we sell hot and fresh pulled pork every week!  There are many different ways you can use pulled pork beyond the traditional pulled pork sandwich.  Here are 7 tasty ideas:  1.  PULLED PORK QUESADILLAS On a 10” flour tortilla, spread ½ cup pulled pork, ½ cup cheese, and any other desired ingredients (peppers, tomatoes, corn…use your imagination!).  Fold tortilla and cook over medium heat 5-7 minutes, flipping over once during cooking. 2.  COWBOY BEANS Jazz up your traditional pork n beans by adding in some...

Italian Meatballs in Truffle Marinara Sauce

INGREDIENTS Amish Wings 2- 8 oz jars Mimosa Peach Jam 1 jar Walker wood Jamaican Jerk Rub Salt COOKING INSTRUCTIONS In a small sauce pan mix peach jam and rub and warm over medium high heat until the jam has melted. While waiting for your sauce grill or smoke wings until done (We prefer grilled for the flame broiled taste). Once chicken reaches 165 degrees remove from grill and toss in sauce and serve immediately.

How to tell if a fish is fresh

If you aren’t catching a fish yourself, there is no way to know how long it has been sitting behind the counter in the store.  Was it caught yesterday?  Last week?   Here are a few tips and tricks to identifying how fresh a fish truly is.  LOOK FOR VIBRANT FLESH All fish fade as they age.  Look for vibrant flesh without any signs of discoloration such as brown or yellow edges. SMELL THE FISH Fresh fish will never smell “fishy”.  The scent should smell fresh like the ocean, with no pungent aromas.  IF ALLOWED, PRESS THE MEAT WITH YOUR FINGER...

Grilled Wings with Jerk Peach Sauce

INGREDIENTS Amish Wings 2- 8 oz jars Mimosa Peach Jam 1 jar Walker wood Jamaican Jerk Rub Salt COOKING INSTRUCTIONS In a small sauce pan mix peach jam and rub and warm over medium high heat until the jam has melted. While waiting for your sauce grill or smoke wings until done (We prefer grilled for the flame broiled taste). Once chicken reaches 165 degrees remove from grill and toss in sauce and serve immediately.

How to make lamb gyros

INGREDIENTS Cleaver's pre-cooked and sliced gyro meat Tzatziki sauce Naan bread Boar's Head feta Kalamata olives Red onion Tomato COOKING INSTRUCTIONS Gently warm your lamb gyro meat in a sauté pan. When hot remove and use the remaining grease to gently warm your naan bread in.  After the naan is warm, compose your sandwich by topping naan with gyro meat, tzatziki sauce, feta, olives and tomatoes.  Enjoy!

Garlic Basil Salmon

INGREDIENTS 2 wild salmon filets from Cleaver's     4 T of Basil Infused Garlic by "Garlic It" Cleaver's Southwest Mesquite Seasoning Fresh Lime Juice COOKING INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Cover a sheet pan with tin foil and place salmon filets on the sheet pan. Top with 2 T of garlic per filet, then roast for 10-15 minutes depending on how well you like it done. When finished, sprinkle with Cleaver's southwest mesquite seasoning and squeeze fresh lime juice over it. Enjoy!