Shrimp Scampi – Pasta with Shrimp, White Wine, Shallot, Lemon, Basil and Capers.

This is a recipe I found from a video posted by Gordon Ramsay online. I’ll admit, I love red sauce with pasta. But sometimes pasta with red sauce gets redundant. A recipe like this that uses wine, stock, and lemon with butter emulsified is a refreshing change. You can use any type of pasta andContinue reading “Shrimp Scampi – Pasta with Shrimp, White Wine, Shallot, Lemon, Basil and Capers.”

Pasta Mezzogiorno | Traditional Southern Italian dish with Sausage, Spicy Peppers, and Kale

A Southern Italian classic. The work “Mezzogiorno” translates to 12 o’clock. You can use any kind of noodle you’d like. Here I’m using linguine. As for the pork sausage, you can use mild or spicy, whatever you like. The peppers are Hungarian yellow peppers, and are sort of essential to the dish, and not easyContinue reading “Pasta Mezzogiorno | Traditional Southern Italian dish with Sausage, Spicy Peppers, and Kale”

5 Ingredient Tomato Sauce

This is something you’ll be able to make easily as it only requires 5 ingredients. Olive oil – 1 tbl Onion, diced – 1/4 cup Garlic, minced – 3 cloves Basil – 1 large stem Canned Tomatoes – 28oz, pureed Heat olive oil over medium heat and begin sauteeing the onion until transluscent. Add garlicContinue reading “5 Ingredient Tomato Sauce”

30 Minute Chicken Stew

Onion 1 ea, diced Button Mushrooms, 8 ea, sliced Olive Oil, as needed Celery, 2 ribs cut into a small dice Garlic, 6 cloves minced White Wine, 1/2 cup Kale, about 3 cups, chopped Chicken Stock, 6-8 cups Potatoes, 2 ea medium sized yukon golds Chicken Thighs, 4 ea, Boneless & Skinless Tomatoes, 1x 14.5Continue reading “30 Minute Chicken Stew”

Culinary Demo: Beet Salad with Dill, Lemon and Sour Cream

A Polish inspired beet salad. Incredibly simple and very tasty. Requires a little bit of patience because the beets take awhile to cook, but other than that there is really nothing to it! Beets, 6ea, medium sized Sour Cream, 1/2 cup Dill, 2 tbl, chopped Lemon, 1ea, zest and juice Onion, 1/4ea, julienne Cook theContinue reading “Culinary Demo: Beet Salad with Dill, Lemon and Sour Cream”

Video Demo: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

A favorite Thanksgiving side dish of mine. Salty bacon, acid from the cider vinegar, and a hint of sweetness from the maple syrup, with shallots – that are good with anything. Bacon, 5 slices, cooked and cut into small pieces Brussels Sprouts, about 30 ea Shallot, 2 ea, minced Maple Syrup, 2 tbl Apple CiderContinue reading “Video Demo: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon”

Video Demo: How to make an Omelet | Kale and Mushroom Omelet

Here is a step by step video on how to make a basic omelet. The technique takes a few tries before you perfect it, but becomes second nature quickly. The hardest part I think, is knowing when to flip, not the flip itself. You can add anything you like, I’ve kept it simple here forContinue reading “Video Demo: How to make an Omelet | Kale and Mushroom Omelet”

Video Demo: Ham and Potato Soup with Bacon and Green Beans

A hearty soup for the fall and winter, with a roux acting as the thickening agent. Bacon and ham give this soup a good depth of flavor. If you have never made Velouté before I will be posting a recipe and video soon about it. It is a classic french Mother sauce that involved simplyContinue reading “Video Demo: Ham and Potato Soup with Bacon and Green Beans”

Video Demo: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

This is a very simple classic Italian pasta. There are just five ingredients. Pasta, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, chili flakes, and parsley. Slicing the garlic is essential, don’t crush it and mince it. This is an easy dish to make with things you most likely have on hand if you cook at home often.Continue reading “Video Demo: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio”

Video Demo: Carrot Soup with Ginger, Chile, and Fish Sauce

Another simple fall/winter soup recipe demo video. Carrots are relatively cheap so this is an approachable low budget option. Fish sauce is one of those ingredients that makes a dish stand out but is hard for people to identify. I like to use it as my secret ingredient. I have garnished with sour cream andContinue reading “Video Demo: Carrot Soup with Ginger, Chile, and Fish Sauce”

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