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.”

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

This is a video of me making a roasted chicken noodle soup. I roast the whole chicken and vegetables before simmering them to give the broth more depth. It’s simple and doesn’t require any crazy ingredients. The full recipe will be on my blog. I made a note in the video, but I didn’t haveContinue reading “Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe”

Meal Prep: Spiced Chicken Breast with Herb Roasted Potatoes, and Green Beans

Meal prepping is something I do whenever I am going to be very busy or unable to cook for a few days time. This is something that allows me to portion my meals and control how much food I’m eating, save a considerable amount of money by dining out less, and keep my cooking skillsContinue reading “Meal Prep: Spiced Chicken Breast with Herb Roasted Potatoes, and Green Beans”

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”

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