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Sous Vide Prime Rib Roast & Horseradish Sauce

Sous Vide Prime Rib Roast & Horseradish Sauce

Winner Winner, Prime Rib Dinner Sorry chicken or turkey, but a prime rib roast is one of the most decadent main dishes to serve your family for the holidays, and with sous vide, it’s also the easiest.  Top 3 Reasons to sous vide your next…

How to Make a Rich Roasted Turkey Stock (aka bone broth) without Roasting a Turkey

How to Make a Rich Roasted Turkey Stock (aka bone broth) without Roasting a Turkey

Why buy turkey stock when you can easily make it at home. Either you made our Amazing Sous Vide & Smoked Turkey, or you saved some turkey bones from the past. Either way, roasting the carcass and veggies first just adds depth to your stock.…

Juicy Sous Vide & Smoked Turkey

Juicy Sous Vide & Smoked Turkey

Sous Vide & Smoked Turkey is so juicy and flavorful. It’s also insanely easy and can be made days in advance so your big day won’t be as busy and stressful.   To Smoke or not to Smoke… Let‘s do 50/50. That‘s the beauty of…

Wild Mushroom Phyllo Triangles

Wild Mushroom Phyllo Triangles

These delicious, bite size, crispy, wild mushroom phyllo triangles are a favorite party appetizer at my house. They get devoured before I can place the platter on the table.  Although they take some practice to fold, with a little time and patience you’ll be a…

Cabbage Roll Soup

Cabbage Roll Soup

No Stuffing Cabbage Rolls Required If you’ve ever made stuffed cabbage rolls, you know they are a little time consuming to make. This Stuffed Cabbage Roll Soup or “Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Soup” has all the flavor with a lot less effort and time. You can…

Venison & Chanterelle Stroganoff

Venison & Chanterelle Stroganoff

Where’s the can of soup and packet of seasoning? You don’t need them. The seasoning are very basic. Just onions, garlic, salt, pepper, paprika, worchestershire sauce, sour cream, chicken stock and an optional white wine.  Where does Stroganoff Come from? This cookbook, “A Taste of…

Thai Yellow Rice

Thai Yellow Rice

Rinse the Damn Rice!  People ask, “do I really need to rinse the rice? The short answer is yes. 100% yes you should rinse the rice. Some say it’s to rinse away some of the starches and prevent clumpy rice, some say it’s to remove…

Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Chili Sauce

Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Chili Sauce

How Popular is Chicken Satay? Hold onto your hat because it is way more popular than I had expected. It was listed at 14th on the World’s 50 Best Foods List compiled by CNN through a Facebook poll of over 35,000 votes in September of…

Corned Beef Mac & Cheese

Corned Beef Mac & Cheese

St. Patrick’s day is over, What can you do with leftover corned beef? Make this Corned Beef Mac & Cheese. It’s an easy, cheesy comfort food in a bowl. If you’re like me, you cooked a large Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner because it so…

Skinny Grasshopper

Skinny Grasshopper

This Vintage Cocktail has had a makeover I call this a Skinny Grasshopper because I have changed some of the original ingredients that were used according to the   Mr. Boston official bartender’s guide. I’ve reduced the calories and made it a little less sweet. …

Slow Cooker Corned Beef & Cabbage

Slow Cooker Corned Beef & Cabbage

Why to they call it Corned Beef? Corned Beef is a beef brisket that has been cured with salt. It has nothing to do with corn. Corning refers to the curing process and the large rock salt the size of corn kernels used in said…

Dill Smashed Sheet Pan Baby Potatoes

Dill Smashed Sheet Pan Baby Potatoes

Sheet Pan Anything is Amazing And these dill seasoned smashed sheet pan potatoes are no exception. They’re a nice and easy side for so many dishes. I love to serve them with baked salmon or my smoked salmon and cream cheese quiche (recipes coming soon)…

Loaded Baked Potato & Leek Soup

Loaded Baked Potato & Leek Soup

If You Love a Loaded baked potato, You will love this soup.  This is my favorite potato soup ever. It has a little heat due to the pepper jack cheese and hot paprika, but you can skip those and sub any of your favorite cheese…

Homemade Venison British Bangers (Sausages)

Homemade Venison British Bangers (Sausages)

How to Make Venison British Bangers You do not need to be an expert to make your own Homemade British Bangers or other sausages in general. You just need some equipment, the venison, some pork backfat, a few other ingredients and some patience.   Why…

Alligator & Crab Étouffée

Alligator & Crab Étouffée

How to make Alligator & Crab Étouffée Well, Pepé is complaining that his arm just about fell off after so much stirring, but that’s part of making this Alligator & Crab Étouffée. You have to make a roux (stir, stir, stir), then you have to…

Mexican Fudge Brownies & Raspberry Sauce

Mexican Fudge Brownies & Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate and Spice is Definitely Nice! These Mexican fudge brownies are not very spicy, but they will certainly heat things up. Perfect for date night, Valentine’s Day, Cinco de Mayo or any other day.  Ménage à trois… Ooh la la! No, Pepé, not that kind…


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