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Chocolate Gelato

Chocolate Gelato Yield: about 1 quart 2 ¼ cups whole milk ½ cup heavy cream 2/3 cup granulated sugar, divided 1 ounce semi-sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 1


Chef’s Pantry Favorites

Bottled Sauces/Condiments Catsup/Ketchup Dijon Mustard Hoisin Sauce Soy Sauce Sriracha (hot chile sauce) Worcestershire Sauce Canned Products Beans, Black Beans, Pinto Beans, White (Great Northern) Chick Peas

Beefy Noodleroni

Easy Recipe: Beef Noodleroni

Beef Noodleroni Serves 4 1 cup dry elbow macaroni 1 lb. ground beef ½ ea onion, finely diced Garlic powder ½ tsp Salt ¼ tsp Black Pepper


Rockin’ Bacon

Rockin’ Bacon Serves 8 16 slices thick cut bacon ½ cup brown sugar Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with foil. Place bacon


Fennel Three Ways

Fennel Gratin Serves 4-8 4 large fennel bulbs 3 T butter 2 oz. freshly grated Parmesan Garnish: feathery fennel tops Trim feathery tops and tough bases off


Cutting your Food Budget: Monthly Meal Planning

Here’s how it works: Plot each main meal (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) on a 1-month calendar, planning left-overs for other day’s meals (Monday’s roast chicken dinner left-overs become Tuesday’s chicken

Fresh Apple Crostata

Fresh Apple Crostata Dough: 1 cup all purpose flour 2 Tbsp granulated sugar ¼ tsp kosher salt ½ cup (1 stick) butter, very cold, diced 1 Tbsp


Decoding Terms – Sauté vs. Sear

Sometimes sauté is confused with the term sear, which means to brown quickly over high heat. When you sear, you want to keep the food product in


Simple Recipe for Fall – Slow Cooked Pork Roast

Slow Cooked Pork Roast Serves 4-6 3 lb pork roast (I use butt shoulder) Salt & pepper, to taste 1 pkg Lipton Onion Soup Mix 2 Tablespoons


Trip to Farm Boy

Took a field trip the other day to Farm Boy–the coolest, ecclectic store I’ve seen. It’s like walking into a Korean Alice in Wonderland. At first, I thought


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