Tzatziki Sauce For Lamb

July 1, 2015 0 Comments
Tzatziki Sauce For Lamb

A Classic Greek Sauce For Lamb, Chicken or Veggies Last night we grilled up some bone-in lamb loin chops and served them with this traditional Mediterranean cucumber, yogurt sauce called tzatziki and it’s incredible. I can see myself serving this with other meats and poultry or as a dip with vegetables or pita bread. For […]

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How To Know When Shrimp Are Done Cooking

June 27, 2015 0 Comments
How To Know When Shrimp Are Done Cooking

How Do I Know When Shrimp Are Perfectly Cooked & Ready to Eat? There are many ways to cook and serve shrimp. Do you remember Pvt. Benjamin Buford’s line in Forest Gump? “Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, sauté […]

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Pasta with Shrimp Spinach and Garlic Recipe

June 11, 2015 2 Comments
Pasta with Shrimp Spinach and Garlic Recipe

  Spaghetti with Shrimp, Spinach, & Garlic Recipe We love pasta in our house and I love whipping up a quick pasta dish with on hand ingredients in the freezer and/or pantry. We usually always have a bag of frozen shrimp in the freezer for those nights we make another favorite dish – Shrimp Risotto […]

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The Dorito Effect – Mark Schatzker

June 4, 2015 0 Comments
The Dorito Effect – Mark Schatzker

The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor Have you ever wondered why those pesky diets we suffer through when we want to loose a few pounds don’t work? New diet fads come and go  including the Atkins Diet, the South Beach Diet, the Mediterranean Diet, Nutrisystem, SomerSizing, and the very popular Paleo diet to […]

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Bacon Wrapped Dried Apricots With Sage Recipe

May 26, 2015 4 Comments
Bacon Wrapped Dried Apricots With Sage Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Anything Sounds Good To Me My wife showed me how to make these delightful morsels of deliciousness over the weekend. She picked up the recipe on the internet but when I went to find one to work with, I found several different versions. They all look good and are basically the same but […]

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How to Broil Salmon Recipe

May 18, 2015 4 Comments
How to Broil Salmon Recipe

Broiling Salmon Is Quick, Easy & Efficient You may be asking yourself, did he say “broil” salmon?  Who broils anything anymore? There are lots of great ways to cook salmon – roast, poach, steam, grill but why broil? I like to think of broiling salmon as upside down grilling. Yes, there are a few differences […]

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The Egg Foam Method In Baking

May 14, 2015 0 Comments
The Egg Foam Method In Baking

The Egg Foam Method of Combining Ingredients When Baking This is the last of the series describing how to mix (combine) ingredients when baking by my friend and professional baker Chef Jenni. She saved this method for last because it is the only method in which the addition of chemical leaveners is not the norm […]

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Baking Two Stage Method

May 8, 2015 0 Comments
Baking Two Stage Method

The Two-Stage Mixing Method There are many methods for mixing ingredients when it comes to baking. Not being much of a baker myself, I asked my friend Pastry Chef Jenni Field to explain various methods of mixing, where and when to use them and tips for doing it properly. You can read her post Important […]

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Penne Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes and Fresh Mozzarella

May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Penne Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes and Fresh Mozzarella

How to Make a Delicious Pasta Meal with Roasted Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella In our house we typically have a weekly “What’s On Hand” meal where my wife and I find ingredients in the refrigerator and pantry that need to be used sooner than later and prepare a pasta dish, stir-fry or Mexican fajita. This […]

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Important Mixing Techniques For Baking

April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Important Mixing Techniques For Baking

How to Achieve Great Baking Results from Proper Ingredient Mixing I am not much of a baker so I asked my friend Chef Jenni, a great baker and even better educator, to explain in more detail the different ways of mixing ingredients to come up with the best baking results possible. It’s important to first […]

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