Cooking Techniques

Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

February 24, 2016 0 Comments
Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

How to Pan Roast Chicken Breasts with Sautéed Spinach If you are looking for a great midweek meal that only takes 30 minutes from start to finish, this pan roasted chicken breast dishs with sautéed spinach is a good choice. My wife found this recipe created by Italian chef Massimo Bottura in a weekend section […]

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Sous Vide Tilapia in Spicy Seafood Broth

January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Sous Vide Tilapia in Spicy Seafood Broth

How to Sous Vide Tilapia This recipe comes from my friend Chef David Nelson. He shared his version on my Facebook group, What I Cooked 4 Dinner Last Night.  We are talking about two recipes here, one for the sous vide tilapia and the other for the spicy seafood broth. I say that because the […]

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Sous Vide Pork Tenderloin Recipe

January 15, 2016 2 Comments
Sous Vide Pork Tenderloin Recipe

How to Cook a Pork Tenderloin Sous Vide I am now an official “sous vider” if there is such a title. My friend Chef David Nelson introduced the idea of sealing some food into a vacuum pouch and cooking it in a water bath at extremely low temperatures. The results are amazing and foods like […]

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What We Sous Vided For Dinner Last Night

January 11, 2016 0 Comments
What We Sous Vided For Dinner Last Night

Sous Vide Times & Temperatures From My Facebook Group I started a group on Facebook called What I Cooked For Dinner Last Night to share what I was cooking and find out what other home cooks were preparing at home. I wanted to see the kind of meals everyone was cooking and if there were […]

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My First Sous Vide Cooking Experiences

January 5, 2016 1 Comment
My First Sous Vide Cooking Experiences

Sous Vide – A Very Cool Way To Cook If like me you’ve been reading about sous vide everywhere you look and hear all the exotic tales associated with this new age cooking technique but didn’t think it was for you, I want to share with you my very own personal experiences with this cooking […]

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How To Cook Rainbow Trout Filets

July 15, 2015 0 Comments
How To Cook Rainbow Trout Filets

How I Cook Fresh Rainbow Trout Filets On Top of the Stove Sunday night we were having company so my wife and I picked up some fresh trout at the farmer’s market in the morning after taking our dog Bailey for a hike.  I have gotten to know one of the fishmongers at the market […]

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How To Know When Shrimp Are Done Cooking

June 27, 2015 2 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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How to Broil Salmon Recipe

May 18, 2015 5 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 […]

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The Egg Foam Method In Baking

May 14, 2015 2 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 1 Comment
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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