Cooking Techniques

How to Roast Garlic

February 21, 2017 4 Comments
How to Roast Garlic

You can never have enough garlic. We cook with a lot of garlic in our house. Next to onions, garlic is the second most used ingredient excluding salt and pepper. Garlic is used in so many of the recipes we prepare, we always have two or three heads on hand. From pasta sauces to stews […]

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Beef and Mushroom Crock Pot Stew Recipe

December 13, 2016 0 Comments
Beef and Mushroom Crock Pot Stew Recipe

How to Make Beef Stew With Mushrooms in a Crock Pot Last week we had a Stew Challenge on my Facebook’s What I Cooked For Dinner Last Night. The idea is for everyone in the group to prepare a favorite stew and share it by submitting a photo. I knew I was going to have […]

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How to Sous Vide Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

November 17, 2016 4 Comments
How to Sous Vide Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Make a Great Hard Boiled Egg That Peels Easily If you like hard boiled eggs made the classic way, you are going to love the results you’ll get by preparing them sous vide.  Sous vide means “under vacuum” in French and is a cooking technique in which you vacuum-seal ingredients in plastic bags, […]

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How To Know When The Grill Is Hot Enough

June 1, 2016 0 Comments
How To Know When The Grill Is Hot Enough

Just How Much Heat Is Coming From My Grill? Have you ever wondered how hot your grill gets when cooking burgers, hot dogs or steaks? I’m not talking about the internal temperature of grill area with the cover on as shown by the thermometer most grills have today. Gas or charcoal, those thermometers are usually […]

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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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