A few years ago I hosted vegetarians for Thanksgiving, and I considered it a delightful challenge to serve veggie Gravy. Everyone preferred it over the turkey gravy. This gravy gets beautiful flavor from fresh herbs (dried works in a pinch) and good vegetable stock. Build out the gravy texture early with shallots, butter and flour,…
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Chef’s Tuesday Tip – How to Make Clarified Butter
Here’s a basic lesson in making clarified butter.
Friday Food Fun Fact – Garlic
Hopefully you already love garlic, but if you’re not convinced, know this: it is one of the most nutritious foods on earth.
Worst Taco Award
Once again, we find that New England just needs to bow out with the Mexican/Tex Mex food, or go to school. Fasten your seatbelts taco lovers, because you may get whiplash. Either this is conjuring evil spirits or this was the special at a restaurant I visited in Warwick, Rhode Island. At the time of…
Aperitif: Liqueur Float
Three simple ingredients, this little cocktail is a trick up your sleeve for any season.
Appetizer Recipe Round-Up
Serve your guests before you serve your guests, and you’ll enjoy the day too!
Pro-tip: Potatoes Are Actually Healthy
More potassium than a banana, plus naturally low fat, and that isn’t all.
Grandpa’s Swedish Meatballs
Authentic Swedish Meatballs and you don’t even have to go to Ikea!
Maple Pumpkin Pie
Use maple syrup in place of sugar in this delightful pumpkin pie recipe, and make it an eye popper with my tips.
Indulgent comfort food that is great anywhere from a holiday table to a potluck. Be a hero and serve these to a crowd!