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,…
Chef’s Tuesday Tip – How to Make Clarified Butter
Here’s a basic lesson in making clarified butter.
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!
Jack-o’-lantern Stuffed Bell Peppers
These crowd-pleasers make a fun and festive Halloween dish. For those in the crowd who never liked stuffed peppers, stick with me. These are different. First, traditional stuffed peppers tend to be green bell peppers with stuffing and sausage and sometimes tomato sauce. If you like that, hey! Go for it but try using yellow…