Coq Au Vin Blanc

Recipe   Serves 4 Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 45 minutes Special tools cast iron pan or roasting skillet Ingredients 1 fresh chicken cut in 8 1 cup diced bacon double smoked 1/2 onion diced 3 garlic cloves sliced 1 carrot diced 1 cup button mushrooms 1 cup

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

Recipe 3 Cheese Chicken Parmigiana Serves 2 Prep time 6 minutes Cook time 8 minutes Special tools cast iron pan meat mallet   Ingredients 2 chicken breasts boneless skinless 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated parmigiana 1/2 cup flour 2 eggs beaten with a pinch of water 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella 1/2 cup pizza

RANDY BO BANDY CHEESEBURGERS

Recipe Serves 4 Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 8 minutes Special tools cast iron searing pan, awesome gas grill   Ingredients 1.5 lb medium ground beef 4 white fluffy buns 8 slices American Cheddar 12 slices of the best pickle you can find 4 slices tomato 4 paper thin slices onion 4 Boston bib leaves 1 heavy kosher

TOMATO OLIVE CALAMARI SALAD 

Recipe Serves 2 Prep time 8 minutes Cook time 4 minutes Special tools cast iron pan Ingredients 2 calamari cleaned and cut into rings 1 teaspoon sliced garlic 1 tablespoon sliced shallots 1/4 cup diced cucumber 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 1/4 cup sliced almond stuffed olives (trust me) 1/4 cup olive oil croutons 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 splash

RAPINI RISOTTO

Recipe Serves 4 Prep time 4 minutes Cook time 18-22 minutes Special tools stock pot and cast iron pan Ingredients 2 cups arborio rice1/4 cup butter split in two 2 shallots diced1 litre veggie stock1/2 cup white wine 1 cup grated parmigiana 1 squeeze citrus 1/2 bunch Rapini

POTATO ROSTI WITH SMOKED SALMON AND CREME FRAICHE

Recipe   Serves 2-4 Prep time 8 minutes Cook time 12 minutes Special tools nonstick pan, sharp knife or box grater   Ingredients 3 small medium Yukon gold potatoes julienned 1 tablespoon garlic sliced 1 tablespoon shallot sliced 3 tablespoons butter melted 2 splashes Extra virgin olive oil Garnish 120 g cold smoked salmon 3 tablespoons creme fraiche (expensive sour

STEAK

Some say that a craving for steak may in fact be your body telling you that it needs iron.  That’s exactly what it was telling me today. Of all the steaks: ribeye, striploin, t-bone, tomahawk…tenderloin never lets me down. The way it’s rich and buttery

LAMB WITH CAULIFLOWER SALAD

Recipe   Serves 2-4 Prep time 6 minutes  Cook time 8-10 minutes  Rest time 6 minutes  Special tools. Cast iron pan, non stick pan      Ingredients   1 Rack of Lamb  1/3 cauliflower sliced thin as possible  4 radish sliced thin 2 stocks celery sliced thin 1 handful chives and mint. Chopped  1 heaping tablespoon tahini  1 lemon zest juice 1 healthy

CRISPY ROSEMARY CHICKEN WINGS WITH HONEY HOT SAUCE

Recipe Serves 2-4Prep time 4 minutes Bake time 22minutes Special tools baking tray and rack       Ingredients 2 lb chicken wings full 1/3 cup bread crumbs2 tablespoons grated parmigiana 1 teaspoon chopped rosemary Heavy salt and pepper Sauce 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon grain mustard 1 tablespoon Sriracha

COCKTAIL SHRIMP

So retro, but still so cool. Shrimp cocktail was born in the 80’s and so was I so maybe that’s why it’s that cold appie that I always go back to.  I’ll be honest, I will even settle for a shrimp ring if I’m at