Month: January 2020

SAUCES

Caramelized Onions

Makes 2 cups 3 lbs onions (about 6 medium), preferably Vidalia, julienned or diced 3 tbsp grapeseed, or other neutral oil 1 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt Add oil to large skillet (at least 12 inches), over high heat. Once oil shimmers, add onions and sprinkle salt evenly over them. For […]

SALAD DRESSINGS

Greek Salad Dressing

(Makes appx. 2 cups) 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tbsp capers 1 garlic clove 1 tbsp honey 1/4 cup olive oil 1 1/4 cups grapeseed oil 3/4 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 tsp Kosher salt In a blender or using carafe and […]

MAIN COURSES

Best Chicken Cutlets

(Serves 4-5 people) 3  6-8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup all purpose flour 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups panko bread crumbs 2 tsp seasoned salt (I use Simply Organic) 12 tbsp grapeseed oil 5 tbsp Kosher salt 1/4 tsp black pepper Dissolve 4 tbsp of kosher salt into […]

SALADS

Exceptional Herb and Parmesan Croutons

6 cups day old baguette, cubed 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup grated parmesan (pecorino is excellent too) 3/4 tsp dried basil 3/4 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp granulated garlic 1/2 tsp season salt (I like Simply Organic) 1/4 tsp black pepper Kosher salt Preheat oven to 375 and cover […]

SIDES

Stove Top Garlicky Beans with Kale and Parmesan

(Serves 6 people) 1 lb dried Great Northern Beans 1 large bunch kale, rinsed, stems removed, and coarsely chopped 5-6 cloves garlic, peeled 5 bay leaves 2-3 tsp Kosher salt Extra Virgin Olive Oil freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese red pepper flakes, for garnish croutons (optional), […]

SIDES

Stove Top Garlicky White Beans

(Makes about 6 cups of beans) 1 lb dried Great Northern Beans 5-6 cloves of garlic, peeled 5 bay leaves 2-3 tsp of Kosher Salt Extra Virgin Olive Oil Freshly ground black pepper Sort through beans, removing any debris, discolored, or shriveled beans. Rinse beans, put in large bowl, and […]