Lasagna

LLasagna is a baked dish that uses layers of wide pasta to hold meat, cheese and a basic red sauce together and you already know what it’s going to look like in the end. This dish takes a bit of time depending on how you do it. If you make …

Ceviche

This is a classic Seafood dish that’s a long standing favorite with a lot people and it’s easy to make a day in advance if you plan on having guests since it’s served cold. Make sure that you take the time to get fresh seafood for this since quality is …

Basic red sauce

This is yet another one of those things that, no matter how I tell you to make it, someone else’s grandmother made it better. No shit, but for this is for those of you who don’t have old school grandmothers that make sauce from scratch. This is a simple base …

Sesame dill Anti Ranch

My long-standing hatred of Ranch dressing is well documented with my main issue being that it undermines my work. When I make my wings, I brine them, then smoke them and then I fry them, I’m not pulling them out of a box in the freezer. People don’t seem to …

Black bean soup

This soup is rich without being too heavy and you can give it a little kick with some fresh peppers Mise Large pot Knife and board Immersion blender (See notes) Ingredients One Garlic bulb minced (7-9 cloves) 1 Red onion, minced 1 Tablespoon of Cumin 1 Tablespoon of Curry powder …

Bruschetta

This is another dish that started out as a way to use up leftovers but was so good that it took a life of its own. It’s really just toasted baguettes covered in a mix that’s typically made with chopped tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, cheese and finished with basil. But …