January 4, 2017

Crusted Scallops with Sweet Chili Sauce and Pepperoncini

For this last New Year’s dinner I had planned to have one of my favorites which is just simple steamed fresh mussels made with white wine, […]
December 21, 2016

Vietnamese Pho – Noodle or Noodles?

The other day my wife asked me to make Vietnamese Pho because she loves it.  Pho, pronounced Pha, is traditionally a breakfast dish in Vietnam but […]
December 14, 2016

Damn That Salsa Was Hot!

I think I have written about it before but one of my all-time favorite dishes is Conchinita Pibil from the Yucatan area of Southern Mexico.  It […]
December 7, 2016

A client’s request for healthy…

Several years ago I was trying to write recipes for my clients that had a gluten allergy or more simply wanted to remove gluten from their […]
November 23, 2016

Have A Happy Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving upon us and so many people traveling or already preparing their holiday dinner I won’t be doing a newsletter this week.   I want to […]
November 16, 2016

It’s Thanksgiving and it’s all about the turkey

Time seems to have gone by so quickly this year and I can’t believe Thanksgiving is already here.  I think it is probably most everyone’s favorite […]
November 9, 2016

Fall Is Turkey Time

And time for great root vegetables, too. I couldn’t wait until Thanksgiving gets here to have turkey.  Like we say every year at Thanksgiving – why […]
November 2, 2016

30 Day Dry Aged Beef in 2 Days – Not so fast

For several months I have been reading about a way to quickly dry age beef using Koji Rice Flour.  Koji is cooked rice and/or soya beans […]
October 26, 2016

A treat for us

My daughter-in-law texted my wife and I the other day and said she had a treat for us.  Little did we know what a great treat […]
October 19, 2016

The Best Beef and Bean Chili Ever

As promised last week I am including my chili recipe for all of my readers that have ordered my CK (Almost) Famous BBQ Rub.  You don’t […]