Texas Toast-Cheesy Patty Melt

1 Medium-Sweet Onion 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 1 Pound-Ground Beef {80/20} 1 Tablespoon-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 3 Tablespoons-Ketchup 4 Slices-Havarti Cheese-thin slice 4 Slices-Cheddar Cheese-thin slice 8 Slices-Texas Toast To Coat-Dukes Mayo Directions Warm a non-stick pan over medium heat, add butter and melt. Add onions, toss to coat and cook, lowering the heat if necessary, until soft and golden {4-5 …

Salt and Vinegar Potatoes

2 Pounds-Russet Potatoes-cut into 1 inch cubes 1 Cup-White Wine Vinegar-plus a couple 2 tablespoons to taste. 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Taste-Chives-thin sliced Directions Add potatoes/vinegar to a pot and add just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook until just tender. {insert tip of knife to gauge tenderness} When done, drain and …

Cheese and Pepper Pasta {Cacio e Pepe}

Kosher Salt ½ Pound-Spaghetti 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1-2 Teaspoons-Fresh Cracked Black Pepper ½ Cup-Parmesan Reggiano ½ Cup-Pecorino Romano Directions Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add a few large pinches of salt. Return to a boil, add pasta, stir gently to separate and set timer for 8 minutes. Stir pasta occasionally to keep from sticking. Meanwhile, …

Spaghetti Carbonara

1/2 Pound-Pasta 3 Strips-Bacon-cut into thin strips 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 3 Each-Eggs-lightly beaten 4 Tablespoons-Parmesan-grated To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 1/4 Cup-Frozen Sweet Peas–thawed in refrigerator Preparing the Dish Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add a large pinch of salt. Cook spaghetti for 8 minutes or until al dente, stirring frequently. While …

Chicken Involtini with Mushrooms & Sautéd Spinach

4 Each-Boneless Chicken Thighs-pounded slightly/fileted out to one thickness 4 Slices-Prosciutto-sliced thin 2 Cups-Arugula To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix-or kosher salt/black pepper To Coat-Extra Virgin Olive Oil 8 Ounces-Cremini Mushrooms-quartered ¼ Cup-White Wine 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice 1 Cup-Chicken Stock 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 2 Tablespoons-Flat leaf Parsley Spinach 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 2 Cloves-Garlic-sliced thin 4 Cups-Fresh Spinach To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed …

Drop Biscuit Summer Berry Cobbler

Filling 4 Cups-Fresh Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries ¾ Cup-Brown Sugar 1 Tablespoon-Almond Extract 1 Tablespoon-All Purpose Flour To Coat-Unsalted Butter Drop Biscuits ¾ Cups plus 2 Tablespoons-All Purpose Flour 1 ½ Teaspoons-Baking Powder ¼ Teaspoons-Baking Soda 2 Tablespoons-Sugar 1 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter-(1/2 stick), cut into small pieces, chilled 1/3 Cup-Sour Cream Directions Place berries in a mixing bowl. Add …

Buttermilk Biscuits

2 Cups-All Purpose Flour 2 Teaspoons-Baking Powder ½ Teaspoon-Baking Soda 2 Teaspoons-Salt 8 Tablespoons/1 Stick-Unsalted Butter-very cold 1 Cup-Buttermilk/Whole Milk/2% Milk 3 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter-melted Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees, with rack in center of oven. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and until well combined. Cut butter into small pieces and work into flour mixture with tines of …

Pork Tenderloin Sandwich with Grilled Scallion Peanut Pesto

1 Each-Pork Tenderloin-silver skin removed To Coat-Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Brush-Korean BBQ Sauce-see recipe below (also for mayo) ¾ Cup-Mayo ¼ Cup-Korean BBQ Sauce 1 Each-Avocado-halved, seed removed, flesh removed from skin, thin sliced 1 Head-Watercress-or arugula, green leaf lettuce, romaine 4 Each-Soft Hoagie Roll Pesto 1 Bunch-Scallions/Green Onions-lightly oiled, seasoned, grilled 2 Cloves-Garlic ¼ Cup-Peanuts-Raw or …

Countdown Baby Back Ribs {wet/dry/combo}

2 Racks-Baby Back Ribs To Coat-Bacon Dripping-cold, or lard, oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Spray-Apple Cider Vinegar-add to a clean spray bottle {Wet}To Brush-BBQ Sauce-your favorite {Dry}To Shake-BBQ Rub-your favorite Directions Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Lay the ribs on work surface meat side down, bones curving upwards. Starting with narrow end of ribs on left; insert tip of …

Blackberry Chipotle BBQ Sauce

2 Cups-Fresh Blackberries 2-3 Each-Chipotle Peppers-canned in adobo, deseeded ½ Cup-Chicken Stock ½ Cup-Ketchup 2 Tablespoons-Honey 2 Tablespoons-Soy Sauce 1 Tablespoon-Apple Cider Vinegar To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Directions To make sauce, place all ingredients in pot over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, to reduce and thickly slightly. Allow sauce to cool slightly, place in a blender or food processor and …