Creamy Polenta with Balsamic Mushroom Ragout

Polenta 6 Cups-Water-plus extra if needed 1 1/2 Cups-Yellow Cornmeal-fine ground To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1/4 Cup-Cream Cheese 1/2 Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated Mushrooms 1 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 Tablespoon-Olive Oil 1 Each-Yellow Onion-medium, about 1 cup or more, slice into half moons 2 Cloves-Fresh Garlic-smashed and chopped 2 Tablespoons-Honey 1 1/2 Pounds-Cremini Mushrooms-quartered To Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper …

Slow Cooked Pork Chops

4 Each-Pork Chops-preferably bone-in To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Dust-All Purpose Flour To Drizzle-Olive Oil 1 ½ Cups-Stock-Turkey/Chicken/Vegetable 3 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter Directions Season chops with salt/pepper on both sides. Heat a skillet to medium high heat. Dredge in flour to coat both sides and add oil to pan. Add chops to pan and begin to brown. Cook to brown on …

Broccolini with a warm Mustard Bacon Pecan Vinaigrette

6 Strips-Bacon-thick cut style, sliced into thin strips ½ Cup-Pecans-rough chopped 1 Clove-Fresh Garlic-smashed into a paste 2 Tablespoons-Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Tablespoon-Dijon Mustard 2 Bunches-Broccolini-about 4 cups, rinse and patted dry To Drizzle-Olive Oil 1/4 Cup-Turkey Stock To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix Directions Warm a sauté pan over medium high heat, add bacon, pecans and cook stirring frequently about …

Lemon Chicken

2 Each-Chicken Breast-large, about 10 to 12 ounces each, boneless, skinless To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Dredge-All Purpose Flour To Coat-Olive Oil 2 Each-Lemons-1 juice of, 1 sliced into rounds 1 Cup-Chicken Stock 1 Tablespoon-Parsley-leaves only, chopped 1 Tablespoon-Unsalted Butter Directions Filet both chicken breasts, slicing in half lengthways, separating top from bottom. Season with salt/pepper on both sides. Warm …

Butter Basted Reverse Seared Steak

1 – 2” Thick Bone-In Rib-Eye-or Strip Steak To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons-Pork Lard-or butter 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 2 Cloves-Fresh Garlic-cracked A Few Sprigs-Thyme-or a combination of thyme, rosemary, sage Directions Season steak liberally with salt/pepper and let set out at room temperature for at least 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line a sheet tray with foil …

Brussels Sprouts with White BBQ Sauce- Sunflower Seeds and Feta

1 Pound- Fresh Brussel Sprouts To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix ¼ Cup-Sunflower Seeds ½ Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled To Taste-BBQ Rub-your favorite White BBQ Sauce 1/4 Cup-Cider Vinegar 1 Cup-Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon-Honey 1/4 Teaspoon-Black Pepper 2 Cloves-Garlic-smashed into a paste with the back of a chef knife 1 Teaspoon-Cayenne/Chipotle Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt Directions Combine all ingredients for bbq …

Roast Cauliflower with Miso Butter-Anchovy Bread Crumbs

1 Head- Cauliflower-about 4 cups, cut into florets To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Each-Piquillo Peppers-sliced thin, chopped To Taste-Parmesan Cheese-grated To Taste-Anchovy Bread Crumbs-see recipe below Miso Brown Butter 1 Stick-Unsalted Butter {4 ounces} ¼ Cup-White Miso 2 tablespoons-White Wine-Pinot Grigio ½ Teaspoon-Crushed Red Pepper Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Toss cauliflower with just enough …

Buttered Spaghetti with Anchovy Bread Crumbs

1 Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs 2 Tablespoons-Anchovy Oil-from anchovies packed in oil 1 Pound-Dry Spaghetti 5 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 2 Each-Anchovy Filets-packed in oil, drained, chopped fine ½ Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper ¼ Cup-Fresh Parsley-leaves only, chopped fine Directions Warm a non-stick sauté pan over medium high heat, add bread crumbs and anchovy oil. Toss to coat and …

Seared Squash & Tomato with wilted Spinach and Goat Cheese

3 Each-Small Yellow Squash-quartered lengthways 2 Each-Beef Steak Tomatoes To Taste-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 3 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin 2 Cloves-Garlic-grated ¼ Cup-White Wine-such as pinot Grigio 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice 1 Bunch-Fresh Spinach-about 5 ounces 4 Ounces-Goat Cheese-crumbled ½ Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs Directions Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add a …

Stuffed Roasted Yellow Squash

4 Each-Yellow Squash-halved length ways 2 Each-Green Onions-thin sliced 2 Clove-Garlic-smashed into a paste 1 Each-Roma Tomato-core/seeds removed, fine dice 1 Each Jalapeno-stem/seeds removed, fine diced ½ Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs-toss with 1tablespoons olive oil ½ Cup-Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese-grated To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix-or kosher salt/black pepper Directions Bring large pot of water to a boil, add large pinch of …