Grilled Caesar Salad with Countdown Chicken

1 Recipe-Caesar Dressing-{see recipe below} 1 Each-Countdown Chicken-{{see recipe at www.cheftroy.com} 2 Slices-Sourdough Bread-cut into cubes 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter-melted 3 Each-Romaine Hearts-halved long ways To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Each-Roma Tomatoes 4 Slices-Smoked Bacon-cooked, drained To Taste-Parmesan Cheese-shaved ribbons Directions Make Caesar dressing according to recipe and place in refrigerator, best if done the day before. …

Street Corn Dip

4 Ears-Corn on the Cob-in husk 1/3 Cup-Dukes Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons-Heavy Cream To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper ¼ Cup-Cilantro Leaves-Chopped fine ½ Cup-Quesco Fresco-{see recipe} or store bought ¼ Cup-Red Onion-fine dice 1 Each-Lime-cut into wedges To Taste-Smoked Paprika To Dip-Tortilla Chips Directions Pull husk back on corn, leave intact, and remove the silk. Fold husk back over corn and submerge …

Quesco Fresco

2 Quarts-Whole Milk 1 Tablespoons-Kosher Salt ¼ Cup-Lemon Juice-fresh squeeze Directions Add milk/salt to a pot and bring a boil, stirring to keep from boiling over. Remove from heat, gently stir in lemon juice, the way will start to separate from the curds. Stir for a minute or two. Place 2 layers of cheese cloth in a fine sieve, set …

Street Corn with Miso Mayo

4 Ears-Corn on the Cob-in husk ½ Cup-Dukes Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons-White Miso ¼ Cup-Cilantro Leaves-Chopped fine ½ Cup-Parmesan Cheese 1 Each-Lime-cut into wedges To Taste-Smoked Paprika Directions Pull husk back on corn, leave intact, and remove the silk. Fold husk back over corn and submerge in a large pot of water. Let corn soak at least 30 minutes. Combine mayo, …

Brulee’d Cornbread with Peaches and Buttermilk Ice Cream

¾ Cup-Heavy Cream 1 Can-Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 ½ Cups-Buttermilk ½ Teaspoon-Almond Extract 1 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt 1 Recipe-Sugar Sweet Buttermilk Cornbread-see recipe below ½ Cup-Demerara Sugar 1 Each-Fresh Peach-wash and cut into thin wedges 1 Cup-Fresh Blue Berries To Drizzle-Honey Directions Place heavy cream in a mixing bowl and whisk to stiff peaks and set aside. In a separate bowl …

Smashed Black Bean Taquitos with Jalapeno-Avocado Crema

16-6”-Corn/Flour Tortillas 3 Cups-Prepared Black Beans {see recipe below} 8 Ounces-Cheddar Cheese-shredded To Taste-Iceberg Lettuce-thin sliced To Taste-Roma Tomato-stem, seeds removed, diced To Taste-Avocado-Chipotle Crema To Taste-Manchego Cheese-grated To Taste-Cilantro To Taste-Lime Wedges Directions Prepare black beans according to recipe. Allow to cool slightly and smash with a potato masher, but not into a paste. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. …

Crab Cakes over Fresh Grits

6 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 2 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin, whites separate from green stem 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine 1 Each-Egg-beaten ¼ Cup-Mayonnaise To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1/4 Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs 1 Pound-Lump Crab Meat To Dredge-Corn Meal Fresh Grits 3 Strips-Thick Cut Bacon-sliced into thin strips 4 Ears-Corn on the Cob ¼ Cup-Red Onion-fine dice 2 Coves-Garlic-chopped fine I Each-Jalapeno Pepper To Taste-Kosher …

Miso-Ginger Fired Chicken Sandwich

½ Cup Cup-Beer ¾ Cup-Miso Shisto {white miso} 1 Lime-juice of 2 Teaspoon-Ginger-peeled, grated 2 Teaspoon-Fish Sauce 2 Each-Fresno Chili-one fine deseeded fine-one sliced into thin rounds ¼ Cup-Brown Sugar 1 Quart-Corn Oil 4 Each-Chicken Thighs-boneless/skinless To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Dredge-All Purpose Flour To Dredge-Buttermilk 4 Each-Soft Hamburger Bun-inside toasted lightly To Taste-Mayo To Taste-Romaine Lettuce-sliced thin To Taste-Cilantro-leaves …

Steak Lettuce Wraps with Corn & Pepper Salsa

2 Pounds-Sirloin Flap or Skirt Steak 1 Brush-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 1 Head-Bibb Lettuce-leaves torn off whole, washed/dry ¼ Cup-Blended Oil 3 Tablespoons-Champagne Vinegar 4 Ears-Corn-blanched, charred on grill, cut off 1 Cup-Tomato-deseeded, fine dice 6 Each-Shisito Pepper-sliced into thin rings 1 Each-Fresno Pepper-deseeded, fine dice ½ Cup-Cilantro-leaves, rough chopped 1 Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper …

Roast Chicken Breasts with Summer Succotash

2 Each-Bone-in Chicken Breast To Brush-Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 2 Cups-Lima Beans-fresh or frozen 2 Strips-Smoked Bacon-whole strips 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 6 strips-Smoked Bacon-cut into thin strips 1 Each-Poblano Pepper-stem/seeds removed-fine dice ¼ Cup-White Onion-fine dice 2 Ears-Corn on the Cob-shucked, blanched 10 minutes, cut off cob 8 Each-Fresh Okra-slice into ½” rounds 4 Each-Roma Tomatoes 2 Cloves-Fresh …