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 …

Shrimp-Lentil-Cauliflower Fit Bowl with Bibb Lettuce and Russian Dressing

1 Pound-Shrimp-peeled/deveined To Brush-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 1 Head-Cauliflower-florets, roasted tender 1 Cup-Lentils-cooked, rinsed, drained 2 Heads-Bibb Lettuce/Red Leaf/Green Leaf-whole leaves, washed patted dry 1 Cup-Red Cabbage-shaved thin ½ Cup-Walnuts-salted/roasted 10 Each-Whole carrots-halved longways, roasted tender 1 Cup-Blue Cheese-Crumbles 4 each-Soft egg-boiled 6 minutes, cooled, peeled   Yogurt Russian Dressing ½ Cup-Plain Greek Yogurt ¼ Cup-Mayonnaise ¼ …

Crispy Kimchi Wings

5 Pounds-Whole Chicken Wings To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Dust-All Purpose Flour To Fry-Corn Oil To Garnish-Green Onions-sliced thin To Garnish-Serrano Peppers-sliced thin To Garnish-Sesame Seeds Sauce 2 Cups-Kimchi 3 Tablespoons-Granulated Sugar 2 Tablespoons-Hacho Miso 1 Tablespoon-Fish Sauce 2 Tablespoons-Ponzo 1 Tablespoon-Lemon Zest ¼ Cup-Beer 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter   Directions In a blender puree kimchi with miso/fish/ponzu/lemon zest/beer and place …

Coffee Ancho Wings

5 Pounds-Whole Chicken Wings To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Dust-All Purpose Flour To Fry-Corn Oil To Coat-Chef Troy’s Back Rub Directions Season chicken wings with salt/pepper and dredge in flour to lightly coat. Shake off excess and place in deep fat fryer or shallow fry, cook until crisp and cooked through. Cook in batches, as soon as wings are removed …

Classic Hot Wings

5 Pounds-Whole Chicken Wings To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Dust-All Purpose Flour To Fry-Corn Oil To Garnish-Green Onions-sliced thin Sauce 12 Ounces-Franks Red Hot 1 Stick-Unsalted Butter-8 tablespoons 2 Teaspoons-Granulated Garlic 1 Teaspoon-Black Pepper Directions Place hot sauce/butter/garlic/pepper in a small sauce pot over low heat. Melt butter slow over very low what, whisk occasionally to incorporate. When butter is …

White Wine Steamed Chicken Meatballs with Romesco Sauce

2 ½ Pounds- Ground Chicken 1 Tablespoon-Sesame Oil 3 Tablespoons-Fresh Ginger-grated 2 Cloves-Fresh Garlic-grated 2 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin, chopped 1 Each-Fresno Chili-chopped fine {or sub jalapeno} 1 Teaspoon-Fish Sauce 2 Each-Eggs-beaten 1 ¼ Cups-Panko Bread Crumbs-toasted To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper ½ Cup-White Wine-pinot grigio 1 Recipe-Romesco Sauce {see recipe below} Directions Make romesco sauce according to the recipe and leave …

Orange Vinegar Chicken Piccata

3 Each-Chicken Breast To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Coat-All Purpose Flour To Drizzle-Olive Oil 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 4 Cloves-Fresh Garlic-Smashed 1 Cup-Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Each-Navel Oranges-juice one, segment one (see note below), squeeze juice after removing segments 1 Cup-Chicken Stock 1 Bunch-Kale-stem removed, torn into bite size pieces, about 4 cups 1 Batch-Rice, Pasta or Grits To Dust-Parmesan Cheese …

Filet Mignon with Chipotle Cilantro Chimichurri

4 – 6 Ounce- Filet Mignon To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 1 Recipe-Miso Brown Butter Chimichurri 3 Cloves-Garlic-crushed into a paste 1 Cup-Parsley-leaves only 2 Each-Chipotle Peppers-packed in adobo, seeds removed ½ Teaspoons-Kosher Salt ½ Teaspoons-Crushed Red Pepper ½ Teaspoon-Ground Coriander ½ Teaspoon-Ground Cumin 1/3 Cup-White Wine Vinegar ½ Cup-Olive Oil Directions Set filet out at room …

Cajun Courtbouillon

6 Slices-Smoked Bacon-sliced into strips {plus oil if needed} 1/3 cup-All Purpose Flour 2 Cups-Yellow Onion-small dice 1 Cup-Green Bell Pepper-stem/seeds removed, small dice 1 Cup-Celery-small dice {reserve celery leaves} 1 Each-Poblano Pepper-stem/seeds removed, small dice ½ Cup-White Wine 3 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice 3 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine 1-35 Ounce Can-Dice Tomato-drained 2 Teaspoons-Cayenne Pepper To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 4 Cups-Shrimp Stock-or seafood …

Chicken-Farro-Avocado Fit Bowl with Roasted Carrot Hummus

Carrot Hummus 10 Ounce-Carrots-halved, long ways To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 15 Ounce Can-Chick Peas-rinsed/drained 2 Cloves-Fresh Garlic-rough chopped 3/4 Cup-Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice 1 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt ½ Teaspoon-Black Pepper ½ Teaspoon-Chipotle Powder Dressing ¾ Cup-Plain Greek Yogurt 2 Tablespoons-Lime Juice ½ Cup-Cilantro-shaved off bunch ½ Each-Avocado-pit/skin removed, rough cut 1 Clove-Fresh Garlic-smashed into a paste To …