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 …

Goat Cheese Gnocchi

Gnocchi 6 Ounces-Goat Cheese ½ Cup-All Purpose Flour 1 Each-Egg Yolk ¼ Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated, plus extra To Taste-Kosher Salt 1 Tablespoon-Unsalted Butter Directions In a mixing bowl combine, by hand, goat cheese, flour, egg, parmesan and a pinch of salt. Knead until combined, but don’t over work, cut into four equal pieces, cover with a towel and allow to rest, …

Sun-Dried Tomato & Garlic Hummus

8 Ounces-Olive Oil 2 Ounces-Fresh Garlic-rough chopped 6 Ounces- Sun-Dried Tomatoes 16 Ounces-Garbanzo Beans-drained 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice 2 Tablespoons-White Vinegar To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Directions Place olive oil and chopped garlic in sauté pan. Place over high heat until oil begins to boil. As soon as oil begins to boil remove immediately from heat and place in the refrigerator until …

Naan Bread

1 Cups-Warm Water 1 Tablespoon-Active Dry Yeast 2 Tablespoons-Granulated Sugar 2 Tablespoons- Olive Oil-plus extra 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt-plus extra 3 Tablespoons-Plain Greek Yogurt 2 ½-3 Cups-All Purpose/Bread Flour Directions Combine warm water with yeast and sugar. Set timer and let rise for 10 minutes. Warm bowl of stand up mixer/mixing bowl with warm water. Add yeast water to bowl, add …

Asparagus Pesto Spaghetti Carbonara

1 Pound-Spaghetti 1 Pound-Bacon-cut into thin strips 3 Cloves-Garlic-chopped 4 Each-Eggs-lightly beaten 3 Tablespoons-Heavy Cream 1 Cup-Parmesan To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 1 Cup-Frozen Sweet Peas–thawed in refrigerator To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Garnish-Toasted Panko Bread Crumbs Pesto 1 Pound-Asparagus Spears-stem end trimmed To Coat-Extra Virgin Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1/4 Cup-Walnuts 1/4 Cup-Parsley-leaves only 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice …

Gumbo Ramen

1/3 Cup-Shortening-or canola oil 1/3 Cup-All Purpose Flour 1/3 Cup-Celery-fine dice 1/3 Cup-Green Bell Pepper- fine dice ½ Cup-Onion- fine dice 3 Cloves- Garlic –fine chop 1 Pound-Smoked Andouille Sausage-sliced into half moons 12 Ounces-Crawfish Tail Meat-thawed and drained 1/4 Teaspoon-Cayenne Pepper 1 Teaspoon-Gumbo File 6 Cups-Chicken Stock 1 ½ Cup-Fresh Okra-cut into ½” pieces or frozen, un-breaded ½ Pound-Fresh …

Cold Noodles with Grilled Scallion Pesto

Noodles ½ Cup-Baking Soda 3 Cups-All Purpose Flour 1 Cup-Water-warm Pasta Roller Optional Garnish-Korean BBQ Sauce Directions Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and spread baking soda out into one layer. Place in one and bake for 1 hour. Remove and allow to cool at room temperature. Place flour in a food processor. Add 1 …

Pimento Cheese Rice Grits with Scallops and Asparagus

3 Cups-Water 1 Cup-Whole Milk 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 Cup-Rice Grits-or long grain rice pulsed in food processor to break into grit size pieces 1 Recipe-Chipotle Pimento Cheese-{see recipe} 16 Each-Scallops-wrapped in paper towel and drain overnight in colander ½ Pound-Asparagus Spears To Drizzle-Olive Oil TO Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix Directions Bring water/milk/butter to a strong simmer and add rice …

Crispy Potato Hash with Mustard Greens-Scallion and Fried Eggs

1 Pounds-Red Potatoes-medium size To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 8 Cups-Mustard Greens-washed and rough chopped 6 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin, white and green parts kept separate 1 ½ Cups-Cheddar Cheese-grated 8 Strips-Smoked Bacon-sliced into thin strips, cooked and drained To Taste-Crème Fraiche-{homemade recipe below}, or sour cream 1 Tablespoon-Unsalted Butter 4 Each-Eggs Directions Place potatoes …

Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Waffle w/ Chorizo Scrambled Eggs Waffle

2 Cups-Corn Meal ½ Teaspoon-Baking Soda 2 Teaspoons-Baking Powder 1 Teaspoons-Salt 2 Tablespoons-Granulated Sugar 3 Each-Eggs-beaten ½ Stick-Unsalted Butter-melted 2 Cups-Buttermilk-room temperature 2 Each-Jalapeno Peppers-stem/seeds removed, fine diced ½ Cup-Cheddar Cheese-shredded Eggs 5 Each-Eggs 2 Tablespoons-Heavy Cream ½ Cup-Cheddar Cheese-shredded To Taste-Cilantro-leaves only chopped (plus garnish) To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper ½ Pound-Mexican Chorizo-casing removed ¼ White Onion-small dice 2 Tablespoons-Red …