Coconut Cilantro Peanut Rice

2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon-Unsalted Butter 3 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin 2 Cloves-Garlic-fine chopped 1/4 Cup-Red Bell Pepper 1/4 Cup-Dry Roasted Peanuts-chopped 1 Cup-Coconut Milk 1 1/4 Cups-Water 1 Cup-Long Grain Rice 1 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper ¼ Cup-Cilantro-rough chopped Directions Warm oil/butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add green onions, garlic, peppers, peanuts and cook stirring frequently until onions …

Barbacoa Tacos with Cilantro Crema

Condiments Corn or Flour Tortillas Lettuce or Cabbage Onion Cilantro Quesco Fresco or Cotija Cheese Lime Wedges Hot Sauce Barbacoa 3 Pound-Chuck Roast To Brush-Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 8 oz-Pineapple Chunks-canned with liquid 3-5 Each-Chipotle Peppers-with adobo 5 Each-Garlic Cloves-Chopped ¼ Cup-Red Wine Vinegar 1 Tablespoon-Annatto Seeds 2 Tablespoons-Ground Cumin 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoon-Black Pepper Cilantro Crema …

Sautéed Shrimp with Garlic-Chili Butter Sauce

2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 Pound-Shrimp {21/25} shell on, split back To Taste-Blackened Seasoning 3 Each-Green Onions-1 inch cut ½ Cup-Garlic Chili Sauce ½ Cup-White Wine 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice 2 Teaspoons-Sesame Oil 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter To Garnish-Cilantro To Garnish-White Sesame Seeds To Serve-Grilled/Toasted Bread-sliced Directions Place non-stick pan over high heat. Once hot add butter and swirl to melt. Add shrimp …

Sushi Rice Tuna Poke Dip

1 Batch-Sushi Rice-see recipe below 2 Tablespoons-Ponzo-or soy sauce ½ Teaspoon-Fish Sauce 1 Teaspoon-Sesame Oil To Taste-Sriracha Hot Sauce 1 Tablespoon-Shrimp Sauce 2-6 Ounce-Sashimi Grade Tuna-sliced ½” thick, each strip in half longways, cubed 1 Tablespoon-White Sesame Seeds-{plus extra for garnish} 2 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin-{plus extra for garnish} 1 Tablespoon-Fresh Ginger-grated 1 Clove-Fresh Garlic-grated ¼ Cup-Cilantro-chopped-{plus extra for garnish} 1 …

Loaded Potato Salad

4 Pounds-Red Potatoes-cut into medium sized cubes 3 Ounces–Yellow Onions-1/2 of medium size, fine diced 2 Tablespoons-Kosher Salt ½ Teaspoon-Black Pepper 1 ½ Ounces-White Vinegar 1 ½ Ounces-Hot Sauce ½ Cup-Mayonnaise 1/8 Teaspoon-Cayenne 3 Ounces-Canola Oil 1 Pound-Bacon-sliced into strips, cooked and drained 1 Bunch-Green Onions-green tips sliced thin for garnish Directions Place potatoes into a stock pot and just …

Mustard & Pretzel Potato Salad

4 Pounds-Russet Potatoes-cut into medium sized cubes 4 Each-Green Onions-whites only, thin slice green tops for garnish 1/4 Cup-Mayo- 1/4 Cup-Sour Cream 1/4 Cup-Course Ground or Stone Ground Mustard 1 Tablespoon-White Vinegar To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1/8 Cup-Canola Oil 1 Cup-Pretzel-crushed Directions Place cut potatoes into a stock pot and just cover with water. Place on stove on high heat …

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 …

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 …