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 …

Mushroom & Cabbage Fried Rice

3 Tablespoons-Olive Oil-plus extra 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 Bunch-Scallions/Green Onions-sliced thin 6 ounces-Shitake Mushrooms-stems removed, sliced thin 2 Cups-Savoy Cabbage-sliced thin ¼ Cup-Carrot-shredded 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine 4 Cups-Cooked Rice-day old 3 Each-Eggs-beaten To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Taste-Sesame Oil Directions Heat a large non-stick pan over medium high heat and add oil/butter. When butter has melted add scallions/mushrooms/cabbage and cook …

“It’s That Simple” Foccacia Bread

1-14 Ounce-Pizza Dough Ball-store bought or your favorite recipe 1/4 Cup-Olive Oil-plus extra to drizzle on the top 2 Each-Garlic Clove-Smashed into a paste 2 Teaspoons-Fresh Oregano-leaves only, rough chopped 1/4 Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated  Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Over low heat warm olive oil and garlic in a 10” Iron skillet until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat …

HAND KNEAD PIZZA DOUGH

2 ¼ Cups-All Purpose Flour-plus extra 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt 1 Cup-Water-luke warm 1 Teaspoon-Active Dry Yeast 2 Teaspoons-Olive Oil To Dust-Corn Meal Directions Combine flour and salt in a large mixing bowl. In a small separate mixing bowl combine water, yeast and oil with whisk/fork. Pour water mixture into flour/salt. Mix with a hand until combine and knead for a …