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 …

Neapolitan Pizza

Makes Two-8/10” Pizzas 1 Recipe-Pizza Dough-see “Hand Knead Pizza Dough” recipe below 1-1/2 Cups-San Marzano-puree 1 Ball-Fresh Milk Mozzarella-torn into bite size pieces To Taste-Parmesan Cheese-grated To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Taste-Fresh Basil-torn into pieces Pizza Directions Preheat oven fitted with baking stone to 500 degrees. Roll out dough and place on a corn meal dusted pizza …

Pepperoni & Spicy Sausage Pizza

Makes Two-8/10” Pizzas 1 Recipe-Pizza Dough-see “Hand Knead Pizza Dough” recipe below 1-1/2 Cups-San Marzano-puree 2 ½ Cups-Whole Milk Mozzarella-shredded {low moisture} To Taste-Pepperoni-sliced thin 1 Link-Spicy Italian Sausage-casing removed To Taste-Parmesan Cheese-grated To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Pizza Directions Preheat oven fitted with baking stone to 500 degrees. Roll out dough and place on a corn meal dusted pizza peel. …

Arugula sMashed Potatoes with Bacon Bread Crumbs

½ Pound Bacon-sliced into thin strips, cooked, drained (reserve drippings) 1 ½ Cups-Panko Breadcrumbs 2 1/2 Pounds-Russet Potatoes-peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter-soften at room temperature ½ Cup-Heavy Whipping Cream-room temperature ¼ Cup-Sour Cream 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt-plus extra to season breadcrumbs ½ Teaspoon-Black Pepper- plus extra to season breadcrumbs 2 Cups-Arugula-rough chopped Directions Chop bacon into …

Curry Chicken Noodles

Curry 3 Each-Roasted Red Pepper-deseeded, rough chopped 6 Each-Chipotle Peppers-(packed in adobo), deseeded 1 Bunch-Green Onions-grilled, rough cut ½ Cup-Cilantro-leaves only 3 Cloves-Garlic-peeled ¼ Cup-Ginger-peeled, rough chopped 3 Tablespoons-Tomato Paste 1 Tablespoon-Curry Powder 1 Tablespoon-Smoked Paprika 1 Teaspoon-Coriander 1 Teaspoon-Cumin 2 Tablespoons-Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil Chicken 8 Each-Chicken Thighs-boneless/skinless 3 Tablespoons-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix-or kosher …

Lemon Butter Noodles with Grilled Scallion Pesto

1 Pound-Fresh Pasta To Garnish-Kettle Fried Peanuts-chopped To Garnish-Fresno Chili-sliced thin Pesto 2 Bunches-Scallions/Green Onions-lightly oiled, seasoned, grilled 3 Cloves-Garlic ½ Cup-Peanuts-Raw or Roast (no skin) ¼ Cup-Parsley ¼ Cup-cilantro 2 Tablespoons-Fresh Lemon Juice 1 Cup-Canola Oil ½ Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Roasted Green Chili Lemon Butter Makes About 2 Cups 1 Tablespoon-Unsalted Butter 1 Each-Poblano Pepper-roasted, remove …

Fried Rice Stuffed Collards with Spicy Peanut Sauce

2 Tablespoons-Canola Oil 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 3 Each-Green Onion ¼ Cup-Carrot-shredded 2 Each-Eggs-cracked and beaten 1 Clove Garlic 1/3 Cup-Diced Fire Roasted Tomatoes-drained 4 Cups-Leftover Rice To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper {be careful with the salt, ponzu and fish sauce are salty} 1 Tablespoon-Ponzu-or to taste 1 Teaspoon-Fish Sauce 1 Tablespoon-Garlic Chili Sauce 1 Teaspoon-Sesame Oil 10-12 Each-Collard Green Leaves Sauce …

Veggie Bolognese (kinda like meat sauce but without the meat)

¼ Cup-Onion-rough cut ¼ Cup-Carrot-rough cut 16 Ounces-Cremini Mushrooms-quartered, chopped fine {to replacate ground beef} 3 Tablespoons-Olive Oil To Taste Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 2 Cloves-Garlic-smashed into a paste 1 Cup-Red Wine/Chicken Stock 2 Tablespoons-Red Wine Vinegar 15 Ounce Can-Diced Tomato-with juices ½ Cup-Brown Lentils ¼ Cup-Walnuts-Chopped fine 2 Teaspoons-Fresh Oregano 2-28 Ounce Cans-Tomato Sauce 1 Pound-Dry Spaghetti To …

Bocatini Bolognese (Pasta with Meat Sauce)

¼ Pound-Pancetta-or bacon, cubed ¼ Cup-Onion-fine dice ¼ Cup-Carrot-fine dice 2 Cloves-Garlic-smashed into a paste 1 Cup-Red Wine/Chicken Stock 15 Ounce Can-Diced Tomato-with juices 2 Teaspoons-Dry Oregano 1 Pound-Ground Round 1 Pound Ground Pork To Taste Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 2-28 Ounce Cans-Tomato Sauce 1 Pound-Dry Bocatini Pasta To Taste-Parmesan Cheese Directions Warm a large pan over medium heat. …

Classic Potato Gratin

1 ½ Pounds-Russet Potatoes-peeled and sliced into thin rounds 3 Cups-Heavy Whipping Cream To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 5 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter-4 tablespoons cut into small pieces 2 Cups-Cheddar Cheese-shredded ¼ Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated To Garnish-Chives-thin sliced Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Slice potatoes thin on a mandolin or a food processor fitted with attachment or by hand. Butter an 8×8 inch …