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 …

Collard Green Mac and Cheese

½ Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs 3 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 3 Tablespoons-All Purpose Flour 1 3/4 Cups-Heavy Cream 1/2 Pound-Rigatoni Pasta 2 Cups-Southern Style Collard Greens-drained {see recipe below} To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 3 Cups-Extra Sharp Cheddar-shredded (about 16 ounces) ½ Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated Directions Warm sauté pan over medium heat and add bread crumbs. Toss until toasted and set aside. Cook pasta …

Spicy Lobster & Sundried Tomato Mac and Cheese

4 Slice-Prosciutto Ham-sliced thin 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 1/2 Cups-Heavy Cream 1/2 Pound-Shell Pasta 2 Each-Lobster Tails-shell removed and diced ½ Cup-Sun-dried Tomatoes-packed in oil, chopped To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 16 ounces-Havarti-shredded 2 Tablespoons-Chili Garlic Sauce To Garnish-Parmesan-grated Directions Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Place prosciutto on sheet tray and put in oven. Set timer for 6 minutes, when timer …

Turkey Bone Gumbo with Rice & Crispy Chorizo

1 Each-Leftover Turkey Bones To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper ½ Pound-Mexican Chorizo Sausage-removed from casing 3/4 Cup Cup-Shortening-or canola oil 1 Cup-All Purpose Flour ¼ Cup-Celery-fine dice ¼ Cup-Poblano Pepper- fine dice ½ Cup-Onion- fine dice 3 Cloves- Garlic –fine chop 1/4 Teaspoon-Chipotle Pepper 2 Teaspoons-Gumbo File 6 Cups-Homemade Turkey Stock-recipe in directions, or store bought 1 1/2 …

Crispy Red Potatoes with Cheddar and Bacon

2 Pounds-Red Potatoes-medium size To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 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 To Garnish-Green Onions-sliced thin Directions Place potatoes in a large pot, cover with water and turn burner on high. As soon as water begins to boil set …