Creamy Polenta with Balsamic Mushroom Ragout

Polenta 6 Cups-Water-plus extra if needed 1 1/2 Cups-Yellow Cornmeal-fine ground To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1/4 Cup-Cream Cheese 1/2 Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated Mushrooms 1 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 Tablespoon-Olive Oil 1 Each-Yellow Onion-medium, about 1 cup or more, slice into half moons 2 Cloves-Fresh Garlic-smashed and chopped 2 Tablespoons-Honey 1 1/2 Pounds-Cremini Mushrooms-quartered To Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper …

Broccolini with a warm Mustard Bacon Pecan Vinaigrette

6 Strips-Bacon-thick cut style, sliced into thin strips ½ Cup-Pecans-rough chopped 1 Clove-Fresh Garlic-smashed into a paste 2 Tablespoons-Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Tablespoon-Dijon Mustard 2 Bunches-Broccolini-about 4 cups, rinse and patted dry To Drizzle-Olive Oil 1/4 Cup-Turkey Stock To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix Directions Warm a sauté pan over medium high heat, add bacon, pecans and cook stirring frequently about …

Brussels Sprouts with White BBQ Sauce- Sunflower Seeds and Feta

1 Pound- Fresh Brussel Sprouts To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix ¼ Cup-Sunflower Seeds ½ Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled To Taste-BBQ Rub-your favorite White BBQ Sauce 1/4 Cup-Cider Vinegar 1 Cup-Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon-Honey 1/4 Teaspoon-Black Pepper 2 Cloves-Garlic-smashed into a paste with the back of a chef knife 1 Teaspoon-Cayenne/Chipotle Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt Directions Combine all ingredients for bbq …

Roast Cauliflower with Miso Butter-Anchovy Bread Crumbs

1 Head- Cauliflower-about 4 cups, cut into florets To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Each-Piquillo Peppers-sliced thin, chopped To Taste-Parmesan Cheese-grated To Taste-Anchovy Bread Crumbs-see recipe below Miso Brown Butter 1 Stick-Unsalted Butter {4 ounces} ¼ Cup-White Miso 2 tablespoons-White Wine-Pinot Grigio ½ Teaspoon-Crushed Red Pepper Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Toss cauliflower with just enough …

Seared Squash & Tomato with wilted Spinach and Goat Cheese

3 Each-Small Yellow Squash-quartered lengthways 2 Each-Beef Steak Tomatoes To Taste-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 3 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin 2 Cloves-Garlic-grated ¼ Cup-White Wine-such as pinot Grigio 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice 1 Bunch-Fresh Spinach-about 5 ounces 4 Ounces-Goat Cheese-crumbled ½ Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs Directions Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add a …

Stuffed Roasted Yellow Squash

4 Each-Yellow Squash-halved length ways 2 Each-Green Onions-thin sliced 2 Clove-Garlic-smashed into a paste 1 Each-Roma Tomato-core/seeds removed, fine dice 1 Each Jalapeno-stem/seeds removed, fine diced ½ Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs-toss with 1tablespoons olive oil ½ Cup-Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese-grated To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix-or kosher salt/black pepper Directions Bring large pot of water to a boil, add large pinch of …

Grilled Caesar Salad with Countdown Chicken

1 Recipe-Caesar Dressing-{see recipe below} 1 Each-Countdown Chicken-{{see recipe at www.cheftroy.com} 2 Slices-Sourdough Bread-cut into cubes 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter-melted 3 Each-Romaine Hearts-halved long ways To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Each-Roma Tomatoes 4 Slices-Smoked Bacon-cooked, drained To Taste-Parmesan Cheese-shaved ribbons Directions Make Caesar dressing according to recipe and place in refrigerator, best if done the day before. …

Street Corn Dip

4 Ears-Corn on the Cob-in husk 1/3 Cup-Dukes Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons-Heavy Cream To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper ¼ Cup-Cilantro Leaves-Chopped fine ½ Cup-Quesco Fresco-{see recipe} or store bought ¼ Cup-Red Onion-fine dice 1 Each-Lime-cut into wedges To Taste-Smoked Paprika To Dip-Tortilla Chips Directions Pull husk back on corn, leave intact, and remove the silk. Fold husk back over corn and submerge …

Street Corn with Miso Mayo

4 Ears-Corn on the Cob-in husk ½ Cup-Dukes Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons-White Miso ¼ Cup-Cilantro Leaves-Chopped fine ½ Cup-Parmesan Cheese 1 Each-Lime-cut into wedges To Taste-Smoked Paprika Directions Pull husk back on corn, leave intact, and remove the silk. Fold husk back over corn and submerge in a large pot of water. Let corn soak at least 30 minutes. Combine mayo, …

Smashed Black Bean Taquitos with Jalapeno-Avocado Crema

16-6”-Corn/Flour Tortillas 3 Cups-Prepared Black Beans {see recipe below} 8 Ounces-Cheddar Cheese-shredded To Taste-Iceberg Lettuce-thin sliced To Taste-Roma Tomato-stem, seeds removed, diced To Taste-Avocado-Chipotle Crema To Taste-Manchego Cheese-grated To Taste-Cilantro To Taste-Lime Wedges Directions Prepare black beans according to recipe. Allow to cool slightly and smash with a potato masher, but not into a paste. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. …