At Home Chicken Curry {the non-curry curry}

Paste 1 Teaspoon-Coriander Seeds 1 Teaspoon-Mustard Seeds 1 Teaspoon-Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoon-Fennel Seeds 3 Cloves-Garlic-peeled ¼ Cup-Ginger-peeled, rough chopped 3 Each-Roasted Red Pepper-deseeded, rough chopped 6 Each-Chipotle Peppers-(packed in adobo), deseeded 1 Each-Jalapeno Pepper-leave in seeds for hotter curry paste ½ Cup-Cilantro-leaves only 3 Tablespoons-Tomato Paste 1 Tablespoon-Smoked Paprika 1 Bunch-Green Onions-rough cut 2 Tablespoons-Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil …

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 …

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Smoke Bacon Vinaigrette

1 Pound-Brussel Sprouts-halved To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix ¼ Cup-Peanuts-chopped 3 Each-Radish-sliced thin ½ Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled 2 Each Green Onion-sliced thin Directions Slice brussels sprouts thin all the way down to stem, discard stem, and place sliced in a bowl. Continue until all brussel sprouts have been sliced. Add to bowl peanuts, radish, feta and green onions. …

Crispy Parmesan Portabella Fries

3 Each-Portabella Mushrooms 2 Cups-Flour 3 Eggs-beaten 1 Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated 1 Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs 2 Tablespoons-Fresh Parsley-leaves only, chopped To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1 Quart-Canola Oil Directions Combine parmesan, bread crumbs, parsley, salt and pepper. Preheat fryer to 350 degrees. Slice mushrooms into ½” slices. Dredge in flour, shake off excess and dredge in egg. Let excess drip off and …

Creamy Polenta with Balsamic Mushroom Ragout

Polenta • 6 Cups-Vegetable Stock-plus extra as needed • 1 1/2 Cups-Yellow Cornmeal-fine ground • 1 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt • 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter • 1/4 Cup-Mascarpone Cheese-or cream cheese • 1/2 Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated • To Taste-Black Pepper Ragout-a thick, rich, well-seasoned stew of meat, poultry or fish and sometimes vegetables. • 1 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter • 1 Tablespoon-Olive Oil • 1 Each-Yellow …

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 …

Watermelon-Arugula Salad with Jalapeno, Feta, Peanuts

3 Cups-Seedless Watermelon 1 Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled, about 8 ounces 1 Each-Jalapeno Pepper-stem removed, halved, seeded and fine diced ½ Cup-Peanuts-kettle fried/fry roasted, chopped 1 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin 1 Tablespoon-Fresh Parsley-leaves only chopped fine 1 Tablespoon-Dijon Mustard 2 Tablespoons-Honey ¼ Cup-Orange Juice 2 Tablespoons-Lime Juice 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 2 Cups-Baby Arugula To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Directions Square off watermelon by cutting …

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 …

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 …