Classic Wedge Salad with Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing

1 Head-Iceberg Lettuce 2 Each-Roma Tomato-core/seeds removed, fine dice ¼ Cup-Red Onion-fine dice 6 Strips-Bacon-slice into strips, cooked, drained To Taste-Maytag Blue Cheese-crumbled Top Garnish-Chives-sliced fine Dressing ¼ Cup-Buttermilk ¼ Cup-Mayonnaise ¼ Cup-Sour Cream 1 Tablespoon-Fresh Lemon Juice Splash-Tabasco Hot Sauce To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper ¼ Cup-Maytag Blue Cheese-crumbled Directions Make dressing by whisking together all ingredients together except blue …

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 …

Dirty Cauliflower Rice and BBQ Shrimp Fit Bowl

4 Cups-Cauliflower-cut into florets, about one medium size head 3 Tablespoons-Olive Oil ¼ Cup-Red Bell Pepper-stem/seeds removed, fine dice ¼ Cup-Green Bell Pepper-stem/seeds removed, fine dice ¼ Cup-Celery-fine dice To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 2 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin-plus extra to garnish 1 Tablespoon-Lemon Juice-fresh squeeze 3 Tablespoons-Fresh Parsley-Leaves only chopped fine To Taste-Cajun Seasoning Shrimp 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 16 Each-Shrimp-peeled and …

Warm Broccoli Salad with Crispy Beef and Cotija Cheese

6 Cups-Broccoli-cut into florets To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Pounds-Ground Beef-85-15 or leaner 2 Teaspoons-Sesame Oil 2 Teaspoons-Fish Sauce 2 Tablespoons-Ponzo-or soy sauce and a squeeze of lemon or lime To Taste-Cotija Cheese-crumbled To Taste-Sour Cream To Garnish-Cashews-chopped Dressing 1/2 Cup-Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 Cup-White Wine Vinegar 2 Tablespoons-Ponzo 2 Teaspoons-Fish Sauce 1 Teaspoon-Dijon Mustard …

Charred Cold Lobster-Asparagus-Artichoke-Arugula Salad

2 Each-Lobster Tails-remove from shells, cut into 1” pieces 1 Pound-Asparagus To Brush-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 5 Ounces-Arugula 2-12 Ounce Jars-Marinated Artichoke Hearts-drained, rough chopped To Taste-Herb Vinaigrette To Garnish-Parmesan Cheese-shaved with a vegetable peeler Vinaigrette 1/2 Cup-Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 Cup-Red Wine Vinegar 1 Teaspoon-Dijon Mustard ½ Teaspoon-Crushed Red Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt 1/4 Teaspoon-Black …

Kale Caesar Salad

4 Cup-Baby Kale To Taste-Caesar Dressing-see recipe below 1 Each-Lemon-cut into wedges To Taste-Parmesan Cheese-grated To Taste-Black Pepper-fresh cracked Directions Place kale in a mixing bowl and toss with just enough dressing to coat. Place on individual plates/serving platter. Grate over parmesan cheese to taste and dust with toasted bread crumbs. Serve with a lemon wedge and fresh cracked black …

Fresh Tomato-Garlic-Basil Sauce

1 Can-Diced Tomatoes ¾ Cup-Extra Virgin Olive Oil 5 Cloves-Ounces-Fresh Garlic-sliced thin 1 Ounce-Basil-leaves only-rough chopped To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Directions Place tomatoes in a strainer and allow to drain while preparing the garlic. Place oil and sliced garlic in a small pot and place over high heat. As soon as oil begins to bubble remove from heat and allow …

Avocado Toast with Asparagus Pesto

1 Each- Avocado-ripe (not hard), halved, seed removed 8 Ounce-Goat Cheese-room temperature 1 Tablespoon-Lemon Juice-fresh squeezed To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice mix 4 Slices-Multigrain Bread 1 Recipes-Asparagus Pesto-see recipe below To Garnish-Piquillo Peppers-sliced thin To Garnish-Microgreens {optional} Directions Scoop out flesh of avocado and place in a mixing bowl. Add soften goat …

Green Chorizo Enchiladas w/ Cheddar Tomatillo Sauce

12 Each-Flour Tortillas Canola Oil 12 Ounce Light Beer 4 Cups-White Cheddar To Taste-Avocado Crema-see recipe below To Taste-Quesco Fresco Chorizo 1 ½ Pounds-Ground Pork 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoons-Black Pepper 2 Teaspoons-Ground Coriander 1 Teaspoon-Ground Cumin 1 Each-Poblano-roasted, skin/stem/seeds removed 2 Each-Serrano Peppers-stem/seeds removed, rough chopped 1 Bunch-Cilantro-upper half of bunch with leaves 2 Cups-Arugula 2 Cloves-Garlic ¼ Cup-Sherry …

Roast Broccoli with Bacon Mustard Vinaigrette

4 Cups-Broccoli-cut into florets 6 Strips-Bacon-thick cut style, sliced into thin strips 1 Clove-Fresh Garlic-smashed into a paste 2 Tablespoons-Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Tablespoon-Dijon Mustard 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 3 Each-Green Onions-sliced thin ½ Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled To Taste-Cashews-chopped Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Toss broccoli with oil/spice mix and place on a sheet tray. Place …