Chili Cheese Skirt Steak Dip with Shisito Salsa

Chili Cheese 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 Tablespoon-Olive Oil 4 Each-Green Onions-sliced medium 3 Each-Fresno Chili-stem/seeds removed, medium dice {plus on extra for garnish} 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine 1-35 Ounce Can-Diced Fire Roasted Tomatoes 2 Tablespoons-Sherry Vinegar-or red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoons-Ground Cumin 1 Tablespoon-Dry Oregano ¼ Cup-Fresh Corn-cut off cob, or frozen 1-16 Ounce Can-Pinto Beans-drained and rinsed To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black …

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 …

Creamed Brussel Sprouts

4 Strips-Thick Sliced Bacon-sliced into strips 4 Cups-Brussel Sprouts-sliced thin, discard stem end 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 2 Cups-Chicken Stock 1 ½ Cups-Heavy Cream ½ Cup-Parmesan Cheese ¼ Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Warm a non-stick pan over medium heat and add bacon. Cook until just starting to crisp, add brussel sprout, …

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 …

Chopped Salad with Cilantro Ginger Vinaigrette

4 Cups- Kale-thick tem removed, washed, dried and rough chopped 2 Cups-Green Cabbage-shaved thin, rough chopped 1 Cup- Brussel Sprouts-Shaved thin, rough chopped 1 Each-Carrot-grated 2 Each-Fresno Chili-halved, deseeded, sliced thin 3 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin ½ Cup-Cilantro-rough chopped ½ Cup-Kettle Fried Peanuts-chopped Vinaigrette 1 Tablespoon-White Miso 2 Tablespoons-Fresh Ginger-peeled and grated 1 Tablespoon-Coarse Mustard 1 Tablespoon- Lime Juice ½ Teaspoon-Sesame …

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. …

Roasted Broccoli with Miso-Ginger Vinaigrette

4 Cups-Broccoli-cut into florets To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix Vinaigrette 1 Tablespoon-White Miso 2 Tablespoons-Fresh Ginger-peeled and grated 1 Tablespoon-Coarse Mustard 1 Tablespoon- Ponzu-or soy sauce ½ Teaspoon-Toasted Sesame Oil 1 Tablespoon-White Sesame Seeds-plus extra for garnish To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1Teaspoon-Ground Cumin 1/3 Cup-White Wine Vinegar 1/2 Cup-Extra Virgin Olive Oil Directions: Preheat oven to 425 …

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 …