Watercress Egg Peppers

Watercress Egg Peppers

Watercress Egg Peppers | Sweet peppers are pretty awesome. We are big fans. Not only because of their flavor, but also because of how much creative freedom they give you to experiment with new ingredients and add stunning visual elements to a plate. You can stuff them, roast them, slice them into rings, you name it.…

Scallop Snowman

Scallop Snowman

Scallop Snowman | Scallops + strawberries + horseradish = brilliance. It’s the secret flavor formula. When you want to sit back and relax knowing you got it right, put these ingredients to work and never look back. Scallop Snowman   Print Prep Time 35 mins Cook Time 1 hour 30 mins Total Time 2 hours 5…

Wasabi Cucumber Rolls

Wasabi Cucumber Rolls

Wasabi Cucumber Rolls | We are all about plating and believe in the old adage, “you eat with your eyes”. And that’s where our little rolled reinforcements come in handy. They’re just a super cool accompaniment to any dish – especially any plate with Asian flavored meat on it. The bonus? They taste pretty darn good on their own.

4 Square Steak + Sumac Lemon

4 Square Steak + Sumac Lemon

4 Square Steak + Sumac Lemon | It’s time to play with our food. And this time we’re talking about our steak! Here we cube our perfectly grilled N.Y. Strip, then pair it with piles of creamy orzo, and slather on a luscious béchamel sauce. Play ball! 4 Square Steak + Sumac Lemon   Print…

Lamb Chop Chop

Lamb Chop Chop

Lamb Chop Chop | Why do so many people shy away from lamb? If you just give it enough flavor and respect, you’ll be rewarded with a melt in your mouth piece of meat that is so unique, you’d think it’s been extinct for the past millennium. So don’t be shy. In this dish, we spice…

Putin's Gastrique

Putin’s Gastrique

Putin’s Gastrique | This sauce is sweet on the outside, but spicy on the inside. It’s game meat’s best friend and just replaced mint in lamb’s entourage. So go ahead and feel free to tweak this list of unique ingredients to your taste, but don’t stray too far, it’s already best in breed. Putin’s Gastrique…

Fusion Guacamole

Fusion Guacamole

Fusion Guacamole | Looking for a quick and easy, no fuss guacamole?! We got you covered. Fusion Guacamole   Print Prep Time 15 mins Total Time 15 mins   * Serve this with chips on game day. It’s a slam dunk. Serves: 2 cups Supplies Ingredients: Avocados – 3, pitted Sour Cream – 2½ tablespoons…

Greeky Orzo

Greeky Orzo

Pat, a great friend of mine from Chicago, made an orzo for a party over the holidays. Pat’s an awesome chef and has a ton of offerings in his buffet line, but hidden among the big plates of fancy meats and sides, was a small bowl of orzo that I couldn’t get enough of…in fact I practically sold my dignity begging him for his orzo secret. It turns out, it’s all in the artichoke (and the jarred marinade it comes in). Thanks Patty for this one.