Recipes

Cooking Bacon in the Oven

Cooking Bacon in the Oven

When cooking for others I often find they are surprised to see that I am cooking bacon in the oven as opposed to frying it in a skillet. Although cooking bacon in the oven does take 5-10 minutes longer, it

Béchamel Cheese Sauce Recipe

Béchamel Cheese Sauce Recipe

A Béchamel sauce or white sauce is a mother sauce in classic French cuisine. It is made with a roux of butter and flour cooked in milk. Using a béchamel sauce is the classic way to create a cheese sauce

How to Make Caramelized Onions

How to Make Caramelized Onions

Caramelized sweet onions have a rich sweet and smoky flavor with a melt in your mouth texture. The slow cooking process with a touch of oil brings out the natural sweetness of the onion to bring a complex flavor to

Traditional Chicago Hotdog

Traditional Chicago Hotdog

The Chicago Hot Dog is one style that has to be experienced to really understand the numerous toppings and how they all work together. Toppings are diced onions, sweet relish, tomato wedge, dill pickle, sport peppers, yellow mustard and celery

Corn & Cauliflower Cream Soup

Corn & Cauliflower Cream Soup

A refined take on the classic cream of corn soup. This soup combines sweet corn and cauliflower sautéed in butter that are pureed with cream and water and strained to give a clean pure flavorful yielding a sweet cream of

Apple, Blue Cheese, Cranberry and Sprouts Salad

Apple, Blue Cheese, Cranberry and Sprouts Salad

When you want a healthy meal that is quick and involves no cooking you often turn to a salad. Here a favorite salad recipe that will leave you with that full feeling and doesn’t skimp on flavor. With Using Blue

Cheddar Cheese, Cauliflower & Potato Soup

Cheddar Cheese, Cauliflower & Potato Soup

The classic potato soup refined! This recipe offers a rich creamy potato soup with a light cheddar cheese béchamel sauce with pureed cauliflower, carrots, celery and onions sautéed in butter. The celery brings a bright fresh flavor to the soup

Cinnamon Apple Butter Popsicle Recipe

Cinnamon Apple Butter Popsicle Recipe

Popsicles are great any time of year and as the summer is winding down with plenty of apples ripe try this rich tasting cinnamon apple butter popsicle recipe. The apples are cooked slowly over very low heat allowing the natural

Easy Pad Thai with Tofu

Easy Pad Thai with Tofu

If you have never eaten Pad Thai it may seem intimidating to try, but at it’s heart Pad Thai is a comfort food in the league with mac and cheese. Pad Thai is a rice noodle dish lightly coated with

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

A moist oatmeal raisin cookie recipe with a light crunch to the top makes for the perfect cookie. However if the perfect texture of an oatmeal raisin cooking isn’t enough these cookies are bursing with flavor by adding molasses, cinnamon