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Amy’s Eggplant, Tomato and Chickpea Stew

Ingredients Serves 4 2 each eggplant cut into 1-inch cubes Extra Virgin olive oil Kosher Salt 3 cloves garlic crushed 1 pound tomatoes skinned and chopped 4 teaspoons sugar Black pepper to taste 1 1/2 tablespoon Pomegranate molasses 14 ounces chickpeas 2 tablespoons...

The Perfect Steak

Description A perfect steak is the highest quality of meat as you can afford.  Prime beef is the highest quality, then comes Choice then Select. Take your steaks out of refrigeration 30 minutes before you cook them. Combination cooking! Ingredients Serves 4 4-6 ounce...

Watermelon BBQ Sauce

Ingredients Makes 1 quart 1/2 each watermelon pureed 1/2 cup Vidalia onion minced 4 cloves garlic minced 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup Midori liquor 2 tablespoons Molasses 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon...

Rib Rub

Ingredients 1/2 cup Kosher salt 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup paprika 2 tablespoons coarsely ground pepper 2 tablespoons granulated garlic 2 tablespoons onion powder 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoons chipotle pepper 1 teaspoons ancho chili powder...

BBQ Pork Ribs with Watermelon BBQ sauce

Ingredients Makes 4 pounds 4 pounds St. Louis spareribs Rib Rub Watermelon BBQ sauce Methods/steps Pull membrane from the back section of rib racks. Starting at the corner of one rib end pull up membrane and pull across until removed from the entire length of rack Rub...

Fall Radish and Celery Salad with a Champagne Vinaigrette

Ingredients Serves 4 Champagne Vinaigrette 16 ounces extra virgin olive oil 1 medium carrot peeled, thinly sliced 1 small white onion peeled, small dice 1 stalk celery small diced 4  ounces champagne vinegar   Radish and Celery Salad 1 pound radishes sliced thin 1/4...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Gooey Butter Cakes

Ingredients One 18 ¼ oz package chocolate cake mix 1 egg 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted Filling: One 8 oz package cream cheese, softened 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted one 16 oz box powdered sugar ¾ to 1 cup peanut butter...

Asparagus with Raspberries and Walnuts

Ingredients 20 Spears Asparagus, trimmed (peeled if large) 1/2 cup Raspberry Vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 cup walnut oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste fresh raspberries and toasted walnuts for garnish Instructions Blanch prepared asparagus...

Augratin potatoes using Beemster aged gouda

Ingredients 4 russet potatoes, sliced into 1/4 inch slices 1 onion, sliced into rings Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup milk 1 cup chicken stock 1 ½ cups Beemster Gouda 18 month...

Chef’s Best Baked Ziti

Ingredients: 1 pound pasta 1 onion chopped 1 pound ground beef 52 oz. marinara 6 oz. provolone 1 ½ cup sour cream 6 oz. shredded mozzarella 2 Tbsp. RP Instructions: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8...