Holiday Fun

Pommes de Terre Gratinées ~”Potatoes with Cheese”~

  A Gratin is a culinary technique in which a casserole recipe is topped with a browned crust, from breadcrumbs, grated cheese, sometimes eggs and or butter. Gratin originated in French cuisine, and is usually prepared in a shallow cooking vessel. The flavors are rich and delicious. Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, plus additional for preparing […]

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Holiday Cheat Sheet – (Are you always wondering how much to shop, cook and serve? )

As a professional chef, one of the most frequent question I’m asked is,  how much food do you need to feed each guest. So, I decided to build a cheat sheet for the upcoming holiday season! Hope this helps! Cocktails: if you are serving throughout a two-hour cocktail party or dinner with spirits and mixers […]

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Traditional Herb Crusted Prime Rib with Red Wine Reduction!

A true prime rib that is labeled USDA Certified Prime, is heavily marbled with a generous amount of fat. These cuts are usually reserved for top restaurants and are hard to come by. It may be better to seek out a fine aged prime rib. Aged beef is similarly hard to find in the supermarket, but you’ll find aged prime […]

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