Food Photography Project: Recreating Professional Creations

My girlfriend recently enrolled in a food photography class at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She just finished her dual masters, and she felt like it was time to pick up some extra skills in subject that she actually enjoyed. Both of us already have a love of food, and the idea of learning…

Miso Salmon with Stir Fried Noodles

For this week’s recipe, we continued diving into healthy Asian cuisines, this time with healthy salmon recipe using miso glaze from the Japanese diet. With this meal, I touch upon many key aspects of a Japanese diet: noodles, fish, vegetables, and miso. The recipe for the glaze was another one that I learned recently at…

Korean Steak Tacos with Homemade Kimchi

For this week’s recipe, we are featuring Korean Steak Tacos with Homemade Kimchi. I was inspired by a staple ingredient used in Korean culture called Gojuchang. For more information on this ingredient, you can visit the Tip Tuesday from this week. As a quick overview, it’s a fermented red chili paste that can be used for a…

Sukiyaki: Make your own Japanese Hot Pot

One pot with all the flavors – this sukiyaki is delicious! Continuing our theme this month of Asian cuisine, this week we will be sharing another Japanese recipe that we tried for the first time recently. This recipe was new to us, but boy, did it become an instant favorite in our household. It’s a very…

Baked Lamb Shank with Goat Cheese Purple Mashed Potatos

Continuing from last month’s Fall/Winter comfort food dish, Red Wine Braised Short Ribs- this week, I’m going to share with you another rich and hearty dish that is perfect to keep you warm and satisfied during a cold day. Last month’s was one of my all-time favorite dishes, and this week is going to be one of…

Braised Short Ribs with Beet Gratin and Potato Gnocchi

I worked at the steakhouse for about a year and a half. Though I was only there for a short time, I learned a lot of valuable things. When I first started at the steakhouse, I started as a prep cook. One of the first cooking techniques that I learned was braising. We braised short…

Sweet and Salty Pork Roulade with Spicy Potato Spuma

Whenever the day comes when I get to do a tasting for a Chefs job, i decided a roulade would be one of the dishes that I would make. I had never really tried to make a roulade until after watching, funny enough, Worst Cooks in America. One of the lessons that they had done…

Un-Fried Chicken

I have always enjoyed trying to make the indulgent foods a little bit healthier. On the food Network on of the best shows to watch for that was “Not My Momma’s Meals.” The host Bobby Deen is the son of Paula Deen. He grew up eating his mothers amazing, but incredibly unhealthy food. Her favorite…