Mom’s Mushroom Pasta: Simple and Delicious Comfort Food

This Mushroom Pasta recipe is so so simple, but so comforting. It brings me back to my childhood when my mother would make me simple and flavorful meals like this every night. She, like most mothers, always find a way to make the simple dishes so delicious. No one is better than mom My mother still…

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…

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…

Brûlée

As one of the most famous desserts in American restaurants since the 1980’s, Creme Brûlée isn’t from where you would expect it to be from. I am sure you have been to an Italian restaurant and ordered the smooth custard dessert with the crunchy caramelized topping, and have always associated it with Italian cuisine. A…

Thanksgiving Mashed and Souffled Potatoes

Today is Sunday November 27, 2016- the Sunday after Thanksgiving. This year, for my family, today is our Thanksgiving. With four out of the six of us working in the culinary industry, holidays are not always a standard day off. This year, my mother had to work, so we moved dinner until today. The day might…

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…

Simple Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Now that the weather is starting to get cooler, comfort foods are going to be what we all desire. I’m guessing we must be nearing fall, or Starbucks rolled out the pumpkin spice latte premature this year. During the cooler months we want the food that fills us up and makes us feel all warm and…