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…

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…

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…

Miami Heat

During Hurricane Matthew my girlfriend and I were sitting on a beach in Miami. Lucky enough for us the hurricane past Miami and didn’t effect our trip to go see University of Miami against Florida State University football game. A game that she has not missed since attending UM and a storm wasn’t about to…

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…

A Night at the Bazaar

Las Vegas boasts a wide variety of different restaurants, whether it’s fine dining or late night eats you can find what version you are looking for. Vegas has transitioned to one of the foodie spots of the nation. There are a large selection of famous chefs setting up shop here, and we as the customers benefit entirely. Whatever your…

Grilled Watermelon Salad with smoked orange vinaigrette 

Grilling isn’t just for proteins and vegetables, you can also grill fruit as well. With all of the sugar that is in fruit, heating processes such as grilling caramelizes those sugars giving them a deeper flavor. Grilling fruit is great for salads and for desserts. Like last weeks article I’m going to talk about grilling…

Grilled Summer Corn Salad

Summer calls for grilling, and grilling is what must be done. Whether the perfect steak (medium rare, just saying) or BBQ grilled chicken or a juicy cheese burger, every main dish deserves a great side dish. Charred vegetables from the grill make for that tasty side. One of my favorite original recipes that go with…

Beet Gratin

In banquets you could have a plate up dinner once a week or multiple days in a row, some of those dinners could have multiple courses. I used the beet gratin as a first course for a vegan dinner last week. I had first tried the recipe when I made short ribs awhile back;  it’s great as…