Blog

Brisket

Ingredients: Whole Packer Brisket 1/3 Cup Kosher Salt (1) 1/3 Cup Ground Black Pepper Directions: Get your smoker of choice dialed in to 225*. (2) Trim brisket to desired fat content remaining. (3) Combine salt and pepper to create an even blend of the seasoning. Season the meat all over. (4) Place a probe thermometer…
Read more

Steak: Sous Vide vs. Reverse Sear

Ingredients: Steak Seasoning Equipment: Freezer-safe bag, or vacuum seal bag Sous Vide machine Probe Thermometer Let’s Talk: Sous Vide first. Why sous vide? What is sous vide? Sous vide cooking takes a piece of meat, puts it into a bag, sucks the air out, and cooks it in a water bath to a precise temperature.…
Read more

SSG Katz’s Meatloaf

In remembrance of Army Staff Sgt. Jeremy Katzenberger, who passed away during combat in Afghanistan in ’11, I get to share his story on this Memorial Day. With the blessing of his brother-in-law Patrick Montgomery, who runs KC Cattle Company, and whose wagyu beef I’m using here, I made SSG Katz’s Meatloaf prepared two ways…
Read more

Mexican Style Corn

Ingredients: 3 Ears Corn 2 tbsp Mayo 1/2 tbsp Chili Powder Cotija Cheese, crumbled (1) Cilantro, chopped Lime Wedges Directions: Husk and de-silk the corn. Cook in the oven at 500*, on the grill, or directly in a pan until the corn is cooked and the outside is charred. Meanwhile, mix mayo and chili powder.…
Read more

Pantry Pasta

Ingredients: 4 oz Pasta 2 tbsp Tomato Paste 1/3 cup Water 3 Garlic Cloves, minced Red Pepper Flake, pinch 1/2 tsp Dry Basil 1/2 tsp Dry Oregano 1/2 tsp Dry Parsley Directions: Boil a pot of salted water, and add pasta when ready. While water boils, mince garlic. Oil a pan on med-low heat and…
Read more

Pasta Carbonara

Ingredients: 8 oz Pasta (1) 1 Whole Egg 2 Additional Egg Yolks 3/4 oz grated Parmigiano Reggiano 1/4 oz Pecorino Romano (2) Fresh Ground Black Pepper 2 oz Bacon (3) Directions: Bring a salted pot of water to a boil. As water is boiling, slice bacon into bite size pieces. In a heat proof bowl…
Read more

Banana Nutella French Toast

Ingredients: 4 slices Brioche Bread, 1 inch thick 4 Eggs 1/3 C. Almond Milk 1 tbsp Half and Half 1 tbsp Ground Cinnamon 1 tsp Ground Nutmeg Vanilla Extract 2 Bananas, sliced 1 Half Pint Heavy Whipping Cream 2 tbsp Sugar, divided in half Nutella Whipped Cream: Add Cream, half the sugar, and a splash…
Read more

Egg Salad

Ingredients: 2 Hard Boiled Eggs (1) 1 tbsp Mayo 1 tsp Yellow Mustard 1 tsp chopped Celery (2) Paprika Directions: Fill a pot of water with an inch of water. Bring to a boil. Add a metal steamer basket and your eggs, cover, and drop heat to medium. (3) Cook eggs for 10 minutes, then…
Read more

Shakshuka

Ingredients: 2 Eggs 1 Garlic Clove, thinly sliced 14 oz. Canned Tomatoes (1) 1/4 Onion, thinly sliced 1/2 Shallot, thinly sliced 3/4 tsp Ground Cumin 3/4 tsp Paprika Cayenne Pepper, sprinkled to desired heat Queso Fresco (2) 2 tbsp Cilantro Leaves (3) Directions: Chop all the veggies. Heat small skillet over med-high heat (4), add…
Read more

Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Meat Sauce

Ingredients: 1 lb Lean Ground Turkey 1 can Whole Peeled Tomatoes, 28 oz (1) 1 Spaghetti Squash 5 Cloves Garlic, minced 1 Large Onion, chopped 1 tbsp Dry Oregano 1 tbsp Dry Basil 1 tbsp Dry Parsley 1/2 tbsp Onion Powder Red Pepper Flake Fresh Basil Parmigiano Reggiano Directions: Preheat the oven to 400*. Cut…
Read more