Cast-Iron Pork Cacciatore

Chef’s Note “From Southern Living:  The recipe calls for Castelvetrano olives, which are buttery green olives. You can usually find them in your supermarket’s olive bar, but if you can’t find them, substitute another green olive or capers. A large cast iron skillet is the best pan to cook this dish because it has a non-stick […]

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Alligator Eggs (Pickled Eggs)

Chef’s Note “It’s southern thang…” READY IN: 30mins SERVES: 4 UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 6 -8 eggs, boiled 1⁄2 cupwater 1⁄2 cupdistilled white vinegar (cheapest one) 1 tablespoon powdered crab boil (Zatarains) 1 teaspoonred pepper flakes (can sub Sriracha to taste) Directions Peel freshly boiled (chicken) eggs when room temperature. Do not use refrigerated-cooled eggs. Carefully […]

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Sausage and Cheese Penne

Chef’s Note “Very quick and easy Sausage and Cheese Penne Dish. Trust me this one will impress the guests.” READY IN: 40mins SERVES: 4 UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 1 tablespoonolive oil 5 hot Italian sausages, casings removed 2 garlic cloves 2 cupsBaby Spinach 1⁄2 lbdry penne pasta 2 cups grated cheese mix parmesan cheese, Swiss, Fontina […]


Corn Bread Taco Bake

Chef’s Note “Easy taco bake the family enjoys. Could use a little extra spice for flavor.” READY IN: 1hr SERVES: 6 UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 1 1⁄2 lbsground beef 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning 1⁄2 cupwater 1 (15ounce) can corn, drained 1 (15ounce) can stewed tomatoes 1⁄2 cupgreen pepper, . (or Black Beans) (optional) […]

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Basil Lemon Lime Spa Water

Chef’s Note “Source: kindle e-book–Fruit Infused Water” READY IN: 10mins SERVES: 8 UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 5 largefresh basil leaves 2 lemons, sliced 1 lime, sliced 8 cupswater Directions Crush the basil leaves with your fingers, then add then to you pitcher. Add the rest of the ingredients and chill for 2-8 hours before serving. Source: […]


Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Chef’s Note “These are dangerous.Recipe courtesy of” READY IN: 40mins SERVES: 12 YIELD: 12 peanut butter cups UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 16 ouncessemisweet chocolate, chopped 1⁄2 cup creamy natural-style peanut butter 2 tablespoonsbutter, softened 1⁄4 cup confectioners’ sugar plus 2 tbsp confectioners’ sugar, measured and sifted Directions Line a standard 2 cup muffin tin with […]

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Strawberry Pie II

Chef’s Note “This was pretty good with a graham cracker crust.Recipe courtesy of and Okbee.SHe got it fro Sussex County Strawberry Farms.Serving size is estimated.” READY IN: 45mins SERVES: 6-8 UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 9 inchespie crusts, baked 1 quartfresh strawberries 1 cupwhite sugar 3 tablespoonscornstarch 3⁄4 cupwater 1⁄2 cupheavy whipping cream Directions Arrange half […]

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Sheet Pan Taco Dutch Baby

Chef’s Note “Give ’em something to taco ’bout.” READY IN: 1hr SERVES: 8-10 UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 12 ouncesbacon, diced 8 largeeggs 2 cupsmilk 2 cupsflour 1 (15ounce) canchopped green chilies, drained 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese 2 tablespoonsolive oil 2 cupsfresh corn kernels (from 2 ears) 1 (15ounce) can […]

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Chef’s Note “This healthy Carrot Ginger Soup is made with fresh carrots, a hint of fresh ginger and a touch of sour cream blended together until creamy, perfect for lunch or dinner. You can make it vegan or dairy-free by swapping the cream for coconut milk.Read more at” READY IN: 50mins SERVES: 4 UNITS: […]

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Vegan Ramen Bowl With Crispy Hoisin Tofu

Chef’s Note “A Chloe Coscarelli creation.” READY IN: 35mins SERVES: 4 UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 8 ounces dried ramen noodles (can sub fresh noodles) 3 tablespoonsvegetable oil, more as needed (divided) 1 (16ounce) package extra firm tofu, pressed and cubed (see note below) 1⁄4 cuphoisin sauce 2 1⁄2 cupsshiitake mushrooms, sliced 1 bunchbaby bok choy, coarsely […]