Cooking Classics: Grape & Apple Chutney

Cooking Classics The Technique Grape & Apple Chutney The sweet-tart contrast of a good chutney lends just the right balance of flavor to foods. Grape & Apple Chutney features two common fruits many already have in their kitchen so it may be prepared at a moments notice. Accompany the condiment with grilled chicken &  pork […]

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Cooking Classics: The New Henry Bain Sauce

Cooking Classics The Technique The New Henry Bain Sauce Henry Bain Sauce was invented in 1881 by a waiter working for the Pendennis Club in Louisville, Kentucky. The sauce, named for the inventor, created it specifically to compliment the wide variety of wild game available as well as to accompany thick cut steaks. The original […]

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The Basics: Steak Knives

Cooking Essentials The Profile  Steak Knives  A set of quality steak knives are essential utensils everyone should have in their collection. They come in all sorts of configurations ranging from metal or wooden handles with blades that may be serrated, smooth or finely grooved. A steak knife is all about form & function as they […]

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Cooking Classics: Pan-Seared Rosemary-Garlic Ribeye Steaks

Cooking Classics The Technique Pan-Seared Rosemary-Garlic Ribeye Steaks Pan-Seared Rosemary-Garlic Ribeye Steaks takes a basic cooking concept & adds a burst of fresh flavor just before serving. Garlic & fresh herbs season this classic steak cut flawlessly yet allows the good flavor of the beef to shine in every bite. A cast iron or grill skillet […]

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The Basics: Ribeye Steaks

Cooking Essentials  The Profile Ribeye Steaks A Ribeye Steak also referred to as Spencer Steak or Ribeye Steak, Lip-On, Boneless is a cut taken from the rib area of the cow more specifically, between ribs six through twelve. Ribeye Steaks may be cooked in a variety of ways such as by pan-searing, grilling & broiling as these methods will have […]

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Cooking Classics: Buttermilk-Blue Cheese Wedge Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Buttermilk-Blue Cheese Wedge Salad There is something quite special about a wedge salad & more than likely it’s due to the simplicity & familiarity of it. Iceberg lettuce has long been a popular choice when salad & sandwiches are in order. It adds a fresh crunch to these mealtime staples. Although […]

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The Basics: Iceberg Lettuce

Cooking Essentials The Profile Iceberg Lettuce Iceberg lettuce, also known as crisphead lettuce, is a cool weather crop grown in bulb-like spheres. It adds wonderful texture to salads & sandwiches with somewhat of a neutral taste. Iceberg lettuce can be the basic foundation for a variety of simple combinations & pairs well with creamy additions such as […]

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The Basics: Blue Cheese

Cooking Essentials The Profile Blue Cheese Blue cheese may be purchased in wheels, wedges, crumbled & ready to serve. Some varieties are quite firm whilst others have a much softer texture. In general, blue cheese is made by adding a culture to pasteurized cow’s milk which transforms lactose into lactic acid thus solidifying the mixture. […]

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