Risotto Stuffed Pork Chops

I made (or should I say my students made) this in a recent cooking class. I wanted to demonstrate various cooking techniques and this was a good one for pan searing, sautéing and roasting. They stuffed pork chops with a risotto, crimini mushroom and spinach.mixture. It was delicious with the risotto picking up the juices […]

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Perfect Tomato Sauce

It’s almost as easy as opening a jar, but infinitely better tasting – and cheaper too! Recipe for tomato or marinara sauce. On this site I use both names interchangeably.  1 can crushed tomatoes (one with no added garlic or herbs) * 2 tablespoons olive oil (or enough to just cover the bottom of the pan […]

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Profiteroles

I don’t make many desserts, but the ones I make, I make a lot. I love using this recipe in my cooking classes because it’s impressive but so easy to make and it’s perfect when you need to make a dessert for a lot of people that they can make themselves and be wowed by. […]

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Frittatas

Frittatas are Italian omelets. They are usually made in a deep skillet on the stovetop and finished in the oven. They are super easy to make and infinitely versatile. All they really have in common are eggs. All the other ingredients are up to you. The one in the photo (yes it does look like […]

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Tuna Puttanesca

Olives and tomatoes are a perfect pairing. Add capers and anchovies and you have a classic Italian sauce that began with the most humble beginnings. If you haven’t heard the story, it originated in Naples and got it’s name from the “ladies of the night” or whore, called puttana in Italian. Though there are many […]

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My 12 Best Recipes: For Living the Sweet Life

Hand Rolled Lasagna Probably my most signature dish Linguine with Chicken and Asparagus A staff favorite     Frittata with Spinach and Mushrooms You’ll never go hungry if you know how to make one of these     Pan Seared Crusted Fresh Mozzarella A twist on the caprese  salad     Tuna Steak Puttanesca Simplicity […]

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Bonus: Saute Basics

13 Things You Should Know Before You Start Sauté has always been the cooking method that I’m best known for. It was the foundation that I based my former restaurant on and after 10 years of using and perfecting this art, I wrote a book on it entitled, Simply Sauté. So I couldn’t very well give […]

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