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A collection of recipes for your dinner table.  Simple step-by-step instructions on making amazing restaurant-quality meals at home.

Ling Cod Recipe

I spent a lot of my career as the Chef of a high end seafood restaurant. We had fish flown in from all over the U.S. daily. We actually wrote our menus every morning based on what landed, and what didn’t. We were cooking by the seasons and the harvests and it was glorious. Learning to properly cook and pair seafood is more difficult than it sounds. Each fish has its own distinct personality and what it plays well with… and what it doesn’t. So learning to not overpower mild flavors but still create bold memorable flavors was a lot of fun. Here is one of my favorite recipes.

Sous Vide Pork Belly

The sous vide method yields the most delicious pork belly. I love this recipe and its versatility and prefer it to traditional cooking methods which often use high temperatures vs the low-temperature long-time slow cook. If this is your first recipe using sous vide, you picked the right place to start!

Best Way to Make Burgers From Frozen Patties

I was recently asked by a friend if I had a good way to season a frozen hamburger patty. So how do you season a frozen hamburger patty before they go on the grill, for more flavorful burgers? I will be honest, I have never come across this as we always use fresh patties. Now, we also have the luxury of planning (most of the time) so when I was presented with this question, I didn’t have an immediate answer. The first thing I did was go to the grocery store, picked up a few different boxes of frozen patties, and started cooking.

How to Roast a Whole Chicken (Perfect, Simple & Easy)

This simple and versatile recipe is the launching point for so many other recipes. It is a great roasting technique for every level of home cook. Let’s Go Shopping! When selecting a whole chicken to roast, keep it between a 3-pound chicken and a 5-pound chicken. This is about the average weight you will find …

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