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Sandy showed true grit…

In Ask the Chef, Chef Michael, Latest updates On November 19, 2012 0 Comments

My condolences go out to all those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Being a fellow east coaster, let me tell you my friends, it was not pretty. If there… Read More »

Questions and Answers

In Ask the Chef, Chef Michael, Menu Planning On October 10, 2012 0 Comments

Just post your cooking questions here or your recipes for me to test, critique or improve if you like. Chef MK

Veal Chop

Grilled Veal Chop

In Dinner, Recipes On October 10, 2012 0 Comments

Marinade:  olive oil, fresh lemon juice, garlic, cilantro, salt & white pepper.  (Old Bay seasoning if you have it.) – Start out by marinating your veal chop 1 or… Read More »

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Navy Bean Soup

In Dinner, Recipes On October 10, 2012 0 Comments

- In a medium sauce pot, sauté onion in olive oil for 2-3 minutes on medium heat, then add white beans,  herbs, scallions, stock & water. “There is… Read More »

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What’s the story with Cook at Home Chef?

In Chef Michael On September 12, 2012 0 Comments

Just a short time ago, I used to travel around the country to demonstrate and train staff at hotels, restaurants and other food service venues.  I always used… Read More »

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How to make “fowl” taste pleasing!

In Dinner, Latest updates, Recipes On May 15, 2012 0 Comments

I was told a story when I was a boy about how my mother once had eaten frog legs when she was visiting our “country” relatives down in… Read More »

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Diamonds are a “grill’s” best friend…

In Dinner, Latest updates, Recipes On May 15, 2012 0 Comments

I wanted to tell a recent grilling story… It was mid April when…wait a minute, mid April, in New Jersey and it is grilling season already?? Thats right my fellow… Read More »

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Stuffed Mushroom Caps with Sausage and wheat stuffing

In Dinner, Recipes On April 20, 2012 0 Comments

- Cook off Sausage, diced onion/shallots and fresh herbs and olive oil in a large saute pan. Add a cup of stock/water to pan then pour into mixing… Read More »

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Dress your Desserts for success…

In Desserts On April 20, 2012 0 Comments

Now I am not one for making desserts too often, however a lil cheescake from time to time won’t hurt too bad, right? The cheesecake is store bought… Read More »

Pork Tenderloin with Sauteed Spinach and Rice

Pork Tenderloin Medallions

In Dinner, Recipes On April 20, 2012 0 Comments

Pork: – Marinate pork in shallow casserole pan by rolling in olive oil, spices & herbs. – Pan sear (or Sautee) pork in a large skillet. (about 3-5 min)…. Read More »