Cooking the Classics: Blanquette de Veau

It’s back-to-school time – culinary school, that is! We will be covering some of the classic dishes this fall, and hope you will be inspired to get back in the kitchen for a tasty cooking project. A French family favorite, blanquette de veau is a velvety white veal stew with vegetables and mushrooms. Unlike other…

Party Ready: 3 Super Easy Crostini Recipes

Toast. It’s simple, accessible, and comforting – any time of day. But it cleans up nicely, and can be dressed up to serve at a party. Here are some easy ways to elevate toast for your next gathering. Equally welcome for binge-watching your new series obsession, or on game day, these recipes are quick and…

6 Marvelous Mushroom Recipes for Fall

We love mushrooms! If you do, too, have a look at these recipes. Easy, tasty, and filled with mushrooms, they are sure to inspire you to cook something new. You may notice that all of these recipes contain either cheese or cream; that’s because mushrooms and cheese are a match made in heaven. Whether a…

Tasty Brunch Recipe: Tortilla Española with Chorizo & Manchego

The beauty of a Spanish omelette lies in its versatility. Delicious for breakfast, lunch, aperitif, or light supper, our tortilla is packed with the requisite creamy potatoes and sweet onions but we added spicy cured chorizo and some salty Manchego cheese to kick it up a notch. Don’t be alarmed the amount of oil needed….

Guest Griller: Best Wagyu Beef Game Day Recipe

Welcome to guest blogger Mike Lang of Another Pint Please, a blog dedicated to grilling food and drinking beer. Mike is a grilled food photographer, writer, and videographer based in Dayton, Ohio, and the “Grillographer” for Weber Grills. We partnered with him to see what might come off the grill … and we were not disappointed. Here is Mike’s first…

Try Wild Boar on National Taco Day!

National Taco Day comes but once a year, and today is that day! Try something different in your taco: wild boar, duck (as in Cosme’s famous version), chicken confit, pork shoulder, flank or hanger steak.  Any cut of meat that is shreddable is fair game. Start with our slow-cooked wild boar shoulder recipe, then shred a…

Recipes for Fall: 6 Delicious Ways to Eat Apples for Dinner

Apple season is on! If you go apple picking, you might end up with a bushel of fruit to enjoy. What will you do with your bounty of apples? Apple pie, apple tart and apple crisp might use up a few pounds, but have you considered the appeal of apples in savory dishes? They are…

Pumpkin Spice Like You’ve Never Seen It Before!

Every autumn brings with it an onslaught of pumpkin spice flavored products, some edible, others not so much. Pumpkin spice shows up in stores, online and in the news; the first appearance of the PSL (as the pumpkin spice latte is known) is documented gleefully on social media. And just when you thought it was…

Game Day Winner: Buffalo Chicken Toast Recipe

Need an easy, crowd-pleasing appetizer for game day? Make a batch of spicy Buffalo chicken toasts with our new tender chicken leg confit and a few simple ingredients probably already in your kitchen. It takes only 15 minutes to put these together, and not much longer to eat them all! Ingredients 1 fresh baguette 1…

What to Eat: Recipes for the Transition from Summer to Fall

We are currently experiencing summer temperatures along much of the East Coast. But fall has officially arrived, and pumpkin spice is lingering in the air. What does one eat when it’s 90 degrees F in late September? We’re ready for braising, slow cooking, and stews, but the weather cues us to head back to the…

7 Recipes for Fall Baking

It’s officially autumn now, and that means it’s baking season. We like savory baked goods, but find that bacon works well with the sweet and sticky ones, too. The recipes below show that bacon, duck fat, and truffle butter all have a place in your baking plans. From doughnuts and sticky buns to focaccia and…

Brunch Recipe: Mushroom Croque Monsieur with Truffle Butter Bechamel

Sautéed exotic mushrooms are smothered in truffle butter béchamel and two types of melty cheese in this twist on the classic bistro sandwich. Perfect for lunch or a light supper, serve with cornichons and dressed baby greens. Or top with a fried egg for an upgraded Croque Madame. Check our post about Croque Monsieur for…