Gin Cured Duck Leg with Duck Consommé

I think the last time I made consomm√© was in college. So this past weekend was the perfect opportunity to refresh my memory and make up a new recipe to post. This recipe is a little more technical but a great tool to add to your collection if you are a veteran cook who wants…

Buffalo Alfredo with Chicken

I told you I’d be back with a new recipe didn’t I!? Remember that Buffalo sauce we made earlier this week? Time to put some of it to use. Sure we could just toss some wings in it, or we could make some dope creamy pasta just in time for the [ insert favorite football…

Buffalo Sauce

As many of you know I am originally from Buffalo, NY and if there is one thing that people know about Buffalo it’s that Rick James was born here. Oh yeah, and that whole chicken wing thing. It’s a staple in most bars and a ton of restaurants especially in the city of Buffalo. This…

Sous Vide Venison, Blackberry Pearls, and Celery Root Puree

So I have been thinking about the blog recipes lately and I realized that I have been doing stuff more on the simpler side. Which is fine since I want to make some dishes that everyone can try for themselves at home. However, I also know that my audience contains some more experienced chefs and…

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

If there is one flavor I could never get sick of it when it comes to baking it would absolutely be lemon. Pie, muffins, danish, cake, if it has lemon in it I’ll take it. At family get together’s and holidays there was always a lemon cake, lemon meringue pie, or lemon bars. It is…

Entremet Progression

So for whatever reason I have been on a slight pastry kick, which is odd for me considering that I have always disliked baking and pastry. Not to say that I am bored with cooking, I think I am just enjoying a new world of colors, or non colors and the ability to mess around…

Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

Hello everyone, now that it’s starting to get warmer out I wanted to do an easy recipe for some summer time salad. Abby and I went to the Hillsdale farmers market and got some really beautiful greens to use. I’ve had this recipe for a couple years ago but made some tweaks to it, it’s…