United Way of King County’s Hunger Action Week: Braised Chicken on Carrot and Leek Bed with Herbed Potatoes

I had a chance to actually cook something and not just eat a sandwich with tomato and lettuce, and a homemade mayonnaise (1 cup canola oil + 1 egg).  I was excited because I knew I would have leftovers from this meal or so I thought. Snacking isn’t really a big for me because I […]

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Duck Fat Fries, Herbs de Provence Chicken Tenders with a Duck Fat Country Gravy

Duck fat is in…..Yup. Ingredients: DUCK FAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Russet potatoes, shoestring cut……buy a mandoline Standard breading procedure………..flour with herbs de provence, sel de mer (salt), and pepper……whisked eggs……and panko bread crumbs with herbs de provence, sel de mer, and pepper Chicken breasts cut into 1 inch by 4 inch long pieces AP flour Heavy cream Milk […]

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Tex-Mex Cuisine

I will be making these in class tonight and tomorrow. Come back for pictures and amendments to the recipes. Tortilla Soup Ingredients: 1 cup onion, quartered 2 cups plum tomatoes, quartered 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 corn tortilla, cut into short strips 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 ancho chile, stemmed, seeded, toasted, finely chopped 1/2 […]

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Random Fajita Night

In class, on Tuesday, we are allowed to invite two people to a Tex-Mex style buffet that we will be creating for 50-60 people. I’m ready…..yup. Ingredients: Chicken breast Rub for chicken……..chipotle pepper, oregano, salt, garlic powder Black olives, sliced 1/8 inch thick Sour cream with a little rub mix Carrots, celery, jalapeno peppers Tequila […]

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Southern Cuisine

Rough Draft (I wasn’t in class for this last week so I’ll be making some of these recipes at a later time) Shrimp Perloo Ingredients: 1/4 cup bacon, 1/2 inch pieces 1 1/2 cups onions, 1/2 inch 2 cups tomatoes, peeled, seeded, chopped 1/2 tsp. red pepper flake 3/4 cup long-grain rice 2 cups clam […]

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