Pumpkin Risotto

‘Tis the season where EVERYTHING tastes like pumpkin. Unfortunately, the addition of spices usually mask the earthiness of the pumpkin, leaving your mouth feeling like it just walked into a candle shop.

This version strips away all but the very necessary spices, making pumpkin the star.

5 whole sage leaves (optional) 2 [...]

Frutti Di Mare (Italian Seafood Soup)

1 pound of dry fettuccine

2 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4 cloves of garlic – minced 1/2 of a yellow onion – finely diced 16 oz plain tomato sauce (no additional herbs/flavors) 4 roma tomatoes – skins removed and diced (or a 12 oz can of plain diced tomatoes) 2 cups [...]

BYU Blueberry Pulled Pork Sandwiches

3 lbs boneless pork shoulder, trim excess fat

½ tsp ground mustard

½ tsp ground cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 Tbsp salt

20 oz frozen blueberries

2/3 cup apple cider vinegar

2/3 cup brown sugar

Combine mustard, cumin, paprika, and salt. Mix well.


Sprinkle and rub the pork shoulder with the [...]

Easy Poached Eggs

Watch and learn just how easy it is to make your own poached eggs!

Reheating Leftovers?

What is the best way to reheat leftovers? Chef Tom talks about reheating them quickly, while still keeping your food delicious!

Meat – The objective in reheating meat is to get it to an internal temperature of 165. Although all meats heat at separate temps and times, an easy way to meats is [...]

Herbed Spaetzle

The Spaetzle 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1 pinch pepper 1/4 cup milk 2 eggs 4 teaspoons fresh herbs – chopped (parsley, rosemary, and sage work well)

The topping 4 Tbs butter 1 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil 8 oz sliced mushrooms 1 diced yellow onion 4 teaspoons [...]

Easy Baklava

The Fillo cup 8 oz premade Fillo dough 1/2 cup unsalted butter – melted

The Filling: 1 cup walnuts 1 cup blanched almonds 1/2 cup sugar 2 Tbs melted butter 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon 1/4 Tsp Nutmeg 1/4 Tsp Lemon Zest

The syrup: 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup water 1 tsp lemon juice [...]

Greek Meatballs in Tomato Sauce (Keftedes)

The Meatballs 1 cup bread crumbs 1/2 cup milk/water 1 tbs dried mint (or 2 tbs minced fresh mint) 2 tbs dried oregano (or 4 tbs fresh minced oregano) 1 small yellow onion- minced 1 tsp table salt 1 egg 1 lb ground beef or lamb

The sauce: 2 14 oz cans of [...]