truffled leek and potato

truffled leek and potato soup

Without the truffle this soup is called potage parmentier when served hot and vichyssoise when served cold. I don’t think it has a name but truffled leek and potato is completely over the top.

montreal smoked meat sandwich

montreal smoked meat

Montreal smoked meat is Canada’s answer to the pastrami sandwich. And it is a seriously great sandwich.

pork carnitas tacos

sous vide pork carnitas tacos

Sometimes you screw up. If you don’t you’re not trying hard enough. That’s exactly how I came up with this. I was trying to make these amazing sous vide pork carnitas cubes I saw Rick Bayless do. When they hit the frying pan the pork lard melted and they self destructed. Time to make tacos!

This mac and cheese is so good it will outshine your main courses. Loaded with gruyere and cheddar, it does away with breadcrumbs and other distractions.

killer mac and cheese

This mac and cheese is so good it will outshine your lovingly prepared mains. It’s a star attraction. I know. I’ve done it to myself. More than once.

This is one of those recipes that you have to be careful with. It’s good. Very good. Crazy good.

Texas knows beef. Texas knows barbecue. Making BBQ beef short ribs is an outstanding way to use a cut classically reserved for braising.

texas bbq beef short ribs

Texas knows beef. Texas knows barbecue. Shouldn’t be a big surprise to anyone that Texans make awesome barbecue beef. Making BBQ beef short ribs is an outstanding way to use a cut classically reserved for braising.

Reverse sear steaks turn out perfect every time!

reverse sear steaks

Have you heard about reverse sear steaks? Ever wonder how they get steaks perfectly evenly cooked in restaurants? How it’s pink from edge to edge?

vietnamese noodle salad bowl close up from above.

vietnamese noodle salad bowl

Next time you want something cool and refreshing for dinner think Vietnamese noodle salad bowl. Simple. Easy. Delicious.