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It’s called Essie’s Shepherd’s Pie because this is the recipe my mom taught me how to make when I was a kid. Not only is it still a family favorite, but this same recipe has been a customer favorite in every restaurant where I served as Executive Chef. You’ll Need: 1 – 9 x 13 pan […]Read More
We love using Michigan dried cherries in many recipes, from tossing them into a simple salad, including them in rolled pork filling, and a variety of yummy desserts and snack treats. Prep Time: 25 min Cook Time: 8 min Ingredients 1 1/4 c softened butter 1 1/4 c packed light brown sugar 1 whole egg […]Read More
Even if you don’t like garbanzo beans (also known as chick peas) you may find you love the taste of hummus on a crispy piece of flatbread or even a rice cracker. It’s also oh-so-good used as a vegetable dip. A savory Greek appetizer – Easy to make Ingredients 1-2 cloves garlic 1 (15-19 ounce) […]Read More
People are so amazed when they see a seasoned chef flip something like a fried egg in a skillet. You can learn to do it, too. I’ll teach you using the same trick for foolproof practicing that I learned in culinary school years ago. Practicing is a key component for mastering the technique. So have […]Read More
“Your ribs were absolutely delicious and a HUGE hit! Everyone enjoyed them immensely and wanted to know where we got them. Your ears had to be ringing because your name was mentioned from one person to other and over 150 people were there. Thanks for the terrific feast! They had one tray left that was […]Read More
Quick and easy to make dessert to serve warm or cold. Top with vanilla ice cream for a special treat. This recipe was one of the first desserts I remember helping my mom make back in the mid-1960’s, growing up in Detroit. The original recipe may have been on the back of a bag of […]Read More
You can always order Chef Dennis’ fully-cooked, ready to heat and eat, tender, juicy, and lean BBQ Pork Ribs and Pulled Pork. Arrange local pickup or have them shipped to you within continental US. Send us your questions about food preparation, recipes, cooking problems, food shopping, kitchen appliances and gadgets, and more. Also, don’t […]Read More