Chessy Polenta Recipe

Cheesy Polenta

In this recipe video, I show you how to make "Cheesy Polenta". What's cheese polenta? Well, shockingly, it's polenta with cheese added to it. The dish is the perfect side for roasted meats, and even fish dishes, in place of a more traditional potato, rice or pasta; a more...
French Fries

French Fries

In this recipe video, I show you how to make the simple, the delicious French Fry. We tend to get them pretty much everywhere we go...but almost no I know makes them at home. Why not? The deep frying is maybe a bit scary, but it shouldn't don't even need a deep fryer. Here, I...
Celery Root Puree Recipe

Celery Root Puree

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a celery root puree. I never grew up with recipe, rather just a few years ago I started seeing it in restaurants. I first made it at home a few years ago and fell in love. The celery root, despite being a real ugly beast of a vegetable, has a...
Potato Leek Gratin Recipe

Potato Gratin with Leek

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a twist on the of the great potato side dishes - A Potato Leek Gratin. Leeks, if you haven't used them have a very subtle onion flavor, especially when sauteed with a bit of butter, and are a natural combination with potatoes. In the video, I show...
Dave Beaulieu September 6th, 2011 Potatoes
Mashed Potato Recipe

Mashed Potatoes

In this recipe video, I show you how to make the simple, traditional, yet fully excellent, mashed potato. There are all kinds of twists and turns you can take with mashed potatoes, but for all of those, you need to know how to make the classic. In the video, I show you how to boil off the...
Dave Beaulieu September 1st, 2011 Potatoes
Sauteed Asparagus with Shallot Recipe

Sauteed Asparagus with Shallots

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a simple, flavorful vegetable dish - Asparagus with Shallots. One of my favorite vegetables, asparagus is great on its own, but it can also be boosted with the additional of a other simple ingredients. For this recipe, I saute the asparagus with some...
Roast Potatoes with Garlic and Parsley Recipe

Roast Potatoes with Garlic and Parsley

In this recipe video, I show you how to make one of my favorite side dishes - Roasted Potatoes with Garlic and Parsley. The basic recipe is pretty simple, as you'll see in the video. The secret is to blanch the potatoes first, to help ensure that the inside is nicely cooked, while getting...
Cauliflower Mashed Potato Recipe

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

In this recipe video I show you a twist on the traditional mashed potatoes, by making Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes. Although I frequently try to slip more vegetables into my dishes so that I eat more, but rarely do I find the combo better than the original. Well some may argue with me that...
Green Beans Almondine Recipe

Green Beans Almondine

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a very traditional Green Beans Almondine. It's a classic dish, that (in my opinion) has never gone out of style. It is really simple to make, especially if you blanch the green beans, and then just finish them off for a few minutes right before...
Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Grilled Asparagus

In this recipe video I show you how to make grilled asparagus. One of my favorite Spring/Summer vegetables, Asparagus is super versatile, and always (when fresh) very tasty. By cooking it on the grill, you can get a bit of char and smoky flavor that adds some complexity and body to the vegetable -...
Asparagus Mushroom Mac 'n Cheese Recipe

Asparagus Mushroom Mac 'n Cheese

In this recipe video, I show you how to make an adult version of Man 'n Cheese. It's the addition of asparagus and mushrooms that make this mac 'n cheese, special. I also use penne pasta instead of the more traditional elbow macaroni. One of the great things about dishes like this...
Potato Lyonnaise Recipe

Potatoes Lyonnaise

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a classic French potato side dish - Potato Lyonnaise. The dish is really an awesome combo of sauteed onion and potatoes, that are essentially shallow fried in olive oil. While the dish is pretty simple to make, and there are only a few ingredients, the...

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