How to Cut Carrots

Prep work is never the fun part of cooking, and in this post we focus on prep work. Specifically, how to cut carrots. Now, while cutting carrots is boring and dull, there is a very good reason you want to get good at it; the faster you can go, the less time you need to spend cutting and more time...
Carrot Puree Recipe

Carrot Puree

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a healthy and delicious, carrot puree. This carrot puree, uses some potatoes to balance the flavor out a bit, but I also add some fresh ginger, which pairs perfectly with the carrot. I love to use his carrot puree with pork and chicken dishes, and...
Corn Salsa

Corn Salsa

In this recipe video, I'll show you how to make a crazy good fresh corn salsa, that will knock your sombrero off. I love using fresh corn, that is sweet and crunchy, combined with the tangy lime and bite of cilantro. Of course this makes a great topping for tacos, especially fish/shrimp...
Broccoli Gratin Recipe

Broccoli Gratin

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a Broccoli Gratin. Now broccoli was a hard vegetable for me learn to love. Memories of the buffet line with old, over cooked, mushy piles of green...just made it completely unappetizing. But, broccoli shouldn't be that way. This recipe is one of...
Orzo Risotto Recipe

Orzo Risotto

In this recipe video, I show you how to make an Orzo Risotto. Now as you probably know, traditional risotto dishes are made from arborio rice. It's a dish I love and respect. However, you can also think about risotto as a cooking technique, where you slowly cook a starchy ingredient, slowly...
Dave Beaulieu November 26th, 2011 Pasta
Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a corn chowder. Now when it comes right down to it, a chowder is just a soup. While you can probably find someone that disagrees with me, what makes the soup a chowder is the addition of cream and potatoes, served chunky style (rather than pureed)...
Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a stuffed zucchini. I'm always looking for dishes like this, because with most vegetables, prepared very simply, I'm a bit "take it or leave it". However, being the chubby little man that I am, I recognize the need to work more onto...
Orzo with Summer Vegetables

Orzo with Summer Vegetables

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a very simple side dish, Orzo with Summer Vegetables. Orzo is a small pasta, shaped a lot like a grain of rice. It's really very common in soups and in pasta salads, but tossed together with some simple vegetables, it makes a wonderful side dish...
Dave Beaulieu November 17th, 2011 Pasta
Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Eggplant Parmesan

In this recipe video, I show you how to make one of my favorites - Eggplant Parmesan. As a kid, I hated eggplant in just about form that I found it...with one exception: Eggplant Parm. Now, chances are if you took a shoe and covered it in a rich tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese, I would have...
Apple and Black Bean Salsa

Apple and Black Bean Salsa

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a very simple, but very delicious Apple and Black Bean Salsa. Salsas like this one, are a great to add character and flavor to an otherwise plain dish. Like a nicely seared piece of fish is...nice. Over's good. Over Apple and Black...
Pumpkin Macaroni 'n Cheese Recipe

Pumpkin Macaroni 'n Cheese

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a Pumpkin Macaroni 'n Cheese - a Thanksgiving/Autumn spin on a traditional American classic. There is little more to do here, that is different from a "normal" mac and cheese than to add some pumpkin puree. You can certain buy and peek a...
Dave Beaulieu November 13th, 2011 Dairy
Spaghetti with Chicken and Fava Beans Recipe

Spaghetti with Chicken and Fava Beans

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a super light, super delicious pasta dish - Spaghetti with Chicken and Fava Beans. Dishes like this are perfect when you need a great meal in about 30 minutes. There is a bit of prep work required to dice the vegetables and to peel the fava beans, but...
Dave Beaulieu November 6th, 2011 Chicken

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