Asparagus Soup Recipe

Asparagus Soup

In this recipe video, I make a simple asparagus soup. Once the things I love about cooking this soup is that it only takes about 30 minutes to make. The other thing I like, is that while being super delicious, it is also super nutritious. I make a few batches every spring when asparagus is in...
Green Beans

Green Beans with Parmesan & Pine Nuts

In this recipe video, I show you a jazzed up green bean recipe. Probably one of the more common vegetables I make, I do like a good green bean, and fresh from the garden, they don't need any extra flavor at all. However, I'm always looking for ways to make vegetables more interesting,...
Gnocchi with Asparagus & Bacon Video

Gnocchi with Asparagus & Bacon

In this recipe video, I show you how to make an awesome Gnocchi recipe. This version is perfect for spring time, with the Asparagus is fresh and delish. I combine that Asparagus with one of it's best natural pairings - Bacon. Bacon gives the Gnocchi a smoky, salty taste that is frankly...
Dave Beaulieu May 7th, 2011 Pasta

How to Blanch Asparagus

I blanch asparagus, just about anytime I’m cooking for a dinner party, and many times when it’s just my wife and I. Blanching the asparagus, allows you to cook it most of the way well in advance, which is a huge time saver when I need it and n this cooking technique video, I show you how to do it...

How to Clean Asparagus

Asparagus is one of my favorite Spring vegetables. I love the nice, clean, grassy taste, and it’s really versatile to cook with. You can grill, steam, sauté it…asparagus also makes a great addition to pasta’s and salads. However, before you do any of that, you've got to get it cleaned and prepped...

How to Clean Kale

Here is a short cooking video where I show you how to clean kale. Kale, much like chard and collard greens, are large leafy vegetables, which are more hearty, and much bigger than spinach leaves. I think they have a great texture and flavor, and make a great side or vegetable for pork and chicken...
Creamed Spinach Recipe

Creamed Spinach

In this recipe video, I show you a tasty and easy creamed spinach recipe. Creamed spinach is a “steak house” classic that many people seem to be intimidated by; but it’s so simple, I make it just about every time I cook steaks. There’s only 3 – 4 ingredients and everything’s in one pot. In the...

How to Clean Brussel Sprouts

It took me a long time to learn to like Brussel sprouts. Memories of over-cooked, limp spouts linger in my head. But they don’t have to be that way. Cooked right, Brussels sprouts make a great addition to so many meals. I love to pan roast them so they get nice and caramelized. With a bit of butter...
Brussel Sprouts

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

In this recipe video, I show you how to make pan roasted brussel sprouts…and man are they good. Now, I was the guy that hated brussel sprouts growing up and for a long time as an adult too. Primarily because the ones I had, were over cooked, flabby and acrid tasting. But they don’t have to be...

How to Mince Garlic

I use garlic pretty frequently, and chances are you do to. And given how much we use garlic, it pays to get good at prepping it…breaking up the blubs, removing the skin, and mincing it. In this cooking video, I show you my technique for mincing a garlic clove.

How to Roast Garlic

Most of us recognize that garlic is great in all shapes and forms. Today I want to give you another shape/form - Roasted Garlic. Garlic that has been roasted off in a low (under 300 degree) oven for about 45 minutes changes its taste and texture dramatically. The firm cloves take on a soft, almost...

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