Salsa - You asked for it so here you go, Salsa. I show you the reason I use Roma, what on Earth a Tomatillo is, the authentic classic style salsa and lastly a gourmet smoky green salsa. Rate me on iTunes please! For more info, visit www.thefirehousechef.com.
16 Oct 2011
Avocados (AKA: Butter of the Gods). In this episode, we learn about the most wonderful Mexican fruit, the avocado. I present it's most classic presentation, Guacamole, and offer a chance to learn alternative recipes. This is part 1 of 2. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com.
15 Jun 2011
Christmas French Toast
Christmas French Toast - December 25th, the big day where presents are opened while sitting around the Christmas tree, sipping on hot chocolate with Nat King Cole playing in the background... All that is missing is a great Firehouse breakfast, French Toast. In this episode, I show you that an inexpensive breakfast can still be luxurious, that which loaf you buy can be key, and that there are four major food groups (hint: we use one). For more, including the recipe, visit www.thefriehousechef.com.
17 Dec 2011
Backyard Burgers - In this episode, we enjoy the waning days of summer and make some backyard burgers. We discuss what they are made of, how to make and cook them, and then top them with some of the homemade condiments from our previous episodes. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com.
22 Aug 2011
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Mustard - This is the second installment of my Condiment series. In this episode, I break down Mustard, demystify how to make it (and show how ridiculously easy it is to make it), and then throw together the classic Honey Mustard Vinaigrette. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com
6 Aug 2011
Ketchup - In this episode we take on the king of condiments, ketchup. We discuss what it is, how to make it, and what to eat it with. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com.
14 Aug 2011
College Food (Asian Noodle Soup)
College Food (Asian Noodle Soup) - Had some collegate followers throw down a challenge of making firehouse worthy dorm food so here's the response. In this episode, we discuss fermented anchovies, what Coriander is, and that once you graduate the only thing left to do is to pay for it. Visit www.thefirehousechef.com for the recipe and more.
3 Dec 2011
Thanksgiving Brussels Sprouts
Thanksgiving Brussels Sprouts - In this most traditional of holidays in which food is celebrated with family and friends, we explore the offerings of Thanksgiving. We discuss turkey, elementary school children's least favorite vegetables, and the importance of bacon fat. Oh, and we make a most memorable Brussels Sprouts side dish. Visit www.thefirehousechef.com for more.
16 Nov 2011
Holiday Cookies - With Christmas fast approaching, we delve into the world of cookie making. We make some chewy cookies, discuss leavening agents, and quote the greatest Christmas movie ever made. Visit www.thefirehousechef.com for more.
10 Dec 2011
Pumpkin Soup - Happy Halloween everyone! Let's make some Pumpkin Soup. I show that canned foods aren't always bad, soups are the best one pot meal and that Mint and Pumpkin really are a great combo. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com
24 Oct 2011
Frittatas - I'm back from my road trip and too tired to cook but I show you that even when you're down, you can still perform... I take leftovers from the day before, repackage it with eggs, call it something fancy, and present you with Frittatas. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com for more.
12 May 2011
Lemon Churros - I present my spin on a classic Mexican treat, churros. By adding lemon, these elevated desserts are not only easy to make, but don't hurt the wallet. Can be made well ahead of dinner to help avoid kids at home and calls at the firehouse. For more visit www.thefirehousechef.com.
24 Apr 2011
Chips and Tortillas
Chips and Tortillas. We continue with Part 2 of Butter of the Gods (AKA- Avocado) with the exploration into the world of Masa Harina. Join me as I make fresh corn tortillas, fresh corn chips, and spiced up store brand chips. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com
5 Jul 2011
DutchBaby - In this episode, I show you a twist on the classic pancake, there is always room for breakfast and how to top it off with a Blueberry Syrup. Also, a very special announcement! For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com for more.
6 Nov 2011
Black Bean and Corn Salad
Memorial Day Salad, er, Salsa, or Pico de Gallo? I tackle the Black Bean and Roasted Corn salad you saw from the last episode per your requests. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com for more.
27 May 2011
Your Burning Question
Your Burning Question - In this special episode, I answer the questions you asked via the social media (AKA- Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, and www.thefirehousechef.com). I touch on potatoes, fire extinguishers, my 'go to' recipe and why Chefs are snobby.
21 Jul 2011
Chicken Calzones - What do you get when you stuff Puff Pastry with Garlic Herb Cheese and Chicken? I don't know either but my crew called it Chicken Calzones and the name stuck. In this episode we discuss the sense of smell while baking, what a rough chop is and that egg wash seals the world of pastries together. For more, including the recipes to this episode, visit www.thefirehousechef.com.
15 Aug 2012
Mayonnaise. In this episode we discuss what Mayo is, how to make it (with a whisk no less), and how to spice it up (Aioli). This is part one of the Condiment Series. For more visit thefirehousechef.com
1 Aug 2011
Roast Chicken - Fall is in full swing in the South so what better way to usher in the new season then by roasting. In this episode, I show you how important brining is, how to flatten a chicken, and that you can cook the whole meal in one pot. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com.
2 Oct 2011
Roasted Corn and Salmon Chowder
Roasted Corn and Salmon Chowder - It's the perfect transitional episode for the steak and potato lover to the wonderful world of fish. Have someone you care about that won't touch fish if their life depended on it? This is the perfect recipe to open them up to what they are missing. We discuss that nothing beats cold weather like a warm belly, that Liquid Smoke is like bacon lite, and that eyebrows have a mind of their own. For more, visit www.thefirehousechef.com.
21 Jan 2012