Chef Bob: Amaretto Chocolate Cream Cheesecake


Amaretto Chocolate Cream Cheesecake         A luxurious no-bake chocolate dessert made even more special by the addition of Amaretto, a sweet, … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Braised Country Style Pork Ribs


Braised Country Style Pork Ribs You don’t see country-style ribs often on restaurant menus. Well, at least I don’t. I’m not sure why, since they are … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Bourbon Peach Brown Sugar Ice Cream


Bourbon Peach Brown Sugar Ice Cream A slightly boozy, butterscotch-like ice cream made bright by fresh ripe peaches,  Fresh peaches are one of … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Pan Seared Steaks with Red Wine Pan Sauce

Filet of Beef with Red Wine Sauce + Garlic Mash + Roasted Asparagus2

Pan Seared Steaks with Red Wine Pan Sauce Steak has to be the one food that most people think of when they think about with good reason. Steak is … [Read more...]

Perfect bone-in Prime Rib of Beef with the Mysterious “Method X”


Perfect bone-in Prime Rib of Beef with the Mysterious "Method X"       Perfect prime rib is an easy undertaking if you follow a … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Veal Scaloppini


Veal  Scaloppini   I received an inquiry from a reader several years ago for a recipe. I’ve printed a formula for what I presumed to be a … [Read more...]

Chinese Flair Egg Drop Soup and Spare Ribs


Egg  Drop Soup Original recipe egg drop soup makes 1 quart of soup.  Egg drop soup literally "egg flower soup") is a Chinese soup of wispy beaten … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: “My Pierogi Recipe”


  My Pierogi Recipe Pierogis are dumplings of unleavened dough – first boiled, then they are baked or fried usually in butter with onions – … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Crawfish Boil


Crawfish Boil We always love to see crawfish harvested from swamps and lakes. It is because we know that it will fall to our crawfish pots for … [Read more...]

BUTTER PECAN CAKE, Simple but so good!


I have been away for awhile, but I wanted to share this wonderful cake.  The next time I am going to try this with macadamia nuts, it should work just … [Read more...]

Beyond Black and White, The Cupcake


Beyond Black and White Cupcakes Ingredients: White cake batter 1 ½ cups plus 3 tablespoons cake flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Southern Red Beans and Rice!


  Something tells me we’re not the only ones who get excited over beans and rice. Do you? Rarely a week goes by that we don’t have beans of … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Jack Daniels Chocolate Birthday Cake!


JACK DANIELS CHOCOLATE BIRTHDAY CAKE  This cake is so rich it does not need icing, but it does not hurt to serve a lot of whipped cream or vanilla … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Crawfish Boil Recipe


Crawfish Boil Recipe   Let your guests belly up to the table and eat until their hearts are content!  The full spread, the potatoes and corn … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Italian American Cassata Cake


Italian American Cassata Cake (adapted from a recipe by Bev Shaffer)   The cassata siciliana consists of round sponge cake moistened … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Timballo Siciliano Sicilian Molded Pasta


Timballo Siciliano Sicilian molded pasta A timballo is an Italian molded dish, typically of pasta or rice, with a filling of meat or vegetables. … [Read more...]