Chef Bob: Amaretto Chocolate Cream Cheesecake

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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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

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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”

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  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

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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!

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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

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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!

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  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!

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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

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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

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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

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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...]