Shrimp, Chicken, & Sausage, Gumbo

Throughout the history of the United States, the ports of New Orleans were second only to New York’s Ellis Island in volume, and variety, of immigrants who were coming to the new world. Due to this unique blend, New Orleans food, much like its culture, stands apart, as it combines French, Spanish, Caribbean, and AfricanContinue reading “Shrimp, Chicken, & Sausage, Gumbo”

Classic Tomato Bisque

Don’t let the word “bisque” fool you. “Bisque” traditionally refers to a cream based seafood soup, but the word “bisque” is now generally accepted for any cream based, or creamy textured, soup. Our Get Cheffy Tomato Bisque is approachable, familiar, and satisfying and is made from pantry staples that you probably have on hand rightContinue reading “Classic Tomato Bisque”

Summer Vegetable Gratin

Gratin (gra-TAN) is a fancy word for any dish cooked in a shallow pan. Usually topped with breadcrumbs, cheese, and butter, the potato gratin is a common variation that you’re probably most familiar with (and, to be fair, that box-top recipe for “potatoes au gratin” is actually pretty good). With high summer winding down, Eggplant,Continue reading “Summer Vegetable Gratin”

DIY Pickles (with Bread & Butter and Sour Dill variations)

Claussen is the pickle brand we reach for in our supermarket. Crisp and refreshing, with a “snap” in their texture, the brand routinely wins “best in show” in pickle taste testings (yes,…that is a thing). What’s the difference between Claussen and other brands? A Claussen pickle is never heated; never heated in the brine, neverContinue reading “DIY Pickles (with Bread & Butter and Sour Dill variations)”

Stir Fry with Chicken & Vegetables

Perfect for a weeknight meal, our Get Cheffy stir fry combines a protein, a few humble vegetables, and some pantry staples to create an economical and resourceful dinner. The techniques described below can be applied to a multitude of vegetables, meats, and other ingredients. Clean out your fridge with this one as you can addContinue reading “Stir Fry with Chicken & Vegetables”

DIY Sun Dried Tomatos

With summer’s tomato bounty continuing, what is one to do with those bushels of ripe tomatoes? Make your own sun dried (oven dried) tomatoes! If you’re like us at Get Cheffy, you sneer at the price tag associated with store bought sun dried tomatoes (12 bucks for a little jar?…it’s not happening). Follow the easyContinue reading “DIY Sun Dried Tomatos”

Sausage & Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Rich and delicious, with a complex flavor profile, serve these little beauties to your friends the next time they come over, or make a tray for yourself and eat appetizers for dinner. 1 pound pork sausage Any type of sausage can be used here from breakfast sausage to Bratwurst to Italian Sausage (ensure you removeContinue reading “Sausage & Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms”

Grilled Fajitas with Cilantro Crema

Tex-Mex cuisine is not classified as authentic Mexican. That doesn’t make it any less delicious. The term “fajita” has been around since the 1930’s, but the concept of grilled, and sizzling meat/vegetables wasn’t popularized until the 1990’s in Texas. Our fajitas use a humble spice mixture, and a few simple techniques on the grill toContinue reading “Grilled Fajitas with Cilantro Crema”

Vinaigrette (with variations)

Ever run out of something to dress your salad, seafood, or chicken with? Never again. Keep your pantry stocked with high quality Olive Oil, vegetable oil, and your favorite vinegars, and you’ll never need the stuff in the bottle again. White Wine Vinaigrette An all purpose vinaigrette that can be used on salads, chicken, orContinue reading “Vinaigrette (with variations)”

Grilled Asian Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs

Chicken wants to be grilled and glazed in the sweet, spicy, umami, flavors indicative of Asian cuisine(s). Ready in one hour, these kebabs are perfect for a weeknight dinner, or weekend grill session. FOR THE CHICKEN: 2 pounds boneless, skinless, chicken thighs 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) hoisin 3 tablespoons grated gingerContinue reading “Grilled Asian Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs”

Grilled Chicken Wings with Honey Bourbon Glaze

FOR THE CHICKEN: 2 pounds chicken wings FOR THE DRY RUB 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper GET CHEFFY TIP!– This dry rub spice mixture can be modified however you like; we use paprika, salt, and garlic powder, butContinue reading “Grilled Chicken Wings with Honey Bourbon Glaze”