St.Louis Style Pizza

St. Louis has a unique and thriving food, beer, and wine scene. Voted 5th best city to eat in by Food & Wine magazine, you’ll find an impressive list of restaurants serving updated, and contemporary versions, of the classics. You’ll also find a unique blend of cultures and, therefore, cuisines. Southern BBQ, blended with ItalianContinue reading “St.Louis Style Pizza”

DIY Pumpkin Liqueur

The warmer, cozier, red-headed cousin to the White Claws you enjoyed this summer. Pumpkin Liqueur, or Pumkincello, can easily be made at home with a few simple ingredients. Your friends will roll their eyes when you bring a bottle of your homemade, Pumpkincello to the next bonfire, but their opinions will change when they tasteContinue reading “DIY Pumpkin Liqueur”

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”

Pretzels & Beer Cheese Dip

Guten Tag! As Summer moves out, and Fall moves in, cultures around the globe celebrate, and welcome the changing of the seasons with the German holiday of Oktoberfest (a lesser known festival, called Maifest, takes place in Spring). Like all good parties, Oktoberfest is celebrated with food. Pretzels are a common food served at OktoberfestContinue reading “Pretzels & Beer Cheese Dip”

Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

Perfect for the Labor Day weekend, delight your friends with these unexpected, but familiar, crowd pleasers. Wind down your summer properly-with a steak, onion, and cheese sandwich in your hand. FOR THE CHEESESTEAKS: 2 Pounds Ribeye or Strip Steak 2 Large, or 3 Medium Yellow Onions 1 Green Pepper 6 Slices of Provolone and AmericanContinue reading “Philly Cheesesteak Sliders”

Chicken Gyros & Tzatziki

Iconic and delicious, Gyros are a staple of Greek restaurants. Traditionally made with skewered lamb meat, chicken and pork gyros are now more common in Greece. Learn how to make this delicious and classic street food at home. FOR THE GYROS: 2 lbs. Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs 1 Cup Full Fat Greek Yogurt Fage isContinue reading “Chicken Gyros & Tzatziki”

White Castle style Sliders (with variations)

“I don’t care about nutrition, I care about taste“- Julia Child Right on Julia. In the Get Cheffy kitchen, we care about both nutrition and taste, but we know that rich and indulgent food has its place in the world, and on our plates. In honor of Julia’s birthdate yesterday, on August 15, we wantedContinue reading “White Castle style Sliders (with variations)”

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”

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”

Pulled Pork (with variations)

Convenience cuts (chicken breast, pork chops, steaks, etc.) are quick cooking, lean, and generally come with a higher price tag for their “out-of-the-package” handiness that allows them to go from pan to plate in minutes. However, on the other end of the spectrum, the most economical cuts of beef, pork, and chicken require longer cookingContinue reading “Pulled Pork (with variations)”

White Chocolate & Peach Swirl Ice Cream

Haagen Dazs is the brand we reach for when we buy store bought ice cream, and it was Haagen Dazs that inspired our flavor combination of sweet, buttery white chocolate and tangy peach. Haagen Dazs is expensive and sold in disappointingly tiny pints; however, it is truly superb ice cream. They can charge more forContinue reading “White Chocolate & Peach Swirl Ice Cream”

5 Ingredient Macaroni & Cheese

Ready in under 20 minutes, this is an all American classic. The techniques described below quickly create a creamy, cheesy, sauce with just a handful of ingredients (no milk, or cream needed here). The technique used to create our Get Cheffy Macaroni & Cheese can be applied to any pasta dish (alfredo, carbonaro, etc.) thatContinue reading “5 Ingredient Macaroni & Cheese”

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”

House-Made Stock

Because you’re an avid Get Cheffy reader, you know that we’re all about reducing waste in the kitchen. Listen to chefs from previous generations (those from the Jacques Pepin, WWII era), and you’ll learn that kitchens, personal or professional, need to be resourceful, economical, and reduce waste as much as possible. This stock recipe utilizesContinue reading “House-Made Stock”

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”