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)”

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”

Breadcrumb Stuffed Tomatoes with Browned Butter

With summer in full swing, tomatoes are plentiful. An inexpensive, but impressive, method for using summer’s bounty is to stuff tomatoes with bread, cheese, and aromatics. Follow the GET CHEFFY TIP(s) throughout the recipe below to create a beautiful side dish, or an excellent main course, out of the humble, and versatile tomato FOR THEContinue reading “Breadcrumb Stuffed Tomatoes with Browned Butter”

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”