Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing

One of our favorite salads/slaws made from pantry staple ingredients. Thinly shaved vegetables are tossed in a peanut/satay dressing that combines the spice of ginger, and the richness, and naturally high fat content, of peanuts. Rich, complex, and satisfying, this is an excellent salad for those who “don’t like salad“, and pairs beautifully with barbecuedContinue reading “Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing”

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”

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”

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)”