Jäger Schnitzel

There have been a lot of inquiries as to how I got into cooking. Now, I do have to say, cooking wasn’t my first...

Spaetzle

Spaetzle is an Austrian side dish that will compliment my recipe for Wiener Schnitzel. I wanted to do an Austrian dish in his honor...

Chicken & Cheese Stuffed Shells

When I was growing up, every Wednesday was pasta day. In fact, there was a popular commercial on television back then that proclaimed Wednesday...

Pasta Sauce

I’ve heard skiing has been awesome the last few days with the incredible snow base and the sunny days. I thought about the recent...

Steamed Mussels & Snail Butter

A visit to the East Coast to visit family and friends, is also an opportunity to eat the foods I miss from Stowe, Vt.,...

Corned Beef Hash

Every once in a while, I have to write about the most important meal of the day. Breakfast is the meal that gets you...

Jambalaya

When you come right down to it, jambalaya is a dish that is good any time of year. Let’s face it, if you were...

Potatoes Au Gratin

When you read a menu, you normally look at the entrées first, not the side dishes. A lot of times, the sides aren’t even...

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love, meant for two: you and your significant other. Try Smitty’s recipe for Hollandaise Sauce Try Lou Phillips picks for...

Beef Stock and Demi-Glace

With today’s techniques of freezing, preserving and packaging food, the difference between store bought and homemade can be minor; sometimes it is not worth...