100 Ranger Cookies

100 Ranger Cookies

100 Ranger Cookies;               The next time you have to bake cookies for a fund raiser or birthday party use this simple cookie recipe to get your children or grand children involved. A good from the scratch cookie starts with quality ingredients. Using the best products will make the cookies you bake yummy delicious. Unsalted sweet butter and fresh ground flours. I start by making a simple butter cookie dough. Still by far still cheaper and much tastier than any store bought. Here is what you’ll need:… Ranger Cookies 2...
Veal Chop Parmesan.

Veal Chop Parmesan.

Veal Chop Parmesan. My butcher Armando has some perfectly aged beef and great cuts of veal. I love the chops. I season them with some kosher salt, ground freah pepper and then dry bread the chop massaging in with your hands some grated parmesan cheese, fine panko bread crumbs with a sprinkle each of dried oregano, basil, thyme. Just enough to elevate the mixture flavours.  Try  some Cajun spices or chili if you like more of a kick. I like that the succulent taste of veal to be the main flavour hit. In a oven skillet pan over medium high heat, I add some olive oil and...
Wild Forest Mushroom Truffle Cream Soup.

Wild Forest Mushroom Truffle Cream Soup.

Wild Forest Mushroom Truffle Cream Soup. While cleaning out my condiment pantry, I found some dried wild forest mushrooms that I picked several years back. I didn’t realize how much I still had left. Beside that was also a small tin of imported Italian dried truffle flakes with lots of residue intact. With these ingredients I started to prepare some mushroom tarragon cream soup with parma-bacon crisps to intensify the flavours. A quick chop of celery, onion and shallot, some… unsalted butter into a sauté pan while the mushrooms soak in a tepid water. I...
Indo Punjabi Goat Curry.

Indo Punjabi Goat Curry.

thekitchenman loves well prepared Punjabi cuisine. I have cooked along side some very good Indo chefs which cooked up some very tasty dishes over the years. My favourite lunch is a petit serving of curry goat, okra masala, coconut basmati rice, a small raw veggie slaw along with a basket of most delicious nann bread.   
Expresso Burbon Chocolate Cake:

Expresso Burbon Chocolate Cake:

Expresso Burbon Chocolate Cake; Apprenticing to become a cook/chef takes years of theory and practice. Baking is one area that I only studied when time allowed back in college. I was tutored by Connestoga’s Peter Basin an Olympic medal winning pastry chef. He taught me on how to prepare all the required items that being a resort/hotel chef would need to know. I soon learned it was very demanding and tedious work to pipe fillings into thousands of bite size sweets for a buffet or decoration extrordanaire show pieces. Making layered cakes, flavoured mousses, danishes,...