Preserve Your Pumpkin for these Recipes

Preserve Your Pumpkin for these Recipes

Pumpkin everything is lining the shelves everywhere this time of year. My grocery store even has a whole seasonal section dedicated to "pumpkin spice" this and "apple crisp" that. It…
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Confit of Duck Legs Sous Vide

Confit of Duck Legs Sous Vide

The word confit (con-fee) comes from the French, confiture or preserves and can be culinarily applied to countless food groups. For our purposes here confit will be referring to one of my favorite…
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Mulled Cider with Maple Sous Vide

Mulled Cider with Maple Sous Vide

Growing up in Michigan like much of the Eastern Heartland apple cider is THE drink of Fall. Whether it’s served cold, warm or hot it’s a tradition filled with memories…
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White Crème de Menthe Stinger Sous Vide

White Crème de Menthe Stinger Sous Vide

I have two distinct memories of Crème de Menthe. The first was color, that vivid “Green Lantern” neon seemingly glowed in the bottle and secondly, how impossible it was to open af…
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Detroit Style Steel Pan Pizza

Detroit Style Steel Pan Pizza

I’m not sure how the rest of the country views pizza but even as a lifelong Michigander I find it odd that Detroit, just a hop, skip and a jump from my culinary compound holds a un…
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Plum Tomato Marinara Sauce Sous Vide

Plum Tomato Marinara Sauce Sous Vide

Ingredients: • 4 tablespoons olive oil, extra virgin • 1 large yellow onion, sweet, peeled and finely chopped • 2 large garlic cloves, chopped • 1 medium carrot, peeled and shredded • 1 28 ounce cans…
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Spit Roasted Gyros Sous Vide

Spit Roasted Gyros Sous Vide

If memory serves I was introduced to the American style gyro and all things Hellenic by a gorgeous Greek coed that I was trying oh so desperately hard to woo back in college. Not s…
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