grilled ribeye caps with Garlic & Shallot butter

Garlic & Shallot

When making steak, the Ribeye cut is usually my top choice. It has the perfect fat to lean muscle ratio, and the most melt in your mouth marbling. If you look at a ribeye, you can actually see two parts of the cut. There's the large eye of meat (this is the center of the cut), and then there is the outer layer, called the "cap" of the ribeye, that has the most amount of marbling. If you're a Costco shopper, and you love Ribeye, look for the Ribeye caps. They remove the caps  from the center cut Ribeyes, and...

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creamy spinach risotto with tomato & basil butter and steelhead trout

Garlic & Shallot Tomato & Basil

Risotto is undoubtedly delicious. But making it requires a bit of patience, as you'll basically be repeating the same steps over and over again for about 25-30 minutes.  But, much like life, it's not always about the destination (in this case, a creamy bowl of delicious risotto) - the journey itself can be just as enjoyable. Grab a large pan or a shallow pot (a dutch oven is perfect), a wooden spoon, a soup ladle, and perhaps put on some vibey music, and allow yourself to get into the groove. With some experience under your belt, risotto can be a mindless,...

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oyster mushrooms with miso butter


Oyster mushrooms are very special mushrooms. They are delicately mild, yet provide a rich savoriness and meatiness that make them a strong candidate for a meat substitute. Or just to have by themselves, like in this simple recipe with our miso butter.  *a quick note on mushrooms - no need to wash them! Mushrooms are like sponges, they absorb everything. If you wash them prior to cooking, you'll end up sweating them in the pan, and they'll be watery and soggy - hence not achieving the glorious caramelization you so desire. If they appear really dirty, you can brush off...

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broccolini cacio & pepe

Cacio & Pepe

  We all know broccoli goes well with cheese. This simple recipe, with Broccolini and Churn Cacio & Pepe butter, will transform your simple sauteed broccolini into an incredibly addicting dish.  What you'll need: Broccolini Cacio & Pepe butter Olive oil 1 cup of water Salt and Pepper Parmesan Reggiano or Pecorino (to top the finished dish)   Steps: Slice your broccolini into 1" long pieces. Reserve. Heat olive oil in a sauté pan on medium heat. When the olive oil starts to shimmer, it's hot enough to throw in your broccolini. Sauté and add in salt and pepper to taste....

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avocado toast with a fried egg, red radish, and everything butter


  This trendy dish is super easy to make, and can be put together in about 10 minutes. Follow these few steps to have a delicious and simple avocado toast at home!   What you'll need: 1 Avocado Churn Everything Butter 1 Radish 1 large piece of bread (if longer than a fried egg, cut in 1/2 and toast separately) Salt and Pepper Steps: Cut your avocado in half, take out the pit, scoop out the flesh, and place lengthwise onto your cutting board.  Slice evenly with your knife, starting right to left. Use your finger as a guiding point. (If...

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