Nothing is more comforting than a perfectly roasted chicken. Cure the winter blues and (perhaps) Covid/Omicron too. I botched this dish half a dozen times before I got it right. And when you do, yes, it’s a buzzkill. Burnt skin, veggies that roast away to nothing, and when you try to truss a chicken AFTER... Continue Reading →
When Your Friends Get Covid, Cook for Them
A home-cooked meal lifts the spirits of those diagnosed with Covid. Your friends are worth it. When you have a band rehearsal on the books, and your lead guitarist gets diagnosed with Covid, you damn well better do something about it. Lead guitarists are hard to come by – good ones that is – since... Continue Reading →
Julia Child’s Beef Bourguignon – Splendid Perfection
Without question, this is the single best beef dish I have ever made in my life. You have to hand it to the French. Their culinary contributions are on par with America’s moon landing. The cooking methods they introduced to the world moved the human race forward in a positive direction. I took pleasure last... Continue Reading →
New *LIVE* Cooking Demo and Video Series – The Father Apprentice
Tune in tonight @ 5:30 for the first Father Apprentice cooking demo, where the author and his son will demonstrate how to prepare Spaghetti Aglio e Olio (garlic and oil).
When the Sh*t Hits the Fan… Real Dads Cook!
The Coronavirus has placed every family into uncharted waters. Dads need to step up, get out of their comfort zone, and play an active role… the kitchen represents the best place to start.
Mom’s Kick-@ss Chili
The combination of rich flavors and lean red meat makes this the perfect high-protein dish. And unlike traditional chilis, it’s lighter in texture so it won’t weigh you down (literally).
Comfort Food Perfect for Snowy Days: Turkey Biscuits
This meal is the single best comfort-food dish you'll ever make. Perfect for a hungry family on snowy days! Turkey Biscuits!
Want Something Posh? Feed Your Mouth Hungarian Goulash!
Hungarian Gouash, a tasty serving of comfort food that pairs well with cold and nasty weather.
Mushroom Bisque That Will Make Your Guests Moan, Literally
With one slight change, you can serve yourself and guests the most delicious (and healthy) Mushroom Bisque you've ever made. The best comfort food to combat cold weather!
Bodacious Bolognese Sauce
An exceptional dish, with a unique flavor signature that will warm your soul. Chef John's Bolognese Sauce, enjoy!
Tips From a Guy Who Cooks Stir-Fry – Delicious Food Will Not Be Denied!
Stir Fry can be tricky, this recipe provides tips to make every bite delicious.
Healthy Breaded Chicken Cutlets are Not Impossible
A healthy alternative to fried chicken? That won't clog your arteries? Read about it here.
Short Ribs that Will Shorten Your Lifespan (but so Worth it!)
A delicious short-rib dish, one that is truly indulgent! Not for the feint of heart, and the less your cardiologist knows, the better. #ChefJohn #FoodWishes #Cooking #ShortRibs #CookingWithKids #TheFatherApprentice
The Secret to Great Pancakes
Yum. There's nothing... NOTHING better than cooking pancakes with your kids. It's easy to get them involved, there's a fantastic pay off for everyone in the family and it's a great way to introduce your kid(s) to cooking. This is likely so obvious, so mundane that you've stopped reading BUT WAIT! If you don't finish... Continue Reading →
Beef Bourguignon is so C’est Bon!
One of the easiest recipes that will make you look like a true chef. Just don't refer to yourself as one, otherwise you'll sound cocky. Beef Bourguignon is so choice. The key to this dish is the roux, which is when you stir in flour while you're browning vegetables. It's a tried and true method... Continue Reading →