Sweet to Savory and Simple to Prepare; Compound Butter

Compound butters are mixtures of butter and supplementary ingredients. Primarily, they are used to enhance flavor in various dishes.  They can be purchased commercially or made at home by whipping additional elements, such as herbs, spices or aromatic liquids, into butter.  Reform the butter, wrap in plastic or parchment paper and chill until firm enough to … Continue reading Sweet to Savory and Simple to Prepare; Compound Butter

Smoked Chicken Cordon Bleu

Occasionally a recipe will come across my desk that gives me a sign it's time to fire up the smoker and make something delicious. This means three things: One, the aroma of the smoker will keep me hungry all day, two, something marvelous is coming out when the timer goes off and three, someone is … Continue reading Smoked Chicken Cordon Bleu