Asparagus Galette with Egg and Fresh Greens

Bits and Pieces and An Asparagus Galette by Chef Deb Traylor Anyone who has ever tried their hand at cooking a meal has been faced with the dilemma of what can be done with the little bits and pieces left from a recipe. Many of us can’t bear to waste food, even if it’s just […]

Mom’s Monkey Bread

Mom and Monkey Bread By Chef Deb Traylor I sometimes marvel at the path that led me to becoming a chef because my mom, Helen, was not really a good cook. To be absolutely honest, neither were my maternal and paternal grandmothers. My mom would open cans or warm frozen dinners in the oven, but cooking […]

Earlene’s Strawberry Pie

Strawberry Pie and Sharing Recipes  By Chef Deb Traylor I recently wrote a post about “borrowing” recipes. Today I’d like to discuss “sharing” recipes. Most chefs will tell you they’ve “borrowed” recipes from their peers, mentors or from restaurants where they’ve worked. It’s part of life in a kitchen. It’s impossible not to use the information […]