Country Style Chicken (w/ wine pairings)

Way back when I worked at an Italian restaurant that was a mix between classic Italiano, hearty comfort food and haut cuisine, and one of our most popular dishes was Country Style Chicken. I never understood it. Why come to a restaurant where you can have some truly special, not easily replicated at home foodContinue reading “Country Style Chicken (w/ wine pairings)”

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Puff Pastry Chicken Pot Pie

As the weather gets colder I really start to gravitate further and further towards comfort food. Well the other day I was in the mood for some good ‘ole chicken pot pie, so here’s my spin on it… I hope you like it! Ingredients (chicken): 3 Chicken Breast, cubed 1/2c All Purpose Flour 1tsp Salt 1tsp GroundContinue reading “Puff Pastry Chicken Pot Pie”

Pasta Marco Pollo (w/ wine pairings)

So yeah, this recipe is “borrowed” from a restaurant that I worked for years and years ago. We had this fantastic chef, Mark Laverty, who was far too talented for a strip mall Italian joint on Route 9 in Freehold, NJ. Anyway, my favorite dishes from Mark were his specials… Alligator, black bear steaks, buffalo, you know,Continue reading “Pasta Marco Pollo (w/ wine pairings)”

Seared Pork Chop & Mushroom Madeira Sauce (w/ wine pairings)

Before I get into the recipe, I have to give a quick apology to one of my followers, Kevin V. I made this dish well over a month ago and posted it on Instagram… He requested the recipe and I just didn’t have the time to get it done. Sorry man, hopefully it’s better lateContinue reading “Seared Pork Chop & Mushroom Madeira Sauce (w/ wine pairings)”