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Appetizers

Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potatoes

Prepare to be amazed at the simplicity of this recipe. Chef Tom has expertly streamlined the process, making it an...
Side dish

Herb Roasted Smashed Potatoes

These super simple scrumptious Herb Roasted Smashed Potatoes are the perfect comfort food. Chef Tom cooks and smashes red roasted...
condiments

How to Make Giardiniera (Chicago Style)

You need Chef Tom’s Chicago Style Giardiniera in your life! With just a little bit of knife work and a...
Side dish

Smoky Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce

The star of this recipe this Smoky Gnocchi is Chef Tom’s made from scratch Gnocchi, starring a homemade sauce. The...
condiments

How to Make Fire Roasted Peppers

Fire-roasted peppers are a game-changer in the kitchen. Their versatility, smoky flavor, and ease of preparation make them a must-have...
Appetizers

Grilled Cucumber Salad

This Grilled Cucumber Salad is so fresh and delicious. It's a simple recipe that combines grilled cucumber and shallots with...
Side dish

Refried Beans

Learn How to Make Refried Beans and you'll never get your beans out of a can again. In this Tips...
condiments

Fire Roasted Salsa

Chef Tom fires up the Yoder Smokers YS480s Pellet Grill and shares his tips and techniques for making Fire Roasted...
Healthy

Chipotle Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

Chipotle Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese is a spicy take on an old favorite. It's blended with Mexican spices, poblano...
entrees

Red Beans & Rice (with Ham Hock Stock)

This Red Beans and Rice recipe takes you for a full Louisiana experience. Chef Tom starts off in the kitchen...
Appetizers

Potato Latkes

Potato Latkes are the perfect recipe for the Hanukkah season. Topped with smoke salmon, capers and coho salmon roe these...
Appetizers

Homemade Green Bean Casserole

Chef Tom fires up the Napoleon P500 Gas Grill for Homemade Green Bean Casserole! Check out the scratch-made cream of...