Archives – Cheffy

Standing Rib Roast at my Favorite Time of the Year

Most reliable roast recipes suggest a two-tiered cooking approach.  First, you sear the meat over high heat in order to create a golden brown and delicious crust.  Then, you drop the temperature so that the roast can finish low and … Continue reading

To Fungi or Not To Fungi

Most “gourmets” will tell you not to wash mushrooms in water because they’ll become waterlogged.  Instead, you’re supposed to use a brush to remove any clinging pasteurized horse poop compost.  Have you ever tried brushing a mushroom?  I have, and … Continue reading

This Spud’s For You

Archaeological digs in Chile and Peru have produced evidence that potatoes have been a staple since about 500 B.C. Spanish conquistadors stumbled over them in the 1530s while hunting for gold, and supposedly, a Spanish explorer, Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada, … Continue reading

Better Than Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Ingredients 2 ½ cups Bisquick baking mix ¾ cups cold whole milk 4 tablespoons cold butter (½ stick) ½ teaspoon garlic salt 1/3 cup sharp cheddar cheese 1/3 cup smoked cheddar cheese Top Brushing 2 tablespoons melted butter Pinch of … Continue reading