Quick easy make ahead lasagna

  This is a make ahead recipe that you can have in the freezer for 2 months.  Make sure the lasagna is tightly wrapped in plastic wrap and when you are ready to enjoy it…pull it out of the freezer and throw it into the oven. You can use smaller container like I did which […]

Easy moist pan seared salmon

I enjoy eating salmon so much that I prepare it when I am at home 3-4 times a week.  This is an easy way to make salmon that will come out moist every time.  You can add flavors of your favorite dried herbs like dill, basil, oregano etc.  The picture on the left is inspiration […]

Cuimin scented black beans

    Sometimes when I come home from cooking all day for clients, I am not thrilled about cooking lot’s of complicated things.  Some people are horrified when the find out that for dinner, I warmed up beans out of a can.  I think people can get over the fact that chefs also should be […]

Quick and easy pizza dough

Burgers Apple Cider BBQ Sauce and Onions

Burgers, apple cider BBQ sauce and onions by chef alexis hernandez

Cinnamon onions: 2 tsp of distilled vinegar 4 medium sized Yellow onions (remove the root and slice thinly with the grain) 1 Tbs of butter 2 teaspoons of sugar 2 Tablespoons of oil (canola, corn) 1 Tablespoon of ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice (optional) In a large saute pan melt the butter and oil over […]

Pork loin with thyme and onions.

Tenderloin by chef alexis hernandez

      I always go to the grocery store to look for meat when it is on sale.  I buy one and freeze the other one.  Sometimes all that meat needs to be seasoned is olive oil salt and a herb.  If you don’t have anything to flavor your meat in your kitchen that […]

Grilled Salmon with Lemon and Thyme

photo grilled salmon with lemon and thyme by chef alexis hernandez

  Ingredients:   4 (4-6 ounce) fillets salmon 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons capers 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 tablespoons of  Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce 1/2 lemon Preparation: In a bowl combine all the ingredients ensuring the fish are covered with the mustard sauce.  Allow to […]

Camp Creek Chili

photo camp creek chili recipe by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients: 1 pound Ground Beef 3 tbs of Olive Oil 1 cup White Onion, chopped 3 cloves of Garlic, chopped 2 14oz cans Diced Tomatoes 1 15oz can of Tomato Puree 2 14oz cans of Chicken Stock 1/4 cup of Soy Sauce 3 tbs of Worcestershire Sauce 1 14oz can of Black Beans 1 14oz […]

Peanut Butter BBQ Ribs

Ingredients: 3 lbs of Baby Back Pork Ribs 3 tbs of Apple Cider Vinegar or White Vinegar 1 medium Red Onion, chopped 1 tbs of Butter 4 cloves Garlic, chopped 2 14.5 oz cans of Diced Tomatoes, drained 1/4 cup Ketchup 2 tbs of Dijon Mustard 2 tbs of Worcestershire Sauce 2 tbs of Ground […]