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 […]

Camp Creek Farm Chili

Camp Creek Farm Chili by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:  2 pounds ground beef chuck 1 pound bulk Italian sausage 4 (15 ounce) cans chili beans, drained 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste 2 large yellow onion, chopped 1 large red onion chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped ½ a package of bacon chopped 1/2 cup beer […]

Ham Croquettes

Ham croquettes by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:    Serves 4 8 ounces of cooked ham steaks chopped 1 cup of minced carrot 1 cup of minced yellow onion 3 cloves garlic chopped 1 bay leaf 2-3 sprigs of thyme 1 stick unsalted butter 1-cup all-purpose flour 4 whole eggs 2 egg whites 2 teaspoons chopped thyme leaves 2 tablespoon chopped parsley […]

Quick and Easy Tomato Soup Quick and easy tomato soup

Quick and easy tomato soup by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:  Serves 4 2 medium Spanish onions chopped 1/2 stick of butter plus 4 tablespoons 6 garlic cloves chopped 5 cups tomato juice 4-6 heirloom tomatoes cut into quarters 4 cups of chopped basil including stems 1 star anise Kosher salt and Pepper In a stock pot over medium heat cook 1/2 stick of butter, […]

Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

Garden fresh tomato soup by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients: Serves 4 10 lbs tomatoes sliced into quarters 3 lbs yellow onions chopped 2 tablespoons of white sugar 1 bunch of thyme tied with kitchen string 1 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce 4 cups chopped basil stems and all 1 stick of butter 4 cloves of garlic chopped 1 star anise 1 bay leaf 2 […]

Beer Batter Deep Fried Pickles

Beer batter deep fried pickles by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:  1 Quart bead and butter pickles 1 3/4 cups flour 1/8 tsp  cayenne pepper 2 tsp black pepper 2 tsp garlic powder 2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1 cup beer vegetable oil Preheat vegetable oil to 375 degrees Remove pickles from brine and set aside.  Combine flour, cayenne pepper, black pepper, […]

Sauteed Corn and Onions

Sauteed corn and onions by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of butter  1 teaspoon of olive oil 1 large Spanish onion chopped 1 tablespoons honey 3-4 cups fresh corn kernels (about 4 to 5 ears) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon  1/4 cup chopped chives Kosher salt and  fresh black pepper. Over medium heat, place butter and olive oil  in a in a large […]

Camp Creek Sauteed Corn and Cream

Camp Creek sauteed corn and cream by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients: 4-6 ears of corn 1 tablespoon of honey 1 cup of Spanish onions chopped 4 tablespoons of butter Kosher salt 1/2 cup heavy cream 3 tbs water 2 dashes of hot sauce 1/4 cup of chopped chives Over medium heat place the butter and the onions in a saute pan.  Add a pinch of […]

Braised Red Cabbage, Garlic and Onions

Braised red cabbage, garlic and onions by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:  4 cups chopped red cabbage 4 medium carrots (optional) 3 cups of Spanish onions chopped 1 small red onion chopped 8 sliced of bacon chopped 3-4 tablespoons red wine 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoon of honey 1/2 cup of water 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt Using a potato peeler, peel […]

Cauliflower and Parmesan Mash

Cauliflower and Parmesan mash by chef alexis hernandez 2

 Ingredients:  1 cauliflower greens remove and chopped into florets 1 large onion chopped 1/4 grated Parmesan cheese or Pecorino Romano cheese 2 garlic cloves chopped 1 can 8-12 oz chicken stock 1/4 teaspoon of Kosher salt 1/4 cream 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Over medium high heat saute the cauliflower without moving them too much with 2 […]

Braised Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Braised brussels sprouts with bacon by chef alexis hernandez

 Ingredients:  1/2 lb of brussels sprouts  6 strips of bacon 1 medium red onions chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh black pepper 1  8oz can of chicken stock Cut the ends of the brussels sprouts and then cut them in half and set aside. Chop the bacon into small […]

Best Onion Soup

photo of best onion soup recipe by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients ( serves 4):  1½ lb of red onions sliced ¼ inch 1½ lb of Spanish onions sliced ¼ inch 1½ sticks of unsalted butter 1 bay leaf 4 cups canned chicken stock 2½ cups of canned beef stock ½ cup white wine ½ cup cognac/brandy 3 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce ½ cup of sherry 1 […]