Yearly Archives: 2020

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Caprese Salad with Parsley-Honey Vinaigrette

Caprese Salad

Chef Ernesto prepares a simple caprese salad with a parsley-honey vinaigrette. Ingredients: Mozzarella or Burrata1 Peeled Tomato2 oz Champagne vinegar1 oz Honey1 oz Dijon mustard4 oz Extra virgin olive oil½ oz American, Italian, or French parsley (chervil)Salt, white pepper, and cayenne pepper – to taste Steps: In a mixing bowl, mix mustard, honey, and vinegar.Add the salt, white, cayenne peppers, and parsley. Mix together.Slowly drizzle the extra virgin olive oil and mix till fully incorporated.Slice a peeled tomato evenly (Watch our Chef Tip: How

How To Easily Peel Tomatoes

Chef Tip – Peeling Tomatoes

Chef Ernesto shows you how to easily peel the skin off tomatoes in today’s Chef Tips. Steps: Use a tomato corer to remove the cores from the tomatoes.With a paring knife, slice an X on the back side of the tomatoes.Boil water and blanch the tomatoes for about 30 seconds.Remove the tomatoes and submerge them in a bowl of ice-cold water to stop the cooking process.When cool enough to handle, peel the skin of the tomatoes. The skin should peel off easily!

Wagyu Meat Loaf with Mushrooms & Truffle Gravy

August 22, 2020 Cooking Instructions

Follow these simple instructions to enjoy da CHEFS box meals at home. Mix-and-match products from the box and experiment with adding items from your pantry to create your perfect meal. Wagyu Meat Loaf Microwave on high for 2.5 minutes or place sealed bag in a pot of simmering water for 8-10 minutes. Exp. Date 8/27/2020. Sun-Dried Tomato Orzo Microwave on high for 1.5 minutes or heat in the sealed bag in a pot of simmering water for 7-8 minutes. This is also good eaten as

Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise Sauce

Chef Ernesto shows you how to make an easy and delicious Hollandaise Sauce to go with your Asparagus. Ingredients: 3 Egg yolks4 oz Butter, melted and at room temperatureJuice and zest of 1 lemon1 tsp waterSaltWhite PepperCayenne Pepper Steps: In a mixing bowl whisk together the egg yolks, water, lemon juice, and zest.Boil water in a pot.Once water is boiling, turn off the heat and place mixing bowl above the pot.Whisk the ingredients thoroughly (about 2 to 3 minutes).Place the mixing bowl on a

Italian Chicken “Under Brick”

August 15, 2020 Cooking Instructions

Follow these simple instructions to enjoy da CHEFS box meals at home. Mix-and-match products from the box and experiment with adding items from your pantry to create your perfect meal. Braised Short Ribs Microwave on high for 2.5 minutes or place sealed bag in a pot of simmering water for 8-10 minutes. Exp. Date 8/20/2020. Saffron Risotto Microwave on high for 1.5 minutes or heat in the sealed bag in a pot of simmering water for 7-8 minutes. Exp. Date 8/20/2020. Italian Chicken Microwave on high for 2

Use a Peeler on the Skin of Asparagus

Chef Tip – Asparagus

Use a Peeler on the Skin of Asparagus Peeling the skin of an asparagus helps to remove the stringy portion and gives the cooked asparagus a nice two-tone color. Steps: Hold the asparagus and peel toward the root end. Stopping at about 1 or 2 inches from the end (This is usually where the outer skin is getting tough).Slice the root end off on a sharp angle.Boil a pot of water with a little salt.Blanche the asparagus (about 2 minutes).Remove asparagus from water

Featuring Chef Marc Freiberg

Introducing Chef Marc Freiberg

Marc Anthony Freiberg was the Executive Chef at Neiman Marcus at Ala Moana for the past 10 years, featuring the Mariposa restaurant. He was also a featured chef in the 2015 and 2016 Hawaii Food & Wine Festivals, alongside Roy Yamaguchi, Alan Wong, and other celebrity chefs. Freiberg has traveled the world gaining knowledge and experience, which he believes is key to a successful chef. He had the great opportunity to train in Milan, Italy where he enjoyed the simple

Kiawe Smoked Pork Chops with Maui Onion Jam

August 8, 2020 Cooking Instructions

Follow these simple instructions to enjoy da CHEFS box meals at home. Mix-and-match products from the box and experiment with adding items from your pantry to create your perfect meal. Kiawe Smoked Pork Chops with Maui Onion Jam Microwave pork chops on high for two minutes or heat in the sealed bag, in a pot of simmering water for 7-8 minutes. Maui onion jam is best served room temperature. Stuffed Airline Chicken Breast with Prosciutto & Smoked Mozzarella Microwave on high for two