Chef PTSD: Serrano Eggplant Parmesan

Best tasting eggplant EVER! Serves 6 2 large eggplants, sliced ½ inch to ¾ inch thick 6 Serrano chilies, cut in half, de-seeded and chopped into large pieces 2 24 oz Safeway Tomato Basil sauce 4 shots hot sauce (Cholula.com) 16 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped 1 cup olive oil 1 cup red wine 2 [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments

Chef PTSD: Zucchini Frittata

Want an easy, one pan baking dish that tastes great? This is it! Serves 6 2 large zucchinis, washed 1 large onion, without skin 4 stalks celery, washed 2 large red bell pepper, washed 1 2.25 oz. sliced olives 3 eggs 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated (Lucerne 1-877-232-4271) 3 shots hot sauce 1 cup [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments

Chef PTSD: One Pan Stan Serrano Teriyaki Hamburger Stir Fry

Want a one pan meal with color and full of flavors? This is it! Serves 2 1 pound 85% lean hamburger 1 large zucchini, washed and sliced 1 large yellow squash, washed and sliced 1 large onion, halved and quartered 2 tablespoons black sesame seed oil 6 large garlic cloves, crushed and chopped 5 Serrano [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments

. Chef PTSD: Homemade Brown Gravy with Jalapeno Peppers

Want a beef based gravy with a punch? This is it! Serves 2 2 tablespoons butter 1 beef bouillon cube or tablespoon beef bouillon 1 cup red wine 2 shots hot sauce 1 14.5 oz. vegetable bouillon 2 tablespoons flour ½ cup tamed jalapenos with vinegar sauce In a small sauce pan, melt the butter, [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments

Chef PTSD: Broiled Tri-tip with Brown Gravy

Great fast tasty beef meal with wild flavors. Cold Tri-tip with gravy, even better! Serves 4 1 2.5-3 lb Tri-tip (Marinated Tri-Tip from Safeway is great or use any dry rub) 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon beef bouillon (1 cube) 3 tablespoons flour 3 tablespoon creamy horseradish 3 cups vegetable bouillon 1 cup red wine [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments

Chef PTSD: Ground Beef with Serrano peppers and Onions

One Pan Stan's ground beef recipe so easy you cannot stand it. Serves 2 1 12 oz jar of any good tomato sauce 1 pound ground beef, 85% lean 4 Serrano Peppers, remove seeds and chop 2 medium yellow onions, chopped 2 cups dry sherry 2 tablespoons of butter 3 cups washed spinach In a [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments

Chef PTSD: Ground Bison w/Serrano Peppers

Here is another “one pan” meal from 'One Pan Stan' that is very tasty and easy. Serves 2 1-pound ground bison 3 tablespoons butter 1 large yellow onion, cut into medium pieces 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 cup dry sherry 4 large serrano peppers, de-seeded and chopped 5 garlic cloves, crushed and diced 1 head [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments

Chef PTSD: Serrano Pepper Ground Lamb

Want an easy dinner with some bite? This is it and a “one pan” meal! Serves 2 1 Pound of Ground Lamb, lean 4 Serrano Chili Peppers, split, de-seeded and chopped 1 Bunch Grilling Onions or Scallions (green onions) cleaned and chopped 3 Cloves garlic, crushed and chopped 4 Tablespoons Black Sesame Oil 3 California [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments

Chef PTSD: Flank Steak Diane

Learned this recipe from my time as a waiter on Cape Cod in the summer of 1971 at the Neptune Room where all the waiters worn tuxedos. I describe working as a waiter in my novel, “Revenge of the Coloring Book,” due out next year. Serves 2 1 flank steak (at least 1 pound) 6 [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments

Chef PTSD: Mexican Salsa Southern Style Baked Ribs

Hey, have a high side lipped cast iron frying pan (or high sided covered heavy duty baking dish) with a six pack and nothing to do. Try this, 2 ingredients, takes several hours baking and Viola! Time always passes better with a six pack. Serves 4 4-5 pounds Southern Boneless Ribs 1 Safeway Tomatillo Chipotle [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|PTSD Chef Recipes|0 Comments