Chef Ryan

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Cooking a Thanksgiving Turkey!

November 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Cooking a Thanksgiving Turkey!

On the FohBoh web site for The Restaurant Community I found a post by Kristen Siquerios dated November 20, 2008 and entitled Cooking a Thanksgiving Turkey! So I took a few minutes to add my 2 cents worth of tips for creating a memorable Thanksgiving main event meal. She mentions that it is her first time cooking the meal with her Mother-in-law having a birthday coming up and requested any ideas on ensuring a successful Thanksgiving dinner.

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Tags: Holidays · Menus · Recipes

Father’s Day Menu

June 16th, 2008 · Comments Off on Father’s Day Menu

Yesterday was Father’s Day and Monique treated me to a home cooked meal, one of my favorites that she makes, and it is Smothered Pork Chops with Yellow Rice and Petit Pois Peas. For the pork chop dish, first she takes about 3 large yellow or Vidalia onions and then cooks down the julienne slices in some […]

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Tags: Holidays · Menus

Columns Hotel Dinner Specials – Part II

June 4th, 2008 · Comments Off on Columns Hotel Dinner Specials – Part II

Well I finally documented all the dinner special menu items including appetizers and entrees from the Columns Hotel during my 2 year stint there and the chefs were creative in their style and use of ingredients, some sauce preparations are shared between various items such as rabbit, chicken breast, veal and sweetbreads being the primary […]

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Tags: Appetizers · Columns Hotel · Entrees · Menus

Columns Hotel Special Menu Items – Part I

June 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Columns Hotel Special Menu Items – Part I

Circa 1985-1986  During my tenure at the Columns Hotel I collected many of the weekly dinner specials menus and ultimately made my way to the hot line and learned to prepare most of the dinner items. I have listed the items as they appeared on the original menus with the original prices. I have also […]

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Tags: Columns Hotel · Heritage · Menus