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chef Dennis Clay

The Exceptional Eggplant

Eggplant Parmesan Did you know eggplant is technically a berry, botanically classified as a fruit, and contains more nicotine than any other edible plant? Eggplant, a nightshade closely related to both the tomato and potato family is a…

Sweet For The Sweets

Strawberry coulis is a simple garnish that enhances many different desserts. It can be used as a topping for ice cream, as a layer between chiffon cakes or as a sauce for chocolate brownies. Coulis employs agar-agar as a thickening…

Don’t Fear The Artichoke

 The process of cooking raw artichokes can be daunting to some people, leaving the canned variety as the only option to explore this great vegetable. At home, I usually take the whole raw globe artichoke and boil it, uncovered, in salted,…