Recipes for Chef Russ’s Recipes page.

Roasted Chicken Soup

Soup. Hearty and perfect for a cold day. Fish & Soy Sauce. A staple ingredient among numerous cultures in Southeast and east Asia that brings tremendous complexity to dips, marinades, salad dressing and even soup. (more…)

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Roasted Chicken Stock

Roasted Chicken Stock If you’ve ever watched any of the many cooking shows, you’ve most likely heard the chef say that they try to use every item in their kitchen, wasting very little. As a (more…)

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Grilled Chicken Salad Stuffed Butterhead Lettuce Cups

Grilled Chicken Salad Stuffed Butterhead Lettuce Cups Yield: 8-12 people Prep – Lettuce cups: 2 heads of Butterhead Lettuce Method: The trick to easily peeling the leaf sections of Butterhead lettuce is using water. You (more…)

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Tilapia Raphael

Now that you know where to purchase our Fresh tilapia, here’s a tasteful preparation of tilapia for the fall season. The tilapia from Lucky Clays Fresh is the cleanest and most tender tilapia that I (more…)

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NC Blue Crab Cakes with Fried NC Shrimp & Garlic Sauce

With summer coming to an end and temperatures beginning to drop to non-ridiculous levels, my appetite for seafood goes into full swing. While you can get seafood year round, thanks to the ability to ship (more…)

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Melted Leeks

Leeks are a wonderful vegetable. They are from the onion family, but are milder than their yellow and red cousins. Actually the leek carries an onion power of the green onion, which it most closely (more…)

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Asparagus Spears

Asparagus spears are harvested from the early shoot of a variety of lily and are a perennial, which have been known to live from 20 to a rumored 50 years. The plant is best suited (more…)

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Bourbon Vanilla Glazed Grilled Salmon

Salmon season is in full swing and this versatile fish is best from the wild. While there are newer and more environmentally safe farming methods available these days offering Salmon year round, there is nothing (more…)

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Tomato Dust

It’s always fun to take ingredients and incorporate them in no traditional way. I love adding tomato flavor to dishes. They add a richness to the dish, which people call Umami, but Tomatoes also add (more…)

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Smoked Cheese

On my way home from work lately, driving with the windows down and the NPR on the radio (I know, I should have said music, but we are who we are). I have been catching (more…)

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