Army Chief Warrant Officer Ryan Davis, the guest of honor at the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run, expresses his pleasure with a quail dish. (Doug Kapustin/For The Washington Post)
At the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run, soldiers and their families get a taste of the VIP treatment. The Visiting Chef Program partners with exceptional volunteer restaurant, catering, military, and personal chefs who come to the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run in Haymarket, VA and create once in a lifetime extraordinary meals for our injured warriors and their families.
Source: For these wounded warriors, a chef-cooked meal is part of the healing process
How many times have you passed on Bok Choy in the grocery store because you had no idea what to do with it. It looks beautiful but lettuce is easier. Fine Dining Lovers has collected a number of videos on how to cook Bok Choy. Check them out and pick up some on your next grocery run.
Source: How To Cook Bok Choy: 7 Video Recipes To Inspire You
The combo of a rimmed baking sheet fitted with a wire cooling rack is an unsung hero in the savory world, offering air flow and circulation for even brining, cooking, and cooling. Here’s a look at their many uses.
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Looking to add a nice onion flavored crunch to your salad, try Fried Shallots. I keep a container handy to finish my salads. You can find them at most International Markets or on Amazon.com.
We are less than a week away from when the 100th Wounded Warrior and their family will check in for a week stay at the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run. As we approach this milestone event all the volunteer Staff Chefs and Sous Chefs want to thank the over 60 Visiting Chefs that come out each Sunday night and prepare amazing meals for the families. It is almost always the best dinner the family has ever had, and it means so much to us to be part of that.
When cooking at home, you don’t need to set yourself up as rigorously as someone might in a restaurant kitchen, but there are still plenty of helpful tips to take from professional chefs. These tricks are especially useful if you’re planning a dinner party for friends or spending the weekend pretending to be on Chopped (everyone does that, right?). If you understand the main goals for any station, then you can create one that works best for you in your kitchen.
Source: How to Set Up a Prep Station Like a Pro Cook
Karina at Cafe Delites show you how to make a killer Red Velvet Cake. The most incredible Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting! Fluffy, soft, buttery and moist with the most perfect velvet texture!
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