Articles by: Jeff Caldwell

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramels

I saw the way the caramel was made on one of Guy’s Grocery game shows and had to re-watch this segment again and again, but in the long run it paid off. We now can […]

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Deep Disk BBQ Pizza

This dish has many different names, some call it Deep Dish Cast Iron Pizza, while others call it Deep Dish BBQ Pie, or my favorite BBQ Quiche. Now matter what you call it, it is […]

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Almond Cookies

Serves: 4

Time: 20

Difficulty: Easy

Heavily influenced by the Vietnamese cuisine and including these cookies. Although Almond Cookies (Banh Hanh Nhan) are available at Asian bakeries and markets, I prefer to make them myself to ensure that they are full […]

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No Churn Ice Cream

Serves: 10

Time: 6-24 hours

Difficulty: Easy

We have tried many different simple recipes but I think we now have the easiest and best. You can try different flavors to achieve your favorite. Some have made a coffee ice cream by combining […]

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Ahi Tuna Poke

I enjoy the fresh flavor of Tuna and the Asian flavors. We have always created the Poke with many variation.The bases are the same in all dishes: I am going to list a few videos […]

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Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

Serves: 24 Meatballs

Time: 4:20

Difficulty: Easy

Our Niece who claims to not cook made these for her sons birthday. I supported her in making meatballs and I will agree they are good. So good I am including them here so I […]

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Crazy Brownies

Serves: 18

Time: 2:40

Difficulty: Easy

Some recipes you see and say, these look good so you try them. This one came from the Pioneer Woman show with Ree Drummond. Some call these candy, other call these treats… What ever you […]

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Beef Jerky

Serves: a handful

Time: 52 hours

Difficulty: Easy

I have tried many different recipes. flavor profile and I think we have settled on this one. I cannot say what flavor it has but it is a sweet heat jerky. Note: We use a […]

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Pea’s with Prosciutto

Serves: 4

Time: 10-15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

This is a simple recipe, but sometimes simple is good. We are from the south we use country ham in place of the prosciutto. One day I will have to pay the price to see […]

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Creole Cream Cheese Cheesecake

Serves: 8-12

Time: 6 hours

Difficulty: Medium

Of all the desserts at Commander’s this is my favorite, even though I’ve never been a major cheesecake fan. Maybe it’s becasue this one is made lighter yet still tastes rich, sweet, and soul-satisfying. The […]

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