Love is in the Air: Coq au Vin

February is finally here, and that means love is in the air – Valentines day is just two weeks away. If you haven’t made that overpriced, prefix-menu restaurant reservation yet and you’re starting to panic, have no fear – The Homemade Chef is here! Instead of a stuffy restaurant with an overpriced “special” menu, why […]

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Grocery Delivery Service: Waste of Money or Worth It?

Let’s be honest: who really likes grocery shopping? I don’t. Andrew doesn’t. I don’t think many people do. When your weekend is already filled with other errands and of course finding time to relax, getting to the grocery store can be both challenging and time consuming. With the recent rise in grocery delivery and curbside […]

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Roasted Tomato & Basil Pasta

What is better than fresh, delicious, perfectly balanced ingredients, made into a wonderful and savory Italian pasta? The answer is: nothing! My Roasted Tomato and Basil Pasta is one of the first original recipes I ever created! I take cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic and of course olive oil, roast them in the oven to […]

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Lightened Up: Stuffed Peppers

Let’s be honest: eating light can get boring! Lighter meals often means a lot of chicken or fish, and not a whole lot more. To keep mealtime exciting (yes, even when lightening up), I recommend switching up your proteins and textures so it feels like you’ve got a variety in your diet. These stuffed peppers […]

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Tuscan Ragu

This recipe is inspired by my trip to Siena as a student in college.  We went to this fabulous restaurant called La Torre where the chef just makes whatever he wants.  I had his ragu and it was possibly the greatest dish I have ever had.  The noodles soaked in the fresh meat sauce is […]

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Let’s get the parties started!

Now that’s a shipment to come home to! Who’s ready for a party? As part of the Pampered Chef Family, The Homemade Chef can help you throw the PERFECT Pampered Chef Party. Looking to do something easy? How about a catalog party. Your guests will enjoy visiting with one another and browsing our extensive line […]

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