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Chef’s Recipes

This might be the understatement of the year, but Chef Ray really loves bacon. He doesn’t just love bacon, he luuuuvs bacon. Here are a few of Chef Ray’s tips on how to cook bacon that will make your next “makin’ bacon” experience better than ever! For the perfect crispiness, Chef Ray recommends using a [...]

If you're looking for an easy, but tasty, side dish for your holiday feast, we've got it right here!  Chef Ray's Creamed Spinach is a real crowd pleaser. All you need is a few ingredients and a few minutes and you can make a veggie dish that even non-veggie fans will devour.  And since oven [...]

• 1 ½ Cups Vialone Nano (Italian Rice grain) • 1 ½ Cups onion, diced • 1 Cup Dried porcini bits • 6 Cups vegetable stock • ½ Cup White wine • ½ Cup cream • Salt, to taste • White Pepper, to taste • 2 Cups Wild mushrooms, chopped • 3 Tbsp. Butter, soft [...]

Anyone who has tried to make Risotto at home knows that it’s a notoriously difficult dish to successfully prepare. What you expect to be your most delicious creation ever can very easily turn into a big ball of gummy mush. So, how do you make the perfect risotto? Well, our own Chef Ray, from Longboat [...]

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