Getting together with friends for a fall lunch? Wow them with this sophisticated international menu created by Johnson County Community College student chef Ben Miracle.
If youve always thought of kebabs as alternating meat and vegetables on a skewer, Tom Burke, a student chef at Johnson County Community College, would like you to think again. His recipe for Kebab Koobideh takes a more traditional approach, wrapping ground meat around a skewer instead.
Though its great as the smooth centerpiece for a light summer lunch, Andrew Mills recipe for Chilled Avocado Soup is equally great as the prelude to tacos, burritos or enchiladas, and makes the humble fare worthy of a party.
Julie Groshong loves asparagus. But the student chef at Johnson County Community College knows the delicate spring vegetable doesnt make everyones favorites list. So sometimes she disguises it, as in this salad that uses thinly shaved asparagus ribbons.
Pate might just be chopped liver to some people, but to Johnson County Community College student chef Jacob Wright its a thing of beauty. It can add protein to a simple luncheon salad, or be served with crackers or toast points for an appetizer.
An unlikely combination of seasonings makes a good match.
The first time Kevin Battles tasted Shrimp Alfredo, he wasnt impressed. The student chef at Johnson County Community College thought it was bland. So he set about spicing up the dish. The version here adds four cloves of garlic and chicken in what Battles calls the best of all worlds.
You dont have to live in South America to appreciate empanadas. Theyre perfect for on-the-go families who dont always make it to the dinner table at the same time, or for serving to the crowd when theyre at your house to watch the big game on TV.
Tired of winter soups and hearty casseroles? ohnson County Community College student chef Cin Larson has just the antidote with her recipe for Grilled Asian Salmon. The salmon, rice and sautéed vegetable combination is light enough to evoke the warmer days ahead, but just hearty enough to satisfy a winter appetite.
Need an elegant finale to a holiday meal? Casey Godinez, a student chef at Johnson County Community College, has the answer with her Cappuccino Cheesecake. A graham cracker crust and rich layer of ganache are topped with cream cheese filling and served with a luscious Orange Caramel Sauce.