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.
Cant decide between Mexican and barbecue for dinner? Choose both with this innovative recipe from Edwin Fluevog, a student chef in the Johnson County Community College hospitality management program. He loves tacos, and has long experimented with making his own barbecue sauces. So it made sense to him to combine the two in one tasty dish.
Need a dessert with a scary-sounding name to end your Halloween celebration?
No need to use the stove for this meal from Johnson County Community College student chef Jacki Johnson. Its all raw and gluten-free, to boot. The pretend pasta would work for either dinner or lunch, Johnson said.
Steak and potatoes get a showmans flair with this recipe for Steak Diane, complete with flaming brandy, from Jessica Seely, a chef apprentice at Johnson County Community College. Her father asks her to make it for every special occassion. Its fun, she said. Its like a show with the brandy.
Take a trip across the sea to Scandinavia with this home-style Danish meal created by Johnson County Community College student chef Patrisha Nielsen. Its a favorite of her children and reflects their dads Danish heritage. Try it out over the weekend, preparing the beets on Saturday and the rest of the menu for Sunday dinner.