Our own Chef Andrew Gruel, the menu-maker behind the full-service Calico Fish House (in the Sunset Beach area of Huntington Beach) and also the founder and pizzaiola of the fast-casual Big Parm (New Jersey-style pizza) located in the Mess Hall in Tustin provides another timely and informative “Ask the Chef” segment where he responds to listeners’ thoughtful inquiries.
The Holidays are arriving soon and stress-free Holiday cooking is always the objective. As a working chef Andrew has plenty of experience with cooking wisely for the Holidays for both demanding guests and Family. Chef Andrew joins us with his continuing series of genuinely useful “Turkey Talk” cooking tips. Chef Andrew shares a simple recipe for cranberry sauce that easily outshines the version in the can. Also hints on preparing crave-worthy gravy that add excitement to the Holiday Table.
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The Holidays are fast approaching and it’s time for the return of our “Ask theChef” segment with our own resident cooking authority, Chef Andrew Gruel. Chef Andrew provides a bevy of his always reliable best tips for stress-free Holiday entertaining. There is much more than turkey on the Holiday table…
To brine or not to brine that is perhaps the Thanksgiving question? How do you get all the parts of the turkey to cook evenly?
The Holidays are fast approaching and it’s the continuation of our “Ask theChef” segment with our own resident cooking authority, Chef Andrew Gruel. Chef Andrew resume providing a bevy of his always reliable best tips for stress-free Holiday entertaining.
Chef Andrew covers tips for defrosting a frozen turkey. How do you work seafood onto the Holiday table? Being creative with the sides…What’s for dessert?