On this episode of Cheap Date we are making a some passed appetizers that are perfect for holiday parties: cheap to make, delicious, look great and will really wow your guests! These are some of my go-to passed appetizers I use with my catering company, Shaken & Stirred!Read More
On this Black Friday episode of Cheap Date we are making my almost famous Elm City Burger from my downtown New Haven restaurant & cocktail bar, Elm City Social! This burger is savory with a touch of sweetness and acidity. The result is one tasty burger!Read More
On this Halloween-inspired episode we are making butternut squash pierogis. This recipe is great because it’s super cheap, easy to make & delicious!Read More
Hi everyone! Chef John here! On this episode of Cheap Date I’ll be showing you how to braise a cheaper cut of beef called "chuck roll,” the shoulder of the cow, which is a great cut for many recipes, but especially this one!
I will also give you a recipe for my perfect mashed potatoes and we get into using the sous vide for precision cooking.
This recipe is a little more advanced than Episode 1 but don’t worry. You’re smart; you can handle it!Read More
Your crazy landlord, Mr. Cacciatorre, is a cranky, old, Italian man with little to no compassion for your piss-poor-money-management-skilled-ass being late (yet again) with the rent. You’re already a week past due and you’re not going to have the money for another week a least (that’s a whole other story) which means you’re really two weeks behind schedule.Read More