Swiss Chard

Instructions

Method For Mashed Potatoes 

-       Place potatoes in a pot of cold water seasoned with 1 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of pepper

-       Cook potatoes over medium heat until fork tender, about 20 minutes

-       Drain the water from the potatoes and mash with a fork

-       Stir in butter and blue cheese crumbles

-       Season with salt and pepper to taste

 

Method for Swiss Chard

-       Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat

-       Add bacon to pot, and brown

-       Add onion to pot, and cook until bacon is crisp, about 8 minutes

-       Add chopped swiss chard stems to pot, and cook for 5-7 minutes

-       Add minced garlic, and cook until fragrant

-       Add Swiss chard leaves to bacon mixture, and cook until the leaves have wilted, about 10 minutes

-       Season with salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients
  • 5 Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 4 tablespoons of organic butter
  • 1 tablespoon blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, plus more for seasoning
  • 2 bunches of rainbow swiss chard, stems removed and chopped
  • ½ cup thick-cut apple wood smoked bacon, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
The Back Story

Method

-       Generously season steak with salt, cayenne spice and pepper. Pack seasoning into the meat using your fingers, and coat steaks in oil

-       Place the steak on a hot grill and cook for 4 minutes on each side for medium-rare to medium or 5 minutes on each side for medium-well to well

-       Drizzle steaks with jalapeno steak sauce

 

Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

Joe and Nancy Cavender | @

Nancy and I really enjoyed doing the show with Chef Jeff and being around the whole Flip my Food team. Lots of fun!  

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Chef Dudley | @

I am a native of Louisiana and grew up cooking.  The majority of my recipes are either my own or from my friends back in Louisiana.  I opened the café in June of 1992 in Longview, TX.  The Longview  Daily News conducts a once a year opinion poll by subscribers to the newspaper and readers on what is the best in East Texas.  I am proud to say a big thank you to all who voted us the best Cajun Food in East Texas for 22 years in a row.  We have also been mentioned in Texas Monthly... (full profile)

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