Beef Daube Provencal

Beef, Main

Daube is a classic Provençal stew made with inexpensive beef braised in wine, vegetables, garlic, and herbs de Provence, and traditionally cooked in a daubier, a braising pan. A traditional daubier is a terracotta pot that resembles a pitcher, with a concave lid Pin Print Beef Daube Provencal Recipe by Gary Course: DinnerCuisine: French, BeefPrep time 45 minutesCooking time 5 […]

My Big (and not so) Fat Greek Salad


Pin Print Traditional Greek Salad Recipe by GaryCourse: saladsCuisine: GreekServings 4 servingsPrep time 15 minutesCalories 140 kcal In Greece, like in our home, a Greek Salad this is a staple in my kitchen from early spring to the early part of fall. And it’s truly the best use of the season’s quality produce including juicy tomatoes, cucumbers, green bell peppers, […]

Buffalo & Sweet Potato Tacos

Bison/Buffalo, Main

Buffalo Meets Sweet Potatoes Both of these fillings are very easy to make and cook quickly.  You can ratchet up the heat by using more jalapenos or adding some a little more cayenne pepper or chipotle pepper.   Also, I like the dish to have a bit of sweetness with the brown sugar to contrast with the rustic buffalo flavor.  When […]

Wild Game Tacos

Main, Wild Game

Try these flavorful tacos made with wild game meat, a marinade which highlights Gold Toad’s Chipotle Hot Sauce,  and delicious toppings! This recipe is super easy to whip together and a great way to turn your game meat into a family favorite. If game is not available, you can use a beef skirt steak or sirloin. Golden Toad is a […]

Golden Toad Smoked Prime Rib

BBQ, Main

So you want to smoke a Prime Rib. Good idea! Here’s my recipe and some tips to help yours come out perfect every time. This recipe is prepared hot and fast on a pellet smoker, so there is not a heavy smoke flavor.I use minimum USDA Choice Beef and I usually cook several 4 bone roasts as opposed to one […]

Golden Toad’s “Don’t Be a Jerk” Chicken

Chicken, Main

Sometimes you order Jerk Chicken, and it is all “Jerk and No Chicken”. You need the jerk flavor, but not at the cost of the taste of the meat. This recipe gets you there. If you like your Jerk Chicken with a little bit of heat, this is the dish for you. With a handful of ingredients and our Smokin’ Hot […]

Lime-Cilantro Pork Tacos

Main, Pork

These easy pork tacos get their fantastic flavor from lime juice, cilantro, and fresh jalapeño. Make sure to ensure great flavor and use the same pan to brown the pork and make the rave-worthy sauce.

Reverse Seared Tri-Tip

BBQ, Beef, Main

The reverse sear is a legendary approach to cooking the best steaks. Now combine it with a few basic ingredients and let the meat speak for its self. After this steak you wont be able to have it any other way.

Shrimp in Thai Coconut Curry Sauce

Main, Seafood

Coconut milk, curry, peanut butter, and lime come together to make a rich and flavorful sauce that cloaks these tender shrimpies sautéed with bell pepper. Garnish with fresh cilantro and basil, serve over rice or noodles, close your eyes, and pretend you’re in Thailand.