Yearly Archives: 2017

  • Great Pumpkins, Charlie Brown!

    Posted on December 13, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Recipes.

    The holiday is upon us, and people are getting excited about pumpkin-based food and drink. Of course, by the end of the year, people will be truly tired of pumpkin in just about everything, but for now, we can rejoice in the love of these gorgeous gourds!   Last night, I went on a cooking […]

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  • Private Dinners are here!

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Recipes.

    That’s right! Even if you don’t need chef services every day, you might find you’d appreciate a chef on those special occasions. Need flowers? We can pick them up. Want a wine recommendation to match your menu? We can make it happen. The other night, our couple wanted to re-live their trip last year to […]

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  • Green Chile Glory!

    Posted on October 4, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Recipes.

    I know, I know. I’ve posted about green chile before. And I may post about it again next year. Why? Because you can never have too many things with green chile in them. Whole Foods and Central Market make sure you know this by bombarding you with fresh and roasted chiles all over the place. […]

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  • More cooking classes coming up!

    Posted on September 25, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Classes.

    We’ve teamed up with Kitchen Underground to get the word out about our cooking classes! They’re so much fun, and are as hands-on as your participation level desires. Want in? Check out the website for Austin classes, and look for the ones listed below. We hope to see you there! Want to host your own? […]

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  • Smoke, Smoke, Smoke that Pap-ri-ka!

    Posted on September 17, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Recipes.

    I grew up not knowing why people used paprika. I’d occasionally pull out the large, yellow TexJoy container with the mysterious red powder inside. Mysterious because when I tried to smell it, there was no real aroma that I could discern. Likewise, a finger full to my tongue didn’t yield a flavor that I could […]

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  • Cooking classes are heating up!

    Posted on July 17, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Classes.

    Do you have a grill that sits around because it’s too intimidating? Is there a potluck coming up where you’d like to win everyone’s adoration? Do you need to know what to cook for your next camping trip? Chef Doryan has you covered! After a few private classes, we’ve teamed up with Kitchen Underground for a series of […]

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  • Make America Pie Again!

    Posted on July 3, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Recipes.

    A while ago, I gave away some of my new favorite treats for St. Paddy’s and Easter.  You’re welcome. And as the 4th of July approached, I saw this post from UseRealButter.com, and decided they would make a great treat to bring around to the many many parties that I was invited to. Ah, the […]

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  • Vegans need Saag too!

    Posted on April 12, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Recipes.

    Sometimes you just need some Indian food. Not just “it’d be really nice if I could find some”, but “holy cow I need curry in a hurry” kinda needs. In Austin, there’s even a place called Curry in Hurry just for those needs. And yes, you read that name correctly. Still, they have some great […]

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  • A Precocious Paleo Pot Roast

    Posted on February 1, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Recipes.

    As the mercury falls, and fireplaces warm your hearth, it’s time to warm your insides with some great comfort food. Comfort food, as we all know, is more of a fancified way of referring to things that will pack on that extra layer that will not only keep us warmer in the winter months, but […]

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  • Grain-free Green Chile Enchilada Casserole

    Posted on January 23, 2017 by Doryan Rice in Recipes.

    I didn’t get to take all the pics on this one that I wanted to, because this was one of those “I wonder if I can make that work” moments. And I did! In fact, I almost want to go back and try this one again with many other options, like lasagna or just about […]

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