Chef Ryan Rondeno, renowned for his fusion of traditional and modern cooking techniques, unveils his exclusive holiday recipes. These dishes promise to add a touch of elegance and unforgettable flavors to your festive celebrations.
Maple Roasted Turkey with Ancho-Chile BBQ Rub
Chef Rondeno elevates the classic turkey with a unique blend of savory and sweet. This Maple Roasted Turkey is infused with fresh sage, rosemary, and an innovative maple syrup glaze. Highlighting the turkey’s flavors is Chef Ryan’s Ancho-Chile BBQ Rub, offering a delightful contrast of sweet and spicy.
Ingredients: Whole turkey (12-14 lbs.), bacon, fresh herbs, citrus, and a special blend of spices.
Cooking Instructions: Begin with an overnight marinade and roast to perfection, ensuring a crispy, golden exterior and succulent interior.
White Bean and Collard Green Soup
A heartwarming soup that captures the essence of comfort food with a gourmet twist. This soup, a blend of white beans, collard greens, and aromatic herbs, is enriched with the smoky undertones of bacon.
Ingredients: White beans, collard greens, bacon or pancetta, onions, garlic, chicken broth, and select seasonings.
Preparation: A slow-cooked delight that melds flavors beautifully, perfect as a starter or a main course on chilly evenings.
Truffled Macaroni and Cheese
Transforming a classic side dish into a luxurious experience, Chef Rondeno’s Truffled Macaroni and Cheese is a must-try. It combines rich cheeses with the exquisite taste of truffles.
Ingredients: A selection of fine cheeses, truffle puree, and elbow noodles.
Baking Method: Baked to achieve a golden crust, this dish balances the creaminess of cheese with the earthy depth of truffles.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
This dish redefines the Brussels sprout with a warm bacon vinaigrette. The inclusion of pistachios adds a delightful crunch, making it an ideal side dish.
Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, bacon, shallots, and a homemade vinaigrette.
Cooking Style: Roasted to bring out natural sweetness, then tossed in a tangy vinaigrette.
Chef Ryan Rondeno’s holiday recipes are more than just meals; they are a culinary journey that brings families together. Each dish is crafted with care, ensuring that your holiday table is not only a feast for the taste buds but also a celebration of culinary artistry.