There is something so comforting about a warm fruit dessert, and this recipe is one of the quickest and easiest to prepare. So you can get your comfort food game on, quick! All you need is a couple of bananas sliced in half lengthwise, some butter and a simple homemade caramel sauce. (recipe at the… Read More Caramelized Bananas
Salads become quite a staple during the summer months, since we crave something light and refreshing that won’t weigh us down in the heat. This warmed version of a Caprese salad is the perfect solution, leaving you satisfied without feeling heavy. Grab some fresh tomatoes, wet mozzarella and basil along with your olive oil, salt, pepper… Read More Warm Tomato, Mozzarella, Olives and Fresh Fragrant Basil
The summer season is in full swing! Looking for inspiration on what to cook, and with so much delicious fresh fruit on hand we just couldn’t resist taking some peaches to the Cook-N-Dine Teppanyaki table. Time to get grilling! Gather your ingredients and get ready to grill up some fruit! We added some cherries and… Read More Boozy Grilled Peaches
Wait. Risotto on a teppanyaki??!!!? Yup! That’s right, you can even make risotto on our Cook-N-Dine Teppanyaki cooktops. It’s pretty much just like making a risotto in a skillet, since our patented “shallow dip” technology allows the broth to stay at the center while the rice slowly cooks. So gather up your ingredients and let’s get cooking!… Read More Mushroom Risotto on a Teppanyaki!
Some days you want a pancake-like meal, but of the savory variety. We have finally found the perfect recipe for Austrian-style crepes (to follow at end of post), decided to prepare them and fill them with some wilted spinach and mushrooms. These crepes can be filled and topped with any ingredients of your choice, be it of… Read More Wilted Spinach & Mushroom Crepes
This recipe has been in heavy rotation lately, since it is such a crowd-pleaser. You can prepare the sauce (recipe at the end) ahead of time and store it until you’re ready to prepare the chicken. For the chicken, cut up 1.5 lbs of boneless, skinless chicken thighs in to bite size pieces. Once you’re… Read More Orange Chicken
Spring has arrived with it’s warmer weather and that means we have grilling on the mind. We decided to prepare a beautiful skirt steak from local specialty butcher shop, Proper Sausages. With their hormone and antibiotic free organic grass fed meats that are sourced from independently owned farms and ranches, we knew we were in for… Read More Skirt Steak Special
Other than, “What can you cook on it?”, the other number one question we get regularly at Cook-N-Dine is, “How do you clean it?”. So, we decided to share some simple how-to videos. You may have seen our previous cleaning video at the end of our Crispy Potatoes post; there we used a wood spatula… Read More Clean up as easy as 1, 2, 3!
By now you have seen us mention clarified butter in several of our recipes. Sure, you could purchase some at a health foods or specialty market, or even online, but wouldn’t you rather make it yourself at home and know the quality of butter used? We think so! To ensure the best flavor, quality and… Read More DIY Clarified Butter
One question we hear A LOT is: Can you make pancakes on the Cook-N-Dine? The very simple answer is: YES! You absolutely can, and should! Pancakes are quick and easy, and since we were feeling quite adventurous we decided to try our hand at making some Teppanapples, too. You may be asking, “What in the… Read More Pancakes and Teppanapples!