Chef’s Plate: Red Spiced Pork Tenderloin

 Chef's Plate Red Spiced Pork Tenderloin

Red Spiced Pork Tenderloin with carrots and mini potatoes in a lemon paprika sauce

Chef’s Plate!  Actually I think they recently rebranded themselves as “Chefs Plate”.  I’m not sure of the reason why but the service itself has not changed and I still love the convenience of making brand new recipes at home using pre-packaged and pre-portioned fresh groceries that were delivered right to my doorstep!   Continue reading

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Chef’s Plate: Southwest Beef Lasagna

Southwest Beef Lasagna with Black Beans, Whole Wheat Tortillas, and Marble Cheese

Southwest Beef Lasagna with Black Beans, Whole Wheat Tortillas, and Marble Cheese

This was the first time that I had made my own lasagna at home!  Chef’s Plate is a great platform for anyone to make their own meals from scratch using pre-portioned ingredients and an easy-to-follow recipe.

For my 15th meal from Chef’s Plate, this was a Southwest Beef Lasagna with Black Beans, Whole Wheat Tortillas, and Marble Cheese.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Herbed Fish Cakes

Herbed Fish Cakes with Horseradish Aioli and a Blueberry and Field Greens Salad

Herbed Fish Cakes with Horseradish Aioli and a Blueberry and Field Greens Salad

Another day, another amazing meal from Chef’s Plate.  Chef’s Plate is a service that is now offering delivery to the west side of Canada too.  (They previously only delivered to Ontario upon starting their service one and a half years ago).  Congratulations to them and I am so glad that they are doing so well and that many more people can enjoy the delicious pre-portioned and easy-to-make meals from Chef’s Plate too!   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros with poblano peppers, sour cream, and tomatillo guacamole

Huevos Rancheros with poblano peppers, sour cream, and tomatillo guacamole

As you know, I absolutely love cooking with Chef’s Plate.  So much so that this was my 13th meal from Chef’s Plate(!), a food program service where you get to select your own meals and have the fresh ingredients delivered to you complete with a recipe put together by a chef for maximum deliciousness and zero thought process on your part.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Handmade Goat Cheese Ravioli

Handmade Goat Cheese Ravioli with English peas, asparagus, and a brown butter sauce

Handmade Goat Cheese Ravioli with English peas, asparagus, and a brown butter sauce

I had never made ravioli before at home, never mind ones stuffed with goat cheese, which is exactly the reason why this dish was selected out of the many other ones on the Chef’s Plate website last week when I was browsing for what to order to make at home.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Espresso Rubbed Steak with Crispy Shredded Potatoes and Baby Bell Peppers

Espresso Rubbed Steak with Crispy Shredded Potatoes and Baby Bell Peppers

Espresso Rubbed Steak with Crispy Shredded Potatoes and Baby Bell Peppers from Chef’s Plate

Chef’s Plate has done it again, delivering utterly fresh and local ingredients and a simple yet tasty recipe for an amazing dinner at home.  Chef’s Plate is a food program where you select the meals you want to make at home and they send you the fresh ingredients that are pre-packaged with a recipe created from a chef for a set fee.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Steak and Miso Salad

Steak and Miso Salad with Avocado, Pineapple, and Wasabi Peas

Steak and Miso Salad with Avocado, Pineapple, and Wasabi Peas

For my last meal from Chef’s Plate this time, I made the Steak and Miso Salad.  This had a difficulty level of Easy and prep time was 25 minutes.

I’ve had a lot of experience cooking meals from Chef’s Plate now and knew exactly what to expect for this meal.  This meal was indeed very simple to make and the instructions were straight-forward.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Salmon and Herb Salsa

Salmon and Herb Salsa with Orzo, Sweet Potatoes, and Baby Arugula

Salmon and Herb Salsa with Orzo, Sweet Potatoes, and Baby Arugula

For my second dish of this fourth shipment of Chef’s Plate for me, we made a Salmon and Herb Salsa with Orzo, Sweet Potatoes, and Baby Arugula.  I have to say that this was one of the best-tasting dishes that I’ve made from Chef’s Plate!  Everything was perfect — Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Turkey Schnitzel with a German Potato Salad

Turkey Schnitzel with a German Potato Salad

Chef’s Plate: Turkey Schnitzel with a German Potato Salad

The cooking begins yet again with Chef’s Plate!  For this fourth shipment of the pre-measured ingredients and chef-inspired meals delivery, I ordered the Turkey Schnitzel with a German Potato Salad and Pickled Red Cabbage.   Continue reading

Chef’s Plate: Asian Chicken Paillard

Asian Chicken Paillard with Candy Striped Beets, Romaine Lettuce, and Tamari Dressing

This is one of the easiest Chef’s Plate recipes I have ever made!  It’s either that this one is particularly easy and hassle-free or that I’ve made seven different dishes from Chef’s Plate now that I kind of know the drill.

This dish, Asian Chicken Paillard with candy striped beets, romaine lettuce, and tamari dressing, has a difficulty level of Easy Continue reading