Happy New Year!
After the overindulgence of the holidays, I seem to always plan a detox - new year, healthier me. The operative word being plan.
This year, I decided to take it one step further and actually make a healthy, but comforting meal for my family. With the nation, and surprisingly our hometown of Dallas, in the midst of a deep freeze and record breaking winter weather, I thought soup! Did you know that... Read More
When Chef Coombs suggested including a popover pan with his exclusive popover recipe in the box, we were thrilled. A popover pan in a subscription box? Who does that? We do. We strive to make each box unique for our subscribers and the popover idea was perfect for our holiday box.
Popovers are simple to make but the results are oooh and ahhh worthy! The eggy batter plumps up in the oven creating a crispy... Read More
With the holidays fast approaching, I thought it would be fun to ask our current Chef, Whitney Miller, for an easy tip or trick that she uses while entertaining that we could share with our community. Whitney's southern roots run deep and her approachable recipes embody true hospitality. She suggested having fun when choosing serving pieces! For instance, Whitney loves to use natural elements when putting together a cheese platter. A wood cutting board or... Read More
My husband John reached out to Shep Gordon a few months ago about CrateChef after hearing him interviewed on Mark Maron's podcast and watching the documentary "Supermensch - The Legend of Shep Gordon". If you are not familiar with Shep Gordon, he has managed a long list of musicians, entertainers and, most notably for us, Chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Emeril Lagasse. His experiences in the entertainment... Read More
Summer is made for driving and Rebekah and I are hitting the road tomorrow! We are headed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to meet our next Chef. I don't want to give anymore away, but we are super excited to partner with him and share his love of Louisiana cuisine and culture with you.
Rebekah’s behind the wheel which I guess means I’ll need to pay attention to the navigation :) It’s about a nine hour drive... Read More