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..........It's Just That Simple!

Yanking tough recipes out of a chefs kitchen and converting each into
something everyone can prepare, with a little Yankee flair and flavor.

  
  
  

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The Yankee Chef: Refreshed, Lighter, Simpler, Comfort Food

 

 

 

 

 

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Why a PINK chef's coat?

Simply put, I carry my Dad's legacy with me through my cookbook, cooking and everyday I am writing my food columns, he is always with me. I carry my Mom with me through a silent reminder of her struggle with breast cancer that took her life, as well as the lives of many other women who have dealt with, and are still dealing with, this horrible affliction. Besides, why not pink? It makes a man look good!
Beef and Onion Stir-fry

 

Jim Bailey, The Yankee Chef, has had cooking in his family for three generations. You could say he knows a thing or two. Here, he cooks his version of beef and onion stir-fry, or as he calls it "smothered beef, and three onions." By the end of it, you have prepared a beautiful, hearty meal for two. Bailey marinates the beef, and creates a... view the video here
Easter Deviled Eggs

 

Spring is in the air, and that means you probably have to prepare an Easter egg hunt. Well why not make a few extra eggs and stuff them with a creamy, cheesy filling, topped with some deliciously salty prosciutto. This week, we're going to show you how to spruce it up and get them ready for the... view the video here
Asian-Style Glazed Chicken Wings

 

For so many Americans, football season means getting together with friends to watch the big game. Aside from the thrilling action of the game, a big part of the fun and festivities is the food. Football food has to be easy to handle as table space is limited around the couch or tailgate.This makes finger foods the perfect... see the video here
Beef Marinade

 

Jim Bailey,or as he is more commonly known, The Yankee Chef, comes from a long line of chefs. His father, Chef Jack, was often said to have so much talent in the culinary arts, he was able to make 10 dishes from 1 pot of water. While the bar may have been set high by previous generations, The Yankee Chef has sure made a...view the video here