Chef Christy

Ask Chef Christy Now on Patreon!

I’m very excited to announce that I have launched a Patreon page!   With levels from Nibble to Graze, Dine, Sup and Feast, you can support Chef Christy and get access to classes, features like Tasty Beverage Hour, and personalized coaching and instruction, there is something for every level of interest! Head on over to my …

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Historic Period Foods

Easy Historic Period Foods for Pot Lucks

So I hear you saying: “All I have time to do before one of these potluck things is run to the Kroger and pick up something quick.  How can I possibly make an attempt at historic period foods?”  And to you I say:  Here’s a list of a few things you can pick up at your local grocery store and stay well within the boundaries set up for pre-17th century Western European food.  There’s lots more, but this ‘shopping list’ can help you get started.

Christmas Recipes by Mrs. Claus

Christmas Recipes Round-up

I love cooking for Christmas!  I obviously love to write about it as well, since I’ve posted several articles of Christmas Recipes over the years.  I even published a little cookbook called “Mrs. Claus Cooks For Holiday Entertaining“.  I thought I would go back and revisit some of those posts, especially because I want to …

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Thanksgiving Round-Up

Ask Chef Christy first started because of all the calls I get at this time of year.  As soon as Turkey Day looms on the horizon, my phone heats up with calls from friends saying “I have a cooking question for you!”   I’ve written many posts over the past few years concerning Thanksgiving foods, …

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Chestnut and Butternut Squash Soup

Chestnut and Butternut Squash Soup

Full of Fall flavors, this rich soup has a creamy texture even if you don’t add any cream or non-diary milk!  Fresh chestnuts make an appearance in the Fall and early Winter, the perfect time to make some Chestnut Puree.   Once you’ve made the puree, use it to make this as a  starter for your Thanksgiving meal, or create this delicious autumnal soup for a cold night to pair with a soup or sandwich!