Chef Chalres Knight's Blog

  • Stuffed Cucumbers

    EQUIPMENT: paring knife, French chef knife, measuring spoons, mixing bowl, whiskPREPARATION TIME: About 30 minutes – makes 6 servingsINGREDIENTS:3 large cucumbers1 8oz package cream cheese, softened3 tablespoons finely minced onion½ teaspoon paprikaPinch saltFreshly ground black pepper1 cup finely chopped parsleyLettuce leaves (optional)¼ cup lightly toasted pine nuts2 slices Prosciutto ham, trimmed and cut into ½-inch strips Trim the [...]
  • Master Chef, Chef Tell Patriot

    Master Chef, entrepreneur, entertainer, and restaurateur – it’s hard to find the designation that best describes Chef Tell Erhardt. As a friend, neighbor and business associate, if I had define him with one word, I would say Patriot. Although he grew up in Nazi Germany, he experienced the kindness of Americans during the Allied Occupation. Tell loved America. Isn’t [...]