Raised Glazed Doughnuts

Raised Glazed Doughnuts
Chef Terry John Zila shows us how to make homemade donuts. Makes about 16 round doughnuts plus doughnut holes Note: It’s always a good idea to proof your yeast before baking. Place a few teaspoons of yeast in a small bowl and add ½ cup warm water (90°-100°F) and a pinch of sugar. Allow the mixture to rest for 10 minutes. If the yeast...

Classic Beef Pot Roast

Classic Beef Pot Roast
Chef Terry John Zila creates a classic dish for your Sunday dinner. Ingredients: One 4 to 5-pound boneless beef chuck roast, tied 1 tablespoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper All-purpose flour 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoon unsalted butter Additional tablespoon of olive oil and unsalted butter each 3...

Shrimp Cakes

Shrimp Cakes
Chef Terry John Zila joins us with a dinner idea that will make your meal feel just a little bit more fancy. Shrimp Cakes with Basil Orange Mayonnaise  Makes 10 Crab Cakes Ingredients: For the Basil Mayonnaise: ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon orange zest 1/8 teaspoon...

Brioche Cinnamon Rolls

The holidays might be over but that doesn't mean you can't spend a Saturday morning making a yummy breakfast you're whole family will rave about. These cinnamon rolls are so good, we thought it deserved a spot in our 2020 twin cities live recipes calendar. Terry John Zila stopped by Twin Cities Live to make them. Brioche Cinnamon...

Chocolate Mousse Tarts

Chocolate Mousse Tarts
No Thanksgiving meal is complete without dessert!  Terry John Zila amps up a regular old pie with this recipe for Chocolate Mousse Tarts. Standard Tart Dough Ingredients: 13 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/3 cup powdered sugar 1 egg yolk 1 ½ cups unbleached flour 1 tablespoon heavy cream ¼ teaspoon salt ...

French Pastries

French Pastries
Terry John Zila prepares two popular French pastries. Gougeres Ingredients: ½ cup water ½ cup milk 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons Pinch of Kosher salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 large eggs 3 ½ ounces finely shredded Gruyère or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (1 cup), plus more for sprinkling ⅛ teaspoon...

Crepes

Crepes
The crepe was born in the country of France.  They are very thin pancakes and are either sweet or savory.  Terry John Zila creates a dessert version for us. Crepes Makes approximately 18 crepes Ingredients: ¾ cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup whole milk Olive oil, for pan 4 tablespoons (½ stick)...

Jalapeno Recipes

Jalapeno Recipes
Terry John Zila always adds spice to Twin Cities Live.  This time, he’s cooking with it! Basil Lime Fruit Salad Ingredients: ¼ cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced 2 cups seedless watermelon, cut into ½-inch cubes 2 cups cantaloupe, cut into ½-inch cubes 2...

Summer Pie

Summer Pie
If you like baking but are just getting the hang of it, chances are you find nothing more intimidating than making a pie from scratch, especially the crust. Terry John Zila is the creator of JohnJeanJuan Cakes. He specializes in pies, tarts, cookie, bars and other tasty desserts. If you plan on making a pie, Terry says you don't need to buy a...