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Joseph Ogrodnek

I'm Joseph Ogrodnek - Head Chef of Battersby Restaurant, has had a passion for culinary arts since high school, graduated from the American Culinary Institute in Hyde Park. Joseph was the chef of many famous restaurants, such as Battersby, Dover, Anella... He won the 2013 StarChefs Rising Star Chef Award. Joseph released the book BATTERSBY: Extraordinary Food from an Ordinary Kitchen can "help readers prepare and serve sophisticated, satisfying food, with advice on what to prepare ahead and then how to finish later."

Make Meringue Without Cream Of Tartar: Things You Need & Ways To Do

Meringue biscuits are a snack that people love because they are pretty crunchy and have a delicious taste. To create the porosity for the cake, when whisking, people often add cream of tartar. But, if you don’t have this ingredient …

Can You Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies Without Vanilla Extract?

Chocolate cookies have an eye-catching appearance, moderate sweetness, buttery aroma, and crispy pieces. The cookies are pretty suitable for weekend get-togethers with family and friends. The original recipe often mentions one ingredient – pure vanilla extract. However, is it possible …

How To Cook Frozen Cooked Shrimp? Juicy Shrimp For Dinner

Nothing is better for a cozy, sweet home dinner than perfectly cooked shrimp. It delivers a slightly caramelized, crisp exterior and yet is exceptionally tender and juicy all at the same time. Unlike chicken or salmon that must be cooked …

Kitchen Trash Bags Size – Everything You Need To Know

What is the ideal kitchen trash bag size for your needs? How to measure the size? Kitchen trash bags come in different dimensions. They vary from 4 gallons up to 60 gallons in size. To figure out the suitable choice, …

Raw Egg In Ramen: How To Make It Delicious?

Ramen noodle soup is one of those classic comfort foods we never get sick of, indeed. But do you know a new way to make an old budget-friendly classic: raw egg ramen noodles? You can make your own homemade egg …

How To Cook Frozen Bacon In The Oven? [Best Tips For Cooking]

How to cook frozen bacon in the oven? Regarding cooking with an oven, many people feel confused. However, Battersby is sure that there is no damage in frying uncooked bacon. Bacon is high in fat, which even aids in its …

Can You Make Banana Bread Without Baking Soda?

Combining ripe bananas and some ingredients available in the kitchen, you can make delicious and simple banana bread. You are too familiar with baking soda banana bread. Is there a banana bread recipe without baking soda?  Battersby will show you how …

Can You Make Peanut Butter Cookies Without Brown Sugar?

Who doesn’t like a freshly baked batch of homemade peanut butter cookies? It’s a fantastic dish to try for any sweet tooth. However, can you make easy peanut butter cookies without brown sugar if you don’t have brown sugar at …

How To Make Cinnamon Roll Icing Without Powdered Sugar

The homemade cinnamon rolls are truly amazing. They are fragrant and have a gentle sweetness, suitable for any time of the day. This frosting has an extremely simple recipe, so there is no excuse if you forget it. Except for …

How To Make Ice Cream Without Cream? 4 Useful Methods For You

Ice cream is a favorite food of many people. However, we cannot buy ice cream in some cases but have to make it at home if we want to eat it. Making the correct ice cream requires a lot of …