GASTRONAUTS POP UP SCHOOL COMING TO NYC

Gastronauts Academy is extremely excited to announce the team will be opening a Pop-Up Academy this 2018 Fall, we will be partnering with New York City's leading boutique hotel group Arlo Hotels, and other specially selected venues to host by-monthly Gastronaut Academy Food & Drink classes, private tasting rooms and tours.  Official announcements and schedule are to be made later in September.

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QUESO CHEESE

Queso Cheese  By Danny Boome & Lauren Palmeri Made in a home multi cooker or  slow cooker INGREDIENTS 8 oz. cream cheese, cut into cubes 8 oz. American cheese, cut into cubes or sliced 8 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded 2 ripe-vine tomatoes, diced ½ cup scallions, sliced 1 small can green chiles 2 Tbsp cup hot sauce ¼ cup milk METHOD In a slow cooker or multi-cooker, combine ingredients. Cook on slow cooker function until melted. Stir to combine. Season to taste ...

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WATERMELON GAZPACHO

Watermelon Gazpacho  By Danny Boome & Lauren Palmeri  Made with a home blender, food processor Serves 2-4 INGREDIENTS  2 cups seedless watermelon 1 ripe vine tomato 1 English cucumber, roughly chopped ½ cup slivered almonds ¼ cup red onion 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, plus more to garnish ½ cup of green tea 3 Tbsp olive oil METHOD  Combine ingredients in blender or food processor. Pulse to combine and until gazpacho is smooth. Season to taste with salt and ...

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MONKEYS UNCLE MILKSHAKE

Monkeys Uncle Milkshake By Danny Boome & Lauren Palmeri Made in a home Blender Serves 2-4 INGREDIENTS 1 banana 1-pint vanilla ice cream ¼ cup milk ¼ cup toasted pecans, plus more to top 2 tablespoons brown sugar pinch of salt (for those over 21years old: Add a splash of bourbon)  METHOD Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serve in tall glass with a straw and top with more chopped pecans. Garnish with caramelized banana slice, if desired.

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YOGURT

Yogurt By Danny Boome & Lauren Palmeri Made in a home multicooker  Serves 6 -8 portions  INGREDIENTS 1-quart whole milk 1 tbsp yogurt, room temperature jam, strawberry, mango, blueberry special equipment: mason jars METHOD Heat milk in a medium pot until a thermometer reads 110ºF. In a medium bowl, whisk to combine yogurt with a few tablespoons warmed milk. Add yogurt mixture to pot with milk and stir to combine. Fill mason jars with a few tablespoons of desired ...

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GARLIC & ROSEMARY ROAST CHICKEN

Garlic-Rosemary Roast Chicken By Danny Boome & Lauren Palmeri  Made in a home Air Fryer  Serves 2+ INGREDIENTS 1 whole chicken, 3-5 lb. ½ cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 Tbsp rosemary, finely chopped METHOD  Pat chicken dry with paper towels and remove giblets. Using butcher’s twine, tie legs together. Drizzle chicken with 2 Tbsp olive oil to coat. Season skin liberally with salt and pepper. Transfer to the basket of air fryer and cook at ...

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BIG DADDY BREAKFAST SANDWICH

Big Daddy Breakfast Sandwich By Danny Boome & Lauren Palmeri Made in a home Air Fryer Yields 1 sandwich INGREDIENTS 2 slices brioche bread 1-2 Tbsp raspberry jam 4 oz. brie cheese, sliced 2 eggs 2 Tbsp milk pinch cinnamon 6 slices bacon maple syrup, to serve   METHOD Build sandwich by spreading jam on two slices of bread. Place sliced brie on one slice of the bread and close sandwich. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk, and cinnamon. Cut sandwich in half, ...

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SCOTCH EGGS

Scotch Eggs By Danny Boome & Lauren Palmeri Made in home Deep Fryer  Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 hard-boiled eggs, peeled 1 lb sweet Italian sausage, removed from casings 1 cup AP flour 2 eggs, beaten 1 ½ cups plain breadcrumbs chives, to garnish mustard, to serve neutral oil, to fry METHOD  Fill deep fryer with oil and preheat to 375ºF. Divide sausage into 4 equal parts and press to flatten. Wrap egg with sausage and press to flatten and evenly encase. Dredge with flour, coat ...

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RED,WHITE & BLUE “BURGER DOG”

Red, White & Blue Burger Dog By Danny Boome & Lauren Palmeri Serves 8 Made in a Cast Iron Skillet Ingredients  1 Tbsp butter 1 package top-sliced hot dog buns 1 Tbsp neutral oil 1 lb ground beef Toppings (optional) Caramelized onions and peppers Blue cheese crumbles Ketchup and mayonnaise Method  Form ground meat into a 1-inch thick square patty. Cut patty into rectangular-shaped pieces, the length of the hot dog bun and 2 ½-inches wide. Season all sides of meat with salt ...

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BAKED AVOCADO & EGG

Baked Avocado & Egg By Danny Boome & Lauren Palmeri Made in home Air Fryer Serves 2 INGREDIENTS  1 avocado 2 large eggs ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese jalapeno, sliced, as desired hot sauce, to serve METHOD Cut avocado in half, lengthwise, around the pit. Remove pit and discard. Using a spoon, carve out enough avocado for an egg to fit in the hole. Fill avocado halves with eggs and season with salt and pepper. Top with cheese and ...

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