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Fabulous Food Show recipes
by Chef Tim Monsman

Chef Tim promised the large audiences at his demonstrations at the Fabulous Food Show that he would share these special recipes with them.

Here they are - enjoy!

Duchess Sweet Potatoes with Spiced Pecans


  • ˝ cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 TBS butter
  • 2 TBS cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TBS cinnamon
  • ˝ tsp. nutmeg
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • ˝ cup mini marshmallows
  • Spiced pecans


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees
  • Boil sweet potatoes until soft (about 10 minutes) and drain
  • Place potatoes in bowl and mash,
  • Add the remaining ingredients (except marshmallows) and adjust seasoning as needed)
  • Fill pastry bag with potato mixture and pipe rosettes onto lightly greased sheet tray
  • Top each one with a few of the spiced pecans and 3-4 marshmallows and place into oven.
  • Bake for 7-8 minutes ot until marshmallows begin to turn a light brown color.
  • Remove from oven and serve immediately.

Pear and Blue Cheese Soup with Raisin Walnut Croutons


  • 2 TBS butter
  • ˝ cup celery, diced
  • ˝ cup onion, diced
  • 1 ˝ cups pears, diced
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • ˝ cup cream
  • 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  • ˝ tsp garlic powder
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • Raisin Walnut Croutons


  • Heat pot over medium heat and add the butter
  • Once butter has melted add celery and onions and sauté a few minutes, until softened
  • Add the pears and sauté a few minutes more
  • Pour in stock and simmer until the pears are soft and cooked throughout
  • Pour into blender and puree until smooth
  • Return to the pot and bring to a simmer
  • Add in the cream and blue cheese
  • Allow to melt and add the garlic powder
  • Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper as needed
  • Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with croutons and serve


Chef Tim, Giant Eagle Legacy Village

See photos of Paula Deen, Michael Symon, Guy Fieri
and Cleveland Women at the Fabulous Food Show 2008


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