Jeffrey Freehof

Jeff Freehof owns The Garlic Clove in Evans, Georgia. He is a frequent contributor to Pizza Today and a speaker at International Pizza Expo.



restaurant refrigeration, cooler

April 30, 2017 |

What a Waste

Eliminating spoilage, waste can affect your bottom line The bottom line in your business is king. Making a profit is how we generally measure our success and keep our doors open. After all, how long can an operator go on in business while consistently losing money? I guess that all depends on how deep his…Read More


gourmet mac and cheese

April 1, 2017 |

Gourmet Mac n’ Cheese

Gourmet Mac n’ Cheese   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Entree Ingredients 1 pound dry rotini pasta 1 stick butter 2 cups of light cream ½ cup shredded cheddar ½ cup shredded provolone ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack ¼ cup grated Parmesan ¼ cup smoked Gouda 1 small onion, diced & caramelized ½ cup…Read More


April 1, 2017 |

Garden Rotini Pasta Salad

Garden Rotini Pasta Salad   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: salads Ingredients 2 pounds dry tricolor rotini pasta 2 cups diced tomatoes or halved grape tomatoes 1 cup sliced black olives I cup diced green peppers 1 cup diced red peppers 1½ cups thinly sliced carrots 2 cups chopped broccoli 1 cup diced red…Read More


April 1, 2017 |

Creamy Shrimp Rotini

Creamy Shrimp Rotini   Print Author: Pizza Today Ingredients 1 pound dry rotini pasta 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped garlic ½ pound peeled and deveined shrimp ½ cup sliced mushrooms 1 cup chopped fresh spinach ½ cup halved grape tomatoes ½ cup good white wine 1 pint heavy cream ¼…Read More


April 1, 2017 |

Melanzane con Mozzarella

Melanzane con Mozzarella   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Entree Ingredients 1 pound dry rotini pasta 1 large fresh eggplant, diced ⅓ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped garlic 3 cups chunky marinara sauce 8 ounces fresh-diced buffalo mozzarella ¼ cup shredded Parmesan Salt and Pepper, to taste Instructions Boil the pasta in salted…Read More


Spicy Chicken Giardino

April 1, 2017 |

Spicy Chicken Giardino

Spicy Chicken Giardino   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Entree Ingredients 1 pound dry rotini (tricolor is optional) 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 10 cloves roasted garlic 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper 15 ounces quartered artichoke hearts ½ cup Kalamata…Read More


gourmet mac and cheese

April 1, 2017 |

Spiral Out

Rotini presents perfect pasta opportunities Rotini pasta might just be the world’s perfect pasta. Its corkscrew shape beautifully allows whatever sauce it’s tossed in to grab hold and nestle between the spirals. This pasta shape allows for the maximum amount of marinara, cheese sauce, Alfredo or cold dressing for optimal flavor. Since weather is warming…Read More


pasta puttanesca

January 1, 2017 |

Put on the Puttanesca

Classic sauce gets its due Puttanesca sauce is a robust concoction comprised of (but not limited to) tomatoes, capers, onions, olives, garlic, anchovies, herbs and olive oil. It lends itself to many Mediterranean dishes and has been said to originate in Naples, Italy. While rustic and unrefined in its ingredients and presentation, puttanesca is rich…Read More


pasta puttanesca

January 1, 2017 |

Puttanesca Sauce

Puttanesca Sauce   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Sauces Ingredients ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 large medium onion, diced 6 cloves of garlic, chopped 3 tablespoons capers, drained 1½ tablespoons anchovy paste 3 cups coarse chopped roasted tomatoes ½ cup pitted black olives, halved ½ cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved A…Read More


November 30, 2016 |

Carbonara Sauce

Carbonara Sauce   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Sauces Ingredients ½ pound bacon, cooked and chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound cooked pasta (of your choosing) ⅓ cup grated Parmesan ⅓ cup grated Romano 3 egg yolks 1 whole egg ¼ cup white wine (optional) Salt and pepper, to…Read More