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.



shrimp scampi

September 1, 2017 |

Crustacean Nation

Shrimp scampi a perennial Italian favorite hrimp scampi is one of those staple entrées that have adorned menus around the world for decades. Its origin starts with a langoustine, which is a tiny lobster-like crustacean generally sautéed in olive oil with garlic and finished with white wine. Another translation for the word scampi is simply…Read More


calzone

September 1, 2017 |

Wrap It Up

Calzones serve, deliver easily While calzones have been around for decades, they continue to grow in popularity year after year. I want to share the best practices for creating some creative calzones for you to incorporate into your well-balanced menu. One of the best vessels you can use for an endless variety of culinary concoctions…Read More


summer chicken salad

August 1, 2017 |

Green Thumb

Summer is the perfect time for the entrée salad While we’re smack dab in the middle of summer, folks are busier than ever with that on-the-go lifestyle that summer somehow always brings. A lot of diners still want to eat a nice, delicious dinner but sometimes limit themselves to eating a salad instead. I understand…Read More


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 |

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 |

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 |

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