Month: March 2017

SHRIMP & GRITS

I am always tickled when I hear a chef state that cheese and seafood don’t go together. Really? Shrimp and Grits has been a delight of the south for many generations. How boring would grits be without lots of rich, creamy cheese? My rendition of grits for this dish, will […]

SEAFOOD STIR FRY

  What’s not to love about a healthy stir fry! With briny seafood, hot chili cashews, crispy vegetables, and juicy fruits, I’d say we have ourselves the perfect Colorful meal! This dish is all about the color, health, and crunch. You can swap out any of the ingredients, because the […]

BURGER BUNS

  Burger season is almost here. Whether I am serving meat burgers, veggie burgers, or seafood burgers, I want a quality BUN! Try your hand at making your own burger buns, and I doubt you will ever buy them again! Ingredients Yields 1 dozen Yeast – 1 tablespoon Sugar – […]

BLACK BEAN TORTE & SPINACH GLAZE

Appetizers that Wow! A special evening was planned and I wanted to create an unusual appetizer. My evening was to be a party with friends to watch the Oscars and while black bean anything might not sound like an ingredient to create a menu around, THIS one was! Artsy guests. […]

SUGAR BEET CAKE

Color affects my emotions, and emotions inspire my taste buds. Weird? I know, but then we artists are allowed to be a bit weird. In the dead of winter, there isn’t a lot of inspiration in the way of color, and so I couldn’t deny that the Red Sugar Beet […]