Crispy Shrimp N Grits Bars

Shrimp and grits is a southern classic, particularly in the gulf area around Louisiana. And there are so many variations! Some have a spanish...

Captain’s Hot Spiced Cider

As a chef, you often find yourself as the final authority on all matters restaurant related, even if they involve things in the cold,...

Turkey Tetrazini Gratin

Who doesn't have leftover turkey after the holidays? Turkey and noodle casserole might not be as much of a standard as the old turkey...

Linguine with Steak and Gorgonzola Sauce

Some people (unfortunately) know this dish as served at Olive Garden, but its a much nicer dish when done in the classic Italian style,...

Fresh Guacamole With Nacho Chips: My Favourite Healthy Snack

Fresh guacamole is one of my favourite snacks, though due to the amount of work involved I don’t have it very often. There is...

Rustic Mexican Breakfast Huevos Rancheros: Fried Egg With Salsa

Huevos Rancheros is a rustic and easy to prepare Mexican breakfast dish. It has both fried and poached variations, but I’ll be giving the...

Easy Tomato Basil ‘Caprese Salad’ With Pine Nuts

This is a classic Italian salad with a few different variations. Some use whole basil, some use thinly sliced ribbons, called a chifonade in...

Delicious Zucchini Italian Sausage Parmesan Lasagna

I just whipped this up for dinner yesterday. We planted too many zucchini plants this year (those things can get out of control pretty...
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2 Pesto Recipes Excellent for Pasta’s

Everywhere I worked as a chef, we've had our own garden, and everywhere we've had a garden, we've grown basil. Keeping a garden is...

Southern Style Creole Caesar Salad: A New Orleans/Italian Mix

As a general rule, I try to avoid a few dishes that seem to pop up on menus everywhere. The Caesar salad is one...

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