Tag Archive: food

The Proof’s in the Pudding!

Thrilled beyond belief to have acquired a published family cookbook filled with old-time recipes from my two great-grandmother’s on my biological Father’s side. Today I made great grandma Bertie’s banana pudding. My first… Continue reading

Perfect Poached Eggs

A photographer friend of mine, Jason Joseph, shared this recipe for a fast, easy, nutritious, DELICIOUS breakfast. I tried it this morning, and will most definitely make this a recurring meal on my… Continue reading

Brunswick Chicken and Pork Stew

Brunswick Stew 4 oz. Salt Pork, diced 2-3 lbs. shredded chicken parts 8 cups water 3 russet potatoes, diced 3 small or 2 large Vidalia onions, chopped 2 large Garlic cloves, minced 28… Continue reading

Collard Greens, A Southern Tradition

Collard Greens, A New Year’s Day Southern Tradition… served along with our traditional black eyed pea’s or Hoppin’ John, and corn bread… It’s on the menu tomorrow. As southern tradition and superstition dictates,… Continue reading

Florida Low Country Shrimp Boil

Here’s what I consider the best Florida Low Country Boil ….I stick with this recipe, and it’s awesome every time. About 10-12 small red skinned potatoes 6 ears of corn Water to Cover… Continue reading

Trinidadian Oxtail Stew

I have had the fortune of meeting and befriending a fantastic Trinidadian Chef via Google+ hangouts and have proudly been able to work with him.  Larry Fournillier is an Amazing Person and an… Continue reading

Vegetable Soup (just like Grannie’s)

No one could make a pot of hearty, healthy, vegetable soup like my Grannie could.  More than just a ‘soup’, her pot of delicious fresh veggies was a meal in itself.  And served… Continue reading

Broiled Gretel Eggplant Fingers

Gretel Eggplant are a smaller, egg-colored, tender skinned early garden vegetable. Serves two .. maybe. (I could eat them all if no one was looking.) 6 Gretel eggplants, cut in half lengthwise Olive… Continue reading

Stuffed Bell Peppers with Quinoa

Ingredients          4-6 Medium/Large bell peppers, tops removed, seeded          1 pound ground turkey (optional)          2 tablespoons olive oil        … Continue reading

Lobster Souffle’

3 tbs unsalted butter 3 tbs flour 6 eggs, separated 1 lb lobster meat 1 onion, chopped 1/2 lb mushrooms, chopped 1 cup milk or cream 2 oz Parmesan or Gouda cheese Melt… Continue reading