Saturday, September 19, 2020

Cauliflower Soup

I’ve always been a big soup fan. Even growing up in Arizona, in the middle of summer, I had been known to enjoy a...
Spicy Watermelon Salad

Spicy Watermelon Salad

Most things I cook and recipes I create are either inspired by something I’ve seen or tasted, with my own take on it, or...

Tequila-Lime Chicken Tacos

Tequila, lime and salt. A great shot and, believe it or not, also a great marinade for chicken. Everyone has an epic tequila story —...

Salsa and Guacamole

Some consider chips, salsa and guacamole an appetizer, but I think they make a great meal. In fact, my belly would much prefer if...
Presenting steamed mussels and clams.

Mussels and Clams

I love all seafood, but I love shellfish the most. Whether it’s oysters on the half shell, king crab legs, whole Maine lobster or...

Blood Orange Margarita with Elderflower

I’ve always been intrigued with blood oranges. For some reason, the blood oranges have been especially dark and sweet this year. Maybe they like...
Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Tabouli

I used to hate the taste of parsley. When I was young, my mom would make us eat the parsley garnish when we went...

Pasta Carbonara with Ramps

Ramps. Ramps. Ramps. The best thing about spring is ramps. Because I grew up in the Southwest, I had never even heard of ramps....

Shrimp Culichi

After spending time in all the border states (and the food capital of the U.S., NYC), I’m convinced that the best Mexican food outside...
Grilled Shrimp and Lobster

Grilled Shrimp and Lobster

Grilling is the special province of man. There’s something very satisfying to a man about cooking over open flame. I didn’t make the rule,...