• Roast duck with blood orange Lillet sauce |

Roast Duck with Blood Orange-Lillet Sauce

Delicious and elegant roast duck, basted and stuffed with crimson colored blood oranges and fresh sage, and served with a citrus-sage and Lillet reduction sauce.  An easy-to-follow roast duck recipe – and a super delicious way to say goodbye to summer and hello to beautiful fall.When you think of roast duck, especially with a fruity […]

By |September 18th, 2015|Fall, Poultry and Game|1 Comment
  • Kale Lardo and Black Truffle Crostini |

Kale, Lardo and Black Truffle Crostini

Black kale, seductive lardo, and fragrant black summer truffle slices served on crostini scented with a subtle olive oil, garlic, basil and anchovy paste.  These appetizers are as much about flavor as they are about delicious aromas.

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By |September 15th, 2015|Appetizers and Starters, Summer|0 Comments
  • Sesame Seared Tuna with Buttered Samphire |

Sesame Seared Tuna with Samphire

White and black sesame encrusted seared tuna steaks, topped with butter, sliced, and served alongside tender samphire greens.This is a very quick and easy version of tuna to whip up.  No muss, no fuss.  Grill seared on each sesame encrusted side for 3 minutes, these tuna steaks will be ready lickety-split.


By |September 11th, 2015|Seafood, Summer|0 Comments
  • Grilled Porchetta and Smoked Scamorza Cheese Sandwich |

Grilled Porchetta and Smoked Scamorza Cheese Sandwich

Nothing tricky about this pork and grilled cheese sandwich; just simple and incredibly delicious Italian ingredients.  Porchetta and smoked scamorza on golden crusty ciabatta bread, stuffed with caramelized Vidalia onions.

And as the perfect chaser to each and every bite, pickled pepperoncini.

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By |September 8th, 2015|Fall, Meats, Sandwiches|0 Comments
  • Goat Cheese and Watercress Quiche |

Goat Cheese Quiche with Upland Cress

Make this simple and delicious Goat Cheese Quiche with Upland Cress.  Trust me on this one.  With merely a handful of classic quiche ingredients, you’ll come to love these as the Quiche Fab-Five:

Organic free range eggs, shallots in dry vermouth, goat cheese, peppery cress, baked in a lovingly prepared duck fat and […]

By |August 14th, 2015|Brunch, Eggs, Savory Pies and Tarts, Summer|0 Comments
  • Simple boiled lobster poached in a court bouillon of aromatic vegetables and herbs, and tarted up with Saint Germain, a deliciously fragrant elderflower liqueur |

Boiled Lobster in Court Bouillon and Elderflower Liqueur

Simple boiled lobster poached in a court bouillon of aromatic vegetables and herbs, and tarted up with Saint Germain, a deliciously fragrant elderflower liqueur.

Oh, boy, summertime is positively lobster time.

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By |August 11th, 2015|Seafood, Summer|1 Comment
  • Shrimp Fajitas with Chorizo and Chipotle Mayo |

Shrimp and Chorizo Fajitas with Chipotle Mayo

Shrimp Fajitas with Spanish Chorizo and Chipotle Mayo on grilled flour tortillas.  Today, let’s double down on intense Spanish flavors with these Tex-Mex fajitas – tender shrimp seasoned with smokey Spanish paprika and cumin, spicy hot Spanish chorizo, a tangy savoy cabbage slaw, and dripping in a creamy chipotle mayo.Read More

By |August 3rd, 2015|Seafood, Summer|0 Comments
  • Pork Sliders |

Pork Belly Sliders with Wasabi-Ginger Mayonnaise

Tuck into these Pork Belly Sliders with a creamy Wasabi-Ginger Mayonnaise and crisp, citrus red cabbage slaw on homemade slider buns.  These delightfully piquant little sandwiches have big flavors and porkitude to spare.  Oh, yes, I darn well did say piquant – and I meant it.

The barn door is open and the hogs are runnin’ wild.  Soo-ey!


By |July 31st, 2015|Meats, Summer|0 Comments
  • Cast Iron Deep Dish Pizza

Easy Cast Iron Deep Dish Pizza

A deep dish pizza with a delicious focaccia style pizza crust, loaded with a tomato sauce made from sweet cherry tomatoes imported from Italy, spicy Italian sausage, and milky mozzarella cheese.

The spicy kick of pork sausage seasoned with anise and fennel, layered under a mildly sweet cherry tomato sauce, is perfectly accented with garlic and oregano seasoning.

Each deep dish slice […]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Pizzas, Summer|1 Comment
  • Sirloin Sliders with Béarnaise Sauce |

Beef Sirloin Sliders with Mushrooms and Béarnaise

These double patty beef sirloin sliders, loaded with sautéed mushrooms, and dripping with Béarnaise Sauce will feed your warrior spirit.

This summer, if your mission is to slay IT with a delicious rack of burgers, let this recipe be your call to arms.

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By |July 15th, 2015|Meats, Summer|0 Comments
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