Buttermilk Fried Chicken

With the first satisfying bite of this Buttermilk Fried Chicken you’ll be greeted with the savory crunchy coating followed by juicy and tender chicken that has been well seasoned. Buttermilk Fried Chicken is classic comfort food that will bring a smile to your friends and family when served to them. Add a drizzle of honey over […]

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Buttermilk Chicken Fried Steak with Cream Gravy

Fork tender Top Sirloin Steak enveloped in a crispy, crunchy, well seasoned breading, hot from the fryer, and covered with a rich and decadent Cream Gravy. Buttermilk Chicken Fried Steak with Cream Gravy is what is on the menu for dinner this weekend. The origins of Chicken Fried Steak also known as “Country Fried Steak,” can be traced back to […]

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Tandoori Chicken – Exploring the World of Spices

Flavorful, spicy, smoky, and savory, with just the right amount of heat from hot chilies. Roasted in a hot oven to a succulent tenderness. Tandoori Chicken is the perfect entrée for your first experience into the world of Indian cooking and spices. Tandoori Chicken is comfort food to me and has become one of my […]

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Pork & Shrimp Potstickers

What can I say, I have a love affair with potstickers. It started years ago when researching Asian cuisine during my culinary apprenticeship. The combination of flavors, fillings, cooking methods, and dipping sauces are endless. When served with a quick stir-fry vegetables and you will have a quick and delicious meal. That is, once you’ve […]

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Detroit Style Pizza

Where have you been all my life? It’s never too late to be introduced to the iconic food(s) of my hometown of Detroit, Michigan. I never knew that Detroit even had its very own style of pizza until I returned to Metro Detroit in 2001 after living in Texas for 17 years. Detroit Style “Square” Pizza […]

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Homemade “Big Mac” – Including the Special Sauce!

Having a “Big Mac” was a special treat as a kid and yesterday I decided to make my own from scratch. My very first job in the “world of cooking” was at McDonald’s as a grill cook in the early 80’s when I was a Junior in High School. That was in the days before […]

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Pizza – Napoli Style!

Have you ever had a wood-fired pizza fresh out of the oven? Steaming hot, the cheese melted into an oozy puddle over rich tomato sauce and fresh basil, the crust bubbled up crisp, tender, and lightly charred with a smoky scent. Oh yeah, and baked under 2 minutes? Now that’s how a true Napoli style […]

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Chicken Pot Pie – Don’t Fear the Flame

I love Chicken Pot Pie.  Tender chicken, vegetables, thick and rich chicken sauce, nestled in a buttery and oh so flaky pie crust.  But  how do you take Chicken Pot Pie from “great” to “omg.” Well, it’s all about caramelization.  Don’t fear the flame! this is how we develop deeper flavors from our food.  Most […]

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Chả Giò (Vietnamese Pork Spring Rolls)

Have you ever eaten something at a restaurant that tasted so good you couldn’t stop thinking about it? For me, my cravings got the best of me this week.  Ever since visiting San Antonio this past April. I’ve been thinking about the Spring Rolls at Viet-Nam Restaurant on Broadway. During the fifteen years I lived in San […]

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Texas BBQ Pork Spare Ribs

  When it comes to BBQ.  I think of Texas BBQ.  Low and slow.  The seasoning is kept simple too!  Salt and pepper are the main players in the rub.  While sweet paprika, onion powder, and garlic powder are just background notes.  No sauce is added to the ribs except when they’re served and that […]

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