Blistered Tomatoes

This. Just.Happened. Yep. FML ( in such a fabulous way) Blistered Grape, Marzano,Sunburst, Vine Ripe and Sundried Tomatoes with a Heavy Splash of Chardonnay, Hand Picked Herbs, Garlic, Shallot, Olive Oil and Sea Salt. Β Roasted in a Cast Iron Pan for 20 Minutes and Then Topped with Buffalo Mozzarella and Creamy Goat Cheese. Hi Broiled … Continue reading Blistered Tomatoes


Horseradish Roasted Salmon….(fβ˜†ck yeah) :)

Back ground story: Years ago I had the honor of working side by side with Chef Arpad Olah who is not only a creative genius but a close personal friend and mentor. He and his beautiful family are dear to my heart and I think of them each time I recreate this amazing dish. This … Continue reading Horseradish Roasted Salmon….(fβ˜†ck yeah) πŸ™‚

Brazilian Pica Flor β™‘

This is a spin on my personal cocktail recipe and is actually a variation of a luxurious Brazilian Lemonade. This drink is traditionally made with fresh squeezed limes, sweetened condensed milk and sugar water. I've added Silver Patron and a Pinch of JalapeΓ±o because I love a little heat to balance out the acidity and … Continue reading Brazilian Pica Flor β™‘

This Little Piggy…

Tender Pork Tenderloin, Pounded Out and Stuffed with Pan Roasted Shallot, An Jou Pears, Crumbled Gorgonzola and Ravage Cabernet. Sprinkled lavishly with sea salt and cracked pepper- then tucked and rolled, tied with fresh rosemary and then lovingly basted while roasting with the pan sauce left over from the pears and shallots. Β One hour on … Continue reading This Little Piggy…

Sunday Dinner

Ive been waiting all week for this. Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Whipped Cauliflower with Creamy Bergenost and a Side of Southern Style Collard Greens with Pequeno Pepper Sauce. I love shrimp and grits, so this is a slightly healthier version and closer to a paleo menu. Ive been (mostly) gluten free and (mostly) paleo for … Continue reading Sunday Dinner

Cheers! ;)

Today I want to share one of my all time favorite cocktails. Its fresh, tart and a little spicy. (Kind of like me! Lol) ~Raspberry Picaflor~ Ingredients: 1 cocktail* Silver Patron 1.5 Ounces Juice of 1/2 Lime & 1/2 Lemon 1 And 1/2 Teaspoons Local Honey Handful of Muddled Raspberries Splash Sparkling Water And Optional- … Continue reading Cheers! πŸ˜‰

The Cowboy Way

Mmmmmmmmmmm. Smoked Habanero Sea Salt Rubbed Ribeye with Fresh Avocado Salsa, Caramelized Mexican Street Corn and Smashed Pinto Beans with Applewood Bacon,Swimming in Ranchero Sauce, Cheddar Cheese and a Pinch of Greek Yogurt. Super high in protein and zero gluten. Perfect way to get back into the swing of things post holiday season and back … Continue reading The Cowboy Way