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Toasted Muffuletta Sandwich

Toasted Muffuletta Sandwich Instructions 1. Heat oven 375 degrees 2. Cut the round bread in half-length wise. 3. Brush both sides with extra virgin olive oil. Toast bread in broiler oven or in a hot sauté pan until well toasted. 4. Layer salami, ham, mortadella on the bottom half of the bread. Top meat with […]


Summer Gazpacho Soup

Summer Gazpacho Soup Instructions 1. Blacken poblano over a gas burner or BBQ grill. Put in a bag for 5 minutes, then peel off and discard skin. Discard seeds and stem. Reserve. 2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Core tomatoes, then cut a small “X” at the bottom. Drop tomatoes into […]


Tilapia Tortilla Soup with Cumin Spiced Yogurt

Tilapia Tortilla Soup with Cumin Spiced Yogurt Instructions 1.    Mix cumin, chili pepper, garlic powder, and salt, set aside. 2.    Drizzle 2 tablespoons olive oil on tilapia filets. Sprinkle a small amount of spice mix on both sides. 3.    Place tilapia filets on a hot grill pan. Grill for 10 to 12 minutes turning fish […]

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Spicy Jalapeño Hushpuppies

Spicy Jalapeño Hushpuppies Instructions WHAT TO DO In a deep fryer or large pot, heat oil to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, chives, baking powder, salt and garlic powder. In a small bowl, combine eggs, milk and vinegar. Add to cornmeal mixture, and stir until blended. Fold in jalapenos and […]

Smoked Pulled Pork Spring Rolls

Smoked Pulled Pork Spring Rolls Instructions Smoked Pulled Pork Spring Rolls What You Need 2 tablespoons peanut oil 1 medium carrot, shredded 1 small cabbage, shredded 1 cup mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 pinch white pepper 3 teaspoons sugar 1 tablespoon light soy sauce 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce 2 teaspoons sesame oil 2 cups smoked […]

Biscuits with Creole Compound Butter

Biscuits with Créole Compound Butter Instructions 1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients, whisk with a fork until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed. 2. Spread butter atop or inside of homemade or can biscuits. Ingredients 1 stick unsalted butter, soft 1 tablespoon roasted garlic, minced 1 nice pinch red pepper flakes ½ tablespoon creole […]

Thai Style BBQ Duck Lettuce Cups

Thai Style BBQ Duck Lettuce Cups Instructions 1.    Wash lettuce leaves and dry with paper towel. Set aside. 2.    In a very hot large heavy skillet or wok, add olive oil, chilies, garlic and ginger. Sauté until caramelized. 3.    Add diced chicken to pan and cook for 2-3 minute.  Add soy sauce, hoisin, water chestnuts, […]


Chicken and Buttermilk-Cornmeal Dumplings

Chicken and Buttermilk-Cornmeal Dumplings Instructions For The Chicken Soup: 1. In a cast iron Dutch pot on medium-high heat, melt the butter. 2. Add onions, carrots and celery to pot and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add bay leaf, thyme, turmeric, pinch of salt, and black pepper and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. […]