Stuffed Lobster, Stuffed Shrimp and Stuffed Mushrooms for the Holidays!

crab imperial

With the winter holidays just a few weeks away, its time to kick the menu up a few notches to give your holiday guests something to talk about!  And what could be better than Stuffed Lobster, Stuffed Shrimp or Mushrooms all stuffed with a delicious crabmeat stuffing!   Now thats something to celebrate! The crab imperial I use for those delicious … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas and Recipes – Around the Kitchen Table

Turkey Croquette

Thanksgiving and any of the winter holiday celebrations that follow always means there's going to be turkey on the table.   And that means leftovers and whats better than Thanksgiving Leftovers! But after a few days of turkey sandwiches and platters, you start thinking of other ways of transforming those leftovers into something not quite as … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Pie Recipes

Pumpkin, Pecan and Apple Crumble Thanksgiving Pies

It's almost Thanksgiving and what would the holiday be without a few traditional Thanksgiving pies to help celebrate the season!   Our table wouldn't be complete with at least two of our favorites one of which has to always be Pumpkin Pie! Through the years I've tried different recipes but I always go back to the recipe on the back of the … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Recipes – Sweet Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce & Cole Slaw

Mashed Apple Butter Sweet Potatoes 2

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays.....well except for the ones I've worked.   It's a day to see family and friends, a time to come together and give thanks for all the blessings  you have in your life.   This year we'll be celebrating at home in Florida and it will be the first Thanksgiving in a long time that we didn't have … [Read more...]

On the Road with Chef Dennis – TuckAway Shores Resort

TuckAway Shores Room view

Lisa and I celebrated the Anniversary of our first year in Florida last Tuesday and I began thinking about all the wonderful places we've been to since our arrival in Florida and how I'd love to share them with my friends. I didn't have to think very long about it, because I knew that Google+hangouts would be the perfect way to share my … [Read more...]

What you Don’t Know About your Food Can Hurt you!

Say no to GMO

If I had to pick one life changing event this year, it would have to be attending ShiftCon in Los Angeles.  To say it was eye opening would be an understatement.  When you have a multitude of aha moments over three days it makes you feel as though you've been living under a rock. But to repeat the message that so many of those wonderfully … [Read more...]