Crabcake Sliders

boardwalk fries, cole slaw

I do love crabcakes just about anytime of the year, but summer is always the time I enjoy them the most.   When I can find fresh crabmeat in the market, you can be sure these little beauties will be on the menu at home! You may remember I made these sliders for a challenge I did with Epicurious earlier in the year, and for some reason I never … [Read more...]

Chicken Florentine – Deconstructed

Seared Chicken 2

As I set up my mis en place for dinner, I began to envision the dish I was about to make and how I would assemble it.    I knew I wanted potatoes and I wanted them sliced and crisp, sautéed with garlic.  I had baby spinach in abundance so that had to be worked into the recipe,  as well as mushrooms and boneless  chicken thighs. I began thinking … [Read more...]

Deconstructed Chicken Stew – Comfort Food at it’s Best

deconstucted Chicken Stew 2

This time of year nothing says Comfort Food more than a hearty delicious stew.   While I did cut down drastically the amount of gravy that normally would come with a stew,  being a southern boy I decided to bread and pan fry my chicken for the added flavor.  But if you'd like to make this even more healthy and lose the extra calories from frying … [Read more...]

Palak Paneer with Zesty South Indian Kitchen

Palak Paneer

One of the best things about Google+ was being able to reconnect with all my friends from Foodbuzz (RIP), and making many more new friends along the way!   For those of you that don't know, I started a Food Bloggers Community on Google+ back in December when communities were first made available to their chosen plussers.   Luckily I was one of … [Read more...]

Pistachio Encrusted Salmon

sundried tomato sauce and spinach

The holidays are coming and no matter how you celebrate, it means a time for family and friends to gather.  And what better way to celebrate the season than by sharing a meal.  I'm always looking for something new to make, something to impress my guests not only with a delicious meal but a beautifully presented meal. The old saying is "we eat … [Read more...]

Panko Breaded Flounder with Pasta & Broccoli Rabe

Panko Breaded Flounder 2

I truly am spoiled living on the east coast, where so much great fresh seafood is available.  And really lucky to have a Wegman's to shop at with a great selection of reliable fresh seafood, much of which is sourced locally.  So when I saw fresh flounder on display being hand filleted per order, I knew that would be the perfect choice for … [Read more...]