Chicken and Shrimp Pepperoni

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During my restaurant days one of my favorite dishes to make was Chicken Pepperoni.  Not only was it a delicious dish, but it reminded me of the time I spent with Mama Jeanette, and how she taught me so much about food and about myself. Chicken was always a favorite in my restaurant, so I did my best to make the dishes special, flavorful and … [Read more...]

Pan Seared Chicken with a Jack Daniels-Apple Butter Sauce

Pan seared chicken with an apple butter jack daniels sauce

As a chef I love a good challenge, and when that challenge is to use a product that you love, in a way it's never been used before, well for me it doesn't get any better than that! Last July I went to the Big Summer Potluck and not only did I get the chance to meet and socialize with so many amazing bloggers, but I also got the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Chicken Marselena with Pepperoni – Inside my Restaurant Kitchen

Chicken Marselena with Pepperoni

During my restaurant years, one of my favorite things to do was combine flavors, and of course my favorite way to prepare those dishes was saute'.   If I  miss anything about my restaurant days, it would have be my Mise en place, that incredible array of  ingredients, that I built my dishes from. Of course there were items that were standard … [Read more...]