Big Easy Chicken Sandwich

Big Easy Chicken Sandwich

Big Easy Chicken Sandwich This recipe is from my cookbook Southern Creole: Recipes from My New Orleans Kitchen. In my personal opinion this chicken sandwich is New Orleans in one bite. This recipe embodies all of the love and layers of flavor of a New Orleans recipe....

7-Day Cook-From-Home Meal Plan

7 Day Cook-From-Home Meal Plan This meal plan was designed for you to create some amazing food to take to work for lunch; even if it's just 15 feet from the kitchen. Most of us have stay-at-home mandates and it's forcing us to eat everything in sight. Below are some...

Beans and Rice Tostadas

Beans and Rice Tostadas

Beans and Rice Tostadas All of us are on lock down for the time being and we have to make good use of some items in our pantry. The star of this recipe is beans and rice, there versatile and you can use what you have on hand to make this recipe. I hope you enjoy!...

Meyer Lemon Sweet Tea

Meyer Lemon Sweet Tea

Meyer Lemon Sweet Tea Meyer lemons are the love child of oranges and lemons. Sweet, mild tartness and tons of flavor. Meyer lemons have a small season in January, so when there available spend that extra nickel to get them. When there out of season just use lemons....

Corn & Mushroom Bisque

Corn & Mushroom Bisque

Corn & Mushroom Bisque Now, I’ll be the first to tell you there’s no vegan substitute for crab meat but my friends at hungry planet has done a damn good job at getting close. Until their product is available in local retailers, we’ll just use mushrooms.  ...

Ancho Sweet Potato Chili

Ancho Sweet Potato Chili

Ancho Sweet Potato Chili I made this recipe after a short rib taco recipe that I have and I’m just impressed that this sauce is this versatile. The great thing is this dish is hearty, flavorful and versatile. You can easy turn it into enchiladas, tacos, burritos or...

Johnny Cakes with Citrus Ginger Chicken

Johnny Cakes with Citrus Ginger Chicken

Johnny Cakes with Citrus Ginger Chicken Have you ever had a hoe cake? Hoe cakes are Johnny cakes. The name comes from when slaves they would make these cakes on the back of their hoes, while in the fields. It’s impressive what a hunger and ingenuity can create. Johnny...

New Orleans Seafood File Gumbo

New Orleans Seafood File Gumbo

New Orleans Seafood File Gumbo As a New Orleanian, I take pride in gumbo. The herbs, spices, chicken, shrimp, ham, tasso, sausage, crab, okra, stock, hot sausage, roux and of course the aroma. All of these are key elements to an amazing gumbo. I want you to be able to...

King Cake Beignets

King Cake Beignets

King Cake Beignets Every time is carnival season back home (New Orleans), I wanted to take a shot at creating something that embodies this time of the year, my city, my heritage, and fun addition to Mardi Gras. King Cake Beignets, yes not only are they beautiful but...

Vegan File Okra Gumbo

Vegan File Okra Gumbo

Vegan File Okra Gumbo A vegan gumbo is probably how the first gumbo was prepared. Then eventually, came the crabs and shellfish from the Gulf of Guinea. However, this one’s a New Orleans file okra gumbo. The flavors are so mind-blowing I may stick to this one for a...

Ciroc Peach Cobbler Parfaits

Ciroc Peach Cobbler Parfaits

Ciroc Peach Cobbler Parfaits You can make this recipe without the Cîroc but why would you want to do that? This recipe is a new way to serve peach cobbler which is traditionally served in a casserole dish. This give you a peach cobbler tapas. Cîroc Peach Cobbler...

Wakanda Cake with Strawberry Mint Salad

Wakanda Cake with Strawberry Mint Salad

Wakanda Cake with Strawberry Mint Salad Chocolate cake is my comfort zone but vegan desserts are out of my comfort zone. I created this recipe with inspiration from Chef Bryant Terry. I got an amazing opportunity to cook for Niecy Nash's birthday brunch. I wanted to...

Thyme Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Thyme Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Thyme Roasted Sweet Potatoes If you're looking for a new way to make sweet potatoes that's not only delicious but easy to prepare and takes only 30 minutes. Thyme Roasted Sweet Potatoes Roasting draws out the natural sugars and gives sweet potatoes a deep rich flavor...

Red Velvet Pound Cake with Spiked Egg Nog

Red Velvet Pound Cake with Spiked Egg Nog

Red Velvet Pound Cake with Spiked Egg Nog During the holidays everybody's looking for the next dish they can bring to WOW their crowd. That's why I created this red velvet pound cake with spiked egg nog. Something that's true and dear to the holiday time. There's...

Jerk Oxtails with Rice & Peas

Jerk Oxtails with Rice & Peas

Jerk Oxtails with Rice & Peas I have a special place in my heart for all things "jerked". I'm in love with the warm spices and heat that jerking provides to anything. I have a even deeper special place for my heart for all things braised because it takes tough...

MEMBERS-RECIPE-TEMPLATE-Texas Style Ribs

MEMBERS-RECIPE-TEMPLATE-Texas Style Ribs

Texas Style Oven Beef Ribs: Since moving to Dallas I have learned a whole lot more about Texas style bbq. Now although in Texas they live by the perfect smoke for ribs. These ribs are for you to do in your home oven! You want achieve the same depth of smoky flavor as...

MEMBERS-RECIPE-TEMPLATE-Creole Jambalaya

MEMBERS-RECIPE-TEMPLATE-Creole Jambalaya

20 Minute Creole Jambalaya - This is close to my exact recipe I used in college to make people offer me money because this recipe used to have the front of the dorms smelling like grandma’s kitchen. The difference in this recipe is I used fresh vegetables instead of...

MEMBERS-RECIPE-TEMPLATE-RED-CURRY-POTATO

MEMBERS-RECIPE-TEMPLATE-RED-CURRY-POTATO

RED THAI CURRY BAKED POTATO-This recipe is inspired by my travels to Bangkok for my honeymoon. I wanted to catch the essence of Thai cuisine and bring it home. If you live near an Asian market go there and buy some of the other traditional vegetables they have...

Red Curry Thai Baked Potato

Red Curry Thai Baked Potato

Red Thai Curry Baked Potato This recipe is inspired by my travels to Bangkok for my honeymoon. I wanted to catch the essence of Thai cuisine and bring it home. If you live near an Asian market go there and buy some of the other traditional vegetables they have...

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