• BBQ Shrimp

    Friends cooking for Chef!

    On a recent trip to New Orleans Oksana and I were blessed to be served THE most delicious shrimp I’ve ever had in my life! Friends Gino and Dawn Kalkanoglu took us to a local outdoor seafood market and purchased 4lbs of awesome 13/15 [#indicates the amount per lb]shrimp (probably a hours out of the […]

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    Friends cooking for Chef!

  • Photo by Karen E Wink, www.karenwink.com

    Serenade Supper Club #7

    We were pleased to have Kameron Corvet as our featured artist for the evening. Kameron’s sound and guitar playing left many wanting to hear more from him. August 1st Menu 1st course: – Heirloom tomato & mozzarella caprese salad with basil oil and white balsamic reduction 2nd course: – Red pepper braised chicken & rice […]

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    Serenade Supper Club #7

  • 1st draft of the nights menu.

    Keeping it fresh and fun with the guys at DISH DIVE!

    DISH DIVE is a new restaurant located in KIRKWOOD owned and operated by Chef Travis Carroll & Jeff Myers. I have known Jeff over the last few years collaborating on some really cool dinners. Our first colab was Flavor Excursions #17 where the FE team featuring Chef Shane Devereux and executed a 6 course dinner […]

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    Keeping it fresh and fun with the guys at DISH DIVE!

  • Serenade Supper Club #2

    Come join us at Serenade Supper Club #7 Saturday August 1st 2015. Serenade Supper Club sign up! For SSC #2 we featured artist Alexandra Jackson. She is a singer, songwriter, musician, and arranger. Her style is a great blend of jazz, soul, and funk. We chose Alexandra because she is a great talent who delivered […]

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    Serenade Supper Club #2

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CULINARIA The Caribbean

CULINARIA has been my favorite go to cook book for years. It’s so much more than a cookbook, more like an encyclopedia to the worlds culinary landscape. Everything from alcohol to deserts are covered regionally in each book be it France or Russia. I own many and The Caribbean is the latest to add to […]

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Molecular Gastronomy

Let me start out by saying that molecular gastronomy isn’t a trend that I’m about to hop on like an amusement park ride. I’ve dabbled a bit here and there with agar-agar and toyed with foams back in 1999 but it has never been a often used tool in my repertoire. Is it cool? Yes. […]

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