Category: Recipes

Call It Louis or Call It Louie? Either Way, It’s a Great Summer Salad

Call It Louis or Call It Louie? Either Way, It’s a Great Summer Salad

Crab Louie is a perfect summer salad, but you don’t have to stop at crab – other seafood like plank-grilled salmon or shrimp are just as good.

Eating Like It’s Jazz Fest: Congo Square Fish Nachos

Eating Like It’s Jazz Fest: Congo Square Fish Nachos

We took a walk on the wild side and used blacked fish on nachos. Here’s how it went down … it’s not a recipe as much as a set of loose guidelines, kinda like jazz is.

Missing Jazz Fest; But at Least We’ve Got Muffuletta Pasta Salad

Missing Jazz Fest; But at Least We’ve Got Muffuletta Pasta Salad

A Jazz-Fest inspired recipe: to soothe our lonesome-for-NOLA feelings, I made a Muffuletta Pasta Salad.

Double Trouble Burgers: Our Best Burger Recipe

Double Trouble Burgers: Our Best Burger Recipe

Burgers are classic comfort food, a warm and satisfying heartland-conjuring entree you can eat with your hands, accompanied by sides you can also grab and gobble. We’ve perfected our recipe in a dozen years of cooking together.

Zippy Crostini

Zippy Crostini

My mom used to make little toasts like this, but the recipe has been lost, so I made up a new one. The Grill-Meister was a big fan.

Easy Side Dish Recipe: Pan-Fried Risotto Cakes

Easy Side Dish Recipe: Pan-Fried Risotto Cakes

Making risotto cakes from leftover risotto is super-easy, and super-good.

The Best, Easiest Hollandaise Sauce Recipe (hint: you make it in the microwave)

The Best, Easiest Hollandaise Sauce Recipe (hint: you make it in the microwave)

Hollandaise is a perfect little creation, a bright, tart and smooth sauce that transforms whatever it tops.

How to Make a Leftover Shrimp Boil into an Omelet

How to Make a Leftover Shrimp Boil into an Omelet

What to do with leftover seafood boil yumminess? How about an omelet? It makes a perfect brunch.

Shrimp Boil Recipe, Memories, Tips and Opinions

Shrimp Boil Recipe, Memories, Tips and Opinions

A seafood boil is a communal experience, something you eat with your hands, get all over your face and don’t regret a messy morsel of.

Spicy-Tart Cranberry-Orange-Pineapple Relish (The Best!)

Spicy-Tart Cranberry-Orange-Pineapple Relish (The Best!)

Slightly sweet with just a hint of heat, this tart cranberry relish is the perfect complement to rich holiday food.

North-South Best Dressing Recipe Ever (with Sausage and Two Breads)

North-South Best Dressing Recipe Ever (with Sausage and Two Breads)

Savory, flavorful and redolent with tradition, this dressing is always at the top of the family request list. Even so, it took almost 30 years to accurately document the recipe.

Haiku: Possessiveness

Haiku: Possessiveness

Haiku born of people-watching at a nightclub.

Strange But Wonderful Solo Lunch While One-Footed: Broccoli-Egg Salad with Hollandaise

Strange But Wonderful Solo Lunch While One-Footed: Broccoli-Egg Salad with Hollandaise

The crunch of the broccoli, smooth and earthy taste of the egg, and the tart, silky hollandaise come together beautifully in this salad.

Simple, Rustic, Good: Catalan Tomato Bread is a Winner

Simple, Rustic, Good: Catalan Tomato Bread is a Winner

From Food & Wine: “This recipe offers irrefutable proof that the best dishes are often the simplest.”

Why Barbecue on July 4?

Why Barbecue on July 4?

Pondering a plethora of great grilling options to properly celebrate Independence Day.

The Best Crab Cake Recipe, Ever

The Best Crab Cake Recipe, Ever

The best crab cakes ever, from the most popular recipe on foodandwine.com. The “test kitchen” at Glover Gardens proved out these results – yum!


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