Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2013«

Pickled Shrimp and grilled Endive Salad

May 21, 2013


Be the hit of your next BBQ with this amazingly simple dish.  You can pickle the shrimp up to a day ahead of time, then just grill the endive when you’re ready to serve.  This makes a great light main, or refreshing side.  It’s also a fantastic alternative to shrimp cocktail. For shrimp: 1 pound […]

Green Chili and Lime Marinated Venison Chops

May 17, 2013


I came up with this recipe the other day simply by necessity.  I had to make dinner, and simply utilized what I had in my kitchen.  It was a case of “what would go well with this?”  It ended up being very Latin inspired, which is fine with me.  I served my chops with spicy […]

Herb Roasted Poussins

May 14, 2013


I love these little chickens for their size and flavor.   They differ from a Cornish hen, which are similar in size, but a totally different type of bird.  While Cornish hens are full grown, these are young, small chickens.  One per person is the perfect portion size.  They have a lot more flavor than a […]

Seafood Cioppino

May 2, 2013


This seafood soup is a fantastic warmer weather alternative to a rich clam chowder.  The use of tomatoes and fresh herbs really brightens up the dish.  I like to compliment those flavors with sweeter seafood such as sea bass and scallops, but you can substitute whatever seafood you love, or looks best at the market […]