SEAFOOD BOIL

SEAFOOD BOIL The other day, I made what I think was one of my best meals ever…you will enjoy this so much…especially if you are a seafood lover. It is super simple and takes about 30 [...]

Spicy Honey Walnut Chicken

I’m typically not much of a honey lover.  However, I happened upon this spicy version of honey at Magnolia Emporium a few months ago called MIke’s Hot Honey.  I used it in a shrimp [...]

Spicy Honey Shrimp with Shaved Brussel Sprouts

I love creating recipes with super fresh ingredients.  I love it even more when I am unsure about the combination of ingredients and it turns out to be amazing.  Who would ever think that shrimp [...]

Minestrone Soup

Fall is upon us and winter will be here before we know it. I love soups of all kinds and this is one of my favorites…my take on Ina’s Garten’s Winter Minestrone Soup.   [...]

Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and Sour Soup is one of my favorite soups to order in an Asian restaurant. I have finally perfected it by using a variation of a recipe I found from easy-souprecipes.com Here is how I make [...]

The Perfect Steak

Cast iron pan and salt/pepper is all you need… For those of us who are avid steak eaters/lovers, how can you not like to indulge in a big, juicy steak from steakhouses like, Capital Grill, [...]

Fox 46 Good Day Charlotte Food Segment – Poolside Bites

Peter Carey and myself were featured on Fox 46 Good Day Charlotte on July 23rd. Peter Carey is a lifestyle guru and my partner in Fashion and Food.  Peter’s businesses include, PAC public [...]

Baked Stuffed Clams with Bacon

Here’s the recipe for my most recent creation: Baked Stuffed Clams with Bacon.  Start by soaking 2 dozen clams, that you can find locally at the Carolina Meat & Fish Co, in a mixture of [...]

Grilled Oysters with Bacon and Parmesan Cheese

Today, I bring to you a great recipe that I developed a few weeks ago, Grilled Oysters with Bacon and Parmesan Cheese. I purchased the oysters and had the lids removed at my local fish and food [...]

Pan Seared Halibut with Crispy Skin

Another incredible dinner! I made Pan Seared Halibut w/ Crispy Skin, Flash fried Calamari and Cannellini Bean Salsa. The Halibut and Squid are of course from my spot Carolina Meat & Fish [...]

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