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 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 [...]

My Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Buttermilk Fried Chicken… Who doesn’t love fried chicken?  I love this recipe I created…the chicken is so crispy, tender, and juicy.  This recipe works with whatever part of the [...]

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.   [...]

Cast Iron Skillet Seared Scallops with a Cayenne Corn Puree

This is by far one of my favorite dishes to prepare and to serve guests.  Once you learn the technique to prepare scallops, you will wonder why you don’t make them at home more often. You [...]

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 [...]

Fresh Scottish Salmon Papillote

Back at my favorite local places in Charlotte to get the freshest seafood, The Carolina Meat & Fish Co. Tonight’s dinner was done quick and easy and everything was from The Carolina [...]

Finding Fashion in The Carolina Meat & Fish Co (Oh Yes We Did!)

Just because it’s a tee doesn’t mean you have to wear it like one. I’m always finding new ways to shake things up with casual style. Charlotte Fashion Plate is always finding [...]

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