Creole Oxtail Stew

If I were asked the question, “what’s my favorite cooking method?,” I would always answer with a braise. I find that it’s the best way to prepare tough cuts of meat, maximize flavor and get a gorgeous sauce in one pot. Which is why I…

Asian Chicken Wings

This weekend is the NFL draft and I know several people who are having draft parties. Crunchy fried chicken with a sweet savory Asian barbecue sauce is a perfect combination. Follow this recipe and you'll be the talk of this weekends draft.   Asian…

Bananas Fosters Egg Rolls

Sometimes you find yourself drawing inspirations from all over to come up with new ideas for recipes. This banana fosters egg roll idea came from having dinner with my girlfriend. This Thai spot had some great food! She was adamant about me…

Steak a Different Way

I don’t know what it is about a nice piece of steak. I think it may be the nice crust that forms as it sears, locking in those meaty flavors as it gets ready to hit the oven to baste in its own fat. It may be the satisfying feeling of eating…

Cookbook In Production

Do you have a cookbook? If I earned a hundred dollars every time I've heard that I would have enough cash to buy a house in the Garden District of New Orleans. To say the least the drafting on my first cookbook has begun.    It's…

Mardi Gras 2017

There’s a phrase that we say every year in New Orleans on Mardi Gras day; “Everywhere else it’s just Tuesday.” It’s no secret that no place else in America gets Fat Tuesday off like in New Orleans and if they do get…

Valentine's Day

It’s that time of the year and love is in the air, hopefully. Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to be a guest on “The 504” for a cooking segment about cooking for your boo! My inspiration was to use foods known as aphrodisiacs.…