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.…

Smothered Okra with Shrimp

As a young child, there was a few things that I would not eat regardless of how much cake you'd promise after dinner but okra wasn't one of them. My earliest memory of okra was fried okra from Church's Chicken. I would eat all the okra then…