Blackened Salmon Pasta

The art of blackening has been around for 30 years, when the late great Chef Paul Prudhomme created it in the 1980’s. Chef Paul, created this dish when people in New Orleans and surrounding areas saw redfish as an undesirable poor man’s…

Spicy Soy Glaze Chicken Fried Rice

  Friday nights was Chinese night at my house, we would order a spread of: fried chicken, egg rolls, wontons, egg drop soup and shrimp fried rice. Oh, and plenty of soy sauce and duck sauce too. Yum! Unfortunately, our favorite Chinese…

Strawberry Creme Brulee

Believe it or not my first introduction to the kitchen was through sweets. Fudge brownies, oatmeal cookies, bread pudding, and three different types of pound cakes. Eventually, Little Debbie made her impression on me but my heart was still devoted…

Jerk Fish Cakes with Coconut Rice

I remember as a kid my dad always mentioning that my auntie made amazing fish cakes but somehow, he never brought me to my aunt’s house or any home to try. It's a shame because I was always raised that teasing was wrong. I never had any of…

Herb Steak with Chorizo Mash & Collards

It's not every week that I think to put myself in a stressful situation intentionally but I thought it would be fun to test my skills and do a live "Chopped" inspired episode on my Facebook Live Cooking Show #HungerTrap (every Tuesday at 7:30…
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Breakfast Casserole

Not many people can understand the excitement of different cultures when it comes to certain foods.  Every region of the world does not offer the same products, produce or ingredients that’s found in our own neck of the woods and that's…

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…