Words Fail Me | Garlic Scape Pesto and Prawn Pizza

I have a tendency to be effusive. I also wish, at times like this, that I wasn’t all those other times. Because sometimes, you end up with a garlic scape pesto and prawn pizza with an egg on top. And you haven’t ever made pizza before because you just thought, “well, I am kind of… Read More Words Fail Me | Garlic Scape Pesto and Prawn Pizza

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Potluck Party | Crab Pot Pie with Pimento Cheese Biscuits

I was so excited to be invited to a cool little supper club started by a friend here in Columbus.   The ingeniously-themed meet up was entitled Showcase of the Crusted Arts.  Meaning bring something with a crust on it somewhere.  The smart and gracious hosts cooked up a beautiful whole striped bass in a salt… Read More Potluck Party | Crab Pot Pie with Pimento Cheese Biscuits

South-Texas Locavore / Shiner-Steamed Shrimp with Ruby Red Grapefruit Salsa

Tonight’s dish highlights the soul of local food.  It’s perfect for late fall in South Texas.  The grapefruit are sweet, but also a little savory.  They’re a beautiful color, and plentiful.  And because it’s coming on grapefruit season in the Rio Grande Valley, they’re awfully cheap.  Meanwhile, the local Meyer lemons are juicy and fragrant. … Read More South-Texas Locavore / Shiner-Steamed Shrimp with Ruby Red Grapefruit Salsa

Risotto Night | Shrimp and Sea Beans

It happens pretty much once a week. I love it. Hades loves it. Cherub can’t get enough of it. I love that it’s a versatile dish that takes on whatever flavor or season you throw at it. I often make it as a vegetarian dish, and we never really miss the meat on those nights. You can even skip cheese to make it vegan if you top it with a delicious and simple pangrattato. This summer’s versions have included carrot and coriander or the ubiquitous tomato and basil, as well as this week’s fancy-schmancy version: shrimp with sea beans.… Read More Risotto Night | Shrimp and Sea Beans