Tomato Herb Pasta

Tomato Herb Pasta

Tomato Herb Pasta recipe from Southern Living 1001 Ways to Cook Southern -- recipe on Steamy Kitchen on TLC.

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Cola Glazed Baked Wings

Cola Glazed Baked Wings

  I met award-winning cookbook author Virginia Willis about a month ago at IACP Portland, and within seconds of meeting, we were giggling about....oh I don't even remember! After a couple glasses of wine, chocolate bar and bite after bite of seafood cooked on...

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Cedar Planked Mussels

Cedar Planked Mussels

If I had to choose one person to come over to my home and cook for me right now, it would be Ted Reader.He's a madman. And he even looks like one with hair tricked up in directions only possible by riding a rollercoaster with a can of AquaNet and a blow dryer. But the...

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Grilled Shrimp with Chili Lime Butter

Grilled Shrimp with Chili Lime Butter

It's another episode of Good Bite, this time our topic was shrimp, which is such a biiig....wiiiide...topic! I continued my lovefest with Dr. BBQ and chose a recipe from one of his cookbooks, Grilled Shrimp with Chili Lime Butter, a seriously easy yet cool-looking...

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Grilled Whole Fish with Chili Soy Dipping Sauce

Grilled Whole Fish with Chili Soy Dipping Sauce

Slideshow shows step by step: how to grill whole fish: [imagebrowser id=15] I have yet to go fishing in the local waters here, well okay maybe I need to count the time I friend Judy took me and the kids to the state park. We used squirmy worms as bait on their kiddie...

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Sesame Seared Tuna with Lime Ginger Vinaigrette

Sesame Seared Tuna with Lime Ginger Vinaigrette

In conjunction with my podcast with Michael Ruhlman'sRatio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking. And true to the book's goal, I didn't use a recipe to develop the Lime-Ginger Vinaigrette for the Sesame Seared Tuna. After a quick check in the...

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Red Lantern Grilled Sirloin with Chile, Garlic, and Ginger

Red Lantern Grilled Sirloin with Chile, Garlic, and Ginger

Photo of Red Lantern's Grilled Sirloin with Chile, Garlic and Ginger courtesy of Secrets of the Red Lantern Cookbook I love my friends! I needed a few more shots for the cookbook, and asked my good friends Matt and Dannika of MattikaArts if he'd like to take a shot...

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Grilled Shrimp with Lemongrass and Ginger

Grilled Shrimp with Lemongrass and Ginger

I can never resist buying jumbo shrimp when they are on sale. I'm talking GIGANTOR shrimp, that really could be mistaken for small lobster tail. The best thing to do with this monsters is to grill them whole, shell-on with a lemongrass and ginger marinade. So, how do...

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Club Med Salsa Mexicana and Guacamole

Club Med Salsa Mexicana and Guacamole

(click on the above photo for a slideshow of 11 photos with food photography/styling commentary) While at Club Med Ixtapa, I ate more chips, salsa mexicana and guacamole than possible for a person my size. A big plate like this accompanied almost every single one of...

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Ginger, Soy and Whiskey Grilled Chicken

Ginger, Soy and Whiskey Grilled Chicken

Today is Saturday, May whatever. This morning I woke up and FINALLY gave myself permission to be sick. After uttering those words to my bedside lamp, the already straining cork that had been clinging on for dear life where head meets nose the past 4 days, holding back...

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Sparkling Ginger Lime & Mint Cooler

Sparkling Ginger Lime & Mint Cooler

These are fabulous recipes from Modern Indian cookbook , written by my new friend and famous chef, Hari Nayak. If you are new to Indian cooking, this is absolutely the perfect book to start with. The recipes are simple, elegant and uses ingredients you can find in...

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Grilled Whole Fish on Banana Leaf

Grilled Whole Fish on Banana Leaf

There are times when I should just shrug my shoulders in defeat, lay the camera down and just go make myself a Bloody Mary. Only after the first sip would I grab a blank sheet of paper, a black sharpie marker and just draw you a picture of my dish. Because there is no...

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Grilled Corn with Lime Cilantro Wasabi Butter

Grilled Corn with Lime Cilantro Wasabi Butter

I have so much to tell you that I don't even know where to begin!!!  But of course, it's always about the food, so I'll start with the food.  But the food part is going to be really, really short because I want to share with you my first television shooting...

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