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Rustic-Cheese-Tray1A Duck Spring Rolls with Plum Glaze (1) Pink Peppercorn Steak as Poivre Lamb Chops Persillade Roasted Vegetable Tower1A Zucchini Salad with Avocado Seared Tuna with Black & White Sesame Roasted Cod Crabcakes with Chipotle Remoulade Pan Seared Salmon Parmesan Crusted Cod with Spinach SeaBass with Mango Salsa &Coconut Rice Cakes 001 Pan Seared Scallops with Microgreens Seafood Paella Shrimp Riviera Bruschetta Mini First Course Vegetable Terrine 012 Foie Gras with Ribbons of Pear Elderberry...

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Easy Peach Frangipane (Peach Dartois)

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Easy Peach Frangipane (Peach Dartois)

Easy holiday dessert

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TIPS FOR SPECTACULAR PARTIES

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TIPS FOR SPECTACULAR PARTIES

TIPS for Spectacular Parties Throwing Parties with VIP Style Success with social events means knowing how to surprise and delight your guests. It allows you to get really creative so that get togethers are memorable. Putting on a spectacular party starts with the table and ends with a “WOW”! The following are a few tips and ideas to get you started. Plan with Panache Visualize the evening conceptually, walking yourself through the plans and how you want things to flow. Organize the menu, invitations, decor and...

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Grilled Salmon with Bourbon Honey Chipotle Glaze & Candied Limes

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Grilled Salmon with Bourbon Honey Chipotle Glaze & Candied Limes

GRILLED SALMON WITH BOURBON HONEY CHIPOTLE GLAZE & CANDIED LIMES It’s BBQ season the minute the weather is warm and we head into Memorial Day! As a personal chef, I love BBQ parties – the aromas of anything grilling on the open fire and wafting aromas in the air makes for an immediate culinary celebration.  I like to squeeze in as many BBQ parties as I can because grilling outdoors is the best part of the Spring & Summer season!   Grilled Salmon with Bourbon Honey Chipotle Glaze & Candied Limes...

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VEGETARIAN VEGAN MONDAYS – Eggplant Roulade with Balsamic Vinaigrette

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VEGETARIAN VEGAN MONDAYS – Eggplant Roulade with Balsamic Vinaigrette

GRILLED EGGPLANT ROULADE WITH BALASMIC VINAIGRETTE In the Springtime, the vegetables are bountiful and it inspires cooking lighter fare. Eggplant not only yields a lot with just one eggplant but it is heartier for meatless cooking. When selecting your eggplant, look for eggplants that have unblemished skin and are firm to the touch. The eggplant recipe that follows is great served at room temperature which makes it an easy dish to transport for beachside lunches or BBQ’s. GRILLED EGGPLANT ROULADE WITH BALSAMIC...

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Vegan – Vegetarian Mondays

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Vegan – Vegetarian Mondays

VEGAN VEGETARIAN MONDAYS If you’re serious about getting healthy, you need to consciously focus on what you eat that creates healthy cells. You are totally in control of what you put in your body, and that of your family. Increasing the amount of fruits, vegetables and whole grains should be the new food pyramid. Avoiding or limiting animal foods and their by products as well as processed foods is the key to optimum health. Eating the right foods, gives your body the nutrition it actually needs as opposed to your...

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