Smoked Shrimp Wrapped with Prosciutto

Smoked Shrimp Wrapped with Prosciutto

This recipe is super quick and easy. I’m glad I found my Smoker and all it’s pieces because I will be doing this recipe several times this summer! FYI, this is a great recipe for a party with loads of people who want to help out with the cooking. One...
Smoked Shrimp Wrapped with Prosciutto

Things Cooks Love by Marie Simmons

I know it sounds obvious but a cookbook is only as good as its author. The first good thing about Sur la Table’s cookbook is Marie Simmons. Marie is one of this country’s finest cookbook authors. By that I mean that her recipes work as written, which is, as far as I’m...
Smoked Shrimp Wrapped with Prosciutto

Pâté de Campagne

One of my favorite recipes from The Country Cooking of France is this Pate de Campagne. The recipe calls for grinding the meat using a real meat grinder. With all the appliances and kitchen gadgets I already had, I discovered I still lacked a meat grinder. I really...

Welcome to the new blog!

I know I have said to all my friends, family and clients that I would never write a cookbook or anything else, and believe me I went into this venture tenderly. The point is, after being in the food business for nearly 20 years I do have things to say about cookbooks...
Smoked Shrimp Wrapped with Prosciutto

Asparagus with Mushrooms in a Tarragon Cream

Asparagus is one of spring’s blessings. Simply blanching them in boiling water, or grilling them in extra virgin olive oil with a sprinkle of sea salt and a couple of grinds of fresh black pepper could not be better. But after a couple of weeks of those simple...