I recently went to the closing of a local bookstore and picked up a copy of Jim Tarantino’s Marinades, Rubs, Brines, Cures & Glazes. It is a great book, but near the end in the Asian section he had a great recipe for Honey and Sake Glazed Shrimp. This sounded amazing to me. So I went to the store and picked up some sweet sake and wildflower honey. I figured, the best ingredients could only make this better. After making this recipe, I determined that this was one of the best shrimp dishes that I have ever made.
It is spring and I am stuck in a tropical drink grind. Every new cocktail that I think up is tropical in style. I guess I am hoping that one of these drinks takes me back to an island. Either way, today’s drink is awesome. It is heavy on pineapple and coconut like a pina … Read moreBlue Hawaiian
Jamie Purviance has done it again. Weber’s Charcoal Grilling is the perfect book for the summer. This book has all of the basics for the beginner and over a hundred recipes that even an expert would love. This is the best book I have come across for the charcoal lover. When Weber puts their name … Read moreBook Review: Weber’s Charcoal Grilling
While on vacation in the Caribbean I was bombarded with Rum Punch. The go to drink for every restaurant, day cruise, and beach waiter was Rum Punch. I had a few of them over the course of my honeymoon and I noticed that none of them tasted the same. I asked the bartender at my … Read moreRum Punch
Right before I got married, I received an email from a reader (Laura) asking about a Jerk Chicken Recipe. This couldn’t have been a better time to ask for this recipe as I was heading to the Caribbean for my Honeymoon. While on VayCay, I ate a lot of Jerk Chicken. I thought all of … Read moreJerk Chicken
So I know that I have been a little absent on the blog lately. Sorry but I have been away getting married to my beautiful bride Dana. It was an amazing wedding. We are honeymooning in St. Lucia. Already visited a chocolate plantation and have worked out a couple of Caribbean inspired dishes for when … Read moreJust Married!
The other day I walked into the supermarket and discovered 1.99 a pound thin cut New York strip steaks. Although a little thin for grilling as steaks, they were perfect for making kabobs. So I started some rice in the rice cooker and then went to creating a Asian BBQ sauce. Asian BBQ Beef Kabobs … Read moreAsian BBQ Beef Kabobs