Summer Vegetable Garden Photography Series, Part 1

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Actually, part 1 may be the only part of the series. We’ll see. Anyhoo, I planted a garden in my backyard, which has never had a garden in it before. One of the reasons for this is that my backyard is almost completely shaded by huge ancient oak trees, that are at least a hundred […]

Summer Grilling

Summertime. And the grilling is easy. While looking through some old posts, I decided to do a small compilation of grilling recipes. Summer brings the inner grill-meister out in everyone, but not everyone knows how to properly flavor their foods before slapping them on the grill. If you love pork ribs, this is the dry […]

Tasso Ham and Langostino Tail Gumbo

Tasso Ham and Langostino Tail Gumbo

  Gumbo.  The name alone invokes the bayous of Louisiana, steamy and swampy. Or maybe the wild debauchery of Bourbon St. in the French Quarter of New Orleans. For me it means memories of family sitting around the dinner table with big bowls of chicken, sausage, shrimp and crab leg stuffed gumbo. The taste of […]