Lemon-Tarragon Tuna Melt with Provolone

Lemon-Tarragon Tuna Melt with Provolone | Black Girl Chef's Whites

  Once upon a time a chef entered a contest for the best grilled cheese sandwich. It was only a grilled cheese after all, how hard could it be to come up with the winning recipe? That is how I began my post about the Brie, Gorgonzola and Pork Loin Grilled Cheese recipe I developed for […]

Spicy Avocado Goddess Dressing

Spicy Avocado Goddess Dressing | Black Girl Chef's Whites

    Green Goddess salad dressing. If you are of a certain age, you remember it well. As all foods do, it fell out of fashion for awhile for some reason. But in the past few years, chefs have reintroduced this lovely, herbaceous dressing to their customers. I ate Green Goddess dressing a lot when […]

Avocado, Mandarin Orange and Jicama Salad with Key Lime Dressing

Avocado, Mandarin Orange and Jicama Salad with Key Lime Dressing | Black Girl Chef's Whites

    Cooling. Creamy. Crunchy. Those three words perfectly describe this refreshing Avocado, Mandarin Orange and Jicama Salad with Key Lime Dressing. This salad would pair well with grilled or spicy foods. Now that grilling season is here, this is a recipe to try. I found bags of tiny Key limes at a local market recently. […]

Foods from Chile Underground Dinner Party

Photo courtesy of Phu Son Nguyen

I just hosted my first Underground Dinner Party! Sounds so illicit doesn’t it? Bootleg whiskey and gangsters (more on them later) is what comes to mind when I think underground.  But that wasn’t really the case at all! This Underground Dinner Party was hosted by Foods From Chile, and took place in five cities across […]

Skewered Steak Tips with Avocado Gastrique

Skewered Steak Tips with Avocado Gastrique

Gastrique? Am I using some fancy schmancy chef talk? What the *#$! is a gastrique? OK to be perfectly honest this sauce is not a gastrique in the classical French culinary sense. But the ingredients – vinegar, fruit (yes, avocado is a fruit) and spices lends itself to being called a gastrique, at least by […]