Tuna Carpaccio with Chimichurri White Beans

White Beans-Cannellini-rinsed and drained 3 Cups-Kale-thick stem removed, washed/spin dry A few drops-Olive Oil-plus extra to garnish 1 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt 1 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin 2-6 ounce-Tuna steaks-sashimi grade To Brush-Olive Oil To Taste-BBQ Seasoning ½ Cup-Hemp Seeds Chimichurri 3 Cloves-Garlic-crushed into a paste 1 Cup-Parsley-leaves only 2 Each-Chipotle Peppers-packed in adobo, seeds removed ½ Teaspoons-Kosher Salt ½ Teaspoons-Crushed Red Pepper …

Shisito Peppers with Grilled Lemon Aioli

½ Pound Shisito Peppers-rinsed/dried To Coat-Blended Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1 Each-Lemon-halved 2 Cups-Dukes Mayo 1 Tablespoon-Parsley Directions Place lemon on hot grill/grill pan cut side to char, 2-3 minutes. Allow lemon to cool completely in refrigerator. Squeeze lemons, catching seeds, and place in food processor. Add mayo, parsley and a pinch of salt/pepper. Process to combine, place in …

Sun-Dried Tomato & Garlic Hummus

8 Ounces-Olive Oil 2 Ounces-Fresh Garlic-rough chopped 6 Ounces- Sun-Dried Tomatoes 16 Ounces-Garbanzo Beans-drained 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice 2 Tablespoons-White Vinegar To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Directions Place olive oil and chopped garlic in sauté pan. Place over high heat until oil begins to boil. As soon as oil begins to boil remove immediately from heat and place in the refrigerator until …

Naan Bread

1 Cups-Warm Water 1 Tablespoon-Active Dry Yeast 2 Tablespoons-Granulated Sugar 2 Tablespoons- Olive Oil-plus extra 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt-plus extra 3 Tablespoons-Plain Greek Yogurt 2 ½-3 Cups-All Purpose/Bread Flour Directions Combine warm water with yeast and sugar. Set timer and let rise for 10 minutes. Warm bowl of stand up mixer/mixing bowl with warm water. Add yeast water to bowl, add …

Asparagus Pesto Spaghetti Carbonara

1 Pound-Spaghetti 1 Pound-Bacon-cut into thin strips 3 Cloves-Garlic-chopped 4 Each-Eggs-lightly beaten 3 Tablespoons-Heavy Cream 1 Cup-Parmesan To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 1 Cup-Frozen Sweet Peas–thawed in refrigerator To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Garnish-Toasted Panko Bread Crumbs Pesto 1 Pound-Asparagus Spears-stem end trimmed To Coat-Extra Virgin Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1/4 Cup-Walnuts 1/4 Cup-Parsley-leaves only 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice …

Gumbo Ramen

1/3 Cup-Shortening-or canola oil 1/3 Cup-All Purpose Flour 1/3 Cup-Celery-fine dice 1/3 Cup-Green Bell Pepper- fine dice ½ Cup-Onion- fine dice 3 Cloves- Garlic –fine chop 1 Pound-Smoked Andouille Sausage-sliced into half moons 12 Ounces-Crawfish Tail Meat-thawed and drained 1/4 Teaspoon-Cayenne Pepper 1 Teaspoon-Gumbo File 6 Cups-Chicken Stock 1 ½ Cup-Fresh Okra-cut into ½” pieces or frozen, un-breaded ½ Pound-Fresh …

Grilled Pound Cake Strawberry Parfait

Makes 4 Parfaits 6 Cups-Fresh Strawberries-washed, stem removed, cut into quarters 3 Tablespoons-Granulated Sugar 1/2 Each-Fresh Lemon-juice of 1/2 teaspoon-Almond Extract 1 Each-Pound Cake 1/4 Cup-Almonds-chopped Whip Cream 2 Cups-Heavy Cream ½ Cup-Powdered Sugar ½ Teaspoon-Almond Extract Directions Place strawberries, brown sugar, lemon juice and almond extract in a mixing bowl, toss to coat. Place in refrigerator for at least …

Blueberry Cobbler with Pecan Crumble

Filling 4 Cups-Fresh Blueberries ½ Cup-Brown Sugar-plus extra to dust peaches 1 Tablespoon-Almond Extract 1 Tablespoon-All Purpose Flour To Coat-Unsalted Butter Crumble ¼ Cup-All Purpose Flour ¾ Cup-Pecans-chopped 1 Cup-Shortbread Cookies-crushed 2 Tablespoons-Brown Sugar ¼ Cup-Unsalted Butter-cold, cut into very small cubes Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. To make crumble, combine flour, pecans, shortbread cookies and brown sugar. Add …

Pickled Shrimp, Okra & Corn Salad

1 Pound-(21-25) Shrimp peeled and deveined 15 Pieces-Fresh Okra-halved long ways, about 6 ounces 2 Ears-Corn-cut off cob 12 Ounces-Beer 1 Tablespoon-Tabasco 2 Cups-Apple Cider Vinegar 5 ½ Cups-Water 1 Each-Serrano Pepper-stem/seeds removed, fine dice 2 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin 2 Cloves-Garlic-smashed into a paste 2 Tablespoons-Fresh Parsley-leaves only chopped To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 2 Each-Lemons-juice of 1 Tablespoon-Dijon …

Grilled and Chilled Shrimp Cocktail

16 Each-Extra Large Shrimp-peeled and deveined To Coat-Olive Oil 1 Each-Zest of Lemon To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix-or kosher salt/black pepper Cocktail Sauce 2 Cups-Ketchup 1 Each-Jalapeno Pepper-stem/seeds removed 2 Tablespoon-Worcestershire Sauce 1 Teaspoon-Lemon Juice 3 Tablespoons-Prepared Horseradish 1 Clove-Garlic-smashed into paste 1 Teaspoon-Black Pepper Directions Preheat grill to medium high heat. Combine ketchup, jalapeno, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, horseradish, …