Crab Cakes over Fresh Grits

6 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 2 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin, whites separate from green stem 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine 1 Each-Egg-beaten ¼ Cup-Mayonnaise To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1/4 Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs 1 Pound-Lump Crab Meat To Dredge-Corn Meal Fresh Grits 3 Strips-Thick Cut Bacon-sliced into thin strips 4 Ears-Corn on the Cob ¼ Cup-Red Onion-fine dice 2 Coves-Garlic-chopped fine I Each-Jalapeno Pepper To Taste-Kosher …

Steak Lettuce Wraps with Corn & Pepper Salsa

2 Pounds-Sirloin Flap or Skirt Steak 1 Brush-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 1 Head-Bibb Lettuce-leaves torn off whole, washed/dry ¼ Cup-Blended Oil 3 Tablespoons-Champagne Vinegar 4 Ears-Corn-blanched, charred on grill, cut off 1 Cup-Tomato-deseeded, fine dice 6 Each-Shisito Pepper-sliced into thin rings 1 Each-Fresno Pepper-deseeded, fine dice ½ Cup-Cilantro-leaves, rough chopped 1 Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper …

Roast Chicken Breasts with Summer Succotash

2 Each-Bone-in Chicken Breast To Brush-Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 2 Cups-Lima Beans-fresh or frozen 2 Strips-Smoked Bacon-whole strips 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 6 strips-Smoked Bacon-cut into thin strips 1 Each-Poblano Pepper-stem/seeds removed-fine dice ¼ Cup-White Onion-fine dice 2 Ears-Corn on the Cob-shucked, blanched 10 minutes, cut off cob 8 Each-Fresh Okra-slice into ½” rounds 4 Each-Roma Tomatoes 2 Cloves-Fresh …

Summer Corn Chowder

1/2 Pound-Smoked Bacon-sliced into thin strips 1 Cup-Carrots-peeled and small diced ½ Cup-Celery Heart-fine diced, reserved leaves (1/4 C) ½ Cup-Poblano Pepper-small dice ½ Cup-Red Onions-small diced 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine 6-8 Ears-Sweet Corn Cob-parboiled 10 minutes, remove kernels from cob To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 8 Cups-Chicken Stock-or corn stock {see below} ½ Cup-Heavy Cream-or half and half To Drizzle-Extra Virgin …

Miso Brown Butter Brussels Sprouts

1 Pound- Fresh Brussel Sprouts To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix To Taste-Kettle Fried Peanuts-chopped Miso Brown Butter 1 Stick-Unsalted Butter {4 ounces} ¼ Cup-White Miso 2 tablespoons-White Wine-Pinot Grigio ½ Teaspoon-Crushed Red Pepper Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Halve Brussels sprouts and discard any discolored leaves. To brussel sprouts with just enough oil to coat, about …

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 …

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 …