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 …

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 …

Asparagus & Greens with Buttermilk Ranch & Corn Bread Croutons

1 Pound-Asparagus To Coat-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 4 Cups-Salad Greens 2 Each-Roma Tomato ¼ Cup-Red Onion Wedge-Corn Bread Croutons-store bought or homemade 1-15 Ounce-Fried Black-Eyed Peas-rinsed and drained 2 Cups-Corn Oil Buttermilk Ranch 1 Cup-Buttermilk 1 Cup-Mayonnaise 1 Cup-Sour Cream 1 Tablespoon-Lemon Juice 1 Tablespoon-Tabasco Hot Sauce ¼ Cup Ranch Powder-or one ranch packet Directions Make ranch …

Black Eyed Pea Burgers with Tabasco Collard Pecan Slaw

3-16 Ounce Cans-Black Eye Peas-drained and rinsed 1 Each-Poblano-roasted, stem/skin/seeds removed, fine dice 1 Each-Egg-beaten ¼ Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs 3 Tablespoons-Onion-small diced 1 Clove-Garlic-fine diced To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Coat-Olive Oil 4 Slices-Sharp Cheddar 4 Each-Burger Buns Slaw 1 Cups-Collard Greens-thick stem removed, halved long ways, sliced thin crossways 2 Cups-Green Cabbage-sliced thin ¼ Cup-Pecans-roasted, chopped fine 1/3 Cup-Mayo …

Crispy Parmesan Portabella Fries

3 Each-Portabella Mushrooms 2 Cups-Flour 3 Eggs-beaten 1 Cup-Parmesan Cheese-grated 1 Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs 2 Tablespoons-Fresh Parsley-leaves only, chopped To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1 Quart-Canola Oil Directions Combine parmesan, bread crumbs, parsley, salt and pepper. Preheat fryer to 350 degrees. Slice mushrooms into ½” slices. Dredge in flour, shake off excess and dredge in egg. Let excess drip off and …

Cold Noodles with Grilled Scallion Pesto

Noodles ½ Cup-Baking Soda 3 Cups-All Purpose Flour 1 Cup-Water-warm Pasta Roller Optional Garnish-Korean BBQ Sauce Directions Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and spread baking soda out into one layer. Place in one and bake for 1 hour. Remove and allow to cool at room temperature. Place flour in a food processor. Add 1 …