• BBQ MELTDOWN!!

    With my blogs, I hope to accomplish making people feel more confident in the kitchen. The only thing that separates me and you in there is this is my passion so I go above and beyond to be knowledgeable about this craft. One thing I won’t hide is my flaws in the lab. So, my main goal is to share my mess ups, my missed ingredients, my forehead smacks, but also how I fix or flub them…. Mostly fix though. Once you can understand the way food works and how to work with heat and knives anything… and I mean anything is possible. DOWN TO THE “BBQ” TAX I got…

  • Ladies retreat chef play-by-play

    I want to start by start by saying how blessed I am to have been invited back to cook for 12 wonderful ladies during their annual lady’s retreat. The hostess defiantly has the most-est when it comes to planning the perfect weekend for these deserving lucky ladies to relax and unwind from the prior year’s ups and downs. From gifts to karaoke, poems making the ladies feel special to on demand food for b-fast lunch and din din with wine pairings. She even schedules a masseuse, named donna that lives out in Destin Florida, to come and give massages in a room with a view! My client really knows how…

  • “taste” the SOUL-rolls

    If you are thinking I am about to give you my infamous soul roll recipe that I served at the Taste of New Orleans this year. Then you might be correct if you get to the end of this blog and see it there. If not, then… I guess I tricked ya! Keep reading to find out! So first of all…. No.. I did not do this event in New Orleans. It been held the last 32 years, during fiesta, at Sunken Gardens in downtown San Antonio by the Zoo, if that’s helps. Same place as the Japanese Tea Garden. Thousands of people come to this event to get their…