Meyer Lemon Scones

I am so sick of winter already. My mind is already in spring mode. I want something to take me to spring in my mind at least. I want to be at breakfast in West Palm Beach in a fruit grove with some tea and a scone. A sunny meyer lemon scone. I hope you…

Angel Biscuits

I was at the grand opening of Erin’s Elderberries in Warrenton, VA. (It’s amazing!) I bought honey and elderberry jelly. Since I bought it, I must use it. This recipe is a more refined biscuit, less dense than traditional biscuits with great flavor. Most importantly, I got to use Erin’s great products. I hope you…

Mike Burger

Whoever heard of fried oysters on a burger? Well, my brother Mike asked for it at a restaurant, and it worked, so I recreated it. Happy Family Ranch provided the beef, and Crosby’s Crabs had the fresh oysters . Topped with some greens, pepper jack cheese and some remoulade on a Kaiser roll. I hope…

Habits While Traveling

I have noticed something about myself; I’m not sure you should know this, but I lose all sense of adventure in dining while in route traveling. When I get to my destination, I’ll take any recommendation made by the locals and try something new at every meal. I’m all over the local specialty. In route,…

Mussels and Chorizo

I love dishes like this in winter – hearty, spicy, full of flavor. Fresh mussels with flavorful chorizo and a creamy wine-shellfish broth. The great part, it’s easy to cook, less than 40 minutes. Add a baguette to dip the broth, and you have a great winter dinner. This also gave me a chance to…