Savory Cream Puff

I have been spending a lot of time on appetizers lately because of holiday entertaining. People usually think of cream puffs as a dessert, not in a savory application with a cream cheese balsamic filling. Let’s add to that with the addition of some crispy prosciutto. There is a lot of salty here, so let’s…

Lagostino Lobster Chowder

This “little lobster” is native to warmer waters, mostly around South and Central America. A sweet taste like a cross between lobster and crab. The sweetness shines in a chowder where a mirepoix. bay leaves, and some cayenne seasoning warm you up on a cold day. Now, I get a small 1 1/2 pound Maine…

Crab and Pesto Mushrooms

It is almost the holidays, and there will be parties, luncheons, and the dreaded pot luck. Instead of the seven-layer dip or monkey bread, let’s go more elegant. These little gems are also Keto friendly. Six ingredients, 20 minutes prep, and eight minutes cooking time, so no all day ordeal. The sweetness of the crabmeat…

Grilled Turkey L’orange

This one I stole from my son-in-law, Jack. A three hour brine, five hours on the Webber grill, and an hour’s rest, and dinner is served. Ok, not quick but real tasty. The orange flavor on the crispy skin is a show stealer. The butter keeps the turkey moist, and the herbs add flavor. I…

Persimmon Cookies

This is my first time working with persimmons. So I go to cookies since I make them, a lot, like a lot. Back to the persimmon: tart, very healthy, and seldom used. There are also walnuts, cranberries, and warm spices. These are soft and fluffy cookies. I hope you like them. 4 ripe persimmons (you…