Fried Ravioli

This is a St Louis creation. I believe that if you go to St. Louis, you have to eat ribs, gooey butter cake, and fried ravioli.. I had this in1996 after a business meeting in St. Louis. I had forgotten about them until my daughter visited a friend and raved about them. Now, I have…

Smoker Prime Rib

I do a prime rib for Christmas almost every year. This year I did it on the pellet smoker. There are some great reasons to do it, it gives you the use of your oven for twice baked potatoes and any other sides you want to make. Simple ingredients, simple techniques delicious results. I hope…

Crab and Avocado Egg Roll

This one is another dish for watching sports. Sweet crab, creamy avocado, crunchy slaw all in an egg roll wrapper. It kinda has a California vibe. Like all good sports food, delicious and portable. I hope you like it. 8 ounces crab meat8 ounces avocado chunks3 tablespoons green onion1 red pepper, diced1 lime8 ounces red…

Lobster Thermberg

I asked for opinions about this, but after doing research I found I liked things about both Lobster Newberg and Lobster Thermidor, so I did a mash-up. First, quality ingredients – I got my lobsters at Crosby’s Crabs. This is a special occasion dish because of the lobster cost but also the richness of the…

Asian Rack of Lamb

I had a nice rack of lamb and wanted something savory and sweet. So after some searching I decided to go Asian and use some items I got at the Warrenton Farmers Market. I used the Asian BBQ spice from Poppi’s and Erin’s Elderberry jelly in a glaze and sauce. So sweet and savory. I…