Easy, make-ahead foil packets packed with shrimp, sausage, corn, zucchini (aka croquettes) and potatoes. It’s a full meal with zero clean-up. Also known as the Beaufort Boil, Tidewater Boil, Frogmore Stew – though it is frog-less and is not a stew. The Low Country Boil is from South Carolina and is the answer to the New England Clambake and the Louisiana Seafood Boil. But where I come from, Southern California, it is called Shrimp Boil. And we love anything you can throw onto the grill and is fast. Continue reading Cajun Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Boil Foil Packets
I grew up in Southern California. Better known as SoCal to us locals. Nothing was more iconic in my California life than the Date Shake. My summers were spent on the sun-soaked beaches between Newport Beach and Laguna Beach. During the winter months, when the weather was too cold at the beach, we would hop out to the Palm Springs desert area in the Coachella Valley. Where date farms are king. Continue reading The Southern California Date Shake
There are thousands of contests out there that you as a YouTuber or Blogger can enter. If you win 1st, 2nd, or even 4th, you are still award winning. And you can post this on your website, channel, or blog like a credential. What a great marketing tool for your business. Continue reading Become An Award Winning YouTuber or Blogger
This is a cooking collaboration with the wonderful cook & YouTuber Mervat’s World in Egypt. We both are making our version of Shrimp Alfredo. My is made with Cajun spices, heavy cream, sour cream, & parmesan. I cannot wait to see what Mervat has in store for us.
Since I must cook gluten free and regular noodles for my family, I do not premix the noodles with the sauce. The sauce is completely gluten free (no wheat). But if you are just making one kind of noodles, you can toss the noodles in the sauce before serving.
Continue reading Shrimp Alfredo w/ Regular or Gluten Free Pasta
Are you looking for something that will wow your dinner party? Then you have come to the right dessert recipe. Colorado Martini shows us how to make a delectable layered pumpkin chocolate cheesecake pie with fresh ginger, pumpkin puree, semi-sweet chocolate, cream cheese, and a regular or gluten-free crust. An out of this world scrumptious Thanksgiving / holiday dessert that will wow your family and guests. Continue reading Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Pie (regular or gluten-free)
Do you love the Cheesecake Factory’s Banana Cheesecake? Then you are in luck. This New York Style Banana Cheesecake recipe with a vanilla wafer crust is so creamy and a perfect dessert for the family. It can be made gluten free or regular. You will wow your guests and family with this beautiful dessert. Continue reading BANANA CREAM CHEESECAKE
Squash blossom soup or crema de flor de calabaza is a wonderful way to use the part of the squash plant you may have not used before.
Squash blossoms can come from any summer or winter squashes. Although it is thought that winter blossoms are slightly more bitter. But they all are edible. The taste of a squash blossom is mildly like the squash it comes from.
Zucchini Flower, Pumpkin Flowers, Squash Blossoms in Hispanic cultures are referred to as Flor de Calabaza. They are used in Mexican Cuisine and in pupusas in Salvadoran cuisine as an ingredient in quesadillas and empanadas. Continue reading Squash Blossom Soup
Kombucha the Complete Guide – In this two part video, we will show you the complete process of brewing your own kombucha. Homemade kombucha is so much better than store bought. It is not vinegar tasting like you find in the store. In part 1 we will show you how to create plain buch from beginning to end. In part 2 (another video) we will show you how to flavor your kombucha. Continue reading Kombucha – The Complete Guide
Zucchini noodles (also known as “zoodles“) are a great gluten-free, Keto, Paleo and low-calorie, zucchini pasta. They are usually made using a spiralizer, julienne peeler or mandolin.
When I first tried zoodles in a restaurant. I could not believe how much they tasted like pasta. I found it quite startling. I am gluten-free and my family is not. So, I wasn’t making many pasta dishes. Until I found zoodles. Continue reading Zoodles Made Easy (aka: Zucchini Noodles)
Every Potter Head know what Butterbeer is. So, for the muggles of the world here is a Butterbeer 101.
In the Harry Potter wizard world, Butterbeer is a popular beverage. You can find it all over in the wizard world. It is served hot or cold. When you take a sip, you are left with a foamy mustache. In the real world it can be found in the Harry Potter Wizard World Theme Park, in Orlando, Florida. It has been featured in recent commercials. it is said that J.K. Rowling helped develop the original recipe for the theme park. There are many recipes out there. this one is most likely the closes to the one served at the park.
We will be doing two version. One is non-alcoholic. And, the other is for adult wizards and adult muggles. Both demonstrated on @ColoradoMartini YouTube. Continue reading BUTTERBEER FOR POTTER HEADS, WIZARDS, & MUGGLES