Cajun Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Boil Foil Packets

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

The Southern California Date Shake

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