Garlic and Herb Smoked Quail

Quail are such delicate little birds and are quite  unfamiliar to most cooks outside of the environment of the hunting community that revere these birds for great sport and amazing eating.  Much like other poultry, Quail can be a prepared in any array of fashions, from classic French preparations that are roasted to being stir-fried

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Grilled Chorizo Breakfast Burrito

The flavors of the grill don’t need to be relegated to the mid-afternoon and evening time slots; rather an early morning fire can infuse the day with an invigorating dance of the flames to make the meal a hit.  My recipe for Grilled Chorizo Breakfast Burritos makes for one such killer dish that’ll have you

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Grilled Chicken Souvlaki

Souvlaki is a centuries-old Greek dish that can be prepared with a variety of meats grilled on a skewer.  My recipe for Grilled Chicken Souvlaki takes the tastes of the Mediterranean and brings them within reach to your backyard grill.  The bold flavors from herbs and spices make this an amazing dish you’ll want to

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Grilled Oysters Scampi

While the word scampi is actually the Italian plural of scampo (meaning prawn), it is often used to describe the preparation of the dish typically prepared with shrimp or lobster.  My recipe for Grilled Oysters Scampi borrows from the shrimp scampi preparation and poaches the oyster in the shell on the grill, surrounded by melted

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Grilled Greek Bruschetta

A great “blank-canvas” appetizer for the grill is a Bruschetta.  Classically an Italian dish, the notion of a grilled bread topped olive oil and other goodies is easily adapted to any flavor of cuisine that one desires.  My recipe for Grilled Greek Bruschetta crosses the Ionian Sea to marry the method of preparation with the

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Grilled Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Here’s what you’ll need for 4 stuffed peppers: Ingredients:   4 Bell Peppers, tops cut off and seeds removed.    3/4 pound ground Chorizo Sausage.   1 medium Onion, Diced.   2 cup Shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack Cheese.   1 can corn, drained.   1 can black beans, drained.   2 Tbsp Mexican (taco)

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Croix Valley Honey Dijon Crab Cakes

Most popular throughout history along the Mid-Atlantic States, the crab cake has some regional variations and methods of preparation tried and true since early English settlers first introduced the dishes in colonial days.  This recipe for Croix Valley Honey Dijon Crab Cakes with Dijon Aioli incorporates some traditional ingredients with others for a fresh, vibrant

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