This time of year grocery stores and farmer's markets are packed full of various squash just waiting to come home and be cooked. Butternut squash in particular is a wonderful base for cool weather soups and the addition of bacon and maple syrup only makes it better.Read More
Recently I was invited by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau for a sneak peek at the annual Hunstville, AL Restaurant Week, a 10 day celebration of the area's eclectic mix of casual and fine dining offerings. Running from August 14-23, restaurant week features fixed priced lunch and dinner deals at 60 local eateries.
For non-Huntsville residents, it's worth planning a visit to Huntsville during next year's restaurant week but in the meantime I've put my own grilled twist on a gazpacho I tried at Grille 29 by fire roasting several of the ingredients.Read More
Beat the heat this summer with this grilled then chilled asparagus soup from the culinary team at Chef Works, the leading supplier of culinary apparel for professional chefs and home cooks alike.
And the best thing about this soup? The asparagus can be grilled ahead of time and the soup can be made and refrigerated until ready to serve at your next backyard cookout, picnic in the park, or beach bash! Simply throw the soup in a cooler then serve it up in disposal cups when you're ready to eat.Read More