Category appetizers

Sweet Potato Fries

So easy! Got this from a cocktail book. Expect to see a few of those on here soon. Ingredients: 6 sweet potatoes 1 T olive oil 1 t ground cinnamon 1 t paprika Kosher salt to taste Cooking: Preheat the oven to 350. These are going to cook low and slow. Wash the potatoes then […]

Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp Cocktail   Package of Frozen Shrimp I buy “Uncooked” “E-Z Peeled”  “Deveined”  21/25 shrimp per pound (usually sold in one pound packages) 1 Tablespoon of Kosher salt 1 cup of ketchup 1/4 cup of horseradish  (buy kind that is sold refrigerated) 1 wedge of lime Cooking Shrimp defrost shrimp according to instructions on package […]

Pikliz – spicy Haitian colslaw?

Another Top Chef inspired food-web journey. Checking out the festival dishes from episode 1, Gregory’s pikliz threw me. Was he using ghetto spelling to be unique? A little googling led me here: http://caribbeanpot.com/how-to-make-haitian-pikliz-picklese/ Turns out pikliz is a real thing, the name spelled Haitian style to indicate the Haitian style pickles. Spicy! Also, looks like […]