Roasted Fairy Tale Eggplant

We all have stories of disliking vegetables as a child but as I got older my love grew, and I thought others did too.  After a message match with my best friend who still lives in Trinidad about lunch menus she confessed and shocked me when she listed off vegetables she does not eat.  Here…

Garlic Confit

While working in one of New York’s very popular restaurants, a young chef fresh out of culinary school, eager to make her stamp in an unknown world, only lived through cookbooks, her mother’s recollection of running a kitchen and TV cooking segments willingly learns a lot.  For instance, the chain of command, the general order…

The Underground Kitchen, by way of Amelia Island.

“Southern Hospitality Plus International Cuisine Specials.” That’s how the Amelia Island E-Magazine described Chef Kenny Gilbert’s Underground Kitchen on its 2015 opening.  This brotha’s knowledge of food and his commanding looks, it’s no surprise I’ve been following his career ever since he came on the TV scene in 2010 on Top Chef.   From then on…

Cheddar Biscuits

Breakfast, brunch or dinner, biscuits are a winner in my book.  I can eat them all the time and my niece feels the same way.  It’s her most requested thing to eat when she comes over to my apartment.  I enjoy reading and baking new variations but when asked she replies “no, I’m okay with…