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Spicy Baklouti Chili Gumbo

Spicy Baklouti Chili Gumbo

Ingredients  1/2 pound smoked spicy sausage, such as Andouille sausage, cut into 1/2″ slices 1/2 pound peeled, deveined shrimp 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs 1 large celery rib, finely diced 1 green pepper, finely diced 1 red pepper finely diced 6 cloves of garlic, minced 1 yellow onion, finely diced 2 green onions finely […]

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Panzanella Salad With Mozzarella Fresca

Panzanella Salad with Mozzarella Fresca

It sounds fancy, but panzanella is the epitome of honest, straight forward comfort food with a nod towards thrift.  Literally panzanella means “bread salad”. In Italy, traditionally, it was a way to use stale or leftover bread.  It’s almost always a summer affair, as the star of the show are the plump vine ripened tomatoes […]

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Pairing olive oils and vinegars

Chipotle-Serrano Rib-Eye Steak

  1/2 Cup Leaning Ladder Honey-Serrano Vinegar 1/2 Cup Leaning Ladder Chipotle Olive Oil 1 tablespoon sea salt 2 cloves Garlic, Minced fresh ground pepper to taste 4 – 8 to 10 oz. rib-eye steaks Combine the salt, vinegar, garlic, and pepper.  Slowly whisk in the the chipotle in to the steaks.  Cover and allow to […]

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