Chicken Tinga Cheese Fries Recipe

Just in time for the big game, these chicken tinga fries will sure be a hit! Unfortunately, my Saints are not in it–please let’s not talk about that last play….but, back to the food–these are da-bomb! For the big game, I do not want to spend a lot of time cooking so I wanted minimal … Read more

Zahav’s Hummus Recipe With Curry Shrimp & Olives

This past year I’ve been hearing all this talk about a particular cookbook, Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking–and particularly about the amazing Zahav’s hummus that Chef Michael Solomonov creates. I love hummus and love how it is a vehicle for a lot of different flavor combinations. Growing up, I just saw hummus as something … Read more

Pork Crackling Recipe

Yes, cracklins. Addictive little morsels of tender pork belly fried until crispy and then tossed in some hot sauce and cracklin’ dust, aka seasonings. These are not the ones you buy in the convenience store, these here, are the real deal! I remember this guy on his trailer at the fisherman market in Westwego frying up … Read more