Fourth of July BBQ and Italian Ice

If you can’t beat the heat, join it! Been trying to get some grilling on for the holiday, like everyone else. In New Orleans, it is actually an important chore during hurricane season to clear through all the major meat products taking up residence in the freezer, just in case we need to evacuate and […]

Things to Grill for the Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July! Grill, grill, grill! There are few things that make me feel more American than standing over a barbeque, basting corn with spiced butter and charring a few chorizos. Perhaps a bulldog festooned in patriotic boat parade beads adorned with an American flag. Another good one I’ve included below is flat-iron steak […]

Swamp Solstice and Black Bean Shiitake Burgers for Summer Nights

“I just want your extra time…” Today we officially celebrate the longest day of the year, Summer Solstice! This year marks the first semiannual Swamp Solstice Bike Parade—a festival conjured by me, KP and our dear friend the Joneses. We noticed a summer lull in New Orleans’ social calendar, probably because most find the weather […]