Derek's Gumbo

Well, it’s been a long while… but after a 202 day hiatus from posting I’m finally back! Before I get into the recipe let me just take a moment to say thank you to all of my followers and fans for their continued support despite the absence of new posts. You guys are truly awesome.Continue reading “Derek's Gumbo”

Penne Vodka with Shrimp (w/ wine pairings)

The other day I was sitting in my car in the grocery store parking lot trying to figure out what I wanted to make for dinner. I wanted to go in with an idea so I didn’t just wander aimlessly forever… I’ve been eating a ton of chicken and pork lately, so those were definitelyContinue reading “Penne Vodka with Shrimp (w/ wine pairings)”

Chicken, Bacon & Corn Casserole

So the other day… alright let’s be honest, by the other day I mean about two weeks ago. Sorry, I’ve been super busy and haven’t had time to finally put this recipe up! Ok, back to the story. So the other day I was having a craving for chicken pot pie, but wanted to do somethingContinue reading “Chicken, Bacon & Corn Casserole”

Brown Sugar & Apple Roasted Pork Butt

I was recently faced with the dilemma of having to cook for 15 people while keeping the cost down as much as possible. In the end my solution to the problem was a roasted pork butt… When done right it’s tender and has tons of flavor. It’s a great crowd pleaser that won’t injure yourContinue reading “Brown Sugar & Apple Roasted Pork Butt”