Spicy Lobster & Sundried Tomato Mac and Cheese

4 Slice-Prosciutto Ham-sliced thin 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 1/2 Cups-Heavy Cream 1/2 Pound-Shell Pasta 2 Each-Lobster Tails-shell removed and diced ½ Cup-Sun-dried Tomatoes-packed in oil, chopped To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 16 ounces-Havarti-shredded 2 Tablespoons-Chili Garlic Sauce To Garnish-Parmesan-grated Directions Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Place prosciutto on sheet tray and put in oven. Set timer for 6 minutes, when timer …

Eastern NC Style Catfish Stew

½ Pound- Smoked Bacon-sliced thin ¼ Cup-Tomato Paste 1 Cup-White Wine 2 Pounds-Red Potato-sliced into ½” rounds 1 Large-Sweet Yellow Onion-peeled, halved and thin sliced 4 Each-Garlic Cloves-chopped fine 2 Pounds-Catfish-boneless skinless To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 6 Each-Eggs To Garnish-Parsley-leaves only, chopped To Serve-Crusty Bread Directions Heat a heavy bottom pot over medium heat. Add bacon and cook …

Shrimp & Potato Chowder

1/2 Pound-Smoked Bacon-sliced into thin strips 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 Cup-Carrots-peeled and small diced 1 Each-Poblano Pepper-small dice 1/4 Cup-Red Onions-small diced 3 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine 2 Tablespoons-All Purpose Flour 2 Pound-Russet Potatoes-peeled and diced small 2 Ears-Corn on the Cob-cut of the cob (or 1 ½ cups frozen corn) To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1 Teaspoon-Smoked Paprika 1 Quart-Chicken Stock 1 …

Spaghetti with Tuna, Lemon and Parsley

½ Pound-Dry Spaghetti 1-5 Ounce Can-Tuna Packed in Olive Oil 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine ½ Each-Lemon-zest and juice of 2 Tablespoons-Fresh Parsley Leaves-chopped To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 2 Tablespoons-Parmesan Cheese-Grated 2 Tablespoons-Panko Bread Crumbs-lightly toasted Directions Bring a pot of water to a boil and add a few pinches of salt. Add pasta and cook one minute below packaged …

Apple Andouille Rice Grits with Brown Butter Shrimp

1 Stick-Unsalted Butter 3 Cups-Water 1 Cup-Whole Milk 1 Cup-Rice Grits-or long grain rice pulsed in food processor to break into grit size pieces To Taste-Kosher Salt/ Black Pepper 1 Link-Andouille Sausage-casing removed, chopped fine if smoked, cooked and crumbled if raw 1 Each-Granny Smith Apple-fine dice Optional-Pickled Hot Pepper-extra fine dice 1 Pound-Shrimp-peeled/deveined Directions Melt butter in a small …

Blackened Trout with Charred Corn Cream Sauce

4 Filets-Trout-boneless 1 Stick-Unsalted Butter-melted To Taste-Blackened Seasoning Sauce 2 Ears-Corn on the Cob-par boiled, drained, cooled, cut off cob, cob scraped 1 Recipe-Charred Corn Stock-recipe below (or water/stock) 2 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 2 Tablespoons-Sweet Yellow Onion-fine dice 1 Clove-Garlic-peeled, chopped fine 1 Tablespoon-White Wine Vinegar To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1-1/2 Cups-Charred Corn Stock-see below ¼ Cup-Heavy Cream Directions Start sauce …

Grilled Kale with Chipotle Orange Glazed Salmon

Salmon 4-4/6 Ounce-Salmon Filets-skin off To Drizzle-Canola Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix- or kosher salt/black pepper 3 Tablespoons-Molasses-full flavor 1/2 Each-Orange-juice of 1 Teaspoon-Chipotle Puree-canned chipotle peppers in adobo, puree in blender Salad Bunches-Kale-thick stem remove, left in large pieces To Drizzle-Canola Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix- or kosher salt/black pepper 1 Each-Corn on the Cob-par boiled, oiled, …

Grilled Salmon with Corn Sauce & Watercress

Preheat grill to medium high for direct and indirect heat grilling. Start sauce by melting butter in a small pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook until translucent, 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and cook while stirring for one minute. Add corn, stir to incorporate, add vinegar and cook to evaporate. Season with salt/pepper and add water. Cook to reduce …

Crispy Baked Fish Sticks and Spicy Tartar Sauce

2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil 2 Cups-Panko Bread Crumbs 1 Cup-All Purpose Flour To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix-or combination slat/pepper/garlic powder/cayenne 4 Each-Cod Loins-cut in half length 3 Each-Eggs-beaten Tartar Sauce 1 Cup-Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon-Red Onion-fine dice 1 Tablespoon-Green Onion Tops-fine dice 2 Tablespoons-Pickled Jalapenos-fine dice 1 Tablespoon-Lemon Juice To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper To Taste-Italian Parsley – chopped Directions Pre-heat oven to …

Tuna Melt with Melted Pepper Jack

12 Ounces-Tuna-packed in olive oil 2 Tablespoons-Red Onion-fine diced 2 Tablespoons-Sundried Tomatoes-fine diced 1 Tablespoon-Lemon Juice 3 Tablespoons-Mayo 1 Tablespoon-Fresh Parsley-leaves only, chopped To Taste-kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 4 Slices-French Bread- To Brush-Olive Oil 1 ½ Cups-Pepper Jack Cheese-grated Directions Preheat oven to high broil with rack in middle of oven. Brush both sides of bread lightly with oil. …