Stanton’s Pepper Bacon and Gulf Shrimp and Grits (say that 3 times fast!)

Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Some dishes are so good, so rich and so indulgent they transcend the barriers of being thought of as “only for breakfast”, “only for lunch”, “only a side dish”… You get what I mean. This is one of those dishes. Grits.¬†Used to … Read moreStanton’s Pepper Bacon and Gulf Shrimp and Grits (say that 3 times fast!)

The Gentleman Caller’s Perfect Burger

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Who doesn’t love a burger? As a big fat carnivorous American, I have to say, a burger can be my go-to-late-night-shove-my-face-with-beef. Buns and meat. The problem is I don’t like eating store bought ground beef. If given the chance to think about ground beef, my brain will talk me out … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller’s Perfect Burger

The Strawberry Marga-tini – without joining a sorority (video)

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Summer makes me want to drink margaritas. There – I’ve said it. ¬†Sometimes (oftentimes) margaritas, especially in New York City, are teeth-hurtingly-sweet calorie bombs made with low-tier tequila. Let’s eradicate that from our vernacular. Beyond that, let’s see if we can’t re-vamp the STRAWBERRY margarita, the even more maligned sibling … Read moreThe Strawberry Marga-tini – without joining a sorority (video)

The Lover’s Mojito (video)

Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. I had my best girl, Kelly Felthouse, over for brunch yesterday morning and we had a delicious balsamic pineapple salad (see recipe). I was about to start putting away the leftover and she said, “You could make this into a cocktail. Like … Read moreThe Lover’s Mojito (video)

Balsamic Pineapple Salad – More acid than a 60’s flashback (video)

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Now that Trip of Love has closed (sadly) and I am taking a tiny break, the weekend is for brunch. Hell, any time is for brunch. Who doesn’t get down with brunch fare? Pineapple is one of my favorite fruits; number two behind cherry. Even though it is a huge … Read moreBalsamic Pineapple Salad – More acid than a 60’s flashback (video)