Eat Your Vegetables! (fry them first) The Gentleman’s Fried Zucchini

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Mom always made us eat all our vegetables. Poor sister Alyssa sat at the dinner table late into many an evening over an untouched plate of cold broccoli (and was occasionally served the same broccoli for breakfast!).  Reminds one of Christina Crawford’s rare steak, huh? I actually love vegetables, even … Read moreEat Your Vegetables! (fry them first) The Gentleman’s Fried Zucchini

The Gentleman’s (+ Momma) End of Summer Strawberry Jam (video)

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. If you, dear reader, haven’t noticed how much I enjoy all things strawberry, well, you need to spend more time on this website. It’s summer’s end and not the most traditional time to put up strawberry preserves, especially given that I am presently in Texas. But momma and I discovered … Read moreThe Gentleman’s (+ Momma) End of Summer Strawberry Jam (video)

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)