Sage-Studded Garlic Fennel and Brussels Roast

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. As summer flashes by us, I am getting to spend some of its waning moments in beautiful Maine. I am up at Maine State Music Theater presently, and having one of the best summers in recent memory. Firstly, Maine is indescribably spectacular. The weather can be a tad menopausal, but … Read moreSage-Studded Garlic Fennel and Brussels Roast

Hoisin Pecan Dates wrapped in Bacon

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. In another round of my Tony Award party, I offered my guests these Hoisin Pecan Dates wrapped in delicious Stanton’s pepper bacon. It’s sort of East meets West, Asia meets Texas. This is also REALLY easy and can be done ahead. This particular appetizer truly marries sweet, salty and spicy … Read moreHoisin Pecan Dates wrapped in Bacon

The Gentleman Caller’s Asahi Poached Shrimp – Dear Evan Crustacean

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. The Gentleman Caller threw a Tony Awards party, and if you haven’t seen the video yet, it was eh-pic. EPIC. Hosted at my friend George’s beautiful Houston home, a small and friendly gaggle got together to drink, eat, vote for our favorites and root for friends and acquaintances. This is … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller’s Asahi Poached Shrimp – Dear Evan Crustacean

The Gentleman Caller’s Butterscotch Oatmeal Scotchie

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Hey, it’s me, the Cookie Monster. I’m back to make yet another cookie. Quel surprise. This one is a butter and vanilla explosion, holding together mounds of butterscotch chips and raisins soaked in booze. Add a whisper of cinnamon and what could possibly be better. My favorite way to eat … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller’s Butterscotch Oatmeal Scotchie

Johnson City Tortilla Pie

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Imagine, if you will, that you are 11. That you are seat belted into a giant Buick LeSabre, next to your sisters. Imagine the Judds coming through the car speakers, and singing along in harmony with most of the people in the car. Imagine one of your sisters gets car … Read moreJohnson City Tortilla Pie