Tomato Basil Soup Lightened Up Southern Style

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. I planted some basil plants (7 or 8 of different varieties to be exact) and weather conditions have been so sunny and so rainy that the things basically took over everything. I LOVE fresh basil but lord knows I have been straining my little brain to come up with ideas … Read moreTomato Basil Soup Lightened Up Southern Style

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 Beanie Ween with Lardon Spoon Appetizer

https://vimeo.com/200493718 Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. It seems, according to the TV cooking shows and commercials, that people are thinking about the upcoming Super Bowl. Now, I think that’s fun and all, and the halftime is usually an event, but it ain’t exactly the Tony Awards. Feel free to laugh at that sentence. If you … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller’s Beanie Ween with Lardon Spoon Appetizer