Basic Crayfish Boil

Serves 3-6 Ingredients: 10-12 lbs Live crayfish 4 gal. Water 10 tbsp. Salt 4 Lemon halves 2-3 Bay Leaves 2 tbsp. Black peppercorns   Preparation: Bring all ingredients, except crayfish, to a hard boil. Add crayfish and return to a boil. Continue boiling for 3-5 minutes then remove from heat.

Bar-B-Barn Ribs

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: Ribs, parboiled 2 Ibs. Brown Sugar 2 cup Salt 1/2 tsp. Paprika 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon 1/2 tsp. Apple Sauce 1 cup Lemon Juice 1/2 cup Pepper 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder 1/2 tsp.   Procedure: In a heavy saucepan, mix apple sauce, brown sugar, lemon juice, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder and… Continue reading Bar-B-Barn Ribs

Baked Mango Berry Hawaii

Ingredients: 1 Mango, peeled and cut lengthwise off seed ¼ cup raspberries or crushed pineapple, if no berries are available 1 Tbsp sugar ½ tsp vanilla 1/8 cup late harvest Dessert Wine or while if dessert is not available Aluminum Foil Preheat oven to 450 degrees.   Preparation: Place mango on middle of 18” by… Continue reading Baked Mango Berry Hawaii

Beam Me Up Jimmy Beam Bourbon Barbeque Sauce

Ingredients: ½ cup Olive oil 1 cup Base BBQ Sauce ½ cup Onions chopped 1Tbsp herbs de Provence ½ cup brown sugar1/2 cup Jim “Beam’s” Bourbon 1/3 cup Fruit Juices/Orange Juice 1Tsp. Hot Peppers 2 ea. Garlic Cloves Juice of 1 lemon   Preparation: Combine all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Place blended ingredients… Continue reading Beam Me Up Jimmy Beam Bourbon Barbeque Sauce

Sweet Potato Pie

This is Master ChefMarc’s signature sweet potato pie recipe! With Southern Comfort whipped cream, it’s sure to soon become be a family favorite!

Avoid Being the Holiday Drunk!

It is best to eat fatty foods immediately once you start drinking.  Those cheese accompaniments, heavy spreads and pates, sardines, foie gras and appetizer meats all slow the absorption of alcohol into your stomach lining, so you can enjoy your cocktail or wine without getting drunk. Do not drink carbonated beverages!  Sparkling water and sodas… Continue reading Avoid Being the Holiday Drunk!

On The Road with Chef Marc

By Chris Barnett Marc Vogel has carved out a nice life for himself. The native San Franciscan is a private chef but he’s not chained to the kitchen of, say, a movie star or a land baron who demands truffles and eggs at four in the morning. He’ a traveling toque who cooks by invitation… Continue reading On The Road with Chef Marc