German Chocolate Earthquake Cake Patti received the ultimate compliment for this dessert. Ken said it was so good he’d go out for some if he had to and it was after midnight. A version was made for his birthday by our good friend Linda Engle and we made a variation. It was so rich with chocolate, coconut and almonds.
Bite Size Shrimp Cakes Patti has come up with some Thanksgiving smoked treats off the Memphis. Easy crowd pleasers filled with shrimp. These taste fancy, but they’re not. They are also good with crab and of course lobster.
Prairie Fire I have worked on this recipe for over 25 years, and have fine tuned it to a religious experience. They are great for tailgating and Super Bowl parties. I have experienced much debate from my friends as how to serve this. Weather I should serve it either as …
Baked Shrimp Scampi Ken wanted something quick, but delicious and Patti wanted something easy and a bit elegant. After all it was our date night! Plus, with the Lenten season we wanted something non-meat. This was perfect with lots of shrimp in butter, lemon and garlic sauce with just a hint of Dijon mustard. Making it on our Pacific Living Outdoor Oven made it so easy and we love the smoke box for another layer of flavor.
Birds Nest Garlic I love roasted garlic, add a little rosemary and things just get better. The trouble I have is in finding garlic big enough for the grill. The only time I see the big stuff is on TV. We cook a lot with garlic and buy it by the 5 pound bag already peeled. Not having any big bulbs for the grill I thought I would try to build a birds nest of rosemary and fill it with garlic like eggs.