I’ve never been to Tampa, and so I didn’t know much about the regional specialties. Knowing the city is on the Gulf Coast, I figured seafood was a winner, and with just a bit of research I found the Grouper Sandwich - which is my inspiration for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Burger. Yes, not a traditional burger, but come on and cut me some slack, I gotta come up with 32 of these! Like me y
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I grew up in Maryland, and remember tearing into the bushels of blue crabs covered in Old Bay tossed out on the picnic table. So it was easy to choose the Crab Cake burger for the Baltimore Ravens.
Spaghetti, Shrimp, Pancetta…how you can go wrong? Pasta dishes that are simple, and seem simply “thrown together” are often my favorites, and this recipe for Spaghetti, Shrimp and Pancetta is exactly that. Both spaghetti and shrimp, take little more than 10 minutes to cook, and not much longer for pancetta, or bacon if that’s what you have. That means that within about 30 minutes, you can ma
While the saying goes the way to man’s heart is through his stomach, I’ve found it no less true for the fairer sex; and Valentines day is the perfect time to test the rule. This is my Valentine’s day recipe for Heart Shaped Scallops, and while seemingly a bit cheesy, I guarantee success. The first time I made these, they were for a girlfriend and it was early in our relationship. And they, a
One of the core principles of NoRecipeRequired is teaching you how to use basic cooking techniques to change and modify your standard dishes – and of course still have them be outstanding. Seasonal changes present great opportunities to do just that, and here I’m going to show you how to “Autumn-ize” a simple seared Halibut recipe. To do that we’re going to use some
Shrimp, aside for being absolutely great in and of themselves, are also a great vehicle to carry other flavors. As such, they are common is just about every major cuisine around the world (at least those near water!), and they are also one of my favorite ingredients. In this recipe video, I show you how to make a Shrimp and Chorizo dish, that I’d call Spanish is style – although I don’t reall
If your looking for an easy halibut recipe, I’ve got one for you. Halibut is one of my favorite fish to cook, and I make it at least one a month. Baking is one of the least labor intensive ways to cook halibut. I’d say the majority of time I make halibut, I'm searing the fish on the stove top, quickly on both sides. Searing it off like that gets the outside nice and crispy, and because you'
I love a nicely seared scallop. Not only do they taste great, but they are one of those foods that are simultaneously easy to make, yet uber impressive. As such, I’m always looking for scallop recipes that I can add to my repertoire. In this recipe video, I show you how to make a a scallop and zucchini appetizer, that I frequently make when I host a dinner party. You can prepa
One of my favorite foods to cook is scallops…which is great, because they are also one of my wife’s favorite foods to eat. The flavor is mild, fresh and clean (assuming you have good scallops) and they go really well with so many other foods, and different preparations. In this cooking video, I want to show you one cooking method that’s key in dozens (if not hundreds of scallop dishes…How to