Tamale pie is a delicious concoction of spicy beef and corn encased in a creamy cornmeal crust. If chili and cornbread collided and fell into a pie dish this would be the result!
This spicy polenta recipe makes a delicious and easy side dish. Jalepenos, onion, tomato, green bell pepper and onion are sauteed while the polenta cooks. The polenta is mixed with sharp white cheddar and the fried vegetables are served over top. The contrast between the two is mind-numbing. The spicy hot vegetables with the texture of the cooling , creamy polenta is insanely delicious! If… [Read more]
Gremolata was my inspiration for this dish. A gremolata is an uncooked condiment made up of finely minced garlic, parsley and lemon zest. Traditionally it is served over Ossobucco alla Milanese, an Italian dish of braised veal shank. The mission of the gremolata is to wake up and brighten the flavors in a dish. It livens up heavy meat dishes and works wonderful as a… [Read more]
This a spicy Shrimp and Polenta recipe that is fairly quick and easy to make but will really impress. Polenta is made from ground yellow or white cornmeal and slowly cooked rendering a smooth and creamy texture. This recipe has a generous amount of Extra Sharp Cheddar melted into it and a bit of butter that makes it rich and decadent. The shrimp are sautéed… [Read more]