Cajun Shrimp Hand Pies

Cajun-spiced shrimp, peppers, and tomatoes wrapped in a deep fried buttermilk pastry. These tasty little hand pies were inspired by Louisiana’s crawfish pie, filled with tender shrimp, lots of veggies, and a hint of spice. I prefer to make my dough a day in advance to allow it to fully hydrate and break up the […]

Jewish Style Artichokes (Carciofi Alla Giudia)

Olive oil fried artichokes with lemon caper vinaigrette and shaved parmesan. The first time I saw these artichokes, I said I have to make that! Beautifully crispy artichoke leaves fried in olive oil, what a great appetizer. The recipe for these artichokes calls for twice frying in olive oil. The oil adds flavor to the […]