Today's Flavor with Chef Nikki Shaw

With July being National Ice Cream Month, what better way is there to celebrate, (besides eating it, of course) than to share the flavor origins of the delicious, savory treat! According to TheTopTens.com, number three on the list of favorite ice cream flavors in the U.S., Mint...
With July being National Ice Cream Month, what better way is there to celebrate, (besides eating it, of course) than to share the flavor origins of the delicious, savory treat! According to TheTopTens.com, number four on the list of favorite ice cream flavors, in the U.S., is...
Waistline Wednesday GRILLED CORN W/ PARMESAN & CAYENNE BUTTER 8 ears fresh corn 1⁄2 stick butter, softened 1⁄4 cup parmesan, grated 2 tablespoons basil, finely chopped 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1⁄4 cup olive oil Prepare...
2 cups Chorizo sausage, outer casing removed & finely chopped 1⁄4 cup onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons flour, for dusting 1 box puff pastry sheets, thawed 3⁄4 cup Jack cheese, shredded 1 egg, beaten Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a medium skillet, lightly sauté Chorizo...
1 pound refrigerated tortellini 2 tablespoons butter 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons flour 1 1⁄2 cups heavy cream 1⁄2 cup parmesan cheese, grated sea salt white pepper In a large saucepan, boil tortellini according to directions & drain...
3 1-pound eggplants 1⁄4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic, crushed 1⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste) sea salt, to taste white pepper, to taste 8 whole wheat pita, cut in wedges Preheat oven to 400 degrees...
8 pounds Alaskan King Crab Legs 2 cups beer 5 cups water 2 lemons, sliced 3 tablespoons fresh garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon Old Bay seafood seasoning 1⁄2 cup butter Rinse crab legs with water & drain. In a large pot, bring beer, water, lemons & garlic to a boil. Add crab...
2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 Pound Cake, sliced HAAGEN DAZS vanilla ice cream Wash & slice fresh strawberries. In a medium bowl, mix together strawberries, powdered sugar & vanilla. Cover bowl with plastic wrap...
1 cup Zesty Italian dressing 1⁄2 cup pineapple juice 12 chicken wings 1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons honey 1⁄2 cup BBQ sauce To make the marinade, place Italian dressing and pineapple juice in a bowl. Whisk until well blended. Place the marinade...