Today's Flavor with Chef Nikki Shaw

3 pounds oxtails 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided sea salt pepper 1 cup onion, chopped 2 tablespoons garlic, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 cup white wine 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes ¼ cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1. Preheat oven to 325...
4 vine ripe tomatoes 8 fresh basil leaves, chopped ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 1. Slice tomatoes ¼-inch thick & arrange them on a platter. Sprinkle basil over tomatoes. 2. Drizzle olive oil & balsamic vinegar over tomatoes. servings: 8 / prep time...
4 slices bacon 4 tablespoons butter 1 cup onion, chopped 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded & chopped ¼ cup flour 4 cups fish or chicken stock 2 cups potatoes, small dice 1 cup fresh corn 2 cups heavy cream 2 cups crab meat ¼ cup Sherry 1 bay leaf 2...
2 pounds raw large shrimp, cleaned & deveined 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons Old Bay seafood seasoning 1 cup BBQ sauce 2 tablespoons brown sugar special equipment: 10-inch wooden skewers 1. Fire up the grill, or preheat the broiler to medium-high heat. Prepare coals to...
1 pound ground beef or turkey 1 pound ground pork sausage or turkey sausage 1 cup onions, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, chopped 1 large green bell pepper, seeded & chopped 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon cumin ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 tablespoons brown sugar...
2 cups dried split peas 8 cups chicken broth 2 smoked turkey legs 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup carrots, diced 2 teaspoons garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon thyme leaves 2 bay leaves sea salt, to taste pepper, to taste 1. In a large glass pan, soak peas in water (follow soaking...
1 ½ pounds ground beef or turkey ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon seasoned salt ½ teaspoon pepper ¼ cup olive oil 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 12 soft round dinner rolls 1 cup lettuce, shredded 12 tomato slices mustard ketchup In a large bowl,...
8 chicken thighs, boneless/skinless 1 cup red onion, chopped ¼ cup scallions, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 teaspoons brown sugar ½ teaspoon allspice ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg 1 scotch bonnet or habanero pepper, chopped 1...
2 cups dried pigeon peas 8 cups water 3 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped 1 whole scotch bonnet pepper (or habanero) 2 teaspoons sea salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons fresh garlic, crushed ½ cup green onions, chopped 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped 1 cup coconut...