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Recipes

Original recipes from the Grazing Glutton.

Blackened Shrimp Recipe

Blackened Shrimp Recipe

A very simple recipe for Blackened Shrimp using my Blackened Seasoning. If you don’t eat them straight out the pan they’re very good dipped in Garlic Brown Butter or Cocktail Sauce.

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Blackened Shrimp Recipe

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Blackened Shrimp Recipe

This is a great Chicken and Sausage Gumbo recipe with just the right amount of heat for the timid. Don’t worry though, you can kick the heat up to whatever level pleases you. You can customize this recipe to your taste so don’t be afraid […]

Garlic Beef Recipe

Garlic Beef Recipe

This is a delicious Garlic Beef recipe peppered with mushrooms, onions and peppers and is really easy to make. The level of garlic can be adjusted according to your taste. Pairs great with my Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes. It’s also great over egg noodles or […]

Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Mashed potatoes, a foundational comfort food. Just think of all the things you can do with a potato. You can bake it, fry it, roast it or boil it. You can make french fries, hash browns (diced or shredded), potato pancakes, scalloped potatoes and on […]

Pico de Gallo Recipe

Pico de Gallo Recipe

I remember the first time my wife tried Pico de Gallo years ago. We had returned home to San Antonio for a Christmas visit. I was anxious to hit all my little “hole in the wall” Mexican restaurants. These spots have some of the best […]

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

I’ve always wondered why anyone would want to eat a green tomato. They’re almost as hard as a rock and they don’t taste good. I would think that fried green tomatoes wouldn’t taste any better than fried shoe soles. However, there is something magical about […]

Restaurant Style Salsa Recipe

Restaurant Style Salsa Recipe

I have boiled, roasted and grilled more tomatoes, peppers and garlic than I can count trying to find that perfect salsa I get at my favorite Mexican restaurant. While I came up with some pretty good salsa’s, this is the one I love.

Thick Hearty Texas Red Chili Recipe

Thick Hearty Texas Red Chili Recipe

Who wouldn’t love a hot bowl of thick Texas Red Chili on a cold day? It’s not too bad on a hot day either. This chili recipe moves back towards the origins of chili when it was cooked on the trail.

Chocolate Roux Recipe

Chocolate Roux Recipe

No, there’s no chocolate in it but it’s a must for a good pot of gumbo. Chocolate Roux is used for thickening liquids and chocolate simply refers to the color of the roux. It’s also good for making gravy. Just add it to some beef stock.

Blackened Seasoning Recipe

Blackened Seasoning Recipe

This Blackened Seasoning is perfect for spicing up chicken, fish or beef. Easy to make and use. The same seasoning I use for the shrimp in my Chicken and Sausage Gumbo.   Products to help prepare your Blackened Seasoning   Print Recipe Blackened Seasoning Course: SeasoningsCuisine: […]