There are over 10,000 known herbs in the world. They are produced on farms, grow naturally in most eco systems, and if you are blessed enough, they will even grow in your yard.  However, I know from experience, dandelion greens are more popular and respected in a salad. Herbs can do more than simply add flavor to food. If used right, they help you to cu [...]

Mint is an herb for all seasons, whether used in a cool refreshing drink in the summer or a warm cup of tea when the weather turns a little chillier. Widely used since ancient times, it is currently used in manufactured products for its flavoring and aroma; it can also be found it many of the products we use on a daily basis. As an herb, mint’s leaves a [...]

Strawberry Flatbread Pizza

Posted on Feb 15th 2013 by Chef DeJuan

When I think of the strawberry, I am reminded of a quote by William Allen Butler: “Doubtless God could have made a better berry, than a strawberry, doubtless God never did.”  Webster’s dictionary defines a strawberry as a small red fruit. I would add that even though it is small in size, it is large in flavor. Strawberries are grown throughout the world and a [...]

It’s my favorite time of year… football season! It was definitely one of the biggest professional cha [...]

A Family that Eats Together

Posted on Oct 3rd 2012 by Chef DeJuan

Chef DeJuan I am a chef, so it may surprise you to hear that it is incredibly difficult [...]