Pan-Fried Trout with Pistachios and Dill

Pan-Fried Trout with Pistachios and Dill

Two popular trout dishes here in south Louisiana (Trout Meuniere and Trout Amandine) are the inspiration behind this Middle Eastern fish dish accented with pistachios and fresh dill. A Middle Eastern Take on Trout Amandine: Pan-Fried Trout with Pistachios & Dill It’s kind of funny that my only real work experience in a restaurant was […]

Travel to the Holy Land with The Catholic Foodie, Chef Matt Murphy, and Fr. Kyle Sanders

Travel to the Holy Land with Jeff Young The Catholic Foodie Chef Matt Murphy and Fr Kyle Sanders

Yes, the next Food Meets Faith Pilgrimage to the Holy Land is still on, and registrations continue to come in. The pilgrimage is from February 26 to March 8, 2015, and space is limited. Register by September 15 and receive a free autographed copy of my new book Around the Table with The Catholic Foodie: Middle […]

A Culinary Tour of New Orleans

The Young Kids with Leah Chase

A culinary tour of New Orleans? Yes. That’s what I called my plan for my son’s 15th birthday, which was on Wednesday. “We are going on a culinary tour of New Orleans,” I announced to the family. There were no complaints. Let me tell you the inspiration behind this plan. You see, as The Catholic […]

Food Storage: How to Keep Your Food Fresh

How to Freeze Boiled Seafood

Food storage is a big deal. If food isn’t stored properly, then you risk wasting food, and that can get expensive. But the #1 reason that people turn to me and to others with questions about food storage is because they don’t want to get sick. Food that is not properly stored can spoil, turn […]

Baba Ghanoush – Lebanese Eggplant Appetizer

Baba Ghanoush

Eggplant wasn’t really a friend of mine until recently. We became friends just last February in the Holy Land. I had always found eggplant to be too bitter, and sometimes it stung. So I stayed away from it. But it’s hard to stay away from eggplant in Israel. Eggplant is so plentiful, so abundant. It […]