September 2014

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Chef Troy's Specialties

Chef Troy Gagliardo

Classic Comfort

Turn to a North Carolina classic, Brunswick Stew, for comfort food on a chilly day.

Not So Hot Tamale

For Hispanic American Heritage Month, take a shot at a classic dish.

That was Easy

Grilling pound cake literally takes seconds - add a little Bourbon and blueberries and you're done.

An Ode to a Restaurant Past

Chef Troy recreates his favorite dish from a now-closed Mooresville restaurant.

Grilled Perfection

Skirt Steak and Grilled Vegetables with Mustard Green Chimichurri

End of Summer Cobbler Roast

Drop Biscuit Grilled Peach Cobbler

The Ultimate Steak Sandwich

Try this steak sandwich with havarti cheese sauce during your next football viewing party.

The Garden's Bounty

Zucchini Pasta with Summer Tomatoes

Feeling a Bit Crabby

A new take on crab cakes and southern grits.

Reinventing an Icon

The classic Caprese Salad gets a face lift with this delicious recipe.

Getting down to burger business

Green Chili Cheese Burgers

Wedge Salad Makeover

The heat is on…so it is time to lighten up dinner, but that doesn’t have to mean dull or boring. Anytime time of week a good salad can make an awesome meal. For me the right toppings and a small portion of protein make for a satisfying dish.

Turkey Chorizo Burger

Summer time is the most popular time to grill our favorite dishes; and what better than a plump juicy burger.

Side That Eats Like a Salad

Warm spinach, hard eggs and pickled onions

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Kick up your Cinco de Mayo celebration with this unique handmade savory treat.

BLT To new heights

B L T Sandwich with Bourbon Bacon & Fried Red Tomato

Classic Turned Turkey

A favorite dish, chicken marsala, with a unique twist.

Southern Comfort

Nothing says "Welcome to the South" like a perfectly-crafted gumbo! Let Chef Troy show you the magic to his recipe.

A One-Dish Wonder

Rice with Poached Egg, Bacon, Mushroom & Blackened Green Peas

Super Simple Supper

This chicken dish is packed with flavor and can be put together in about 30 minutes.