Several years ago, I purchased a Smokin Tex small electric smoker and, as it turns out, was probably the most genius purchase I have ever made. My Smokin Tex is small but mighty! I love smoked foods but did not have space for a huge smoker and didn’t really worry about storing wood. My beloved, Read more about Thanks to Smokin Tex This Perfectly Smoked Tenderloin was Front and Center at our Holiday Meal[…]
Entertain your guests in your very own kitchen with Austin’s Paella Performance Chef, Lisa Mays. Open-kitchen restaurants have been very popular and a very and fashionable trend. Invite your guests to a unique dining experience in your own home. Enjoy a “night in” and host a Spanish Cocina Party in your home with your friends. Read more about Host In-Home Paella Parties with My Paella Travels in Your Cocina![…]
Stay Tuned and Stay Hungry! Watch Today in Nashville at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 27th! I’ll be demonstrating how to cook a paella and featuring this “bad boy” paella.
Dust off the paella pan, find your favorite Spanish recipes and put an egg on it! It’s a Paella Brunch! Make it extra special with SimuLinen products! Have you every hosted a brunch with SimuLinen ? Several months ago, I hosted a Paella Brunch for friends with my special guest Jeannie Min, Chief Operating Officer from SimuLinen. Paella and Read more about My Paella Travels and SimuLinen Host a Casual Yet Elegant Paella Brunch![…]
Unique Southern-Inspired Cuisine infused with Southwest flavors Several years ago when I lived in Austin, I discovered one of most amazing and culinarily creative restaurants in Austin (very close to my house), Jack Allen’s Kitchen. JAK is a southern-inspired restaurant with southwestern influences using local ingredients from Texas Farmers that “reveals the rich history and Read more about Celebrate Texas Flavors with Smashed Guacamole from Jack Allen’s Kitchen and My Baja Fish Tacos with Chipotle Lime Crema[…]
Hey Nashville! What are you drinking this weekend? Barahonda Barrica 2011 is a sexy, full-bodied and complex Spanish Wine that is just perfect for sharing with friends or pairing with your favorite meal! 75% Monastrell 25% Syrah, Priced around $20 Let Ed, Ernie and Gordon help you select a wine! Find Your Wine at 12th and Pine Read more about Lisa’s Thirsty Thursday Wine Pick: Barahonda Barrica 2011 – A Full-Bodied and Sexy Spanish Wine Pairing with Your Weekend![…]
An evening of Italian regional specialties all cooked over an open flame! Chef Tony Galzin (Sycamore Nashville, Deli House) and I teamed up to fire up the grill at POP Nashville to recreate some our favorite regional Italian dishes for an unforgettable culinary event! I guess it was meant to be. During a conversation with Read more about Chef Tony Galzin and Lisa Mays Fire Up the Grills for an Italian Grilled Dinner at Pop Nashville Dinner-My New Obsession, Playing with Fire![…]
Please join us on Saturday, August 23rd at POP Nashville As far back as I can remember, my family’s kitchen was filled with mouthwatering aromas of Sicilian Italian cooking, and on Sunday mornings I would help my father prepare traditional family dishes. Our cabinets were lined with large jars of olives, capers, rich olive oil, Italian cookies Read more about Spiedini & Hearth, An Evening of Food, Wine and Italian Grill at POP Nashville! Chef Tony Galzin and Wine With Lisa. Saturday August 23rd[…]