Cocoa Chile Spice Rubbed Antelope and Whitetail Eye of Rounds with a Raisin Demi-glace and Smoked Corn Sauce, Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

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A simple dry rub with black cocoa and chile powder coat antelope or venison eye of rounds, and after a quick grill, served with a jalapeño raisin demi-glace, smoked corn sauce and yummy tangy cheddar mashed potatoes.  The demi-glace, and smoked corn sauce can be made the day ahead, and just reheated while the meat is grilled.    … [Read more...]

CORN!!!

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CORN!!! I love corn everything! So I created this tablescape to go along with a corn themed menu.  Each dish incorporated corn in some way.  Corn is a great starch because it lends itself to savory and sweet flavors. I figured roosters eat corn so I used them as my jumping off point, as well as the color of corn, "yellow."  Blue is another color that works so well with yellow … [Read more...]