May 262014

Happy Memorial Day! Today is the day that we remember all of the Veterans who served our country. Thanks to our Veterans who protected our country.

Today is also the unofficial first day of Summer. Across th1e country, people everywhere will be lighting up their grills. Here is a great dish to grill today. It is so popular at Mr. B’s, the recipe is often requested.

1 cup Honey

1/2 cup finely grated fresh Ginger

1/2 cup firmly packed light brown Sugar

1/2 cup Soy Sauce

1/2 cup Siracha sauce

1/4 cup Sesame Oil

2 tablespoons minced Garlic (about 6 cloves)

1/4 cup minced fresh Chives

4 center cut Pork Chops (each about 3 inches thick and 12 ounces)

Prepare grill.

In a bowl, whisk together honey, ginger, brown sugar, soy sauce, Siracha, sesame oil, garlic, and chives.

Grill chops until an instant-read thermometer inserted in center registers 155 degrees. Serve pork chops drizzled with honey ginger barbecue sauce.



I lived in New Orleans, since birth, until Hurricane Katrina. I now live in Arkansas with my wife and our spoiled-rotten dog. I have been cooking since I was 8. My first cookbook, You can't keep New Orleans out of the cook, is now available at and most online bookstores. It is also available on Kindle and Nook.