Author: Allen Fillingame, Chef, Mississippi State, MS

Venison Heart and Red Wine Reduction

Venison Heart and Red Wine Reduction

Venison Heart and Red Wine Reduction So I know our mantra is no long story recipes, and that’s not what this is. It’s just going to be laid out a little different than the traditional recipes, mainly because measurements are totally relative to the venison 

Welcome to the Club

Welcome to the Club

Hello and welcome to the site. It’s already populated with some content but it’s really just taking off right now. Here’s a little of what to expect. A lot of the content is pretty straight forward, recipes, kitchen hacks, graphic design services, etc… A good 

Street Banners – Amelia Island Restaurant Week

Street Banners – Amelia Island Restaurant Week

This is an example of the lamp post banners I mentioned in an earlier post about branding. This specific design is for the Amelia Island Restaurant Week and it was on display lining the downtown streets of Fernandina Beach, Fl. Very Classy.  

Menu Design – Amelia Island Restaurant Week

Menu Design – Amelia Island Restaurant Week

I worked on the Amelia Island Restaurant Week project multiple times over the years. It was basically the same process each Time. Put together the tri-fold brochure and magazine advertisements a few weeks in advance, then during December it was all menu design. This menu 

Vidalia onions and the compact disc

Vidalia onions and the compact disc

Vidalia onions Well let me tell you what makes a Vidalia onion different from a plain old onion. First let’s start with the basics… So, do you remember that saying “Turn that up, man” by Randy of the Redwoods from freedom rock? Well if so 

Cowbells – Event Posters

Cowbells – Event Posters

Aside from being their de facto Sausage King, I also worked on numerous design and promotional projects for Cowbells over the years. Below are some posters I designed for various special events at Cowbells.

John Montagu and the legend of the sandwich

John Montagu and the legend of the sandwich

John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich (November 13,1718 – April 30, 1792) John Montagu, was the 4th Earl of Sandwich and common belief holds that Montagu is responsible for inventing the sandwich, or at least inadvertently influencing how the term came about. All due 

Halved grapes and/or tomatoes

Halved grapes and/or tomatoes

Here is a slow motion video of a quick and easy way to slice a bunch of grapes/cherry tomatoes in half,  in one slice. you just need 2 like plates and a long knife. I think the video pretty much gives you all the details. 

The Chalkboard at Cowbells

The Chalkboard at Cowbells

Well, this doesn’t have anything to do with cooking or website design, however, I think chalk-boarding skills are a definite plus when it comes to designing for restaurants.  It might be the oldest form of graphic design for food that there is. Who knows, I 

Hash Brown Casserole

Hash Brown Casserole

Real simple hash brown casserole recipe. Photo coming soon. Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 1 (2 pound) package frozen hash brown potatoes(shredded) ½ cup diced and sautéed vidalia onions(optional) 3 cups shredded Cheddar Jack cheese, divided 1 (10.5 ounce) can cream of potato soup 1 (10.5 ounce)