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  • Serrano Compressed Watermelon & Feta Skewers
    Serrano Compressed Watermelon & Feta Skewers
    Greetings from warm and sunny Florida!! Here is a great appetizer that you can serve quickly, with low cost, and tons of flavor. In this recipe I used Bsphere Chili; a chili infused single wine...
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Home Chef

  • Flavorful Buffalo Wings
    Flavorful Buffalo Wings
    The Super Bowl is over and sadly the Carolina Panthers did not win (I live in Charlotte).  One of the most popular dishes served at Super Bowl parties are chicken wings.  I know I should have posted this recipe prior to the Super Bowl, but I did not want it to get lost in the mass number of hot wing Continue Reading...
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Chef Jeff Lucas

Chef Jeffrey Lucas creates food with passion, born out of a love for spicy food. He grew up in a home focused on healthy eating, however without much culinary finesse.No garlic, no onions and little salt inspired him to seek out an unknown food world. Though not classically trained in a culinary school, Jeff sought out insight from seasoned chefs and any, and all cooking textbooks available. He has spent twenty two years in corporate kitchens, while seeking out high end cooking techniques, and ingredients in his free time. After years of hard work, his dedication paid off with executive chef positions at P.F Chang’s, and Ruth’s Chris, followed by high end catering experience. Cooking is his way of life, and a way to release everyday stress. After a 12 hour shift, you can find Jeff in his kitchen, honing his love for further culinary knowledge.


LeeAnne Hughes

LeeAnne is a mom, computer geek, foodie, and home chef. She has a passion for big bold flavors that wake up the pallet. LeeAnne started cooking in her mother's kitchen when she was just four years old. A love for cooking is something she has had her whole life.

Over the years, many of her friends who didn't know how to cook have asked her to teach them how. She loves sharing her passion with others. Cooking with friends and family is one of her favorite ways to spend time.

As a project manager for a large software company in Charlotte, NC, she often works long hours so her focus is on foods that can be prepped ahead of time and cooked later in the week. She also enjoys cooking fresh wholesome foods for her family that are easy and not pretentious. LeeAnne believes everyone can eat good food that is simple to make and does not cost a fortune; and homemade is always better. Her philosophy is gourmet does not have to take hours or make your broke, it just takes a love for flavor.

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