July 28 — Mid-summer is hot hot hot and what better way to spice up your family’s meals than with some southern inspired grilling and frying. Jimmy Bannos, chef and owner of “The Heaven On Seven” restaurant in Chicago and the author of “The Heaven On Seven Cookbook: where it’s Mardi Gras Aall the Time!”, shares some creative recipes that will make your dinner time sizzling.Recipe: BLUEBERRY CORN BLASTERS (on this page) Recipe: GRILLED SHRIMP AND ANDOUILLE WITH HOT RAVIGOTE SAUCE (on this page)
Recipe: JERK CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH HABANERO MANGO DIPPING SAUCE (on this page)
Recipes excerpted from “The Heaven On Seven Cookbook: Where It’s Mardi Gras All the Time!” by Jimmy Bannos. Copyright © 2003 by Jimmy Bannos. Published by Ten Speed Press. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt can be used without permission of the publisher.