COCKTAIL RECIPE: SWEDISH POLAR BEAR

For a recent Disco/ABBA-themed party, we created the Swedish Polar Bear signature cocktail. Get the party started with this recipe, and don’t forget to add a flashing blue light that attaches to the bottom of the glass, for that truly disco touch! Make it at home with this recipe. Ingredients: 2 oz. raspberry vodka (or […]

4th of July Recipe: Chef Nick’s Summer Seafood Boil

Ingredients: 4 ears fresh yellow corn, cut crosswise into 3-inch pieces 6 quarts water 4 large lemons, halved crosswise 2 large yellow onions, halved lengthwise 3 medium jalapeño chiles, halved lengthwise and unseeded (optional) ½ cup Cajun seasoning 1 tablespoon kosher salt 2 ½ teaspoons cayenne pepper (or to taste) 2 large garlic heads, halved crosswise […]

A Fun Valentine’s Treat you Can Make with your Kids

Want to do something fun with the kids for Valentine’s Day this year?  Bring on the dip! Much easier to use than white chocolate, look in your grocery store for candy coating in the baking goods aisle.  You can microwave the coating right in its tray, stir until smooth and then dip to your heart’s […]

RECIPE: Chef Walker’s Easy Collard Greens

Easy Collard Greens By Culinary Director & Executive Chef Nicholas Walker Serves 10 to 12 Ingredients: 2 hickory-smoked ham hocks 2 yellow onion, sliced 6 garlic cloves, crushed 1 gallon chicken stock (homemade preferred) 3 pounds fresh collard greens, washed and trimmed ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon table salt ¾ […]

Valentine’s Day Recipe: Chocolate Bourbon Truffles

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without chocolate. This recipe from Culinary Director and Executive Chef Nicholas Walker is both decadent and surprisingly easy to make. Enjoy it with someone special this weekend. Chocolate Bourbon Truffles 1/2 pound good bittersweet chocolate 1/2 pound good semisweet chocolate 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons bourbon 1 tablespoon prepared […]

Salsa Recipe for the Big Game

With the Big Game approaching this Sunday, Culinary Director and Executive Chef Nicholas Walker shares a must-have recipe for his Roasted Tomato Salsa. Enjoy! Roasted Tomato Salsa 10 roma tomatoes – roughly chopped in half pieces 1 yellow onion – chopped in half pieces 3 jalapeno peppers – sliced 5 garlic cloves 1tbsp. cumin 1tbsp. […]

Chef Walker’s All-Purpose Steak Seasoning!

It’s almost Father’s Day! Culinary Director/Executive Chef and dad-of-two Nick Walker shares one of his favorite recipes for steak seasoning – a sure dad-pleaser on Father’s Day! INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons sea salt 3 tablespoons butcher grind tri-colored peppercorn 3 tablespoons granulated garlic 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon celery seed 3 tablespoon granulated onion 2 […]

Mother’s Day Recipe: Bacon, Cheddar and Arugula Quiche

From all of us at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Happy Mother’s Day! Chef Nick Walker recommends surprising the mom in your life with breakfast or brunch with his Bacon, Cheddar and Arugula Quiche recipe! Ingredients: 6 large eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups heavy cream Salt and pepper 2 cups chopped fresh baby arugula, packed 1 […]

Back to School Dinner Recipe

With August, comes the new school year! Chef Walker has created a new recipe for those busy school nights. Make this delicious veggie recipe for the whole family to enjoy! Ingredients: 6 ounces uncooked linguine 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 large tomato, […]

4th of July Recipe

Looking for a recipe to add to the day’s festivities? Try Chef Nick Walker’s Watermelon Salad with fresh herbs and feta cheese! Happy Independence Day! Ingredients: 1 watermelon (about 3lbs) 1/2 c. fresh mint 1/2 c. basil 1/4 c. red onion, thinly sliced 12 oz. cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes […]