Seafood Shrimp and Grits with Le Var Martin

Dad Chef Le Var is teaching us his family favorite seafood shrimp and grits. This is his go to comfort food!

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Le Var Martin
Retired Truck Driver 
I am a newly retired truck driver, I have driven over the road and in the oil and gas industry for 21yrs.  Now I am a Melaleuca Marking Executive helping people change to a healthy lifestyle. I am married to a wonderful woman and mother Liberty and I have 4 beautiful daughters ages 13 to 2 years old.

Q1 - What’s one tool in the kitchen you wish you had and why?

A meat slicer....I love a good sandwich!

Q2 - What’s your biggest meal disaster?

I fell asleep on the turkey on Thanksgiving.

Q3 - What’s one thing you would like to learn how to make?

Other people's marinara sauce and techniques

Q4 - If there was one dish you would teach your kid to make, what would it be?

The family sweet potato pie recipe

Q5 - What does it mean to you as a dad to cook for your family?

Cooking for my family is one of my favorite things to forces everyone to be together and get off the phones and interact. This is the quality time I don't take for granted. Soul food brings my family together!