Just as with beef, it’s better to cook pork bone-in. While the bone won’t add flavor to your meat, it does act as an insulator, and there is less exposed surface area with a bone-in chop, which helps it to retain more moisture as it cooks. For best results, […]
Potato Leek Gratin
This gratin is layered with Yukon gold potatoes, sautéed leeks, for a nutty, sweet flavor that pairs perfectly with the nutmeg-spiced heavy cream. Pro Tip: Simmering the potatoes in the heavy cream before baking releases starches into the mixture, resulting in a creamier gratin. Layer thinly sliced potatoes in […]
Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, this savory, carnivore, pork-based sandwich bread is perfect for sandwiches, spreads, or can be toasted and eaten alone.
Chicken with Mole
This recipe uses mole paste which has most but not all of the ingredients to produce a quality mole. Huajillo chile, banana, sesame seed, garlic, onion, thyme, clove, cinnamon, cumin, pepper, oregano, peanuts, walnuts, raisins, almonds, and sugar.Although this recipe is for chicken, its easily adopted for boneless pork […]
This spicy snack is so flavorful and made with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Trust me, make them once, and you’ll be making them again and again! You can easily substitute green beans or broccoli for the soy bean edamame. The pod of the edamame is […]
Khachapuri is a traditional Georgian bread. That is Georgia, the country, not the state. It is quite literally a cheese boat. Originating from sailors. The shape of the bread is meant to resemble a boat. The cheese is the sea, and the egg yolk is the Sun. To me […]
Cajun Stuffed Salmon
Adult Mac and Cheese
We call this the Adult Macaroni and Cheese because it is elegant, uses good quality cheese…and is simply the grown-up version of mac and cheese.
Palak Paneer is a favorite Indian Vegetarian Curry of all time! Compared to Saag Paneer, it has no mustard leaves. it is a creamy Spinach Curry with bouncy fresh Indian Cheese known as Paneer. A wonderful change from Tomato based curries, I’m sure you’re going to love this one!
Chicken Tikka Masala
Chicken Tikka Masala is one of my favorite dishes, and this recipe is the bomb! Everything is made in the same pan, so the flavour of the meat transfers into the curry making for a meaty, rich, and creamy sauce that is to die for. Our version is for sensitive […]
French Dip Au Jus
Old school, simple and stupidly delicious. What more can I say? Btw, the term ‘au jus’ means ‘with juice’, so asking “do you want that with au jus” is redundant. We’ve tried this with leftover thin sliced rare tri-tip and it works with or without the bread.
Guinness cake simple but deeply pleasurable, and has earned its place as a stand-alone treat. Originating in Ireland, it can be made into cupcakes, cake or layered cake with Raspberries and Raspberry Liquor.
Fried Chicken Paprika
There are a lot of “Best fried chicken recipes” out there, many try to imitate the famous KFC secret recipe, in fact you can see my version here. Now this is not a KFC copycat recipe. But read on… So why try and make something yourself when you can simply […]
Smoke-Roasted Chicken Thighs With Paprika
Sesame Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies
This modified recipe is gluten-free and loaded with protein. The flavors of Almond and Sesame make this version of chocolate chip cookies a new favorite.
Foolproof Hollandaise Sauce
Though it likely originated in the 17th century, hollandaise sauce was crowned as one of the five “mother sauces” of French cuisine in the early 1900s by Escoffier, a French chef whose writings codified and unified French cuisine. A creamy emulsion of egg yolks, enriched with butter and flavored simply […]
Buttered Potatoes With Lemon
This comforting dish mimics the fall-apart potatoes that soak up the savory stewed meat juices in a Moroccan tagine, but you can also just think of it as a warm potato salad. Small golden potatoes are boiled until fluffy, then dressed with a combination of bright preserved lemons (plus their […]
Moqueca de Camarao – Shrimp Stew
Brazilian prawn coconut stew (moqueca de camarao) is an easy and delicious low-carb recipe that features a unique combination of spices. It's one of the most famous Brazilian foods, and it's super easy to make in just 30 minutes of a Brazilian prawn coconut stew If you're into seafood and […]
Hamantashen filled with fruit or nuts are a nice Jewish Purim treat. Watch as an easy and foolproof recipe is used to make these traditional triangular cookies. Almond, Poppy Seed, and Plum (or Prune) cake and pastry fillings are used to make these beautiful and tasty cookies.Hamantashen, also known as […]
Ham Cheese & Mushroom Savory Crepes
French savory crepes are usually known as standard large crepes or “galettes” which are topped up with various ingredients, folded. and then served to customers. And this is actually what you will find most of the time in Creperies of you travel through France. However, there is another type of […]
Cranberry Apple Piroshki
One of my favorite Ukrainian desserts! My cranberry apple piroshki are so delicious, with a tart and fruity apple filling wrapped in a fluffy yeast dough! Piroshki are Eastern European hand pies and can be found with just about any type of filling, both sweet and savory! This sweet piroshki […]
Beef & Cheese Piroshki
One of my all-time favorite Russian recipes – these beef & cheese piroshki are simply amazing! Soft yeast dough is filled with beef, mozzarella, cheddar and onion, then baked to golden perfection! To make the filling extra juicy, I recommend using 85% lean ground beef. This recipe will work well […]
Smoked Salmon Piroshki
Vietnamese American Garlic Noodles
Here in the Bay Area, Asian Americans love garlic noodles. Black and Latino folks love garlic noodles. Indeed, once you start looking for garlic noodles, it seems, you find them everywhere. These noodles, based on the noodle dish originally created and served by Helene An at San Francisco’s Thanh Long […]
Turn the traditional mole around with this delicious pink mole, originally from the state of Guerrero. Its striking color and irresistible flavor will fill your altar of the dead with life.Mole rosa stands out for an astonishing pink hue obtained from rosy hibiscus flower, rose-colored chiles, among other roseate ingredients. […]
Creamy Steak Fettuccine
Whenever we crave steak, this dish is always what we want to make. It comes together quickly and is so full of flavor. It makes us forget chicken ever existed.
Potato and Beef Lasagna
This is a heart stopping combo dish out of “Potatoes au Gratin” and Lasagna basically using the potatoes instead of noodles. All ingredients are interchangeable like different meats, veggies, spices, cheeses. An 11 x 13 aluminum baking container or baking dish works well.
Chicken with Cherry Wine Pan Sauce
Simply seasoned chicken breasts are seared then smothered in a dreamy, wine-soaked cherry sauce made right in the same skillet. Is there anything more perfect than this dish for the holiday, between the wine and cherries which mimic your heart melting from your loved one? Pair with a side of […]
Low Carb Dutch Apple Pie
Kicked Up Corn Maque Choux
The name of this Louisiana classic is thought to have derived from a mix of Native American and Cajun French influences. One thing is for sure: it is a delicious side that folks just love.
Cream of Mushroom Soup
Cream of mushroom soup is a simple type of soup where a basic roux is thinned with cream or milk and then mushrooms and/or mushroom broth are added. It is well known in North America as a common type of condensed canned soup. Cream of mushroom soup is often […]
Dutch Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal
Breakfast really doesn't get any cozier than this warmly spiced baked oatmeal. Inspired by the flavors of apple pie, this nutritious and hearty bake has the power to make any morning feel like a special occasion. Bake a batch up on Sunday as a make-ahead move for the week […]
Lasagna Roll Ups with Béchamel Sauce
Today I am sharing with you my delicious Lasagna Roll Ups with Béchamel Sauce recipe! This white sauce version using béchamel sauce is a very tasty alternative to using tomato sauce and for those that are unable to eat tomatoes.
Caramelized Cabbage is the basis for many other dishes, including Russian braised Cabbage, Southern fried cabbage with bacon and onions, St. Paddy’s day, fried cabbage, Mexican Cabbage and Tomatoe salsa. Its versatile and flavorful
Easy Fisherman’s Pie
A chowder-like stew of fresh and smoked seafood capped with fluffy, brûléed mashed potatoes, fisherman’s pie is the isle’s ultimate comfort food.
Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
This Philly Cheese Steak Egg Roll recipe is deceptively simple to make. Once the steak has been marinated in pantry-friendly ingredients, all you do is cook the steak, onions, and bell peppers, transfer them to your food processor for a quick chop and you have 10 minute filling!
Seared Sea Bass with Tomatoes and Spinach
How about a trip to the Mediterranean seashore in Italy today, as we make Seared Sea Bass with tomatoes and spinach! I have the best recipe for you from old Italy and the Borio family Cucina. OMG!!! Call the family, fire up the stove, and let’s have some family […]
Chicken Cordon Bleu
The term “Cordon Bleu” (by itself) relates to a special order of French knights (originally a wide blue ribbon worn by members of the highest order of knighthood). Presumably, by association, cordon bleu as it relates to recipes (as in, chicken cordon bleu…boneless breast of chicken wrapped around cheese and […]
A “Galette”, which is more properly called Breton (from Brittany) galette, is also the name given in most French crêperies to savoury buckwheat flour pancakes, while those made from wheat flour, much smaller in size and mostly served with a sweet filling, are branded crêpes. This recipe works with any […]
Classic Old Fashioned Stuffing
There is nothing like a fabulous roasted turkey with this traditional turkey stuffing and some roasting pan gravy to make your Thanksgiving dinner a big hit.
Miso Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes
Pork Cutlet – Donkkaseu
Today I’m going to introduce you to the Korean way of making a pork cutlet, called “donkkaseu” in Korean. It’s an iteration of the Japanese tonkatsu which was the Japanese take on the European schnitzel. It’s a hot, savory, breaded pork cutlet, and my version is served on a bed […]
Traditional Turkey Gravy
For a turkey gravy that really tastes like the bird but doesn't require drippings, we began by making a full-flavored turkey stock that included not just the neck and giblets but also some excess skin and fat from the turkey.Much of this gravy's flavor is derived from the trimmed skin […]
Green Beans and Crispy Shallots
This harmonious combination of green beans, shallots and butter is a winner. Try to get authentic haricots verts — thin, very young green beans — available in specialty food stores or at farmers’ markets, or choose the smallest, firmest regular string beans you can find. Make sure to cook them […]
One Hour Roasted Turkey
Compleley cook a 14 pound turkey in one hour without a pressure cooker. Skin will be brown and crispy and nothing beats this fast and will make you the hero when others ruin theirs.
Hasselback Chicken with Grilled Avocados
The name Hasselback came from a Swedish restaurant called Hasselbacken. This chicken is sliced with your favorite cheese and other ingredients. In this Keto version we use bacon and grill the avocados.
Thanksgiving Stuffing Muffins
Switch things up this Thanksgiving! Instead of serving a basket of dinner rolls, let your family feast on these gravy-stuffed stuffing muffins. Each muffin bakes up with a crispy exterior, a moist interior, and a nugget of thick, sausage-filled country gravy in the center. They might sound sort of crazy, […]
This is the best Instant Pot Roast Beef recipe. It's literally one of the best pot roasts I’ve ever had. Super rich in flavor and abundant in goodies. You could easily make this same recipe in a dutch oven if you have an extra hour to wait for it. Either […]
Regarded as the best known Hungarian dish after goulash, paprikás csirke is considered by some researchers as one of the four staple dishes of the Hungarian cuisine, along with gulyás, pörkölt, and tokány. It is a traditional, simple, and homey dish prepared with only a few humble ingredients. Although there […]
Kimchi Grilled Cheese
A Cuban sandwich (Spanish: Sándwich cubano) is a variation of a ham and cheese sandwich that likely originated in cafes catering to Cuban workers in Tampa or Key West, two early Cuban immigrant communities in Florida centered on the cigar industry. Later on, Cuban exiles and expatriates brought it to […]
How to make simple but classic SALMON cakes with diced peppers, onion, and celery!
Butter Chicken – Murg Makhani
Butter Chicken is probably one of the most popular Indian chicken recipes liked by all. Butter chicken curry or murg makhani is a curry of chicken in a spiced tomato, butter and, cream sauce. It originated in India as a curry. The curry was developed in 1947 by the founders […]
Ham and Egg Breakfast Braid
This beautiful crescent braid is easier than it looks! A simple folding technique over eggs, ham and creamy cheese gives you an impressive-looking breakfast dish that is guaranteed to be the star of your brunch party.
Freshly cooked cauliflower, covered with a delicious homemade bechamel sauce, topped with cheese, then baked in the oven. this cauliflower french recipe is great for vegetarian looking for a french vegetarian recipe idea that will not leave them hungry. that cauliflower with white sauce can be served as a side […]
Avocado Toast with Poached Egg
These take poached eggs to a new level. Use thick slices of sourdough bread or use whatever you have on hand or prefer. Makes a nice meal for brunch, lunch or even an easy dinner. The cooking time is for bringing the water to a simmer and poaching the eggs. […]
Fish & Chips
The tradition in the UK of fish battered and fried in oil came from Western Sephardic Jewish immigrants from Holland. Originating in Spain and Portugal and settling in England as early as the 16th century, they would have prepared fried fish in a manner similar to pescado frito, which […]
Red Lentil Dhal Soup
A beautiful red lentil dhal flavored with a spicy tomato masala. This is my chicken soup when I’m feeling under the weather, my staple when I don’t know what else to cook, my cuddle blanket when I’m feeling sorry for myself and my tonic when I’ve indulged a little […]
Grilled Artichokes with Garlic Butter
Raise your hand if you’re intimidated by this spiny, curious vegetable. You obviously haven’t grilled them yet! Follow along as Chef Jason shows you his technique for preparing and grilling them with ease. The result? Smoky, tender artichokes cooked to perfection in garlic-herb butter.
Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil
Easiest shrimp boil ever! And it’s mess-free using a single sheet pan. That’s right. ONE PAN. No newspapers. No bags. No clean-up!
My favorite thing about molletes is that they’re an open-faced blank canvas, as simple as they are flexible. This version has all the essentials, and makes for a hearty on-the-go breakfast, but can easily be dressed up to become the star of a fabulous brunch—add chorizo or bacon for […]
Sugar Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars
Are you looking for a healthy, yet indulging treat that you can feel good about, that requires no baking, and are also nutritious and super yummy? These easy Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars are so easy to make and they are definitely super yummy.
Vegan Garlic Aioli
The texture of aioli is more like butter than mayonaisse. In France it is referred to as “beurre de Provence (butter of Provence)”. Aioli sauce should hold it’s shape like butter when chilled. At room temperature it should be stiff, creamy, and not at all runny. When added to […]
You can make this delicious croquetas with the leftovers of a roast chicken dinner, ideally using the leg and thigh. Flavor your oil and butter with some of the roasted chicken skins before you make your roux for an intense roast chicken flavor. I like to serve my croquetas […]
Spring rolls or summer rolls are a Vietnamese delicacy known as “gỏi cuốn”. Depending on region, salad rolls were made differently. Some vegetarian families make vegetarian spring rolls rather than meat spring rolls. However, the typical ingredients include slivers of cooked pork (most often cha pork sausages), shrimp, sometimes […]
Duck à l’Orange
The crispy, salted skin in this amazing Roasted Duck recipe might be one of the best things ever. Perfectly crispy, with just the right amount of fat, and a little zing of heat from the zesty orange sauce caramelized on top.
Kimbap (also spelled gimbap) are rolls of cooked rice wrapped in seaweed. They’re a versatile, fail-proof snack or light meal found everywhere in South Korea from households to convenience stores. The traditional kimbap fillings include fresh or marinated vegetables, omelet-style eggs, cooked Spam, or pre-fried fish cakes, but you […]
Apple Tarte Tatin
Tarte Tatin is a classic, and delicious, French dessert that's not actually that complicated to make. I'd argue it's even easier than a double crust pie. Store-bought all-butter puff pastry gets you halfway there, and a simple stovetop caramel sauce paired with in season apples (or use pears, pineapple […]
Classic French Onion Soup
Nothing seems more French than onion soup. While it’s more common in a restaurant setting, every home chef would be well-served by a solid onion soup recipe in their arsenal. Heaps of onions deeply caramelized to the point of almost burning, red wine, rich stock of roasted bones, a […]
A French dish that everyone should master is the soufflé—either sweet or savory or both. There are many reasons why a soufflé can fail to rise and the texture to be incorrect, so for a chef to eventually fully understand all the reasons why a soufflé can fail would […]
“I can’t think of a more perfect dish to make when it’s cold out, and a great way to use up old red wine you might have any open. It can be served with potatoes, or any noodles you have on hand.” — Gerald Addison, Co-Owner and Co-Executive Chef, […]
Makarony Po Flotski (Russian Navy Style Pasta with Beef)
Makarony Po Flotski or Russian Navy Style Pasta is a quick, budget-friendly pasta dinner that you can make even on a weeknight. With just a few simple ingredients, you will be able to whip up this delicious dish in under 30 minutes. Russian Navy Style Pasta is a simple, […]
A thick and creamy, chunky seafood soup with flavors of the sea that’s out of this world. Made using fish stock, white fish, scallops, mussels and shrimps or prawns. This version has no potatoes as I don’t believe it needs it, but it does have more seafood. Fresh seafood […]
Cranberry Turkey Quesadillas
Sweet, tart cranberry sauce and tender turkey meat tucked inside melty, cheesy quesadillas
This chicken tetrazzini is comforting and supremely creamy; a cheesy pasta bake loaded with juicy chicken and plump mushrooms. It is widely believed to have been invented circa 1908–1910 by Ernest Arbogast, the chef at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California, where Tetrazzini made her American debut at […]
This easy German recipe is one of our favorites. Boneless pork chops can also be substituted for veal and taste excellent! Chicken Fried Steak is really Wiener Schnitzel
The ultimate beef Wellington can seem difficult to make, but each step is actually pretty simple. After cooking the seasoned beef, brush it with mustard and store in the fridge. Then fry up some chopped mushrooms and shallots in butter before wrapping the beef in prosciutto and the mushroom […]
10 Minute Shrimp Scampi
Scampi are tiny, lobster-like crustaceans with pale pink shells (also called langoustines). Italian cooks in the United States swapped shrimp for scampi, but kept both names. Thus the dish was born, along with inevitable variations. This classic recipe makes a simple garlic, white wine and butter sauce that goes […]
Smothered Pork Chops Baked in Onion Gravy
Soul Food Smothered Pork Chops: It’s been said that all soul food is Southern food, but not all Southern food is soul food (Bob Jeffries, 1969). Both use the same ingredients in their cooking, and recipes for common dishes are very similar. The differences between the two cuisines are […]
Spinach and Apple Oatmeal Waffles
Here is an excellent option for a healthy breakfast! These waffles are made from a mix of spinach, oats, and Greek yogurt. There’s no flour in the mix, and they can be topped with sweet and salty ingredients. Oatmeal itself can help you lose weight because it will help […]
Ultimate Grilled Cheese
Beer Battered Fish Chips and Mushy Peas
Beer Battered Fish and Chips with Mushy Peas is a favorite pub meal. Add homemade tartar sauce, and you have a true winner! Traditionally, either cod or haddock is the fish of choice. However, any large flaked white fish will work.
Korean Bulgogi BBQ Chicken
Lobster Roll Sandwich
The first bite is going to be the same as the last bite. Nothing will get lost–everything in this lobster roll is equal. This is a delicious twist on a lobster roll with a handful of ingredients.
Butternut Squash Noodles with Prosciutto and Sage
With the help of a spiralizer, butternut squash becomes the noodles in this sweet-and-savory, satisfying dish that’s impressive enough for a dinner party, but easy enough for a weeknight meal
Sugar Free Tres Leches Cake
Tres Leches is a popular authentic Mexican cake. Tres Leches Cake has a soft and ultra-moist crumb. It is soaked with a 3 milk mixture and topped with a lightly whipped cream.. The syrup is made of – you guessed it – tres leches (which means three kinds of […]
Twice-Baked Lobster Stuffed Potatoes
Chef Marc Murphy shares his ingenious way to elevate stuffed potatoes in his cookbook, Season with Authority. Marc recommends getting a female lobster: “You’ll need the roe for this dish, but if for some reason, you get male lobsters, just proceed with the recipe as is, minus the lobster […]
Browned Butter Honey Garlic Shrimp
Seared shrimp cooked in browned butter infused with honey, garlic and lemon juice. Simple ingredients, maximum flavor.
Morning Glory Baked Oatmeal
Warm and cozy, this big-batch baked oatmeal takes inspiration from those beloved hippie muffins known as morning glory. It’s loaded with grated carrot, cranberry, raisins, coconut chips, coconut and almond flour. Then seasoned with ginger and cinnamon. This recipe complies with Samin Norsats "SALT FAT ACID HEAT" method of […]
Easy Southern Corn Fritters
Whether you serve these as an appetizer or along with your meal, these old-time Southern Corn Fritters are sure to bring a smile to your face. The batter has 7 ingredients including corn muffin mix which makes these quick and easy to whip up.
Coq au Vin
Coq au vin is a French dish of chicken braised with wine, lardons, mushrooms, and optionally garlic. A red Burgundy wine is typically used, though many regions of France make variants using local wines, such as coq au vin jaune, coq au Riesling, coq au pourpre or coq au violet, […]
PF Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps
A copycat recipe that you can easily make in just 20 minutes. And it tastes a million times better too!
Chocolate Drizzled Fruit Kabobs
Kids will love these fun fruit kabobs drizzled with just a bit of melted semi-sweet chocolate chips and sprinkled with shredded coconut and chopped almonds. Easily assembled with bananas, strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, these quick kabobs have it all. Rich in antioxidants, potassium, and vitamin C, this naturally sweet, healthy […]
Hong Kong-Style Egg Waffle
This is a Hong Kong style waffle, in Hong Kong called a "grid cake" or "grid biscuits" (格仔餅), is a waffle usually made and sold by street hawkers and eaten warm on the street. It is similar to a traditional waffle but larger, round in shape and divided into four […]
When Michael Mina was a boy, his parents used to take him to the now-defunct Four Seasons hotel in Seattle for Christmas brunch, where he always ordered waffles. “They were dynamite,” he recalls. This recipe is as close to the one of his childhood as he could get it. Cornmeal […]
French, is one of those rare restaurant dishes that’s truly easy to cook at home. If you can make chicken cutlets, you can make this lemony, buttery recipe; the only difference is an easy pan sauce that brightens the whole plate. This version includes lemon slices browned in butter, which […]
Sauted Corn and Zucchini
Clear out the spring produce haul with this quick and tasty saute, full of fresh sweet corn, zucchini and onion. Simple and clean, this takes on whatever flavor you’d like to infuse it with, but it’s clean and delicious all on its own. Makes a great side dish or topping […]
Muddled Pea and Sweet Onion Risotto
There are many different risotto recipes with different ingredients, but they are all based on rice of an appropriate variety, cooked in a standard procedure. Risotto, unlike other rice dishes, requires constant care and attention. The rice is not to be pre-rinsed, boiled, or drained, as washing would remove much […]
Melting Potatoes Fondant
Melting Potatoes AKA Pommes De Terre Fondantes: Thick potato slices that are crispy and brown on the outside and creamy, soft in the middle. You will want to make these delicious potatoes again and again. They are crispy and brown on the outside and creamy on the inside, plus they […]
Polenta is basically cornmeal mush, and it can be made with any kind of cornmeal, ground coarse, medium or fine. (You don’t need bags marked “polenta.”) As with most ingredients, though, the better the cornmeal you start with, the better your result in the kitchen. The trick is cooking the […]
A bagel boat is a boat-shaped Khachapuri, with cheese, butter, and egg yolk in the middle. It is thought to originate from the Lazi people, who were sailors. Khachapuri is a certain representation of the boat, sea and sun.
Asparagus with Scallops, Browned Butter and Prosciutto
Reviews: I made half this recipe for two of us and it was GREAT!! plus quick and easy. I made the full amount of sauce and glad I did because it is so good! I nuked the asparagus (green) and the prosciutto doesn't need to be sliced because it's […]
Whole 30 Tacos
If you have never heard of it Whole 30 is one of the latest diets that embraces all the other diets like Keto, Paleo, and a few others. The difference is, this diet works by eliminating dairy and foods that lots of folks are allergic to without even knowing […]
Creamy Cocoa Sausage Gravy
Chef Greg Collier (of Leah & Louise and Uptown Yolk in Charlotte, North Carolina) likes to add cocoa and nutmeg to add a sweet spin to this sausage gravy, complementing the savory flavors of Jimmy Dean Hot Sausage. All served over his homemade buttermilk biscuits.
Cantonese Style Scrambled Eggs
Cantonese Scrambled Eggs is one of the most favored of current trending meals in the world. It is appreciated by millions daily. It is simple, it’s quick, it tastes delicious. Cantonese Scrambled Eggs is something that I have loved my whole life. They are nice and they look fantastic. […]
Rosca de Reyes / Mardi Gras King Cake
These tasty steaks are served on a bed of spinach, which earns them their name. Both round and butt steaks are full of flavor, and they are so well appreciated all across America that we think of them as “American cuts.” They are chewier than sirloin or tenderloin but full […]
Steakhouse Creamed Spinach
Creamy, rich Steakhouse Creamed Spinach that takes just a few minutes and is the perfect side for a holiday roast or prime rib.
Simple Brunch Frittata
There is no limit to what you can add to a frittata. It’s a versatile dish that can handle most things you throw at it.
Creamy Garlic Tuscan Salmon With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes – Smothered in a luscious garlic butter spinach and sun-dried tomato cream sauce, you won’t believe how easy, fast and simple it is to cook salmon this way! These deliciously seasoned, Tuscan salmon filets are juicy and tender on the inside […]
By removing the backbone, the chicken can be turned over and laid flat (or butterflied). This helps it to cook evenly and reduces cook time. (It works well with turkey too, make a 10lb spatchcock turkey in just over an hour). Add veggies like carrots, potatoes, or onions and a […]
Fool-Proof Green Beans
Only fresh green beans and garlic will do for this easy, healthy, and flavorful side dish. These Butter and Garlic Green Beans are perfectly cooked and tossed with butter and toasted garlic. They’re boiled, so you don’t have to worry about burning them while they cook. You can make […]
Cranberry Upside-Down Cake
The basic recipe for this cake is very versatile and can be made with apples, pears, peaches or any full-flavored, slightly acidic fruit. The cake is best served warm. Add mandarins that show up as hot little orange jam pockets in the reveal. Whole wheat flour is in the […]
Chicken Pot Pie
The autumnal equinox has long since passed, the fall is upon us, and we must pay tribute. And how better than with a bubbling-hot, veggie-packed, rib-sticking chicken pot pie? Pumpkins are passé, apple-picking is pointless: let’s prevent a prosaic pie and properly celebrate the season. We use the entire chicken […]
Welsh Rarebit is a delicious blend of savory ingredients: sharp cheddar, egg yolk, Worcestershire sauce, whole grain mustard, and beer, piled onto slabs of toasted bread and broiled into a bubbly cheese sauce. A jammy sweet broiled tomato tops them off, a slight break from tradition that makes these cheese […]
Gingered Butternut Squash Soup with Spicy Pecan Cream
Peking Duck Popcorn
On Broadway Street in San Francisco, we tried a bag of Peking Duck caramel popcorn at a fabulous Chinese restaurant called China Live and I was hooked! For those of you that are wondering, there's actually no duck in this Peking Duck popcorn. The flavoring is actually from hoisin sauce, […]
Pecan-Crusted Pork with Pumpkin Butter
This is one of my favorite ways to eat pork. Pork chops are crusted in pecans and breadcrumbs, then topped with delicious homemade pumpkin butter. (You can always use store-bought pumpkin butter if you can find it but homemade is always better).
Shrimp and Vegetable Scampi with Noodles
This quick, easy, and healthy shrimp recipe tastes like the sort of special date-night dinner I crave. It works with different kinds of vegetables, butter, or oil and can be made Keto (or gluten-free) easily.
Chile Relleno en Nogada
The recipe is said to have been concocted by the grateful people of Puebla, who were giving a banquet in honor of Don Agustin de Iturbide’s saint’s day, August 28 in 1821. He and his followers had led the final revolt against Spanish domination; as self-proclaimed emperor he had […]
I use this lemony, garlic tahini sauce on everything! Use this quick and simple sauce as a dressing for salads, a sauce for veggies and meats, a spread for sandwiches and pitas or serve it as a dip.
Corn on the Cob With Green Coriander Butter
Green coriander, or the fresh seed of a cilantro plant, is known for its intensely aromatic, slightly citrusy, mildly cilantro-ish flavor. Use it anywhere you’d use cilantro: marinades, dressings, hummus; in stews, soups or braises; in herbed rice; with rice noodles or soba; mixed with oil and drizzled atop poached […]
Grilled Pork Chops with Charred Peaches
James Beard once described salmon coulibiac as one of the most unusual dishes he ever encountered, and I’m not about to argue with him. Coulibiac is the French adaptation of a traditional Russian dish, kulebiaka, wherein a flavorful mixture of salmon, rice, mushrooms, shallots, hard-boiled eggs, and dill are baked […]
Panera Spicy Thai Chicken Salad
Copycat Panera Spicy Thai Salad with Chicken flavorful, yet healthy
Keto Low Carb Mexican Flan
This recipe for Low Carb Mexican Flan held up in flavor to a recent tasting of Mexican flans in some of the better restaurants over a recent vacation to Santa Fe, New Mexico so I am posting it for your pleasure.
One of the easiest things to make and often overlooked when having steaks, chops, fish, or vegetables. Create these easy flavor bombs ahead, freeze, and use as needed. Stored in an air-tight bag, you’ll have go-to, fabulous flavor at your fingertips. Stores for months in the freezer and one week […]
Salmon Milano with Pesto Butter
Salmon Milano with Basil Pesto Butter is an Italian preparation for baked salmon that has a luscious pesto butter topping. You can get this ready to go at Costco or make your own.
Eggs Florentine / Eggs Benedict with Paper-Thin Ham
This version of "Eggs Benedict" the eggs are separated and there are lots of versions based on history, taste and style. In our recipe, we favor the version we got at Sam's Anchor Cafe in Tiberon, Steve, the owner told me how they do it. so well. The secret is […]
Huevos Divorciados / Mexican Eggs Benedict
Vegan – Keto Vanilla Ice Cream
An easy 4 ingredient recipe for homemade keto vanilla ice cream- No ice cream maker needed! Smooth, creamy, and made without condensed milk, without cream and completely sugar-free and low carb!
Multi-Flavored Banana Based Ice Cream
Ten different flavor options of creamy vegan banana ice cream recipes that you can make at home, with just a few ingredients and a blender!
Mexican Squash with Cheese in Tomato Sauce
Mexican Squash is one of our deeply beloved Mexican vegetables. We call these squashes “calabacitas”, and they have a slightly sweeter flavor compared to zucchini and have a tender, thin skin. They’re delicious paired with cheese, cream, or just served by themselves! Check out this traditional recipe to learn […]
Classic Sourdough Waffles or Pancakes
Crisp, feathery light, and with a delightful, mild tang, these waffles evoke memories of Gold Rush days in California, when sourdough pancakes, biscuits, and bread were served to miners morning, noon, and night. This recipe also makes great pancakes.
Easy Yellow Rice
Super Easy Yellow Rice complements just about any meal! You can make this on the stove top or in the rice cooker. So tasty!
This Cioppino recipe is undeniably a San Francisco original, made famous in the 1850s by Genoese immigrant Giuseppe Bazzuro at his eponymous restaurant. Derived from the traditional ciuppin—which means “little soup” in the Genoese dialect—the dish was originally a puree of cooked vegetables and leftover fish scraps. Over the years, […]
Love Potion Pralines
Delicious, ruby red, sugar-coated pecan candy clusters. Perfect way to ask someone to be your valentine!
Ultimate Beef Stroganoff
Beef stroganoff is a dish of quick-cooked beef in a creamy sauce made flavored with mushrooms, onions, paprika, and sour cream. In our upgraded version, the beef is cooked as a whole steak to maintain a more tender, medium-rare center, while the sauce is carefully layered and constructed to optimize […]
Braised Rosemary Lamb Shoulder Chops
The best methods to prepare this cut and site after site suggested braising. Braising is a great technique to use on cuts that are tougher or chewier, aka cheaper cuts. But it is also a technique I like to use with other more expensive cuts. Of course good spices […]
Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes
A super fast, flavorful and healthy recipe for jumbo spicy garlic shrimp and tomato, made in just one pan. You are going to love these succulent shrimp sautéed in savory and spicy seasonings!
Greek Spanakopita Triangles
There is something to be said for combining Spinach with feta and ricotta cheese. The sensation that it creates is amazing. The Greek do know how to eat! The creaminess of ricotta and the saltiness of feta combine with earthy spinach to create a wholesome taste. Spanakopita is a Greek […]
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