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 […]
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 […]
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.
This is a very easy recipe for baked Greek meatballs stuffed with feta cheese. These keftedes are on the lighter side as they are baked in the oven rather than fried.
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 […]
Although New York has long had pizza bragging rights, the modern American version of pizza with toppings that went beyond basil and mozzarella began in Wolfgang Puck’s kitchen at Spago in Beverly Hills in the 1980s and started a California pizza trend that spread far and wide.
Burnished-skinned, deeply flavored and more than just a little spicy, it’s no wonder that Peruvian chicken has become something of an obsession here in the United States. There are dozens of way to make this dish, but most recipes call for two different kinds of Peruvian chile pastes — aji […]
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.
Italian Wedding Soup is a brothy soup made with a combination of chicken and beef broth, meatballs, small pasta, and spinach or other greens. Contrary to the name, it is not served at Italian weddings. Instead, the name comes from the Italian phrase “minestra maritata” which translates to “wedded soup”. […]
This aromatic and succulent Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder is inspired by a Moroccan lamb dish. It is pull apart delicious after getting rubbed with warm spices and roasted with vegetables and fruits.
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.
Torta Ahogada is a "drowned submarine sandwich". It is a typical dish from Guadalajara, Mexico. It is called such because the sandwich is partially submerged in a sauce made primarily of dried chili peppers. Our version is a less spicy version of the sandwich, made with a tomato-based consomé.
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 […]
Marinated and grilled chicken thighs are transfored into crispy, caramelized perfection. Quick pickles with daikon radishes and carrots, and sliced up jalapeños and herbs makes the ultimate banh mi, a now-classic Vietnamese sandwich.
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 […]
Piroshki are the ultimate Eastern European and Russian street food! These are little hand-pies made with fluffy easy dough and filled with either sweet or savory fillings. My grandmother’s braised cabbage piroshki are one of my favorites.
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 […]
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 […]
Red mole, also known as mole poblano, is similar to black mole, using many of the same spices and base ingredients and also contains chocolate, but less. Instead, this sweeter, spicier and more versatile version is amped up with several kinds of dried red chile like pasilla, guajillo and ancho […]
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.
Cholent is a traditional Jewish stew. It is usually simmered overnight for 12 hours or more, and eaten for lunch on Shabbat (the Sabbath). Cholent was developed over the centuries to conform with Jewish laws that prohibit cooking on the Sabbath. The pot is brought to a boil on Friday […]
Perhaps the best known and most coveted dish from Puerto Rico, pernil is a positively sumptuous preparation for pork shoulder. It’s marinated (ideally overnight) in garlic, citrus and herbs, then slow-roasted on high heat to achieve a crisp chicharrón, or skin. Traditionally, it’s prepared for Thanksgiving or Christmas, but for […]
Garlic knots are a type of garlic bread found primarily in pizzerias around New York City and the surrounding regions. They were developed in the 1940s in Brooklyn. Many pizzerias claim to be the progenitors of the baked good. As they are a way to make use of scraps, […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
With only two ingredients — buttermilk and salt — this might be the least complicated turkey brine recipe ever. The trickiest step will be pulling out your kitchen scale to weigh out the salt, but it’s worth doing if you can to ensure a properly seasoned turkey. The acid […]
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 […]
There’s many a recipe out there touting crispy baked sweet potato fries, but chances are if you’ve actually tried one or many versions like I did you’ve ended up with a thick orange stick that is browned and it may even have some crispy edges, but it still unquestionably […]
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.
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, […]
I love when a vegetable can indicate the season. These onions are so beautiful and tasty. You can make these in advance, then just warm and serve. You can also make them with yellow onions, although the sweetness of the red onions is my favorite for this recipe. They are […]
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 […]
This easy roasted cauliflower is a fantastic side to pasta, meat, or seafood. It also makes a great healthy snack.
These fried potatoes are fiercely textured, fiercely flavored, fiercely presented, and fiercely enjoyed. How fierce is really up to you and your inner Spaniard. There are as many patatas bravas recipes as homes in Spain, and this is nothing more than my latest rendition.
Because the oil picks up the flavors of the garlic and thyme, a milder, less expensive oil works best.
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 […]
Friends, today I’m going to demonstrate how to make the most amazing Meat Loaf you have ever tasted! Trust me, I’m not lying. Its amazing! Come watch and cook with me.
How to make simple but classic SALMON cakes with diced peppers, onion, and celery!
You can spend a lot of money at Nobu for their delicious cod – or you can make this simple & quick version at home, and spend the rest on wine, beer, cocktails and a mini vacation…
The chef Meherwan Irani is a prolific chef-restaurateur (and the founder of his own small-batch spice shop, Spicewalla), but at home, he cooks just like everyone else. He loves making freezer-friendly, big-batch recipes like this aromatic coconut-milk curry, which he repurposes in a variety of easy dinners throughout the week. […]
In order to smash the Brussels sprouts, you need to boil them first. (Just like smashed potatoes!) Make sure to pat them really dry, even after you smashed them, so that they crisp up in the oven. And never skimp on the cheese.
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 […]
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. […]
Nothing says comfort food better than a casserole dish that’s slowly cooked and this Easy French Cassoulet Recipe is a perfect example. Juicy chicken, sausages, bacon and white beans simmer away in a broth spiked with vegetables, garlic and herbs. Originating in the south of France this casserole is a […]
This sweet potato bread is like thanksgiving in a loaf pan, you’re welcome. Holiday feels, here we come!! Tastes like pumpkin pie, but its bread. It can be made sugar free and sliced and frozen. Then just pop a slice in the toaster for breakfast.
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!
With this protein-packed, high-fiber, and low-carb zucchini bread, you can feel good about having a quick bread for breakfast or dessert any day. The dry base is a combination of almond and coconut flours. Almond flour provides bulk and has a light texture, while coconut flour offers binding and […]
Scottadito means finger blistering in Italian – this is beautiful, juicy lamb, straight off the barbecue. Jamie gives this gorgeous lamb recipe a twist with hits of Italian and Greek influence for a Mediterranean wedding of flavors made in heaven. It's got an amazing rub, and roast veg to […]
These baked zucchini fries are ultra cheesy and flavorful with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and an Italian spice blend. They’re also gluten-free, low-carb and keto-friendly for a delicious, healthy snack recipe.
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 […]
Do you ever find yourself craving hummus and wondering if keto hummus or paleo hummus exists? Well, it does now! I’ve created the perfect solution for those hummus cravings with my delicious and easy cauliflower hummus recipe. It’s so good! This roasted cauliflower hummus makes the perfect grab-and-go snack, […]
One of my favorite Middle Eastern mezze is deep-fried cauliflower served with tahini garlic sauce. I decided to try the dish with broccoli, but instead of deep-frying the broccoli I roasted it, a method that requires a lot less oil. The buds on the broccoli florets toast to a […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
Shrimp Alfredo Bake. This is a quick and simple way of making the most delicious alfredo pasta bake you’ve ever tasted. A must try homemade creamy shrimp Alfredo bake pasta! It is surprisingly easy to make and is ready in under 30 minutes.
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 […]
Bubble and squeak is a British dish made from cooked potatoes and cabbage, mixed together and fried. The food writer Howard Hillman classes it as one of the “great peasant dishes of the world”. The dish has been known since at least the 18th century, and in its early […]
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’s one of those dishes that’s made its way around the world, but it’s a snack with a bunch of regional variation. What’s usually served abroad is, from what I can tell, the northern Chinese variety – that is, the kind that’s large, layered with a scattering of scallions, […]
Perfect for the remaining month or two of this bi-polar spring weather (which I am pretty sure is making any manic actually feel sane). My Monday feelings in Irish terminology: "I’m wrecked and could use a shoulder of whiskey in my coffee."To be honest, if I were in Ireland […]
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 […]
Mexican Cornbread casserole has been one of my favorite weeknight meals to make. I love how simple this casserole is to put together. You can be flexible in this recipe—you could use any sausage instead of the hamburger meat in here. If you have a few extra leftover vegetables in […]
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.
Roasting broccoli makes it sweet; topping it with Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and broiling it makes it addictively crispy and almost nutty tasting. This is the Internet’s #1 Broccoli recipe.
Tender, juicy, Sous Vide flank steak stuffed with a delicious baby spinach, sun dried tomatoes, and feta cheese filling. A wonderful low carb, keto friendly recipe you don’t want to miss!
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
Birria, the regional stew from Mexico saw a meteoric rise in popularity recently, as a soupy style made with beef, popularized by birria vendors in Tijuana, took off in the United States. It can be made into a soup with vegetables or Pinto beans, in tacos, quesadillas or even […]
Tender, juicy, roasted flank steak stuffed with a delicious baby spinach, sun dried tomatoes, and feta cheese filling. A wonderful low carb, keto friendly recipe you don’t want to miss!
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 […]
Hearty, well spiced and literally fall-off-the-bone tender, this recipe for cola de res al mole is pure Mexican comfort food. If you’ve never had oxtail, you’ve been missing out on a super-flavorful and tender cut of meat! Oxtail (which is really the tail of the cow, not an actual […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here is a way to salvage that dense loaf of sourdough you made. We’ve all had our failures making sourdough that just was too dense to eat. Here is a way to use that dense loaf whether for appetizers or as a cracker for soup, these turn out great so […]
Traditional pho originated from Nam Dinh province on the northern Vietnamese coast, just 40 miles northwest of Hanoi. The dish was created during the 19th century French occupation—resulting in the permanent bonding of Vietnamese noodles and herbs with a French-influenced beef broth similar to pot-au-feu. In the 20th century, many […]
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, […]
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 […]
Dipping a crispy toast finger (the French call it a mouillette) in a soft egg yolk has to be one of life’s great pleasures. “When I was a kid, I loved it,” says Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Evidently, he’s still fond of it because he has created an adult version that’s elegant […]
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 […]
These Steak Tacos are delicious, tender & juicy! The marinade will inspire you with the fragrance and aroma it has. Pick your favorite cut of beef and enjoy every step of this recipe. Serve as an entrée or make tacos.
This prime rib roast recipe used an easy method to “char” and then “cook” the prime rib roast. The very high temp, in the beginning, starts the cooking process, heats the oven to a high enough temperature to slow cook the roast, and provides a nice char on the […]
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 […]
Easy baked and healthy chicken with pesto and tomatoes.
Mashed butternut squash and potato topping on a savory base of ground bison and vegetables make the ideal meal for a cold day.
A variety of squash to make this effortless side dish even prettier on the plate. We love that the dish holds up if you’d like to make it a few hours ahead: Simply serve it at room temperature with Pork, Chicken or even Ice Cream
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. […]
A little of the comfort food of days gone by in the deep south. This recipe is one of those great Hanukkah dishes to celebrate the “Oil for Candles”
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 […]
Good brisket is often called the Holy Grail of barbecue—an apt description, given how rarely you find good smoked brisket in the wild. I’ve tasted barbecued brisket all over the country, and, while you can certainly find some that’s truly transcendent, the vast majority of the time, it’s a dry, […]
Lasagna in the slow cooker? Oh yes! You’ll start by simmering ground beef, onion, and garlic with tomatoes and oregano. Then you’ll simply layer the mixture into a slow cooker with lasagna noodles and a creamy blend of cheeses. Let the slow cooker do its work all day and […]
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.
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 […]
This simple recipe for roasted green beans is very tasty and kid-friendly
Mexican chile Relleno recipe made from roasted poblano peppers stuffed with cheese dipped in a fluffy egg batter and fried until golden brown. Traditionally, is typically stuffed with melted cheese, such as queso Chihuahua or queso Oaxaca or with picadillo meat made of diced pork, raisins and nuts, seasoned with […]
Shakshuka may be at the apex of eggs-for-dinner recipes, though in Israel it is a breakfast food, a bright, spicy start to the day with a pile of pita or challah served on the side. (It also makes excellent brunch or lunch food.) It’s a one-skillet recipe of eggs […]
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 […]
How to roast Brussels sprouts so they are brown and crispy?One of the most common reasons that people don't enjoy Brussels sprouts is that they aren't preparing them correctly. No one wants soggy, mushy, or bland Brussels sprouts. To bring out the most flavor, Brussels sprouts need to get brown […]
Just a simple recipe. High in protein, great flavor, and really simple ingredients. Bake and use with pasta and sauce.
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).
Really easy recipe for stuffed Kabocha, Acorn or Small Pumpkin squash
This recipe uses the entire Kabocha squash as a basic bowl. Depending on how you make it, it can be spicy or not.. Burmese flavors include sweet and sour, nutty, and spicy foods. I’m one of those terrible carnivores and I strongly believe in the Burmese affliction that there […]
Easy pear tart with puff pastry is one of my favorite tart recipes. It’s perfect for Thanksgiving because it comes together in less than an hour and requires no fancy kitchen gadgetry! This is a simple, rustic pear tart that is made so much easier with the help of […]
Pears are also delicious in savory dishes, especially paired with garden herbs and young alliums (onions, garlic, etc). In this recipe, pears, and caramelized onions join forces to liven up a rather unexciting pan of pork chops.
They say Auguste Escoffier created this dish in honor of the opera, La Belle Helen, but we chefs know the real reason. How else are you going to use up bruised pears in such a delicious and beautiful way?The cooking time depends entirely on the ripeness of the pears; I like […]
Cochinita pibil is a traditional Mexican slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatán Peninsula. Preparation of traditional cochinita involves marinating the meat in strongly acidic citrus juice, adding annatto seed which imparts a vivid burnt orange color, and roasting the meat while it is wrapped in banana leaf.
A Tlayuda, is a handmade dish in traditional Oaxacan cuisine, consisting of a large, thin, crunchy, partially fried or toasted tortilla covered with a spread of refried beans, asiento (unrefined pork lard), lettuce or cabbage, avocado, meat (usually shredded chicken, beef tenderloin or pork), Oaxaca cheese, and salsa.A popular […]
This is the best brisket you will ever taste. No matter who comes for dinner, they always make sure that I’ll be making this brisket. It is a very traditional dish for Rosh Hashanah and Passover but it certainly is a winner any time of the year for anyone […]
Whenever I make a batch of banana muffins I can feel Mom and Bubbie’s hands on my shoulder, and I can see Mom’s smile – the one that lit up her whole face, and made her eyes sparkle. I know she would be so happy that I am keeping […]
Let's be honest….making sourdough is a nightmare! It’s a really long, laborious process and after all that time, love and effort you are more often than not rewarded with a dense, heavy, gummy loaf that is only barely edible as toast!You may be one of the lucky or gifted few […]
This easy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce takes 5 minutes to make, and you can put it on almost everything to add instant flavor
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 […]
Copycat Panera Spicy Thai Salad with Chicken flavorful, yet healthy
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.
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 […]
A rustic dish perfect for spring nights. Sirloin strip steaks are seasoned with garlic, paprika, and oregano spice blend and pan-seared to a juicy finish. They’re served atop cauliflower “rice” studded with kale and sun-dried tomatoes, then drizzled with lemon-herb dressing. Roasted radishes and red onion complete the meal.
Chicken tagine is a traditional Moroccan dish of chicken pieces braised with spices, garlic, onion, olives, and lemons.
This is hands down the best way to cook vegetables. When you roast them it adds depth and delicious flavor, and they finish with the perfect texture.
Pork ribs with a crusty bark or rich glaze of sauce and a texture that’s tender yet meaty—and you don’t need a smoker to get them. I was a skeptic at first, but I’m going to say it now: When done properly, ribs cooked sous vide are every bit as […]
This cooling herbed yogurt sauce is adapted from the chef Yotam Ottolenghi in London, who serves it with leek fritters. But it’s wonderful with mild fish like cod. The fish, while delicious, is utterly simple: fillets baked in a 300-degree oven until opaque, 10 to 20 minutes depending on the […]
A super delicious asparagus, tomato and feta salad drizzled with an easy balsamic vinaigrette. This salad uses few ingredients but they’re all powerful in flavor creating an incredible salad that you won’t be able to stop eating!
This recipe has made it to the “TOP” of all my fish recipes. It’s steamed in aluminum foil and cooked in the oven. I can’t begin to explain how delicious this is. All I can say is that you must add this to your bucket list.
This crustless Sweet Corn and Zucchini Pie is so incredibly simple to make and it’s the perfect way to enjoy summer produce!
This is a great cold-weather meal,“ says Bettina Turner from Kernersville, North Carolina. “I love it because everything‘s in one pot
This is my sister-in-law’s red salsa recipe. She uses it to make her wonderful chicken enchiladas, but it’s excellent for other uses as well. She is from Mexico City, and her Mexican cooking is always outstanding
Delicious, ruby red, sugar-coated pecan candy clusters. Perfect way to ask someone to be your valentine!
The secret to truly crispy oven baked wings is tossing the wings in baking powder and baking it on low first to render out the fat before increasing the heat to very high to make the skin crispy. These crispy wings are tossed in a classic honey garlic sauce. **IMPORTANT** […]
This bread, with its mellow tang, is perfect for those who like their sourdough bread noticeably sour, but not mouth-puckeringly so. For extra-sour flavor, add 1/4 teaspoon sour salt (citric acid).
Easy dish to make
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 […]
Arepas define Venezuelan cooking. These thick cornmeal patties are griddled, then baked, and then stuffed while warm with anything from white cheese to this zesty chicken salad with avocado mayonnaise (Johan Santanas first choice). The salad is named in honor of Susana Duijm, Miss World in 1955 and a popular […]
I learned this recipe from my Aunt who lives in Mexico City. I've been perfecting it for over 25 years and realized that it was time to share it when my foodie friends tried to drink the sauce out of the saucepan. I use the roasted or baked chicken from […]
Anyone who has snacked on freshly made tortilla chips can attest to their addictiveness and vast superiority to mass-market offerings. If you aren’t lucky enough to have high-quality tortilla chips available in your area, don’t fret because you can make your own with this recipe. It’s a bit of work, […]
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 […]
Three Costco BBQ chickens, stripped of meat. 50 corn tortillas (warm on griddle or in oven and keep in tortilla warmer–the club has a few). Shredded mexican cheese, salsa, shredded lettuce, sour cream, pickled jalapenos, etc. Once you strip the chickens, warm the tortillas and prepare the garnishes, just put […]
Since there is no potato or starchy stuff, this is a good diet meal. Serve with 1/2 cup of rice and enjoy.