Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

Tart with fresh strawberries, macerated in sugar, over a creamy mascarpone base and brushed with a balsamic glaze.

Rhubarb Sorbet

Welcome spring with fresh and fruity rhubarb sorbet, made with vibrant pink rhubarb stalks, orange zest, and fresh ginger.

Chicken with Mango Chutney Sauce

Roasted chicken thighs served with a sweet sour mango chutney sauce with fresh mangos, onion, garlic, vinegar, sugar, ginger, mustard seeds, and red pepper flakes.

Albondigas Soup

Classic Mexican soup made with meatballs (albondigas), green beens, onions, and chicken stock. A family favorite.

Meatballs with Ricotta in Tomato Sauce

Italian meatballs with ground pork shoulder, Italian sausage, bread, ricotta cheese, eggs, and herbs, in a simple tomato sauce with basil and Parmesan.

Asparagus Pesto with Pasta

Fresh spring asparagus pesto recipe with baby spinach, asparagus, pine nuts, olive oil and garlic, served with fettuccini pasta.

Ham and Potato Hash

Ham and potato hash, a perfect side dish for fried eggs. Easy to cook, and a great way to use up leftover ham.

Southwestern Coleslaw

Thinly sliced cabbage, carrots, radishes, green onion, and cilantro, tossed with olive oil and rice vinegar dressing. Great for TexMex and Southwestern dishes.

Pecan Meringue Cookies

Light and sweet meringue cookies with pecans. Made with beaten egg whites, these meringue cookies are also known as Easter cookies.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

The. Best. Carrot. Cake. Cupcakes. Ever. (And a cream cheese frosting.)

The Vinaigrette Ratio

Michael Ruhlman on how to make 3 variations of a classic vinaigrette salad dressing following a 3 to 1 oil to vinegar ratio.

Michael Ruhlman – Ratio

Review of Michael Ruhlman's book, Ratio: The Simple codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking.

How to Make Homemade Sausage

Step-by-step tutorial, with photos, on making homemade sausage. Includes recipe for Italian sweet sausage.

Asparagus with Lime and Mint

Fresh spring asparagus, lightly sautéed in oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper, fresh lime juice, and mint.

Cowboy Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Frenched beef rib-eye steak seared first to brown, then cooked on lower heat to finish, served with parsley, oregano, garlic chimichurri sauce.