• Mixed Green Salad with Pecans, Goat Cheese, and Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

    Mixed green salad with pecans, dried cranberries, goat cheese, red bell pepper, and a honey mustard balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Sausage, Spinach, Ricotta Stuffed Pasta Shells

    Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with Italian sausage, spinach, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses, covered with cooked tomatoes and baked.
  • Spicy Chicken Nuggets (Chicharrones de Pollo)

    Specialty of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, these chicken nuggets are marinated in lime juice, rum, and soy sauce, dredged in flour and paprika and fried.
  • Oxtail Stew

    Deliciously rich oxtail stew recipe, with oxtails braised in red wine and stock, with onions, parsnips, and carrots.
  • Happy Shrimp Stir Fry

    A favorite dish for Chinese New Year, shrimp stir-fried in a sauce of ketchup, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, and broth, and served on a bed of lettuce.
  • How to Slice an Onion

    Step by step instructions on how to safely slice onions both lengthwise, and crosswise.
  • How to Caramelize Onions

    How to slowly caramelize onions to bring out deep, rich, sweet flavor as the natural sugars in the onions caramelize. Video included.
  • Apple Upside Down Cake

    Upside down apple cake with caramel sauce and apple wedges in a flour cornmeal batter.
  • Crab Fondue

    Tasty hot crab dip appetizer with lump crab meat, cream cheese, mayo, and seasonings.
  • Red Beans and Rice

    A Southern classic, red beans cooked with smoked shanks, onions, celery, bell peppers, and spices, served over rice.
  • Tangerine Sorbet

    So easy! Tangerine sorbet made from fresh tangerine juice, lemon juice, and sugar.
  • Chicken and Rice Casserole

    Chicken pieces browned then baked in casserole with mushrooms, onions, garlic, rice, stock, cream, and sour cream.
  • Lamb Shank Stew with Root Vegetables

    Lamb stew made with lamb shanks, parsnips, carrots, rutabagas, and turnips.
  • Peppermint Meringue Cookies

    Light and airy peppermint meringue cookies, made with egg whites, sugar, crushed candy peppermints, and optional chocolate chips.
  • Baked Brie

    Baked brie recipe, brie cheese, topped with jam, wrapped in puff pastry or crescent roll dough, and baked until melty. Serve with crackers or apple slices.
  • Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Chili Mayo

    Chinese coconut shrimp, shrimp coated in coconut flakes and panko, fried and served with a sweet chili mayo sauce.
  • Eggnog Ice Cream

    Homemade eggnog ice cream, with egg yolks, cream, milk, sugar, and eggnog spices.
  • Yorkshire Pudding

    Traditional Yorkshire pudding to serve with roast beef, batter of flour, salt, eggs, butter, milk, cooked in pan with roast drippings.
  • Crown Roast of Pork

    Crown rib roast of pork with an apple and Italian sausage stuffing.
  • Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Toasts

    Salmon toasts recipe with smoked salmon slices over herbed goat cheese on toasted crostini bread rounds. An easy, crowd pleasing appetizer.
  • Purple Potatoes with Caramelized Onions and Shiitake Mushrooms

    Beautifully vibrant purple potatoes fried with caramelized onions and shiitake mushrooms.
  • Kitchen Remodel Project

    Elise's parents decide to remodel their kitchen. Will their marriage survive the remodel? Stay tuned.
  • How to Prepare a Cheese Board

    Tips and advice on how to put together a cheese plate, either as an appetizer, or an end of dinner course. How to select, store, and serve cheese. How to make a cheese board.
  • Cranberry Sorbet

    Bright pink and refreshing cranberry sorbet, made with fresh cranberries, sugar, cranberry juice, and orange zest.
  • Orange Marinated Chicken

    Chicken thighs, pounded thin, marinated in mixture of chopped oranges, onion, garlic, herbs, and chipotle, then quickly pan fried.
  • Chocolate Bourbon Cake

    Delicious chocolate bundt cake infused with bourbon whiskey.