Review of Michael Ruhlman's book, Ratio: The Simple codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking.
Step-by-step tutorial, with photos, on making homemade sausage. Includes recipe for Italian sweet sausage.
Black cod fillets marinated in a vinegar oil mixture and served as a classic escabeche.
Easy and hearty chicken stew recipe with loads of red onions and tomatoes. Seasoned with Dijon mustard. Served with roasted garlic over rice or pasta.
Fresh spring asparagus, lightly sautéed in oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper, fresh lime juice, and mint.
Easy homemade ranch dressing with buttermilk, mayonnaise, spices and fresh herbs.
Pacific petrale sole fillets, quickly sauteed and served with a sauce of white wine, shallots, butter, and herbs.
The quick way to soften butter for baking, with a little wax paper and a rolling pin.
Frenched beef rib-eye steak seared first to brown, then cooked on lower heat to finish, served with parsley, oregano, garlic chimichurri sauce.
Argentinean chimichurri made with chopped fresh parsley, oregano, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and red pepper flakes.
If Thin Mints were cupcakes, they would be these. Dark chocolate, minty, cakey cupcakes.
Chopped corned beef and potatoes, fried up with onions, and served as a side or for breakfast with eggs.
Sweet potatoes cooked and mashed with onions, mint, cilantro, garlic, and olive oil. Puerto Rican boniato recipe.
Fettuccine pasta with a rich and creamy, tomato and Italian sausage sauce. Absolute crowd pleaser.
Buttery shortbread-ish cookies with thumbprint indentation filled with your favorite jam. Perfect for the holidays.
Quick and easy, mild tilapia fish fillets cooked with onions, garlic, diced tomatoes, mushrooms, and olives.
Classic beer quick bread made with Irish Guinness and molasses.
Pan seared salmon with a creamy avocado remoulade sauce, avocados puréed with lime juice, olive oil, shallots, parsley, and Dijon.
Carbonnade Belgian beef stew recipe, with beef, onions, and Belgian ale, and seasoned with bay and thyme.
Make homemade beef stock by roasting marrow bones and cooking on a low simmer with aromatic vegetables and herbs.
Homemade chocolate ice cream flavored with cinnamon and a dash of spice.
Simple and easy cauliflower soup with just cauliflower, butter, salt, olive oil, and chives.
Our favorite carrot cake recipe, with walnuts, coconut, and pineapple, and a cream cheese frosting.
Hanger steaks, quickly sautéed and served with a sauce of shallots and butter in a wine reduction.
Thinly pounded breaded pork cutlets, browned and served with a creamy dill sauce.
Spinach ricotta gnocchi, Italian dumplings made with ricotta cheese, spinach, flour, and egg, served with a tomato goat cheese sauce.