Quick and easy spaghetti pasta with clam sauce from minced clams, clam juice, white wine, olive oil, and garlic
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Chicken thighs, slathered in herb vinaigrette, roasted on bed of sliced potatoes and shallots.
Large sea scallops, seared and topped with browned butter sauce with capers and lemon zest.
Artichokes braised in white wine and olive oil with shallots, garlic, parsley, and mint.
A ragout of roasted root vegetables—parsnips, carrots, beets, rutabagas—with tomatoes and kale
Classic chicken fried steak, steak cutlets, pounded thin, breaded, fried, and served with country gravy.
Green deviled eggs! Hard boiled egg halves, stuffed with avocado guacamole.
Vibrant green, luxurious nettle soup made with nettle tops, shallots, celery, potatoes, stock, cream.
Swiss chard sautéed with shiitake mushrooms and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.
Corned beef and cabbage prepared two ways, one baked with cloves and sweet hot honey mustard, the other boiled in spiced water.
Cod poached in water infused with bay leaves, garlic, salt, and olive oil.
Creamy and richly flavored soup with russet potatoes, sharp cheddar cheese, and Guinness stout
Authentic New Orleans bread pudding with French bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, spices, and served with a Bourbon sauce.
Grapefruit halves, sprinkled with brown sugar and broiled.
Baked asparagus with olive oil and parmesan cheese.
Quick and easy broiled salmon fillets with a hoisin sauce glaze.
Beef brisket pot roast, slowly cooked with onions, garlics, herbs, and carrots.
Casserole of chopped fresh kale, mushrooms, onions, ciabatta bread, cheddar cheese, milk, and eggs.
A French classic, whole leeks are boiled, drained, then marinated in a Dijon vinaigrette.
Step-by-step photos and instructions on how to clean leeks, 2 ways, chopped for soup and for whole leeks.
Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian dish of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.
Slow cooked Guinness beef stew with carrots, turnips and parsnips and Guinness stout.
Seared cabbage and onions that are then braised with caraway, celery seed, mustard and a little stock or water.
Oatmeal soda bread, a quick bread made with finely ground rolled oats, flour, buttermilk, an egg, and leavened with baking soda.
Mashed russet potatoes mixed with purée of parsley and green onions.
Belgian endive salad with a vinaigrette with olive oil, sherry vinegar, garlic, and anchovies.
Petrale sole fillets, dusted in flour, sautéed in olive oil and served with a sauce of white wine, lemon juice, capers, parsley and butter.
A classic Jewish breakfast or light meal of matzo, egg and either savory toppings or sweet.
A traditional French dish, mussels mariniere, or moules mariniere. Mussels steamed in white wine, served in sauce of juices from the mussels, wine, butter, and shallots.
A simple asparagus salad with thinly sliced asparagus, shrimp, garlic, parsley, and dressed with olive oil and lemon juice.
Broccoli, first blanched, then sautéed briefly with sliced grilled chicken, toasted almonds, sesame oil, and red chile flakes.
Fried potato patties made from leftover colcannon, a combination of mashed potatoes, kale or other greens, and scallions or green onions.
Watercress soup made with onions, potatoes, a little white wine and bunches of fresh watercress.
Chunks of swordfish sautéed with fresh tomatoes, smoked paprika and pine nuts.
Rich, moist, chocolate cake spiked with stout beer. Malty, sweet, and perfect for a St. Patrick's day party.
Sautéed salmon fillets served with a simple lemony cream sauce.
Runny eggs, steamed on a bed of sautéed chopped chard, onions, and shiitake mushrooms.
Simple risotto made with arborio rice, onion, meyer lemon zest and juice, white wine, oregano, topped with toasted pine nuts and Parmesan.
Swiss chard, or other leafy green, sautéed with green olives, capers, green onions, and rosemary.
Chicken paprikash with chicken pieces, browned in butter, cooked with onions and paprika, then served with a little sour cream mixed in.
A creamy holiday oyster stew with oysters, milk, butter, onions, celery, parsley, and a dash of Tabasco.
Two approaches for fettuccine Alfredo, a traditional Italian version with butter and Parmesan, and a more modern version with cream and nutmeg.
And easy, tender, succulent pork tenderloin recipe. With sliced apples.
A vivid green soup with sauteed leeks, simmered with parsnips and stock, pureed with fresh parsley.
Shrimp etouffee, a classic Louisiana stew of shrimp or crawfish served over rice.
A New England tradition, red flannel hash made with cooked potatoes, beets, corned beef, fried up with onions and butter.
Irish mashed potatoes mixed with greens and scallions and lots of butter and cream.
How to easily cure your own corned beef, with beef brisket, pickling spices, and salt.
Like mini Irish soda breads, these biscuits are made with flour, baking soda, sugar, butter, and buttermilk. Add-ins like raisins and caraway seeds optional.
Slowly cooked Boston baked beans, white beans cooked with salt pork and onions, in a molasses and mustard sauce.
Classic Boston brown bread studded with raisins and steamed in a coffee can.
Tender oven-roasted rack of lamb, seasoned with rosemary, thyme, garlic, salt and freshly ground black pepper, and slathered with olive oil.
Step-by-step photo tutorial on how to French cut a rack of lamb roast.
Traditional South Carolina benne wafers, thin, crispy, toasted sesame seed cookies.
Simple and gluten-free Brazilian cheese bread, or Pão de Queijo, made with tapioca flour, milk, eggs, olive oil, and cheese.
Whole roasted chicken, roasted on a bed of root vegetables in a cast iron pan. Easy one-pan roast chicken dish.
Brazilian moqueca, a fish stew made with firm white fish, onions, garlic, bell peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, and coconut milk.
Irish soda bread with flour, baking soda, buttermilk, and caraway seeds. Easy to make, no need for a mixer.
Classic American lemon chicken recipe, not too lemony, just right. With garlic, butter, lemon, thyme, and rosemary.
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.
Penne pasta with a tomato meat sauce, with ground beef, onions, Italian seasoning, garlic, and basil.
When was the last time you tasted authentic butterscotch? A classic butterscotch sauce recipe with brown sugar, butter, and cream.
Toasty grilled Gruyere Swiss cheese sandwich with smoked salmon and Meyer lemon.
Pasta with shrimp, artichoke hearts, basil pesto, and peas. A great quick, pull-together meal.
Light and fluffy asparagus souffle recipe. Pureed asparagus mixed with bechamel and egg yolks, beaten egg whites folded it, baked to puffy golden deliciousness.
Quick and easy blondie recipe. Like brownies in shape and texture, blondies are flavored with brown sugar in place of chocolate. Delicious!
Old fashioned oatmeal raisin cookies, with rolled oats and plenty of raisins.
Quick and easy Irish soda bread recipe with flour, baking soda, salt, buttermilk, raisins, an egg, and a touch of sugar.
New England boiled dinner, a one pot dish consisting of corned beef or plain brisket, cabbage, carrots and potatoes.
Quick, easy, and surprisingly delicious, pasta with wilted arugula or spinach and a sauce made of olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes and canned tuna.
Simple and easy home fries two ways, one recipe starting with raw potatoes, another starting with cooked. Both skillet fried.
Irish lamb stew recipe made with lamb shoulder chops, bacon, potatoes, turnip, carrots, onion and barley. Slow cooked until fork tender.
Classic dish of Spain and Latin America, this arroz con pollo recipe is browned chicken cooked with rice, onions, garlic, and tomatoes.
Super easy recipe for candying kumquats, those mini citrus you can eat whole. Great as a sweet condiment for meat and cakes.
Smoked salmon with pasta in a sauce of shallots, garlic, white wine, lemon, and cream, with toasted pine nuts and parsley.
Turkey bacon roulades. Turkey cutlets layered with Provolone cheese, ham, and seasonings, rolled up and wrapped with bacon, then baked.
Classic asparagus risotto made with arborio rice, shallots, stock, fresh asparagus, and Parmesan cheese.
Cherished family recipe for banana cookies, a delicious way to use up your overripe bananas.
Snow peas lightly sauteed and tossed with toasted pine nuts, mint, garlic, olive oil, and sesame oil.
Salmon stew based on Brazilian style moqueca fish stew. Salmon marinated in garlic, lime juice, paprika and cumin, the cooked with onions, bell peppers, tomato, cilantro, and coconut milk.
Recipe for individual servings of Pavlova, the egg white meringue dessert named after Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova.
My mother's rice pilaf recipe, made with long grain white rice, onion, celery, stock, seasoned salt, pepper, and cayenne.
Savory buttermilk biscuits made with goat cheese and chives.
Chilled mint green grasshopper pie with an Oreo cookie crust. Grandma's favorite.
Sesame orange chicken recipe. Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, covered with orange marmalade, coated with sesame seeds and breadcrumbs, and baked.
Classic Italian potato gnocchi recipe. Light potato dumplings made with baking potatoes, egg yolks, and flour.
Totally delicious orangeade drink, made with sour Seville oranges.
Extra specia English muffin pizza made with English muffins, grated Mozarella cheese, diced ham, tomatoes, and caramelized onions.
Classic spinach recipe. The best way to cook delicious fresh spinach, with olive oil and garlic. Step-by-step instructions and photographs.
Panko-crusted salmon recipe. Salmon steaks or fillets breaded with Japanese panko crumbs, and baked to perfection.
Pan-cooked boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, prepared with mushrooms, fresh tomatoes, and port wine.
Pork shoulder roast, stuffed with a mixture of bread crumbs, garlic, and herbs, then braised in white wine with garlic, juniper berries, rosemary and herbs.
Sushi-grade tuna steaks, pan seared, served with slices of avocado and a ginger, soy, cilantro, lime, garlic sauce.
Are you a turnip lover? If so, you must try this delicious turnip and potato patties recipe. A cross between pancakes and fritters, but made with turnips and potatoes.
Absolutely delicious shrimp cakes. Cooked shrimp, formed into patties with cooked sweet potatoes, garlic, red onion, breadcrumbs, jalapeno, cilantro, and spices, then fried.
Old-fashioned strawberry shortcake recipe, with fresh strawberries, sliced and macerated in sugar, spooned over freshly baked biscuits, topped with whipped cream.
Preserved lemons recipe. Many Moroccan and Middle Eastern recipes call for preserved lemons, lemons that have been pickled in salt and their own juices.
Beef stew recipe made with beef, garlic, stock, Irish Guinness beer, red wine, potatoes, carrots, and onions. An excellent, hearty stew.
Refined and delicious artichoke soup, made from the hearts of fresh globe artichokes, leeks, shallots, yukon gold potatoes, stock, a little cream, and herbs.
Recipe for a low-sugar version of raspberry jam, using extra strong pectin. Recipe from Art Summerfield's berry farm.
Delicious, rich and creamy crab bisque, made with fresh cracked Dungeness crab meat, and stock made from the crab shells. With shallots, white wine, tomato, cream.
Make your own shellfish stock with the shells from crabs, shrimp, and lobster. Homemade shellfish stock recipe with photos and step-by-step instructions.
Classic egg salad sandwich, with chopped hard boiled eggs, green onion, celery, mayonnaise and a dash of curry powder, served on toasted bread.
Turnip and potato soup recipe, an unassuming but surprisingly good soup with simply turnips, potatoes, chicken stock, butter and onions.
Delicious way to serve beet greens and other greens such as collard or kale. Beet greens recipe with bacon, garlic, onion, sugar, vinegar, and red pepper flakes.
Mashed, creamed turnips recipe with turnips, milk, butter, cream, cloves, and nutmeg.
French tartine recipe with freshly baked bread, pate maison, brie, and sliced white peaches or nectarines.
Candied citrus peel and candied orange peel recipe. Citrus peel, pith removed, boiled in sugar syrup, dried, and coated with granulated sugar.
Easy to make liver pate, made with chicken livers and pork sausage, wrapped in bacon.