Rice Pilaf

My mother's rice pilaf recipe, made with long grain white rice, onion, celery, stock, seasoned salt, pepper, and cayenne.

Rice Pudding

Classic, creamy rice pudding recipe. Boiled rice with milk, cream, egg, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and raisins.

Roast Beef

Classic roast beef recipe using rump roast, round roast, or sirloin tip. This slow roasting method at low heat is good for tougher cuts of beef; the lower heat prevents any gristle from getting too tough.

Roast Leg of Lamb

Classic roast leg of lamb recipe. Leg of lamb marinated in a citrus rosemary marinade, then oven seared and slow roasted.

Roasted Asparagus

Quick and easy roasted asparagus recipe, with thick asparagus spears, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and a little lemon juice.

Roasted Baby Carrots

Tender young carrots, roasted with red onions with rosemary, salt, and pepper, until lightly caramelized.

Roasted Broccoli

Broccoli, tossed in olive oil, lemon juice and salt, roasted and served with parmesan cheese and lots of black pepper.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts, oven-roasted with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese.

Roasted Cauliflower

Oven roasted cauliflower recipe, made with cauliflower florets, garlic, lemon, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese.

Roasted Chicken with Carrots

Savory chicken, roasted whole in a large cast iron pan, surrounded by carrots and garlic, and stuffed with lemon and thyme.

Roasted Eggplant and Tomato Soup

Roasted eggplant and tomato soup recipe made with oven roasted tomatoes, carrots, garlic, chickpeas, and eggplant. Seasoned with curry powder and cilantro.

Roasted Fennel

Quick and easy roasted fennel recipe. Sliced fennel oven roasted in olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Roasted Garlic

How to roast whole heads of garlic in the oven so you can eat warm, toasty cloves right out of the garlic head.

Roasted Garlic Chicken

Roasted garlic chicken recipe, whole chicken, brined in a garlic salt brine, then roasted.

Roasted New Potatoes

Oven roasted new potatoes recipe with olive oil, garlic, rosemary, and halved new potatoes.

Roasted Parsnips

Parsnips roasted in butter and stock with parsley, chives, garlic, and a touch of horseradish.

Roasted Zucchini with Garlic

Roasted zucchini recipe, fresh zucchini, cut lengthwise, oven-roasted with olive oil, garlic, black pepper, and Herbes de Provence.

Romanesco Salad

Romanesco broccoli salad with steamed romanesco florets, red onions, celery, parsley, capers, marinated in vinaigrette

Rose Petal Flan

Light caramel flan with a hint of roses, custard made with whole milk, sugar, and eggs.

Saffron Rice Pilaf

Saffron rice, an Indian rice pilaf seasoned with saffron, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, orange zest, pistachios, and almonds. Also called parsi pulao.

Sake Ginger Glazed Salmon

A healthy way to nourish your body with Omega 3, this sake ginger glazed salmon recipe does just that. Marinated over night in a Japenese yakitori sauce and fresh ginger.

Salmon Chowder

Salmon chowder with fresh salmon, bacon, leeks, celery, potatoes, stock, and cream.

Salmon Fish Stew, Brazilian Style

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.

Salmon Provencal

Baked salmon provencal recipe with a sauce of fresh tomatoes, fresh chopped herbs, a few shallots, lemon juice, balsamic and olive oil.

Salsa Verde Chicken Bake

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts baked in tomatillo salsa verde sauce, topped with melted jack cheese. Easy!

Santa Maria Style Tri Tip

A California classic, Santa Maria style tri tip beef roast, a triangle shaped bottom sirloin cut, with a peppery, salty, garlic-y crust.

Sauteed Baby Artichokes

Recipe for baby artichokes, sauteed with onions and garlic, served with grated Parmesan cheese.

Scalloped Potatoes

Delicious scalloped potatoes, thinly sliced potatoes baked with butter, bacon, onion, chives, parsely, Gruyere, Parmesan and cream.

Seared Ahi Tuna

Ahi tuna, also known as yellowfin tuna, marinated in sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, green onion, and lime juice, then pan seared.

Seared Sugar Snap Peas

Sugar snap peas seared in olive oil with green onions, mint, lemon zest and black pepper.

Seared Tuna with Avocado

Sushi-grade tuna steaks, pan seared, served with slices of avocado and a ginger, soy, cilantro, lime, garlic sauce.

Shaved Fennel Salad

Simple and easy shaved fennel salad with olive oil, lemon juice, thyme, parsley, and Parmesan.

Sherry Potatoes

Sherry potatoes, thinly sliced russet potatoes baked in the oven with butter and dry sherry.

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Shrimp and avocado salad recipe. Freshly cooked shrimp and creamy avocado are a perfect match, especially with a crisp vinaigrette. What better way to cool down in the heat of summer than with a delicious cold salad?

Shrimp Ceviche

Cool and tasty shrimp ceviche recipe, shrimp served with chopped red onion, chile, cilantro, cucumber, avocado with lemon and lime juices.

Shrimp Fried Rice

Classic shrimp fried rice with fresh shrimp, rice, green onions, peas, carrots, and sesame oil. The secret? Use day old cooked rice.

Shrimp Risotto

Simple shrimp risotto, in the Venetian style, with tiny pink shrimp, shallots, parsley and lemon zest.

Shrimp Scampi

Quick and easy shrimp scampi, shrimp sautéed with garlic in butter, olive oil, and white wine, tossed with red pepper flakes and parsley.

Simple Cauliflower Soup

Simple and easy cauliflower soup with just cauliflower, butter, salt, olive oil, and chives.

Smoked Paprika Roasted Chicken

Whole chicken roast with a rub of smoked paprika, butter, garlic salt and pepper, and glazed with lemon juice and honey.

Spanish Baked Chicken

Chicken marinated in oil and vinegar with olives and raisins, then baked with wine and brown sugar. Pollo Estofado.

Spanish Rice

My mother's signature Spanish rice recipe, a delicious accompaniment to steak, chicken, and Mexican entrees such as tacos or enchiladas. Spanish rice is browned first with onions and garlic, then cooked in chicken stock with added tomato.

Spanish Tortilla

Classic Spanish tortilla, or a Spanish potato omelette, with the emphasis on potato. Thinly sliced potatoes, fried in olive oil, layered in a pan, covered with beaten eggs, and cooked.

Spareribs and Sauerkraut

Pork spareribs cooked with sauerkraut, onions, white wine, and juniper berries. Classic German spare ribs and sauerkraut.

Spicy Garlic Cashew Chicken

Zesty and spicy chicken, marinated with a cashew, garlic and jalapeño sauce. Grilled to a crisp golden brown and served with lime wedges.

Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Coconut Rice

Camarones al Ajillo garlic shrimp recipe. Garlic and jalapeno marinated shrimp sauteed in coconut milk and served on a bed of coconut white rice.

Spicy Lamb Stew

Spicy lamb stew, lamb shoulder slow cooked in white wine with onions, garlic, bell peppers, pasilla chiles, paprika, cumin, tomatoes, raisins, and herbs.

Spicy Lamb Stew with Butternut Squash

Spicy lamb stew recipe with butternut squash. Lean lamb shoulder braised in tomato sauce with butternut squash, garbanzo beans, and garlic. Spiced with paprika, cayenne, and black pepper.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

I love pumpkin soup, don't you? This recipe is adapted from one featured in Oprah Magazine. Creamy and spicy pumpkin soup made with pumpkin puree, chicken broth, milk and cream, and a mixture of curry, coriander, and cayenne.

Spicy Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian chili with eggplant, plum tomatoes, onion, garlic, zucchini, bell peppers, jalapenos, white beans, kidney beans, and cilantro.

Spicy, Citrusy Black Beans

Black beans cooked with onions, chili peppers, garlic, oregano, red chili sauce, chipotle, cumin, orange juice and lime.

Spinach

Classic spinach recipe. The best way to cook delicious fresh spinach, with olive oil and garlic. Step-by-step instructions and photographs.

Spinach Frittata

Quick and easy spinach frittata recipe with eggs, fresh spinach, onions, garlic, Parmesan and goat cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes. Photos and step-by-step instructions.

Split Pea Soup

Classic split pea soup. Dried split peas are cooked with water and ham hocks, onions, garlic, and leeks. Filling, hearty winter soup.

Spring Lamb Stew

Savory lamb stew with spring garlic, new potatoes, peas, and roasted garlic.

Spring Succotash

Springtime succotash with medley of corn, carrots, ham, spring onions, and fava beans.

Steak Diane

Pan-fried steak with a Diane sauce of cognac, shallots, butter, mustard and cream.

Steak Salad

Quick and easy steak salad with thin slices of steak served over arugula and lettuce greens, goat cheese, walnuts, scallions, and bell pepper. Serve with lemon vinaigrette.

Steak Teriyaki

Seared flank or skirt steak, marinated first in a teriyaki marinade made with mirin, sake, and soy sauce, glazed with the sauce while cooking, and cut thinly against the grain to serve.

Steamed Broccoli

Delicious basic steamed broccoli recipe, the easiest way to cook this wonderful vegetable.

Stove-top Baked Beans

A richly flavored stove top baked bean recipe combining molasses, bacon, ketchup and vinegar - a great addition to hot dogs too.

Strawberry Rhubarb Terrine

Molded strawberry rhubarb dessert terrine, with fresh strawberries, rhubarb, lemon juice, and orange zest.

Strawberry Shortcake

Old-fashioned strawberry shortcake recipe, with fresh strawberries, sliced and macerated in sugar, spooned over freshly baked biscuits, topped with whipped cream.

Summer Garden Risotto

Italian risotto made with summer vegetables such as corn, bell peppers, green onions and basil.

Summer Pea Soup

Delicious fresh pea soup recipe with petit peas, mint, cream, broth, and shallots.

Summer Squash Salad

Summer squash salad. Zucchini carpaccio. Thinly sliced summer squash served with olive oil, lemon juice, mint, Parmesan cheese, and toasted pine nuts.

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Chinese-style sweet and sour chicken, stir-fried with bell peppers and pineapple chunks.

Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage

Traditional German and Austrian sweet and sour red cabbage. Shredded red cabbage cooked with vinegar, sugar, and butter.

Swiss Chard

Swiss chard recipe, sautéed in olive oil with garlic and crushed red pepper.

Swiss Chard with Olives

Swiss chard, or other leafy green, sautéed with green olives, capers, green onions, and rosemary.

Tapioca Pudding

One of our favorite desserts growing up. This tapioca pudding recipe uses small pearl tapioca, milk, sugar, eggs, and vanilla.

Tarragon Corn

Fresh corn kernels, poached slowly with shallots in butter and ouzo, with fresh tarragon stirred in to serve.

Tarragon Corn Chowder

A light corn chowder with fresh corn, yukon gold potatoes, chopped fennel and onion, and fresh tarragon.

Teriyaki Chicken Breasts

Quick and easy. Skinless chicken breasts poached in teriyaki sauce, served with teriyaki sauce and toasted sesame seeds.

Tex-Mex Lasagna

Tex-Mex lasagna, also known as Mexican casserole or Mexican lasagna recipe. Layered casserole with corn tortillas, ground beef, chile, beans, salsa, and cheese.

Three Bean Salad

Classic American three bean salad, perfect for summer picnics and potlucks. With cannellini beans, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, celery, red onion, parsley, and a sweet and sour dressing.

Three Teacup Chicken

Chinese dish of chicken braised with ginger, garlic, scallions, soy sauce, and Chinese cooking wine.

Three-Bean Baked Beans

Baked beans are just the thing for a blustery day. This delicious baked beans recipe uses kidney, black, and cannellini beans, baked with bacon in a molasses-based sauce.

Tilapia with Pimiento Sauce

Quick and easy, mild tilapia fish fillets cooked with onions, garlic, diced tomatoes, mushrooms, and olives.

Tomato, Onion, Avocado Salad

Fresh tomato, red onion, and avocado salad, seasoned Italian style with oregano, fresh parsley, garlic, olive oil, wine vinegar, salt and pepper.

Tortilla Soup

Crispy fried strips of corn tortillas in a tomato-based Mexican soup with chicken stock, chiles, avocado, Jack cheese, cilantro and lime.

Traditional Roast Beef Hash

Traditional roast beef hash recipe. Cooked beef, ground through a meat grinder with onions and potatoes and then fried.

Turkey and Bacon Rolls

Turkey bacon roulades. Turkey cutlets layered with Provolone cheese, ham, and seasonings, rolled up and wrapped with bacon, then baked.

Turkey Chile Verde

Chile verde made with turkey thigh meat and homemade tomatillo salsa verde.

Turkey Stew with Root Vegetables

Filling, delicious, and affordable, this turkey stew is made with turkey thighs or legs, slow cooked with onion, celery, carrots and other root vegetables.

Turkey White Chili

White chili made with turkey meat, great for using up Thanksgiving leftovers, with white beans, green chiles, jalapeno, and garnishes.

Turnip Potato Soup

Turnip and potato soup recipe, an unassuming but surprisingly good soup with simply turnips, potatoes, chicken stock, butter and onions.

Tuscan Scrambled Eggs

Slow cooked tomatoes and onions are the base for this delicious scrambled eggs recipe.

Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice baked potato recipes. One with a cheddar cheese and bacon stuffing, the other with a blue cheese and chives stuffing.

Vegetable Soup with Sweet Basil

Wonderful vegetable soup recipe with fresh tomatoes, leeks, potato, onion, celery, zucchini, green beans, carrots, and basil. From Wolfang Puck's mother.

Vegetarian Banana Leaf Tamales

Banana leaf tamales recipe. Tamale corn masa, stuffed with cheese, calabasitas squash, carrots, tomatoes, garlic, and chili sauce, wrapped in banana leaves and steamed.

Veggie Tacos

Veggie tacos with onions, zucchini, tomatoes, green chiles, jalapeños, cheddar and cotija cheeses, and cilantro in corn tortillas.

Vichyssoise

A somewhat lighter version of the traditional vichyssoise chilled potato leek soup, with Yukon Gold potatoes.

Waldorf Salad

First presented at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in 1893, this all-American Waldorf salad recipe includes chopped apples, celery, grapes, and toasted walnuts in a mayonnaise dressing.

Walnut Parsley Pesto

A traditional winter pesto made from parsley and walnuts instead of basil and pine nuts.

Watermelon Gazpacho

Summery watermelon gazpacho, a cold soup with watermelon, tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, cucumbers.

White Bean and Ham Soup

Hearty white bean and ham soup recipe, perfect for cold winter days. White beans, ham shanks, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, Tabasco, and herbs.

White Bean and Vegetable Soup

Hearty white bean soup with onions, cabbage, tomatoes, celery, carrots, potato, squash, broth, and Parmesan cheese.

White Chili

Chicken white chili with white beans, chicken broth, garlic, onions, green chiles, diced chicken, and Monterey jack cheese.

Wild Rice Cranberry Pecan Salad

Wild rice salad with cranberries, pecans, green onions, orange zest, and wild rice. A perfect accompaniment to many fall and winter dishes - roast chicken, stews, pork chops.

Wild Rice Salad

Delicious rice salad with wild rice and long grain rice, green onions, celery, peas, dried cranberries, pine nuts, in a sesame vinegar and oil dressing.

Winter Root Vegetable Slaw

It looks like cole slaw, but this shredded salad of root veggies -- carrots, radishes, parsnips and celery root -- is an excellent accompaniment to heavier winter foods.

Zabaglione

Zabaglione recipe, a simple Italian custard dessert made with egg yolks, sugar, and Marsala wine. Also known as zabayon or sabayon.

Zucchini and Spinach Gratin

Grated zucchini and chopped blanched spinach, mixed with onions sautéed with bacon, parsley, and garlic, bound with eggs, topped with grated Parmesan, and baked.

Zucchini with Thyme

Simple zucchini recipe, zucchini strips cooked with butter, onion, parsley, bouillon, and thyme.