Artichoke Lemon Dip

Creamy artichoke dip made with artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, lemon, parsley, garlic, and cream cheese.

Asparagus

Quick and easy asparagus recipe. How to cook asparagus spears perfectly, dress with olive oil, Parmesan, and lemon zest.

Asparagus Frittata

Quick and easy asparagus frittata. Perfect for spring. Eggs, Gruyere or Swiss cheese, onion, and asparagus.

Asparagus Salad with Shrimp

A simple asparagus salad with thinly sliced asparagus, shrimp, garlic, parsley, and dressed with olive oil and lemon juice.

Asparagus Soufflé

Light and fluffy asparagus souffle recipe. Pureed asparagus mixed with bechamel and egg yolks, beaten egg whites folded it, baked to puffy golden deliciousness.

Baby Bok Choy with Cashews

Quick and easy baby bok choy recipe. Baby bok choy sauteed in olive oil with garlic, green onions and a dash of sesame oil. Then mixed with roasted, salted cashews.

Bacon-wrapped Pork Roast

Bacon-wrapped pork roast recipe. Wrapping the pork roast in bacon brings extra juiciness and flavor to the roast.

Baked Bluefish

Bluefish fillets baked in foil with lemon, white wine, butter, and herbs.

Baked Shrimp with Tomatillos

Shrimp baked in a sauce of chopped tomatillos, Cotija cheese, jalapeños, onions and garlic, tossed with cilantro and lime juice.

Beef Kebabs

What's a summer grill without beef kebabs? Top sirloin chunks, marinated in soy sauce, garlic, ginger, olive oil marinade, grilled with onions, mushrooms, bell peppers.

Beef Roast Braised in Zinfandel

Not your everyday pot roast recipe. Beef roast braised in zinfandel, with pancetta, onions, carrots, celery, tomato, and garlic.

Bouillabaisse

A classic French shellfish and fish stew recipe, prepared with the freshest possible seafood, caught and served the same day. Served with a spicy sauce rouille.

Boursin Stuffed Mushrooms

Easiest stuffed mushrooms ever, creminis stuffed with herbed Boursin cheese, topped with smoked paprika.

Braised Onions

Pearl onions braised with butter and chicken stock, great side dish for roast beef or stews.

Broccoli Beef

Chinese broccoli beef, thinly sliced beef slices, marinated then stir-fried with garlic and blanched broccoli.

Broccoli Stir Fry with Ginger and Sesame

Quick and easy broccoli stir fry recipe with ginger and sesame. Broccoli florets, stir-fried with minced ginger and garlic, then cooked with stock, sesame oil, and soy sauce.

Brussels Sprouts

Simple and delicious Brussels sprouts recipe with lightly steamed or boiled sprouts, mixed with sauteed onions, butter, and toasted almonds.

Buffalo Wings

Buffalo wings recipe, chicken wings marinated in a spicy sauce, broiled, served with blue cheese sauce.

Carne Asada

Carne asada is the thinly sliced, grilled beef served so often in tacos and burritos. This carne asada recipe is made with marinated, grilled skirt steak for flank steak. Serve with warm tortillas, avocados, and pico de gallo fresh tomato salsa.

Cauliflower Purée

Quick and easy puréed cauliflower recipe with sour cream and butter.

Ceviche

Classic ceviche (or seviche) recipe in which cubes of red snapper are cooked by lime and lemon juice. Traditional Latin American method to prepare fresh fish.

Chicken Bacon Roulades

Chicken bacon roulades, chicken breasts, pounded thin, stuffed with bacon, shallots, and Parmesan, rolled up, browned, roasted, then served sliced, with a creamy white sauce.

Chicken Cutlets with Caper Sauce

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded thin, seared, served with a caper sauce over arugula, fennel and shaved Parmesan.

Chicken Paprikash

Chicken paprikash with chicken pieces, browned in butter, cooked with onions and paprika, then served with a little sour cream mixed in.

Chicken Prosciutto

Chicken prosciutto recipe with boneless, skinless chicken breasts with butter toasted sage, wrapped in prosciutto.

Chicken Salad

Delicious chicken salad with chopped cooked chicken, celery, bell pepper, green olives, apple, iceberg lettuce and mayonnaise.

Chicken Salad with Tarragon

Tarrgon chicken salad recipe, with chopped chicken, dried cranberries, celery, mayonnaise, and either dried or chopped fresh tarragon. Great for sandwiches too.

Chilled Turkey Loaf

Chilled, jelled turkey loaf. Turkey meat mixed with green onions, garlic, parsley, and pmento, jelled in aspic, in its own juices. Great for sandwiches.

Chorizo and Eggs

My mother's excellent recipe for Mexican chorizo (spicy sausage) with scrambled eggs.

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Cilantro lime shrimp. Simple sautéed shrimp with garlic, cilantro, green chile and lime.

Cilantro Pesto

Homemade cilantro pesto, made with fresh cilantro leaves, blanched almonds, red onion, serrano chile and olive oil.

Cioppino

San Francisco-style cioppino Italian fish stew, with fresh halibut, sea bass, Dungeness crab, shrimp, clams, mussels, and oysters in a savory tomato-based broth.

Classic Baked Chicken

Easy baked chicken recipe. Chicken breasts, thighs, wings, and legs coated in olive oil and seasoned with salt and pepper baked in the oven.

Classic Rack of Lamb

Tender oven-roasted rack of lamb, seasoned with rosemary, thyme, garlic, salt and freshly ground black pepper, and slathered with olive oil.

Cobb Salad

Classic American Cobb salad, a composed salad with bacon, avocado, chicken breast, tomato, hard boiled egg, chives, arranged on a bed of romaine, Boston, frisee lettuce and watercress.

Coleslaw

Coleslaw with thinly sliced cabbage, carrots and green onion, with or without mayonnaise. The quintessential American picnic salad.

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.

Crab Bisque

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.

Crab Dip

Delicious crab dip with lump crab meat, sour cream, mayonnaise, shallots, dill, lemon zest, white wine vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce.

Crab Mango and Avocado Salad

Crab mango salad recipe with avocado. Dungeness crab lump meat gently folded with cilantro, lime, avocado and mango. Served with a citrus mango sauce.

Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup

Creamy wild mushroom soup made with porcini and morels, garlic, stock, cream, Madeira, parsley and chives.

Creamy Asparagus Soup

A fresh and easy asparagus soup in a base of chicken broth, cream, and onion, seasoned with thyme and dry vermouth.

Creamy Celery Soup

Classic cream of celery soup with celery, onion, leeks, garlic, stock and a little cream.

Cucumber Salad with Mint and Feta

Using delicate, thin skinned, Persian cucumbers, this cucumber salad recipe includes mint, feta cheese, red onions and sliced radishes with a simple oil and vinegar dressing.

Cucumber Yogurt Salad

Cucumber yogurt tzatziki, a simple salad of peeled, sliced cucumbers, yogurt, dill, and salt and pepper. To accompany spicy dishes.

Dad’s Fish Stew

Quick, easy, and absolutely delicious fish stew recipe. Fresh fish fillets cooked in a stew with onions, garlic, parsley, tomato, clam juice and white wine. Seasoned with oregano, Tabasco, thyme, salt and pepper.

Deviled Egg Salad

An egg salad made in the style of deviled eggs, with mustard, mayo, hot sauce and paprika.

Deviled Eggs

Classic deviled eggs recipe, perfect for post-Easter and summer picnic potlucks. Mashed cooked egg yolks, mixed with mayonnaise and Dijon, spooned or piped into cooked egg white halves. Sprinkled with paprika.

Dijon Chicken

Chicken breasts in a creamy Dijon mustard sauce with shallots.

Easy Duck Confit

A quick and easy method for making duck confit (2 hours versus 2 days).

Easy Poached Eggs

How to poach an egg, with great results every time. Simple poached egg recipe.

Egg Drop Soup

Classic Chinese egg drop soup with eggs, ginger, green onions, and mushrooms.

Egg Nests

Egg whites whipped to stiff peaks, grated Gruyere folded in, formed into nests, baked with yolk in center.

Fancy Hot Dogs

Hot dog slices sautéed in butter with onions, with a sour cream sauce. Served with pasta.

French Onion Soup

Classic simple French onion soup recipe, with beef stock base, slow-cooked caramelized onions, French bread, gruyere and Parmesan cheese.

Ginger Chicken with Almonds

Delicious ginger chicken recipe. Chicken strips, marinated in coriander and ginger, stir-fried with scallions and ginger, served mixed with mango chutney and topped with toasted almonds.

Glazed Oxtails

Oxtails, browned, slow cooked until falling off the bone tender, red wine and stock reduced until coating oxtails with syrupy glaze.

Glazed Salmon

Salmon fillets cooked in a honey and apple cider glaze, served over fresh wilted spinach.

Golden Beets and Brussels Sprouts

Beautiful golden beets and Brussels sprouts. Roasted or boiled golden yellow beets with parboiled Brussels sprouts, sauteed together in olive oil, shallots and thyme, and topped with toasted almonds.

Greek Meatballs

Greek meatballs made with spicy lamb and pork meatballs, mint, jalapeno, garlic, shallots, orange zest, and Greek yogurt for dipping.

Green Beans with Bacon

Lightly blanched fresh green beans sautéed in bacon fat and served with a little bacon, black pepper and either vinegar or lemon juice.

Grilled Asparagus

Nothing beats the flavor of asparagus, coated in olive oil, sprinkled with salt, and quickly grilled.

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

A melt in your mouth flank steak that is cooked quickly with a high heat. The marinade of soy sauce, honey and garlic does the trick for this cut of meat.

Grilled Oysters

Raw oysters not your thing? Try grilling them! Serve with lemon juice, butter, parsley sauce.

Grilled Spicy Citrus Ribs

Tender and juicy grilled spareribs with baby back ribs or St. Louis cut ribs. Ribs are brined in a citrus salt brine, grilled, and glazed with a sweet bourbon sauce.

Grilled Tri-Tip Steak with Bell Pepper Salsa

Grilled, marinated tri tip steak with a salsa made with green bell peppers, garlic, and scallions. Also called sirloin tip, culotte steak, triangle steak, and Santa Maria-style barbecue.

Grilled Tuna Kebabs

Get your grill on with tuna kabobs, skewers of marinated fresh tuna, onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms.

Hashed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon

Hashed brussels sprouts made with thinly sliced brussels sprouts, tossed in lemon juice, sauteed in butter, and sprinkled with vermouth.

Hawaiian Oxtail Soup

Hawaiian oxtail soup with oxtails, slowly cooked to produce their own broth, with ginger, anise, orange peel, peanuts, chili, mustard greens, onions, and cilantro.

Home Cured Corned Beef

How to easily cure your own corned beef, with beef brisket, pickling spices, and salt.

Hot and Sour Soup

Classic Chinese American hot and sour soup, with Chinese mushrooms, bamboo shoots, chicken broth, vinegar, tofu, chili oil, and a beaten egg.

Huevos a la Mexicana

My mother's special version Mexican style scrambled eggs. Eggs are scrambled in a sauce of tomatoes, onions, and jalapeno. Huevos a la Mexicana recipe.

Italian Party Flank Steak

Butterflied flank steak that is marinated, rolled up with prosciutto, basil, Parmesan, and roasted bell peppers, and then roasted in the oven. Great for a party.

Italian Pot Roast

Italian pot roast recipe. Rump or chuck beef roast, first browned in olive oil, then slow cooked in a sofritto base of carrots, celery, and onion, with Italian plum tomatoes and red wine.

Jerk Chicken

Caribbean jerk chicken full of flavor and and a good amount of heat, using habaneros (or scotch bonnet chili peppers) and allspice.

Jim’s Famous Hamburger

Juicy, grilled hamburger recipe seasoned with fresh rosemary and A1 sauce and topped with lettuce, tomato, onions, and avocado.

Leeks Vinaigrette

A French classic, whole leeks are boiled, drained, then marinated in a Dijon vinaigrette.

Lemon Chicken

Classic American lemon chicken recipe, not too lemony, just right. With garlic, butter, lemon, thyme, and rosemary.

Liver and Onions

Liver and onions recipe, calves liver, dredged in seasoned flour, sauteed in bacon fat, with thinly sliced onions.

Liver Pâté

Classic liver paté recipe with ground pork, calf, chicken, or pork liver, bacon and spices.

Low Carb Cranberry Cooler

Cranberry cooler made low carb by using unsweetened cranberry juice, sweetened with liquid stevia, a naturally sweet herb.

Mini Muffin Frittatas

Mini frittatas made in mini muffin tins, with eggs, feta cheese, mushrooms, onions, and chard.

Mint Chimichurri

Tangy minty chimichurri sauce with fresh mint, parsley, and garlic.

Mom’s Pan-fried London Broil Steak

Top round steak, seasoned with dry mustard, salt, pepper, and rubbed with butter, pan fried to brown, then finished in the oven if necessary with thicker cuts.

Mom’s Roast Turkey

My mother's tried and true roast turkey recipe. How to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Step-by-step instructions with photos and reader comments.

Mom’s Summer Squash

Zucchini and summer squash, sauteed with bell peppers, fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, and served with melted cheddar cheese.

Mom’s Turkey Soup

Classic turkey soup recipe. Every Thanksgiving my mother takes what's left of the turkey carcass and makes a delicious turkey soup that we enjoy for days.

Mussels in White Wine Sauce

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.

Napa Cabbage Picnic Salad

This napa cabbage picnic salad combines Chinese napa cabbage, radishes, snow peas, toasted slivered almonds, with a sweet soy mayo dressing.

New England Steamers

How to make steamed soft shell clams, otherwise known as steamers, a specialty of New England.

Pâté (Pate) Maison

Easy to make liver pate, made with chicken livers and pork sausage, wrapped in bacon.

Peppercorn Steak

Classic Steak au Poivre, or steak with a creamy peppercorn sauce

Peppery Garlic Prawns

Shrimp marinated in a mixture of garlic, pepper, lemon juice, and brandy, quickly sautéed and served over rice with a sprinkling of parsley.

Perfect Guacamole

Classic guacamole recipe, made with ripe avocados, Serrano chiles, cilantro and lime. Garnish with red radishes or jicama. Serve with tortilla chips.

Poached Chicken

A method for poaching chicken which retains all the chicken's flavor and juices without overcooking the breast meat.

Poached Salmon

Poached salmon, the easiest way to prepare delicious salmon steaks or fillets, poached in white wine, seasoned with fresh dill.

Porcini Parmesan

Layered fresh porcini mushroom, cheese, and tomato sauce casserole recipe. Prepared much like Eggplant Parmesan, but with slices of fresh porcini mushrooms instead of the eggplant.

Pot Roast

Beef pot roast recipe, slow cooked on stove top or in oven with onion, garlic, carrots, and red wine. Slow cooking on low heat practically ensures a tender pot roast from the tougher beef chuck or shoulder roast cut.

Prime Rib

Prime rib recipe, how to cook to perfection a standing rib beef roast, step-by-step instructions and photos. Ideal for Christmas and the holiday season.

Provencal Endive Salad

Belgian endive salad with a vinaigrette with olive oil, sherry vinegar, garlic, and anchovies.

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 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 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.

Romanesco Salad

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

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 Mousse

Jelled salmon mousse appetizer recipe, with cooked salmon, celery, green pepper, onion, dill, and cream cheese.