Asparagus

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Grilled Asparagus

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

Grilled Tuna Kebabs

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

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.

Mint Chimichurri

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

Mom’s Roast Turkey

My mother's tried and true roast turkey recipe. How to roast the most succulent Thanksgiving turkey. Step-by-step instructions with photos and reader comments.

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.

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 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 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

Salmon Provencal

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

Salmon Salad

A great way to cool off is with a refreshingly chilled salmon salad. Use up leftover salmon from a summer barbecue. Easy and quick salmon salad recipe.

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.

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.

Simple Cauliflower Soup

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

Spinach

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

Steamed Broccoli

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

Swiss Chard

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