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Zoodles with shrimp, mushrooms and tomatoes
Invented from the last of our provisions during our boating tour through the Bahamas, this quick and healthy dish is a perfect weeknight dinner....
Wine-poached salmon with mustard and brown sugar glaze
Quick and easy salmon recipe gets its flavor from a sweet and sour glaze made with whole-grain mustard and brown sugar. Good enough for company and...
What makes the perfect margarita?
Everything you need to know to make the perfect...
What Makes Spanish-Style Gin And Tonics So Delicious?
Spanish-style gin & tonics take a stogey old cocktail and transform it into a culinary wonder. Here is what you need to get started on your G & T...
Tutu’s Hawaiian banana bread
An old-school banana bread recipe handed down from my mother and believed to have originated from the gracious Halekulani hotel on Waikiki...
Turkey, Wild and Black Rice Salad
A healthy make-ahead wild and black rice salad studded with turkey, black cherries and walnuts is great for a buffet or potluck. Leftovers makes for...
Teriyaki Rice Bowl With Ginger Carrot Dressing
Delicious rice bowls filled with teriyaki chicken, mango, Little Gem lettuce are dressed with a tangy carrot ginger dressing. Make extra for lunch...
Swordfish, Mushrooms, Lemon & Capers
Delicious, fast and easy, this easy swordfish recipe is suitable for company or a quick weeknight...
Spiced carrot soup
Deliciously spicy, serve this über healthy carrot soup hot or cold. Packed full of anti-inflammatory foods, this soup will fight what ails...
Slow-Cooked Carnitas with Minted Tomatillo Salsa
Easy, lip-smacking good, homemade, no lard, no Coca Cola, healthy carnitas are paired with a 3-ingredient minted tomatillo...
Slow cooker shredded beef tacos with mango & burrata
These delicious fusion tacos are slow-cooked in red wine, chili and lime juice. The meat is shredded and served with mango, avocado, burrata cheese...
Sashimi tataki – Sam Choy style
A dressed-up sashimi tataki platter is perfect for celebrating New Year's, or if you are a sashimi lover, perfect for anytime of the year. A light...
Salmon Hash
Salmon hash is the healthy alternative to corned beef hash and every bit as delicious. Serve it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This hash is even...
Salmon burgers with ginger and wasabi
If you are like me, I am always looking for easy ways to add salmon and other healthy omega-3-rich fish to my family's diet. This is a quick, simple...
Roasted tomato, pesto & burrata bruschetta
This easy bruschetta recipe is made with oven-roasted cherry tomatoes, pesto and burrata cheese. Plated on a blue platter it is a perfect appetizer...
Roasted tomato and burrata bruschetta
Bruschetta is one of our family favorites. There are lots of ways to make bruschetta, but any bruschetta made with burrata is guaranteed to be...
Risotto with French green beans and dill
A fresh spring-inspired risotto made with lemon, dill and French green...
Ribollita soup reconstructed
Ribollita is a classic Tuscan peasant soup that harkens back to the Middle Ages.Ribollita is delicious, packed full of nutrition and very economical...
Reverse Seared Steaks
The easiest, most foolproof, perfectly cooked steaks you will ever...
Raspberry and almond trifle
Trifle is the quintessential Christmas dessert. Fruit, jelly, whipped cream, lady fingers and a bit of booze. A great make-ahead dessert for a...
Quinoa, black bean, red pepper and corn salad
Classic black, bean. corn and red pepper salad updated with red quinoa for a protein-rich salad suitable for a main...
Potato quiche minis
These tasty little nuggets of flavor and protein were inspired by little mini quiches served at Alta Coffee in Newport Beach. I add a little Spanish...
Pomegranate Moscow Mule
A festive Pomegranate Moscow Mule made with Pama Pomegranate Liqueur is just the thing for celebrating the winter...
Pineapple, Kale Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie
Make this Pineapple and Kale Anti-Inflammatory smoothie to increase your daily intake of fruits and...
Pineapple Moscow mule
My Pineapple Moscow mule is a refreshing blend of pineapple, lime, vodka and ginger beer. The perfect summer drink when you are dreaming of the...
Persimmon, grape, pomegranate & burrata salad
This easy and gorgeous seasonal Fall fruit salad contrasts sweet persimmons and grapes with acidic tomatoes and crunchy pecans on a bed of creamy...
Persimmon Dutch Baby Pancake
This magnificent giant puffed pancake is filled with sweet slices of persimmon and crunchy pecans. Impressive, yet surprisingly simple to...
Peach, caramelized onion & goat cheese crostini
If you have one perfectly ripe peach this is the perfect appetizer. Start with toasted baguette slices, smear with a goat cheese, honey &...
Peach and tomato gazpacho with goat cheese croutons
This vibrant gazpacho highlights two of summers most delicious fruits: peaches & tomatoes. Make it in under a half hour and garnish with a goat...
Pavlova with berries, brown sugar and sour cream
Like the prima ballerina who inspired it, a good pavlova makes for a show-stopping culinary performance that will not readily be forgotten. This...
Pascal’s green beans
Crunchy, delicious, healthy and quick.These green beans are great last minute or prepared in advance. Perfect for home meals, potluck or picnics....
Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
Known as the "King of cheese," parmigiano-reggiano is the cornerstone of so many great dishes, from caesar salad to risotto. Here is what to look...
Paloma cocktail
Fresh grapefruit juice and tequila with a splash of mineral water and a drop or two of agave makes a not-too-sweet great alternative to the standard...
Paleo Salted Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge
A decadently rich chocolate dessert that is perfect for anyone with food sensitivities to dairy, eggs and gluten. This no-sugar recipe is delicious,...
Ottolenghi’s orange and date salad
This beautiful orange and date Ottolenghi salad is bursting with complimentary sweet, sour & bitter flavors. Add fresh figs to take it right over...
Ottolenghi’s Brussels Sprout Risotto
A comforting risotto packed with healthy brussels sprouts and finished with blue cheese. This simplified recipe is based on the recipe published in...
Orange Moscow mule
The Orange mule is a tangy twist on the Moscow mule and a refreshing cocktail for the dogs days of summer. Serve in copper Moscow mule cups to keep...
Modern roasted cucumber and tomato tea sandwiches
Roasted tomato and cucumber tea sandwiches paired with a hand-muddled Upper East Sider, make for the perfect summer afternoon cocktail...
Mixed citrus Caprese salad
A citrus variation on a classic Caprese salad is made with an assortment of citrus slices that are briefly broiled then layered with fresh mozzarella...
Miso marinated black cod
Black cod is a healthy omega-3 fatty acid rich fish that really lends itself to a miso marinade. Miso marinated black cod has gotten a lot of...
Miso grilled salmon
A slam-dunk easy way to prepare salmon that comes out moist and delicious every time. Better yet you can marinate the salmon for 1 to 3 days in...
Minted fresh fruit salad
A handful of chopped mint transforms a simple fruit salad into something really fresh and...
Mario Batali’s strawberry panna cotta
Panna cotta translates to "cooked cream" in Italian. It is a silky, custard-like dessert made of cream and gelatin, that is topped with fresh fruit....
Maple Roasted Acorn Squash with Burrata
Easy, healthy, delicious and gorgeous. This may be your new favorite winter recipe for company or an uncomplicated weeknight...
Lemon meringue pie
Lemon meringue pie is puckery old-fashioned treat that requires a bit of technique. Here is a recipe and a list of tips for making a great lemon...
Leek, potato and asparagus soup
Leek and potato soup, a French soup with humble beginnings makes for a comforting and satisfying meal. In this version we add asparagus for a little...
Lebanese Cinnamon Chicken Rice
This traditional Lebanese cinnamon rice and chicken dish is called Riz bi-Djaj. It is served on Easter and special occasions....
Lamb shanks osso buco style
Lamb shanks braised in wine and aromatics osso buco style makes for an easy and delicious special occasion meal. Garnish with lemon, orange, mint and...
Killer chicken tacos
A spicy rub made with smoked Spanish paprika is the key to these delicious and easy tacos. Wash them down with a jalapeño margarita!...
Kashmiri lamb in red chile sauce
A deliciously spicy, fork-tender lamb is braised in Indian/Kashmiri spices for a wonderful one-pot meal for entertaining or a special meal at home....
Jicama, cucumber and citrus salad
Inspired by Mexican fruit and vegetable street vendors, this salad combines jicama, citrus and cucumber seasoned with lime, chili and salt....
Jalapeño Margarita
A surprisingly delicious and not too spicy twist on the classic...
Jacques Torres chocolate chip cookies
These extraordinary chocolate chip cookies are in a class by themselves. My daughter says they shouldn't even be called cookies they are so good....
Italian Pressed-Brick Sandwich
Densly packed with classic antipasti ingredients, this sandwich is vibrantly flavored. Serve these sandwich bites as an appetizer, take them on a...
It All Starts Somewhere: video
Something New For Dinner's new video shows you how we throw a dinner party from start to finish, or in this case, from finish to...
In Memory of My Daughter Margo
In memory of my sweet daughter Margo, here is a list of her most-loved recipes....
How To Make a Pressed-Brick Sandwich
These pressed brick sandwiches will become your latest addiction. A variety of thinly sliced ingredients are packed between two halves of...
How to Cook Bacon Wrapped Fillet Mignon
Bacon-wrapped filet mignon is a special treat that is quick and easy to make, presents beautifully and is always delicious. Perfect for any special...
Grownup carrot cake
This grownup bourbon-ized carrot cake with olive oil, fresh pineapple and walnuts is moist and spicy. Topped with classic, buttery cream cheese...
Grilled Mexican corn
Possibly the messiest, most delicious grilled corn you have ever eaten. My version of Mexican street corn uses Japanese Kewpie mayo and Spanish...
Grilled chipotle-glazed steak salad
This grilled steak salad is a flavorful summer-time salad-for-dinner. The chipotle chile seasoning goes great with a frosty margarita or Paloma...
Grilled branzino fish with lime and herbs
Grilled whole branzino stuffed with limes and herbs is super easy and fast, delicious and a great way to adhere to a healthy Mediterranean...
Grand Marnier flan
Orange flan is the perfect hot-weather dessert. A healthy dose of Grand Marnier makes this orange flan extra special. Great for entertaining because...
Ginger Carrot Dressing
This delicious, easy and versatile Ginger Carrot dressing is really a "super dressing" packed full of nutritious super foods. Use it to boost flavor...
Garden mule cocktail
The Garden mule is a fresh take on the Moscow mule. Blueberries, cucumber and mint are muddled, creating a garden-fresh cocktail, perfect for a hot...
Fresh ceviche
Fresh ceviche is my go-to recipe when I have really fresh fish. It takes about 15 minutes to make and is always appreciated. Scoop it up with...
French Pressed-Brick Sandwich
This French take on a pressed brick sandwich makes for a delicious brown-bagged lunch, appetizers or a weeknight dinner. Make in advance and then...
French onion soup
Classic French onion soup is always a winner. Learn the key step to making exceptional French onion...
French lentil & garlic sausage soup
Earthy and satisfying, De Puy lentils are the perfect counterpoint to French garlic sausage in this comforting...
Fish tacos with cilantro chile marinade
Marinated in a cilantro chile sauce, these fish tacos are fast, healthy and delicious....
Fish ceviche
Fish ceviche is one of my favorite appetizers. It is quick to make, it tastes good the first day and great the second...
Fines herbes
A staple of French cooking, fines herbes are a blend of fresh finely minced parsley, chives, tarragon and chervil. Also spelled as fine...
Fig And Goat Cheese Rollups
Easy and delicious no-cook, gluten-free, fig appetizers that can be made in...
Easy Week-Night Chicken
A quick, easy and reliable method for cooking chicken on busy weeknights that is guaranteed to come out juicy and delicious every...
Easy chicken tacos with minted tomatillo salsa
The minted tomatillo salsa elevates these quick and easy tacos to something special. Make the tomatillo salsa in advance and use leftover or...
Dutch Baby Apple Pancake
This giant puffed pancake is filled with baked apples is always a crowd pleaser. For all its good looks, it is very simple to make....
Crown Roast of Pork with Fruit Stuffing
This gorgeous crown roast of pork is stuffed with a fruited bread stuffing. It is simple to make & will help you navigate the holidays with ease and...
Crab cakes with Asian dipping sauce
These crab cakes are an Asian fusion that combines traditional crab cake ingredients and Asian ingredients. They are quick to make and always...
Crab and corn chowder
A comforting soup, that puts you in the mood for a summer night at the sea. Hearty enough for a meal, but is best served with crusty garlic...
Cioppino
Cioppino, or fisherman's stew, is a great dish for entertaining and surprisingly simple to make. Better yet, it is very flexible, buy whatever...
Chorizo and Red Pepper Strata
This spicy strata is a great way to feed brunch to a crowd. Layers of bread, sauteed vegetables, chorizo sausage and cheese are melded together with...
Chorizo and potato enchiladas
Spicy chorizo is tempered by potatoes to create a very satisfying enchilada...
Chocolate Bourbon Hot Lava Cake
Perfumed with bourbon and spiced with cinnamon and cayenne pepper, these chocolate oozing little cakes may become your signature dessert. Prepare...
Chilean sea bass with lemon, dill & caper sauce
Pan-seared Chilean sea bass is seared on the stove, finished in the oven and draped with a quick wine, butter, lemon, dill & caper sauce. Finished in...
Chicken, berry, date & candied walnut salad
Chicken, berries and candied walnuts make for a quick and satisfying weeknight...
Chicken Marbella
This iconic dinner-party dish of the 80's is as good as ever and easy enough for a week-night meal. Assemble the day before so it can marinate...
Chicken frisee salad with roasted peppers, manchego and Spanish paprika
Smokey Spanish paprika-dusted almonds and manchego cheese make this chicken and frisee salad a delicious, quick and light...
Chicken and tomatillo enchiladas
Enchiladas filled with chicken and roasted poblano chilies, and topped with homemade roasted poblano sauce. This recipe can be made in advance and...
Chicken and mango lettuce wraps
Fresh, light and flavor-packed, these mango and chicken stuffed lettuce cups make a great appetizer or light main...
Chicken and apricot tagine
Chicken, dried apricots, onions and aromatic spices are slow-cooked in a tagine. The result is a fork-tender stew that makes for a comforting winter...
Cauliflower, snap peas & tomato salad
This veggie-dense salad is a great way to pack more veggies into your diet. Cauliflower, snap peas and tomatoes are tossed in a walnut dressing and...
Cauliflower Coconut Rice with Mango & Pineapple
Cauliflower coconut rice is a great way to enjoy all of the tropical flavors of coconut rice without the carbs. Loaded with ginger, garlic, cilantro,...
Blood Orange, Gin & Aperol Sangria
A light, citrusy, refreshing and vibrant orange sangria that is perfect for kicking off the summer at your next barbecue or picnic on the...
Black Bean Soup
This healthy, easy and inexpensive black bean soup recipe comes from Something New For Dinner's scholarship winner Rikesh...
Beer-can chicken with and without the beer can
Cook up a delicious beer-can-like chicken, but without the beer can. Use this method to shave off 15 minutes of cooking time and get a perfect...
Basket-steamed black cod with lime sauce and vegetables
Bamboo steaming is the trifecta of fish preparations. It is incredibly easy, delicious and healthy. What's more, there is almost nothing to clean...
Bacon-Wrapped, Spatchcocked Turkey in 80 Minutes
Bacon-wrapped spatchcocked turkey is the most beautiful, tasty and moist turkey you will ever make and it roasts in just 80...
Bacon-Wrapped Mac and Cheese Cups
A decadent combination of America's favorite foods: bacon and mac and cheese. I dare you not to like...
Asparagus risotto
Asparagus is the vegetable I most closely associate with spring. Roasting the asparagus in this risotto creates a mellow, comforting dish....
Apple, Radish and Marcona Almond salad
This layered apple, radish, cheddar cheese and Marcona almond salad was inspired by a similar salad served at Mesa Restaurant in Costa Mesa,...
Aperol Gin and Tonic
This refreshing and beautiful bright orange cocktail is perfect for Thanksgiving or truly any time of the year....
Angel food cake
Made with just a handful of everyday ingredients, Angel food cake is one of the simplest, but most delicious cakes. There are a few things you need...
Ahi, avocado & grapefruit Thai-style poke
A Thai-style variation on traditional ahi poke made with avocado, grapefruit and a Thai-style marinade of coconut milk, fish sauce, lime juice and...
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We have combed the web for the best food bloggers. Here are 60 talented, creative, generous and passionate bloggers who will inspire you to make...

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