2-ingredient minted tomatillo salsa
This salsa is quick, easy and so delicious. Mint brightens tomatillo salsa resulting an addictive salsa that you will put on everything.
Addictive chicken sesame noodles with veggies
Sesame noodles layered with teriyaki chicken, sprouts, cucumbers, green onions, cilantro and topped with a sprinkling of peanuts makes for an addictive one-dish-meal.
Aebleskiver Pancakes with Berries
Aebleskivers are a delicious Danish filled pastry that is somewhere between a pancake and a popover. Traditionally served during the Christmas holidays, aebleskivers can be eaten for breakfast or dessert.
African curried vegetable and coconut soup
This vegan soup is loaded with flavor and nutrition. Coconut milk and aromatic spices will bring your family out of the woodwork to see what's cooking.
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 Thai red curry paste.
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 to know about whisking the eggs to insure a light, spongy and incredible cake.
Aperol Gin and Tonic
This refreshing and beautiful bright orange cocktail is perfect for Thanksgiving or truly any time of the year.
With it's low-alcohol content, eye-catching color and refreshing citrus and herb flavor, an Aperol spritz is the perfect cocktail for a hot summer day. How can you not have fun drinking one of these?
One of my year-round favorite desserts is a fruit crisp. In the summer I make it with fresh peaches, nectarines and berries. In the winter I use apples and pears. It takes a few minutes to prepare and is always a crowd-pleaser.
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, California.
Arugula salad with shiitake mushrooms and pancetta
Mushrooms, pancetta and parmigiano reggiano make this salad umami-rich and satisfying. Almost a meal in itself.
Asian salad with ginger carrot dressing
Traditional ginger carrot Japanese salad dressing makes this salad light, healthy and delicious. You will find many uses for it, including serving it with salad, brown rice, steamed or stir-fried vegetables.
Asian-style baby back ribs
Lip-smacking, finger-licking Asian-style ribs are started in a crockpot and slow-cooked for several hours. Finish them in the oven or on the grill. They take less than 30 minutes of actual prep and cooking time.
Asian flavored coleslaw is crisp, colorful and tasty. Serve it as a salad or layer it in your pulled pork sandwich.
Asian-style turkey stock
A fragrant Asian-style broth that is perfect for making pho. This is the answer for what to do with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey carcass.
Asparagus and shiitake mushrooms in oyster sauce
Simple Thai 12-minute asparagus you will make again and again.
Asparagus is the vegetable I most closely associate with spring. Roasting the asparagus in this risotto creates a mellow, comforting dish.
Asparagus With Ginger Carrot Sauce
Easy roasted asparagus are elevated to new heights with this scrumptious Japanese carrot and ginger dressing.
Asparagus, leek and potato soup
Smooth and creamy,but cream-less, this asparagus, leek and potato soup topped with a goat cheese medallion will help you celebrate the arrival of Spring.
This chilled avocado gazpacho from The Vintage in Ketchum, Idaho has a secret ingredient usually not found in gazpacho that really makes this cold soup cook!
Avocado massaged kale salad with oranges and toasted pumpkin seeds
An avocado spa treatment for your kale mellows this cantankerous crucifer, and eliminates the need for a separate dressing. You will be hooked on this super easy and delicious way to prepare one of earth's most healthy foods.
Avocado shrimp cocktails in a jar
Handy single-sized appetizer servings of avocado shrimp cocktail served in mason jars are perfect for outdoor dining. Take on your next picnic or enjoy in the backyard.
Bacon and eggs salad
A simple, delicious and satisfying salad-for-dinner, as well as a great way to clean out the fridge.
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 these!
Bacon-Wrapped Quiche Minis
Bacon-wrapped, single portion, crustless quiches can be served for breakfast, lunch, appetizers, dinner or snacks. Make ahead and warm them up before serving.
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 minutes.
Bahama conch rum cocktail
This tasty rum, pineapple and guava juice cocktail is inspired by the beautiful colors of the conch shell found all over the Bahamas.
Baked goat cheese, sundried tomato & basil appetizer
This easy and festive appetizer made with goat cheese, sun dried tomatoes and basil is beautiful around Christmas and New Year's, but delicious any time of the year.
Bananas Foster panna cotta
This Bananas Foster inspired panna cotta begins with a rum-infused coconut panna cotta, a flan-like layer of caramel and is topped with bananas sautéed in butter and brown sugar.
Barbecue meatloaf and potatoes
My sister's stealth recipe to get more veggies in her kids' diet, she buries spinach deep in the meat loaf and disguises it with cheddar cheese and barbecue sauce. The result is delicious.
Basil and prosciutto-wrapped peaches
Juicy peach slices wrapped in basil and prosciutto and tossed in a Spanish sherry vinegar and cumin vinaigrette. The perfect no-cook summer appetizer.
Basil and spinach pesto
There is not much in this world that is better than pesto. With its densely concentrated flavor, pesto perks up the simplest foods, from pasta to potatoes, to bread, to soup, to eggs, to chicken or fish. You can't go wrong by adding a dollop of pesto.
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 up. So is that a quadfecta?
Beef bourguignon is a classic comfort food perfect for a cold winter's night. This recipe eliminates the more tedious steps to making this wine-infused, slow-cooked dish.
Beef, Noodle & Mango Salad
Steak, mangos, rice noodles, cucumbers and lettuce are tossed with a soy and sesame dressing, making for a delicious, one-dish, weeknight meal.
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 skin-crisped roast chicken every time.
Beet and Kale Gratin
If you think you don't like beets, think again. This gorgeous beet and kale gratin recipe will convert you. What a pleasurable way to eat your colors!
Black Bean Soup
This healthy, easy and inexpensive black bean soup recipe comes from Something New For Dinner's scholarship winner Rikesh Raichura.
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 beach.
BLT Smashed Potato Salad
Grilled smashed potatoes are the underpinnings of this one-dish meal. Layer bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado and crumbled blue cheese and finish with a squeeze of lime.
Burnt eggplant and yogurt dip Ottolenghi
Ottolenghi's delicious variation on baba ghanoush. Burnt eggplant, greek yogurt, lemon juice and a splash of pomegranate molasses is fabulous with roasted butternut squash, pita bread and crudites.
Butter lettuce salad with fines herbs and walnut oil dressing
Fines herbes (no that is not a typo) and walnut oil transform a simple butter lettuce salad into a refreshing, palate-cleansing, stand-out, but non-competing accompaniment to your main course.
Canlis Restaurant's elegantly simple salad, dates back to its 60's & 70's in Waikiki. Fresh herbs, romano cheese and a coddled egg vinaigrette are the secret.
Caprese salad with basil-spinach pesto
Caprese salad is one of my go-to recipes when I have no time or inclination to cook. It is fresh, quick and delicious. The secret is to use the best quality ingredients you can find.
Soft, sweet and full of umami, slowly caramelized onions make everything better. Here is what you need to know to make beautiful caramelized onions every time.
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, mango and pineapple, this "rice" is bursting with flavor.
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 garnished with capers, herbs and hazelnuts.
Cheesy corn custard
A scrumptious and surprisingly easy side dish with lots of opportunity for variations.
Cherry panna cotta
Cherry panna cotta makes a wonderful, cool, summer dessert. Best of all, it can be made ahead of time.
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 meal. Plus, the recipe is super rich in anti-inflammatory ingredients.
Chicken and mango lettuce wraps
Fresh, light and flavor-packed, these mango and chicken stuffed lettuce cups make a great appetizer or light main course.
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 heated just before serving.
Chicken caesar salad with olive oil poached eggs and home made croutons
Garlicky caesar salad with homemade croutons and anchovy and lemon dressing is suitable for a side-salad or beefed up with chicken, steak or shrimp for a salad-for-dinner.
A chicken variation on the Belgian beer and onion beef stew, this aromatic chicken dish is the perfect answer for a quick week night dinner, but tasty enough for company.
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 dinner.
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 overnight.
Chicken tortilla soup
A family favorite, this chicken tortilla soup gets extra flavor from toasting and hand-grinding the spices. An array of garnishes make it fun to eat. If you don't eat the whole pot it freezes perfectly.
Chicken, artichoke, lemon and rosemary risotto
A flavorful and light risotto that is a great way to use leftover roast chicken. Or skip the chicken and artichokes altogether and make this risotto with just lemon and rosemary for a tasty side dish.
Chicken, berry, date & candied walnut salad
Chicken, berries and candied walnuts make for a quick and satisfying weeknight salad.
Chicken, chile and tomatillo soup
A smokey chicken soup, full of roasted peppers, chiles and tomatillos is perfect for a cold winter's night.
Chicken, potato & prosciutto kabobs
Laced with strips of prosciutto, these chicken and potato kabobs are moist and delicious and and so easy to make. Add a green salad and you have a complete meal.
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 under 30 minutes, you will think you are eating at a fine restaurant.
Chilean sea bass with tropical fruit salsa
Succulent fish, bathed in a coconut sauce and smothered with a fresh tropical fruit salsa. Soooo good!
Everything is better and healthier with chimichurri sauce, the Argentinian condiment made with fresh parsley, oregano, garlic, olive oil and vinegar.
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 them in advance and refrigerate or freeze them and you will always be just 8 minutes away from a stellar dessert.
Chocolate chip, cornflake & marshmallow cookies
Christina Tosi's cornflake, chocolate chip and marshmallow cookies are nothing short of amazing.
Chocolate Espresso Pots of Crème
These little pots of expresso flavored chocolate will satisfy the yearnings of the most ardent chocoholic. I top them off with a little expresso creme fraiche and a plump raspberry.
Chopped Greek salad
An abundance of mint makes this Greek salad refreshing and light. Grilled chicken makes it substantial enough for dinner.
Chorizo and clams
Chorizo and clams is a classic combination served throughout Spain and Portugual. Seasoned with saffron and Spanish smoked paprika, make sure you have plenty of crusty bread to soak up the broth.
Chorizo and potato enchiladas
Spicy chorizo is tempered by potatoes to create a very satisfying enchilada combo.
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 an egg, milk and cream custard. The strata is made a day in advance and then rests overnight in the fridge before baking.
Cilantro Basmati Rice
Garlic, onions and cilantro gives rice extra flavor and texture. This recipe goes well with a variety of cuisines, including Indian, Mexican and Thai.
Cioppino, or fisherman's stew, is a great dish for entertaining and surprisingly simple to make. Better yet, it is very flexible, buy whatever seafood is fresh and inexpensive and you can't go wrong.
Nothing like whipping up a batch of sangria as the weather gets warmer and your barbecue gets hotter. Here is a basic recipe.
Coconut oatmeal with mangos and yogurt
Creamy and naturally sweet, coconut takes your morning oatmeal to new heights. Add fresh mango and you might as well be on vacation.
Corn, Red Pepper and Mushroom Risotto
I developed this corn risotto recipe to serve with my XOXO Scallops for Valentine’s Day. It is a vegetable-rich risotto that can be served with a variety of dishes. Click […]
Corned Beef Hash
Succulent corned beef, mellowed with sautéed peppers, onions, celery and crispy browned potatoes can't be beat. Add a green beer and you have the perfect St. Patrick's day meal.
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 bread.
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 impress.
Cranberry and dried cherry sauce
Dried cherries balance the tartness of the cranberries in this super-easy and super-good cranberry sauce. Great with turkey, but also wonderful on a cracker with a smear of triple cream cheese.
Crazy-good smashed potato salad
Crazy good salad that starts with grilled smashed potatoes and is layered with sauteed onions and chorizo, avocado, tomatoes, roasted red peppers and romaine lettuce. Add a bit of salsa and sour cream if you will.
Crippled Creek Cocktail
A weirdly satisfying, smoky, savory cocktail made with bourbon, pomegranate molasses and mustard. Garnished with a cucumber wheel and celery seeds. The brainchild of Jason Schiffer of 320 Main Street restaurant in Seal Beach, California.
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 style.
Cucumber Noodle Salad
These chilled cucumber noodles are an excellent no-cook dish to eat on a hot summer day. Serve them plain or garnish with shrimp, avocado and mango.
Curried Chicken Salad Papaya Boats
Chilled papaya halves are filled with a curried chicken salad filled with dried cherries and diced apples. Topped with chopped macadamia nuts, this salad is the perfect hot weather meal.
Curried Pear and Butternut Squash Soup
This soup is a wonderful cool weather treat with the comforting flavor of butternut squash, sweetened with pears and amped up with curry and ginger. Don't forget the sugared and peppered pepitas and goat cheese for garnish.
Dirty Hasselback Baked Sweet Potatoes
These Cinnamon-Drenched Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Easy, Delicious and Good For You These baked sweet potatoes are my go-to comfort food when I want something that tastes decadent, don’t have […]
Down-under Halloumi cheese and French lentil salad
Discovered in a Bondi Beach bistro, this salad gets its meaty density from de Puy French lentils and a briny kick from grilled Halloumi cheese. Persian cucumbers, radishes and lots of mint and parsley keep it fresh.
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.
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 store-roasted chicken. Perfect for an easy weeknight meal.
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 time.
Eggplant and pork stir-fry
Stir frys are a great way to prepare weeknight one-pot dinners. Protein and vegetables are quickly cooked in one pot, and the variations on stir fries are endless. This dish uses eggplant, one of my favorite vegetables.
Fig And Goat Cheese Rollups
Easy and delicious no-cook, gluten-free, fig appetizers that can be made in advance.
Fish and vegetables cooked in paper
Healthy fish and vegetables cooked in individual paper packets are perfect for last-minute meals. Quick enough for weeknights and impressive enough for guests.
Fish ceviche is one of my favorite appetizers. It is quick to make, it tastes good the first day and great the second day.
Fish tacos with cilantro chile marinade
Marinated in a cilantro chile sauce, these fish tacos are fast, healthy and delicious.
Flank steak, tomato and watermelon salad
This hearty salad-for-dinner capitalizes on the bounty of summer - sweet watermelon, and ripe tomatoes. Grilled flank steak, avocado, blue cheese and balsamic vinegar round out the flavors and make this salad more than enough for dinner.
Florentine-style steak and arugula salad
A simple salad of strips of grilled porter house steak, arugula, lemon and parmigiano reggiano. This traditional recipe is a simple answer to a summertime meal.
Four cheese polenta from Dean & Deluca
The mac & cheese of polenta. This is a wonderful foundation for Wild mushroom stew, marinara sauce or any hearty stew or pasta sauce.
Fregola sarda tabouleh with roasted vegetables
I love discovering a new food, especially when it has a great name that sounds like an Italian movie star. Fregola Sarda, is my latest find. These hand-crafted, toasted, nutty pearls of a pasta are incredibly versatile. I use them in this recipe to make a toasted and roasted tabouleh.
French lentil & garlic sausage soup
Earthy and satisfying, De Puy lentils are the perfect counterpoint to French garlic sausage in this comforting soup.
French onion soup
Classic French onion soup is always a winner. Learn the key step to making exceptional French onion soup.
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 enjoy for up to 5 days afterwards.
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 tortilla chips for a mighty fine appetizer.
Fresh Grapefruit and Basil Cocktail
A refreshing hand-muddled grapefruit and basil cocktail shaken with vodka and a generous splash of St. Germain liquor. Delicious!
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 summer day.
Gazpacho with quinoa
Gazpacho with a quinoa twist. This ever-so healthy cold soup is the perfect meal for a hot summer night. Make a big batch and stash it in the fridge so you can enjoy this soup for several days.
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 and health benefits of your favorite foods.
Ginger smash Christmas cocktail
Muddled ginger, fresh mint and lemon are the bases for this very special holiday cocktail. You may like it so much you will want to make it all year long.
Ginger, Garlic & Bourbon Steak
This flavorful Asian-style steak can be served as a main course and then repurposed to make Beef, Noodle and Mango salad the next night. While it should be marinated for an hour actual preparation and cooking time is under 30 minutes.
Golden Milk Turmeric Latte
A nutritionally dense warming beverage to start your morning, end your day and help heal what ails you all day long.
The Goombay Smash is the ubiquitous cocktail of the Bahamas. Rum-rich and tropical fruit-forward, this thirst quencher will put you in an island mindset no matter where you are.
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 it can be made a day in advance.
Grapefruit & Aperol Boozy Ice Pops
These refreshing and lightly boozy ice pops are the perfect treat for a hot summer's day. For a wow presentation use them as a garnish for a gin and tonic or vodka soda.
Green on green spring salad
This simple salad has great balance: bitter arugula, micro arugula, crunchy celery, buttery bits of avocado and grilled zucchini, a peppery olive oil and fresh lemon dressing, and shaved salty pecorino cheese to top it off.
Green salad by Ottolenghi
Everyone needs a few great green salads that are fresh, flavorful and not so complex that they compete with the main course. Here is one Yotam Ottolenghi shares in his cookbook Plenty.
The secret to making great grilled artichokes at home is steaming them until they are al dente. The secret to making finger-licking great grilled artichokes is marinating them overnight before you put them on the grill.
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 diet.
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 cocktail.
Grilled chopped salad with chipotle vinaigrette
Grilled vegetables, charred lettuce, roast chicken, a handful of feta all wrapped up in a delicious chipotle chili vinaigrette. A perfect summer salad.
Grilled Little Gem salad
Grilled Little Gem salad is one of my favorite easy summer salads. From the fridge, to the grill, to the table, you can make this salad in 15 minutes.
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 smoked paprika for an umami-rich, smokey treat.
Grilled peach and Amaretti parfaits in a jar
Grilled peaches, mascarpone, yogurt and crumbled Amaretti make a quick and dessert with cheesecake- like flavor.
Grilled steak & potatoes with chimichurri sauce
Chimichurri, pesto's Argentinean cousin, adds flavor and nutrition to everything it touches. Serve it with chicken, meat, fish, potatoes and eggs.
Grilled veggie and mozzarella stack
This is a veggie-rich version of a caprese salad. Fresh mozzarella, grilled veggies and roasted tomatoes make a quick, easy and delicious salad for four or a main course for two.
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 frosting, this is a carrot cake lover's dream.
Halloween Eyeball Martini
Spooky and tasty, this Halloween cocktail is made with delicious ingredients: Vodka, St. Germain, lemon, lychees and Luxardo maraschino cherries.
Hamburger vegetable soup
A fast, economical and healthful soup loaded with veggies. My family has now made this basic but comforting soup for three generations. Make a double batch and freeze the extras for future meals.
Hawaiian chocolate bread pudding
Oozing chocolate and creamy custard, this easy-to-make bread pudding will win you new friends.
Hawaiian pupu chicken wings
These sticky, crunchy, garlicky, intensely flavored chicken wings come from a recipe I learned to make in my childhood in Honolulu. I wok fry them in coconut oil and then dunk them in a garlicky soy sauce and rice vinegar dip.
Hawaiian shoyu chicken
Ginger-scented and fork-tender, traditional shoyu chicken is a Hawaiian indulgence you won't want to miss.
Hawaiian-Style Fried Rice
Fried rice is a delicious way to repurpose leftovers. It is also easy to make once you know a few secrets. Here is a recipe that comes from my childhood in Honolulu. I bet you will never guess the number one secret!
Healthy Sous Vide Garlic Mashed Cauliflower
Mashed cauliflower is a great way to up your healthy vegetables and adhere to a variety of diets including keto, low carb, Whole 30, Atkins, Mediterranean, vegetarian and vegan diets. The best news is this cauliflower mash is thoroughly delicious, feels extravagant, can be varied in multiple ways and is super easy to make.
Herbed yogurt and cucumber sauce
Middle Eastern yogurt and cucumber sauce makes a cool addition to a mezzah platter. Begin with yogurt, cucumbers, lemon and garlic and add a variety of spices and herbs to suit your palate.
Homemade applesauce is a treat everyone old and young enjoys. It is easy to make and a great way to introduce children to cooking. Serve it hot or cold, for snacks, breakfast, lunch or dinner. Homemade applesauce is extraordinarily versatile.
Who new curdled milk could be sooo good? Devoid of sugar and additives, homemade yogurt is rich in probiotics that keep your blood pressure and cholesterol down, your immune system functioning, and protect against cancer, inflammation and ulcers. And did I mention home made yogurt is delicious and simple to make?
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 occasion, whether it is Valentine's Day or a deserving night in the middle of the week.
This bacon wrapped turkey is every bit as incredible as it looks. It is fun to make and one of the easiest, most flavorful and moist turkeys I have ever made. No stuffing, no brining, just a little jacket weaving. I encourage you to try this turkey!
Irish beef stew
Irish beef stew's two secret ingredients are stout and red wine. Loaded with vegetables, this make-ahead stew is comforting when the weather is cool and a great meal to celebrate your inner Irish on St. Patrick's Day.
Italian chicken chopped salad
This salad-for-dinner makes a quick meal from leftover roast chicken or Spiedes.
Italian Deli Chopped Salad
A hearty one-dish-meal salad, bursting with Italian antipasto flavors that doesn't require turning on the stove.
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 picnic or a hike, or brown bag them for an awesome workday lunch.
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. Adapted from Jacques Torres recipe.
Japanese cucumber and shrimp salad
Refreshing, light and easy, cucumber and shrimp salad is a great side to a grilled fish or teriyaki-style meat or shoyu chicken.
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.
Kale Salad with Apples, Dates and Pomegranates
This uber healthy salad can be partially prepared a in a day in advance. Loaded with goodness, kale, apples, dates, pomegranates and pecans will do your body good.
Kale salad with dates, parmesan cheese and almonds
A healthy make-ahead salad, perfect for Thanksgiving or any time of the year. Use the dressing and method for preparing kale, and then have fun experimenting with variations. Great with dates, cranberries, apples or persimmons.
Kale Soup with Chorizo, Potatoes and White Beans
For this kale soup I use lacinato or dinosaur kale, fresh Mexican chorizo, red mini potatoes and cannellini white beans. It has similar ingredients to Portuguese kale soup or Caldo Verde, but instead of using chourico sausage, I use Mexican-style chorizo, which is crumblier and spicier.
Kale, broccoli & tomato Caesar salad
A seriously healthy and delicious riff on a classic Caesar, this salad is packed with superfoods including: kale, broccoli, fresh garlic, tomatoes, lemon, anchovies and olive oil. Virtue never tasted so good.
Kale, pomegranate, date & fennel salad
Kale, pomegranates, dates and fennel make this heart-healthy, salad-for-dinner every bit as delicious as it is good for you. Better yet, it is quick and easy to prepare. Make a little extra so you can have it for lunch the next day.
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. It is gluten-free and can be made ahead.
Kenyan massaged kale with butternut squash and apples
This is one of three recipes I am showcasing to honor the work our friends at Cradle to career Kenya are doing. C2C has fed, housed and educated nearly 900 Kenyan orphans since opening in 2005.
Kerrygold cheese platter ideas
Kerrygold makes an amazing assortment of cheeses made from Irish pasteured cow's milk. Here are some cheese platter ideas for your next wine and cheese party.
Key Lime Panna Cotta
An inverted twist on Key lime pie. Lime infused panna cotta is topped with a Graham cracker and oatmeal crumble topping.
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!
Kumquat Gin & Tonic
Kumquats come into season during the winter and this Kumquat Gin and Tonic is just the thing to add a little sunshine to a cold and stormy winter's day.
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 parsley gremolata.
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.
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 extra color, flavor and nutrition.
Lemon bars with salt and olive oil
This fabulous and unusual lemon bar recipe by Melissa Clark of the New York Times is truly delicious. Who would have thought olive oil and sea salt would make a better lemon bar? Make them with Meyer lemons for the best lemon bars ever.
Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo, Kale and Mushrooms
I think of this Lemon Chicken Soup as flu soup or cold soup, because it is just what I want to eat when I have a cold or the flu. This soup is hydrating, easy to digest, full of nourishing chicken and vegetables and is brightened with lemon juice for extra vitamin C.
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 meringue pie.
Lemon on lemon panna cotta
A Myer lemon panna cotta topped with an intensely lemon marmalade makes for a cool, light and flavorful dessert. Even better, you can make this one a day or two in advance.
Lentil tabbouleh salad with pomegranates
A fusion dish of French de Puy lentils and Middle Eastern tabbouleh ingredients is a fusion of some of my favorite ingredients. I add fresh pomegranate seeds and pomegranate molasses for a flavor pop that contrasts with the earthy lentils.
Life-changing bread from My New Roots
"Life-changing bread" is not an exaggeration for this delicious, incredibly simple, gluten-free bread loaded with heart-healthy, anti-inflammatory, blood sugar-regulating, appetite-controlling and pro-digestive ingredients.
Lobster BLTA Roll
An over-the-top summer lobster roll garnished with bacon, avocado, tomato and lots of fresh herbs.
Make-Ahead Beef and Mushroom Pot Pies
Make-Ahead Beef & Mushroom Pot Pies are a healthy, festive and fun holiday meal reminiscent of the frozen pot pies of my childhood, only healthier and tastier.
Make ahead-gravy takes a little time, but most of that time is inactive. You can make it in one day, but I prefer to make gravy a two-day process. You make the stock the first day, refrigerate it, make the gravy the second day and then pack it up in the freezer until Thanksgiving day. You can make your gravy a day before Thanksgiving or a month before. Either way making your gravy ahead of time will make serving Thanksgiving dinner so much easier and more enjoyable.
Make-Ahead Whipped Cream
This make-ahead recipe was written specifically for Thanksgiving, but comes in handy anytime you are entertaining and have plans to serve a dessert that needs a little whipped cream love. The benefit is you can go straight from dinner to dessert without having to prepare the whipped cream.
Mango and yogurt breakfast parfaits
Delicious, protein-rich, fruit-filled breakfasts to go. It doesn't get better than this!
Mango Goat Cheese Rollups
A no-cook, easy appetizer that uses some of my favorite foods: Serrano ham, mango, goat cheese, basil and mint. How could you go wrong?
Mango, Blueberry and Macadamia Nut Salad
This mixed green salad is laden with fresh mango, blueberries, crispy cucumbers, fragrant mint and basil and garnished with chopped macadamia nuts.
Mango, Pineapple & Coconut Pavlova Cake
There may not be a dessert I love more than pavlova. Crisp meringue, lots of fresh fruit, and a little whipped cream. How can you go wrong? The history behind […]
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 meal.
Maple-brined grilled pork chops
The secret to moist and juicy pork chops is brining. A salty brine allows moisture to enter the pork chop and literally traps it between protein cells, keeping the chop plumper and juicier when it is cooked.
Traditional maqluba is reconstructed by roasting the vegetables instead of frying them. Za'atar, sumac and cumin season the dish for a fresh take on this rice and vegetable upside-down torte.
Margarita made with Grand Marnier, fresh squeezed lemon, lime & orange juice, and a splash of agave nectar.
Margo’s end of summer cocktail
A Pimm's cup variation to celebrate the end of summer. Gin, fino dry sherry, pineapple, St. Germaine and lemon juice combine to make a refreshing, but not too sweet cocktail loaded with berries and cucumber slices.
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.
Mexican hot chocolate
Mexican hot chocolate is a deep, dark, frothy, spiced treat that can be served at breakfast, for dessert, or with a splash of kahlua for a grown-up treat.
Mexican Mule Cocktail
Mexican Mules are a variation of the always delicious Moscow Mule. Made with tequila, fresh lime juice, simple syrup and ginger beer, these cocktails are the perfect summer thirst-quencher. Take your Mexican Mules up a notch and add one of our Tequila Lime Boozy Pops as an edible garnish.
Minted fresh fruit salad
A handful of chopped mint transforms a simple fruit salad into something really fresh and special.
Minted Lime & Cilantro Rice
Add some zip to your rice with a little fresh mint and lime. Its easy and it punches up the flavor of plain steamed rice.
Minted Sous Vide Carrots with Balsamic Vinegar and Goat Cheese
The best sous vide vegetables are root vegetables. These sous vide carrots are fresh, rich and delicious. They are cooked at a relatively high sous vide temperature of 183 degrees F and then briefly sauteed in a pan to create a glaze. The prep is simple and you can ignore them for an hour while they hang out in the sous vide bath. Sous vide carrots cook in their own juices giving them a dense carrot flavor and great texture.
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 advance. The miso tenderizes and flavors the salmon for a sure-fire recipe you will use over and over.
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 attention since Nobu put it on his menu as a signature dish. It's easy, healthy and delicious!
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 slices, basil and mint for a refreshing mid-winter treat that will have you thinking its summer!
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 party.
Molasses ginger cookies
Theses cookies are spicy, buttery, chewy and crisp all at the same time. I think you will find them uncontrollable addicting.
Packed with vegetables, three kinds of beans, two kinds of meat and lots of spices, I have been making this chili for my family for 20 plus years. I always make extra for the freezer.
This simplified lasagna is easy to make and can be made in advance, frozen and baked when needed. Add some mushrooms, zucchini or artichoke hearts to the sauce to increase the veggies in this dish.
Momofuku’s brussel sprouts & cauliflower in Asian vinaigrette
Even brussel sprout haters will love Momofuku's succulent umami-rich Asian-style brussel sprouts. And don't forget the cauliflower!
Moroccan lemon chicken and green olives
Chicken slow-cooked with lemon wedges, saffron and green olives is transformed into a delicious shredded stew. Serve with pita bread, hummus and tabbouleh.
Moscow mule Maui style
The Moscow mule with a slight twist, a splash of Pimm's No.1, adds an herbal hint to this refreshing drink. I discovered this tasty version at Mala Ocean Tavern in Lahaina, Maui.
This madeira infused mushroom risotto is an earthy fragrant treat. I use a variety of fresh and dried mushrooms to layer the mushroom flavor.
Nana T’s insanely good toffee
This 3rd generation family toffee recipe is unfortunately addicting. Once you eat a piece it is hard to stop. Package it in mason jars for delicious DIY Christmas gifts.
Nectarine crisp with salted honey whip cream
White nectarines are covered in an oatmeal and walnut topping and finished with a dollop of honeyed whip cream and a sprinkling of Maldon salt.
Old school bourbon eggnog
If you are in the mood for an old time holiday treat, you can't beat old fashioned eggnog. Essentially, eggnog is a liquid custard. This recipe is based on the original Joy of Cooking's "Eggnog in Quantity" recipe.
OMG That’s Good Chocolate Martini
This decadent chocolate martini is amazingly simple to make and just plain delicious. All you need is Godiva Dark Chocolate liqueur, Van Gogh Chocolate Vodka, a cocktail shaker, ice and a martini glass.
Orange and Bitters Glazed Sweet Potatoes
These delicious sweet potatoes are a mashup based on Ottolenghi and Ruth Reichl's recipes. Roasted in an orange juice, marmalade and angostura bitters glaze, they remind me of an Old Fashioned cocktail without the booze.
Orange butter lettuce salad with walnuts and feta
This fresh and easy salad is a great accompaniment to many dishes. It is flavorful, but does not compete. I like to make it with Cara Cara oranges when I can find them.
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 icy cold.
Orzo salad with tomatoes, basil and feta
Fast, delicious and can be made ahead of time. Everyone goes back for seconds when this pasta is served.
Osso buco is an elegant and easy recipe for entertaining or that special family meal. Brown the shanks, sauté the vegetables and then slow cook in wine for a delicious fall-off-the-bone treat.
Ottolenghi caramelized endive with prosciutto
An Ottolenghi favorite, these caramelized endive are stuffed and topped with a slice of prosciutto or serrano ham for a savory treat. Make ahead and pop in the oven 15 minutes before serving.
Ottolenghi turkey and zucchini meatballs
Ottolenghi's turkey and zucchini meatballs have so much going for them. They are delicious, quick and easy, nutritious, gluten-free, economical, and suitable for breakfast, lunch and dinner and in-between. You gotta love these meatballs!
Ottolenghi turkey thighs with lemon herb sauce
Ottolenghi's quick, fresh take on turkey for any time of the year. Roasted turkey thighs come alive with this lemony herbed marinade that with a quick reduction doubles as a sauce. Serve hot or cold.
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 Ottolenghi's Plenty More cookbook.
A Middle Eastern vegetable, chicken and rice torte, that translates to "upside-down." Think of it like a savory pineapple upside down cake chock full of tomatoes, cauliflower and eggplant.
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 the top.
Ottolenghi’s tomato and pomegranate salad
Yotam Ottolenghi's Turkish-inspired tomato and pomegranate salad is as beautiful as it is tasty. Here is my version of this flavorful and easy salad.
Paella with artichokes, chicken, chorizo & shrimp
Paella is a wonderful entertaining dish. Paella is over-the-top delicious, can be made in advance and always wows your guests when you pull it out of the oven.
The Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke Island in the British Virgin Islands is the home of the world famous Pain Killer, a glorious dark rum and coconut milk concoction topped with fresh grated nutmeg.
Painkiller panna cotta
My Painkiller panna cotta is a blend of pineapple & orange juice, rum, coconut cream and coconut milk, finished with sprinkling of fresh ground nutmeg. I think it is every bit as delicious as the Painkiller cocktail!
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, can be made ahead and when stored in the refrigerator, has a shelf life of over a month.
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 margarita.
Parmigiano reggiano, dates, honey and balsamic vinegar
Parmigiano reggiano shards drizzled with honey and balsamic vinegar and served with medjool dates makes for a simple, but mouth-watering appetizer.
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.
Pascal’s hanger steak with pan sauce
Pascal Olhat's classic bistro preparation of hanger steak, just add frites and you might as well be in Paris. Quick, easy and delicious.
Passion Fruit Panna Cotta
If you marry an Italian panna cotta with a tropical vacation, this Passion Fruit Panna Cotta is what you will get. Light, amazingly fragrant, easy-to-make and utterly delicious. This may be your new favorite dessert.
Passion Fruit Tequila Mojito
There may be no better purpose for a passion fruit than a cocktail. This passion fruit mojito is fragrant and delicious and is best served on a remote island, with waterfalls, flamingos preening on the shore, dolphins frolicking in the shoreline and handsome island people playing ukuleles on the beach. If that is not possible, the drink stands on its own as a little mini-vacay.
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 brown sugar, berry pavlova "cake" gets a standing ovation. Simply finger-licking good!
Peach and chicken skillet dinner
This one-pot chicken skillet dinner is a tasty way to use peaches in a savory dish.
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 cheese crouton.
Peach and warm goat cheese salad
This salad is a summer variation on the French classic Chevre chaud salade de fromage, or Hot goat cheese salad. The flavors are bright and the recipe can be put together in under 30 minutes.
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 & rosemary mixture, add a spoonful of caramelized onions and top with a peach slice.
Peach, prosciutto & chicken kabobs
Prosciutto is my secret ingredient for making moist and tasty kabobs. The combination of chicken, peaches and prosciutto makes for particularly succulent and flavorful kabobs.
Pear soup with blue cheese & pancetta
Pears, blue cheese and pancetta combine to make a delicious savory soup with a hint of sweetness. Gluten-free and easily adjusted for vegan, vegetarian and dairy-free diets.
Pear, prosciutto & pomegranate salad
Crisp prosciutto and seared pears topped with pomegranates, goat cheese and toasted walnuts over a bed of butter lettuce and frisee makes for a quick and flavorful fall salad.
Perfect Asian sesame noodles
These very simple but delicious noodles are tossed in ginger, garlic, cilantro, rice vinegar and toasted sesame seed oil. Perfect!
Persimmon Dutch Baby Pancake
This magnificent giant puffed pancake is filled with sweet slices of persimmon and crunchy pecans. Impressive, yet surprisingly simple to make.
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 burrata.
These traditional Italian pignoli and almond cookies are easy to make and utterly delicious. Gluten-free and dairy free, they are a perfect holiday cookie that almost everyone can enjoy.
Pimm's cup is the quintessential summer drink - light, refreshing, and nearly salad-like with its liberal garnish of cucumbers, fruit and herbs. This version adds a splash of Cointreau and uses ginger beer instead of lemonade.
Pineapple and pork lettuce wraps
Seasoned pork and grilled pineapple lettuce wraps served with a Southeast Asian-style sauce. Smack your lips and lick your fingers delicious, my husband rates this as my best recipe yet.
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 tropics.
Pineapple, Kale Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie
Make this Pineapple and Kale Anti-Inflammatory smoothie to increase your daily intake of fruits and vegetables.
Plum, Rum and Almond Upside Down Cake
A plum-delicious, rum-infused and generously spiced upside-down cake.
Polenta and Veggie Bites with Honeyed Cheese
These make-ahead polenta appetizers are delicious and healthy. Grilled polenta is smeared with honeyed cheese and topped with slow cooked tomatoes, caramelized onions and melted peppers.
Pomegranate Moscow Mule
A festive Pomegranate Moscow Mule made with Pama Pomegranate Liqueur is just the thing for celebrating the winter holidays.
Pomelo and Arugula Salad with Burrata
This refreshing salad is a simple combination of bitter greens, sweet pomelo, creamy burrata cheese and an oil and vinegar dressing. Simple, but oh so delicious!
Pork tenderloin with orange rhubarb compote
Rhubarb, orange and rosemary make a savory compote to accompany this pork tenderloin. Served on a bed of braised Napa cabbage, this recipe is a complete meal good enough for company. If you have any leftovers, it makes a great spinach salad the next day.
Potato gratin with mushrooms & blue cheese
Potato gratin is the king of potato dishes. Baking thin slices of potatoes with cheese and cream creates the ultimate comfort food. Adding a layer of blue cheese and mushrooms makes this great dish fabulous.
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 paprika for a little smokiness. Bet you can't each just one!
Potatoes gratin are a near fool-proof, sublime indulgence. And let's be clear, they are an indulgence, but worth every mouthful for that special occasion meal.
Puamana coconut rice
Sweet, sour, bitter and salty, this Thai-influenced rice dish is a delectable accompaniment to fish.
HIghly rated by my son Mikey, a pulled pork aficionado, this slow-cooked pulled pork recipe received his highest ratings.
Pumpkin and Chocolate Bread Pudding
Pumpkin and chocolate pair particularly well together. This is a seasonal riff on my very popular Hawaiian Chocolate Bread Pudding. It is a creamy, chocolatey, pumpkin and spice delight that takes just a few minutes of active prep time.
This savory, sweet and spicy pumpkin flan is silky smooth with a kick of spicy toasted pumpkin seeds. It is the perfect make-ahead dessert as it needs to be made at least the day before you serve it. BTW, it is gluten-free.
Pumpkin pie with fresh ginger and espresso
Pumpkin pie made with a shot of espresso, freshly grated ginger and cream takes this Thanksgiving tradition to new heights and makes a great breakfast the day after.
Quick Sous Vide Mushrooms with Balsamic Vinegar
These umami-rich sous vide mushrooms can be used in so many ways to make your meals delicious. They take 10 minutes of active time to prepare and 30 minutes in a sous vide bath. Prepare multiple bags at a time and store them in the fridge for later use.
Luscious flavor bombs, roasted tomatoes are perfect accompaniments to meat or poultry, stand-alone appetizers or add-ins to countless recipes. This hot-oven short cut, is great when you don't have 3-4 hours to slow roast.
Quinoa pilaf with asparagus, almonds and lemon
Asparagus, lemons, almonds and a kick of cayenne and cumin, make this quinoa pilaf a flavorful and healthy alternative to rice.
Quinoa with turkey, pomegranate & citrus herb sauce
Get two meals using Ottolenghi's simple roast turkey with citrus and herb sauce repurposed to also make a quinoa, with turkey and pomegranates. The result is two economical, gluten-free healthy meals.
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 course.
Rack of lamb
Rack of lamb is a special treat that is surprisingly easy to make. You will love this simple herb-crusted recipe.
Ramos Gin Fizz
Ramos Gin Fizz is a classic old-school hand-shaken cocktail, that takes a little effort to find the ingredients, but the effort is well worth it. Or you can cheat and use a blender.
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 crowd.
Raw zucchini salad with radishes
Raw zucchini salad is a classical summer dish. This slight variation on Seamus Mullen's recipe is bright with color, crunchy and delicious.
Red wine and porcini mushroom sauce
The next best thing to do with a bottle of red wine. No kidding, a whole bottle of wine goes into this magical sauce. Serve with prime rib or any good steak.
Rhode Island clam chowder
Broth based clam chowder is a lighter, vegetable dense version of clam chowder. Made with clams, bacon, potatoes, celery, carrots and lemon juice, this may be your new favorite clam chowder.
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 to make. This reconstructed version adds bread at the end of the cooking process.
Rice Krispie treats by Denise
Decadently good Rice Krispie treat cookies can be made in under half an hour. Bring a plate to your next gathering and watch them disappear even faster.
Rice Krispie treats Tagalong-style
Rice Krispie treats reincarnated as Tagalongs Girl Scout cookies.
Risotto with French green beans and dill
A fresh spring-inspired risotto made with lemon, dill and French green beans.
Roast chicken with pixies, fennel and ouzo
This roasted chicken with clementines and ouzo will fill your kitchen with fabulous aromas. Simple to prepare, delicious, this dish can be prepared ahead of time and is great for a large crowd.
Roast leg of lamb and potatoes
Roast leg of lamb, studded with garlic is an easy Easter recipe. Potatoes are roasted alongside the lamb for a great start on your holiday meal.
Roast spatchcock chicken and grapes
A simple and luxurious dinner that takes about 15 minutes active time to prepare, followed by 40 to 45 minutes in the oven. The grapes roast into sweet, jammy goodness alongside the potatoes. Makes a great weeknight meal but tasty and beautiful enough for guests.
Roasted butternut squash and cauliflower gratin
Butternut squash, cauliflower and a little gruyere cheese make a flavorful gratin that is a wonderful accompaniment to a holiday roast. This gratin can be made in advance and warmed up right before serving.
Roasted butternut squash Ottolenghi
Ottolenghi does it again with this beautiful, healthy, make-ahead vegetable dish that is perfect for the holidays or anytime of the year.
Roasted butternut squash soup with lime and coconut
Roasted butternut squash and coconut milk soup with a Southeast Asian twist is served with a dollop of cilantro, ginger, lime and coconut pesto.
Roasted carrot & coconut milk soup
Roasting the vegetables for this soup intensifies and deepens the flavors, tomatoes add complexity and coconut milk smooths it all together into a delicious and satisfying soup.
Roasted cauliflower with capers, raisins and panko
Roasted cauliflower by itself is delicious. Capers, raisins and panko take an already great dish up a notch. Can be made ahead. Perfect for Thanksgiving.
Roasted cranberry & champagne sparkler
A festive twist on a holiday glass of champagne. Roasted cranberries provide beautiful color as well as a tasty garnish...if you can daintily dig it out of the bottom of the glass!
Roasted fig and honey yogurt parfait
Breakfast or dessert? This dressed up, slightly savory yogurt parfait melds roasted figs, honey, orange juice, rosemary and a touch of salt and pepper. A great light dessert that you won't feel guilty about indulging in for breakfast.
Roasting kalettes is a quick, easy and delicious way to prepare this healthy new hybrid. A perfect dish to boost your vegetable intake for a weeknight meal.
Roasted leek, pancetta, and tomato pasta
Roasted leek and sun-dried tomato sauce makes a delicious pasta sauce, or topping for bruschetta, grilled chicken or steak.
Roasted olives with yellow raisins and rosemary
A great cocktail snack inspired by the roasted olives served at Mountain Standard in Vail, Colorado. Pair with a big zin, a dry sauvignon blanc or a martini. Perfect for a cool autumn or cold winter day.
Roasted potato salad with herbs
An updated potato salad, minus the mayo, is made with roasted red, white and blue mini potatoes, fresh herbs and a mustardy olive oil dressing.
Roasted proscuitto-wrapped asparagus
This is so easy, I hate to even call it a recipe. There is nothing original about it, but it is a great appetizer to pull out of your hat on short notice or when you want to wow without a time investment.
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 delicious.
Roasted tomato soup
Roasted tomato soup, spiked with crushed red pepper flakes and smokey Spanish paprika is the perfect accompaniment to a gooey grilled cheese sandwich on a cool fall evening.
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 for Memorial Day or 4th of July.
Roasted turkey cobb salad
This salad-for-dinner is a twist on a traditional cobb salad in that I use roast turkey instead of chicken and pancetta instead of bacon and mixed baby lettuce instead of iceberg.
Roasted yellow gazpacho
My version of the roasted golden gazpacho served at Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard restaurants in Vail, Colorado. I use tomato vinegar to accentuate the tomato flavor of this delicious summer soup.
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 and very flavorful way to prepare a casual salmon meal.
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 better topped with a poached or fried egg.
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 searing and a cucumber vinaigrette elevate this sashimi platter to something really special.
Savory Bread Pudding with Apples, Sausage & Pecans
A flavorful and moist Fall dish that can be a substitute for turkey stuffing or served alongside of any roast. It also makes a great make-ahead breakfast strata. Assemble the night before and then bake in the morning.
This soup combines the best of gazpacho and ceviche. Use vine-ripened tomatoes to celebrate the warm weather with this chilly soup.
Paella is the perfect entertaining dish. Paella is virtually a meal in itself, has a beautiful presentation, and most of the work can be done in advance.
Seared Ahi Nicoise Salad with Roasted Vegetables
A twist on traditional Nicoise Salad, this dish uses lightly seared ahi instead of canned tuna and oven-roasted potatoes and beans instead of boiled potatoes and steamed beans. The result is a salad for dinner that is suitable for either a weeknight meal or casual entertaining.
Shaved brussels sprouts with pomegranate and mint
Brussel sprouts, pomegranates, mint and lemon combine to make an incredibly healthful and flavorful vegetable dish.
Simple arugula salad
This simple salad is quick and easy to make and works well when you don't want your salad to compete with your entree.
Simple Asian green salad
When you are serving an Asian-influenced dish it is nice to offer a simple green salad with a hint of Asia. This salad takes 5 minutes to make, is refreshing and will not compete with your main course.
This simple, healthy beet soup is the antidote for weeks of holiday indulgences. Packed with nutrition, beets have been shown to lower blood pressure, increase stamina, purify the blood and liver, fight inflammation and boost mental health. What are you waiting for? Make this soup today!
Simple Caesar salad
This recipe for a pared down Caesar salad is as delicious and impressive as it was when it was invented almost 100 years ago. The key is to use high quality ingredients and dry and chill the lettuce well in advance.
Simple Shishito Peppers
Pan-fried shishito peppers make a quick, economical and an addictively delicious happy hour snack.
Slow cooker chicken with walnuts and pomegranate
This slow-cooker dish is a variation on Persian Fesenjoon, a medieval dish originally made with wild duck. Fork-tender and delicious, with a good balance of sweet, sour and savory.
Slow Cooker Pulled Turkey With Cherry Sauce
A healthy and easy turkey variation on pulled pork that is bursting with cherry chipotle flavor and crunchy with pomegranate seeds and finely sliced apples. Make a sandwich, a taco or a batch of sliders for your next holiday appetizer.
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 and salsa.
Slow Cooker Sriracha Pulled Pork
This recipe is a slow-cooker version of Sweet and Sriracha Spicy Oven Roast Pulled Pork by White on Rice Couple. Use this pulled pork to make delicious sandwiches or spicy tacos.
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 sauce.
Slow-roasted tomatoes with whole garlic cloves
Slow-roasting transforms a great tomato, or even a not-so-great tomato into a luscious, flavor-dense, chewy treat. They stand alone in a tapas platter or can be worked into salads, soups, bruschetta, eggs, pasta, salsas and more. A slow-roasted tomato is the little black dress of your culinary wardrobe.
Smashed potato, steak & chimichurri salad
A mashup of some of my favorite ingredients: garlicky smashed potatoes, slow-roasted tomatoes, grilled steak, crisp romaine lettuce and chimichurri sauce.
Sous Vide Mahi Mahi with Lime, Ginger & Cilantro Sauce
There are a number of reasons to love this sous vide mahi mahi recipe. It is healthy, requires very little hands-on time, can be made in advance and is moist, flavorful and delicious.
Sous Vide Salted Butterscotch Pudding with Irish Whiskey
This rich and decadent butterscotch pudding is cooked sous vide for a creamy and smooth texture that melts on the mouth. A splash of Irish Whiskey gives it depth. I finish it with a sprinkling of Maldon sea salt and a salted chocolate covered almond. Oh my!
Sous Vide Salted Chocolate Pot de Creme with Bourbon and Espresso
These sous vide chocolate pots de creme may be the best thing I've ever made. Subtly flavored with espresso and bourbon, the flakey Maldon salt complements these deeply chocolate creamy pots of goodness. With only 15 minutes of active prep time, they are a great make-ahead choice for a dinner party.
Southwestern spice mix
A great Southwestern spice mix to use on chicken tacos, fish and to spice up grilled vegetables.
Southwestern turkey and grilled vegetable salad
Southwestern flavors liven up this turkey and grilled vegetable salad-for-dinner meal. Serve it up on a big platter so everyone can select their favorite ingredients.
Spaghetti sauce with veggies
Everyone loves a great bowl of spaghetti. This make-ahead sauce is packed with disguised veggies that even picky carnivores enjoy.
Spanish cheese & charcuterie platter
Spain is the home of many delicious cheeses and charcuterie. Here are some of our favorite Spanish cheese platter ideas.
Spanish-style Gin And Tonic
My favorite Spanish-style gin and tonic, made with Hendricks Gin, Fever-tree tonic water, lemon, cucumber, a raspberry and grapefruit and ginger bitters. Yum!
Spatchcocked turkey in 80 minutes
Who says it takes all day to roast a great turkey? This incredibly moist turkey with crackly, crispy skin roasts in 80 minutes and is a cinch to prepare. You will love it!
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 you.
Spiced chickpea salad Ottolenghi
A Middle Eastern mezzah platter filled with spiced chickpeas, fried halloumi cheese, a vegetable salad, pita bread and olive oil and za'atar for dipping. Serve as appetizers or a meal.
Spicy Chicken With Mango And Corn Salsa
Flavorful, healthy and perfect for a quick weeknight meal. This spicy chicken is paired with a fresh fruit salsa that cools the heat and tantalizes the tongue. Make extra chicken for a southwestern salad later in the week.
Spiedies, a kebab marinated in an Italian dressing and served on an Italian roll, makes an easy and delicious dinner. 100,000 people go to Binghamton New York for the annual Spiedie fest and balloon rally.
Spinach and goat cheese quiche minis
Mini crustless quiches are the perfect finger food that can be served for breakfast, lunch, dinner and in between. Because there is no crust they are quick to prepare and gluten free.
Spinach pomegranate salad with basil croutons
Pomegranate, spinach, shaved parmigiano reggiano and homemade basil croutons make for a fresh, light and flavorful salad.
Spinach salad with dates, almonds and sumac pita croutons
This is another winning Ottolenghi recipe. This salad marries red onions, dates, and spinach with toasted almonds and pita chips dusted in sumak.
Spinach, peach, grilled onion and pancetta salad
This simple peach, pancetta and grilled onion salad is the perfect balance of sweet, sour and salty. Make when peaches are in the height of the season.
Split pea soup
Loaded with vegetables, this hearty, stick-to-your-ribs, easy-to-make, one-pot meal, winter soup freezes well for quick spur-of-the-moment future meals.
Spring Vegetables and Burrata Crostini Platter
This vegetable-dense spring crostini platter does dual duty as an appetizer platter or a complete meal. A luscious ball of burrata & salty prosciutto round it out. Serve with my Spanish-style Aperol Gin and Tonic and you have a perfect warm-weather meal.
St. Germain Lavender Gin and Tonic
A Spanish-style fusion Gin and Tonic that pairs Scottish Hendrick's gin with French St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, lavender and orange bitters.
Sticky rice with Mango
Sticky rice with mango is my favorite Thai dessert. Steamed glutinous rice is soaked in a coconut milk, served with mangos and topped with a coconut sauce. Also great for breakfast!
Stir-fried green beans with walnuts, mint & feta
These delicious stir-fried green beans come together in 15 minutes and are great served hot or at room temperature.
Strawberries, sour cream and brown sugar
Strawberries, sour cream and brown sugar. Simple and awesome. There is not more to say.
Strawberry Ice Cream with Balsamic and Pepper
This sophisticated homemade strawberry ice cream is laced with a splash of balsamic vinegar reduction and a sprinkling of freshly ground pepper.
Strawberry lemon gluten-free birthday cake
Gluten-free baking at its best, this lemon cake filled with reduced strawberries and topped with whip cream frosting is perfect for a gluten-free birthday celebration.
Strawberry mint & cucumber martini
A fresh from the garden cocktail made with strawberries, mint and cucumber.
Strawberry rhubarb panna cotta
Strawberry rhubarb panna cotta is a quick, easy and delicious spring dessert. The strawberry rhubarb compote is also delicious on yogurt or as an accompaniment to a cheese plate.
Strawberry, blueberry, spinach & quinoa summer salad
This summer salad is a refreshing one-dish meal packed full of great nutrients and flavorful combinations. Even better, it is quick and easy to make and easily adapts to accommodate various diet restrictions.
Sue’s Company Bacon
Spectacular, incredibly easy, minimal mess bacon in the oven. If you like bacon, you must try this method of cooking it. You will never go back to stove-top bacon.
Sugar Kiss Melon Gazpacho
A delicious and refreshing chilled melon and avocado gazpacho that uses the best of late summer and early fall ingredients. A pomegranate, pepitas and feta cheese garnish balances the sweetness of the soup and provides texture and contrast.
Summer Salad with Peaches, Chicken, Bacon & Cilantro Dressing
A flavorful summer salad that is hearty enough for dinner. Make when peaches are ripe and tomatoes are at their peak. A few crumbles of bacon boosts umami and the creamy non-dairy cilantro dressing binds it all together.
Super Easy Fish & Veggie Gratin
An easy weeknight fish that is good enough for entertaining and requires only 30 minutes of prep time. This fish gratin is built with layers of vegetable and panko-coated fish, then topped with a sprinkling of cheese that binds it all together.
Sweet potato, prosciutto and caramelized onion pizza
Sweet potato coins form the crust to this delicious, vegetable-dense, gluten free pizza, topped with Fontina cheese, prosciutto, caramelized onions, corn and cilantro.
Swordfish, Mushrooms, Lemon & Capers
Delicious, fast and easy, this easy swordfish recipe is suitable for company or a quick weeknight meal.
Loaded with fresh herbs and vegetables, tabouli is an easy dish that can be eaten as a side, or by adding protein can make a complete and satisfying meal.
Tamarind whiskey sour
This Thai-inspired whisky sour comes from Andy Ricker's Pok Pok restaurants. A balance of sweet, sour and smoky, it makes for a delicious Thanksgiving cocktail.
Tangerine & strawberry sangria
Tangerines are a nice little twist on the usual oranges in traditional sangria. Strawberries and Meyer lemons add color and flavor.
Tangerines make for a refreshing twist on what some consider to be the original cocktail - the Old-Fashioned. Get the recipe here as well as the interesting history behind what was once considered a breakfast drink.
Tequila Lime Boozy Pops
These frosty Margaritas on a stick provide a refreshing summer cooler eaten as is... or use them as a fancy garnish for Margaritas, Palomas or Mexican Mules.
Teriyaki beef is always a favorite. This recipe is a no-brainer, quick and easy, and exceptionally good.
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 during the week. You will be glad you did!
Teriyaki salmon is simple, quick and delicious. The sauce can be made in advance or right before cooking the fish. This recipe makes a great weeknight meal.
Thai chicken coconut soup
One of many easy Thai recipes, this chicken coconut soup is seriously fragrant and delicious. Better yet, it takes just a few minutes to make.
Thai Pearl cocktail
A delicious tropical cocktail inspired by a visit to a pearl farm on Rang Yai island in the Andaman sea.
Thai pomelo and chicken salad
Pomelo salad, or Yan Som-o, was my favorite culinary discovery on my trip to Thailand. This salad is a fresh, intensely flavorful, healthy dish, that tastes like nothing you have ever eaten before. Eat it as a main course or as a side dish.
Thai-style grilled artichokes
I don't think I have ever seen an artichoke in a Thai restaurant, nor did I see any artichokes in the markets on my trip to Thailand last year, but that didn't stop me from creating a Thai-style grilled artichoke. It may sound a little weird, but trust me they are delicious.
Thai-style grilled flank steak
This Thai-style flank steak is simple, but wonderfully flavorful. Plan on 10 minutes to prepare, 3 or more hours to marinate, and 10 minutes to grill. You won't be disappointed!
Thai-style grilled flank steak salad
Fresh, vibrant Thai flavors, grilled flank steak, mango and crisp vegetables combine to make this a light, but satisfying one-dish meal.
Thai-style meatballs in lettuce cups
These easy gluten-free meatballs are packaged in lettuce cups with a Thai-inspired sauce, mangos, cilantro and mint. They can be served as an appetizer, a main course, or reconfigured as a salad.
The Best Bloody Mary
These handcrafted Bloody Marys have great texture and flavor. Generously garnished, they are practically a meal in themselves.
The best mac & cheese
Good for the soul -- my mac and cheese may get you to heaven a little early. Inspired by a a recipe served in Le Bistro D' À Côté in the 17th Arrondissement, I Americanize it with a little turkey sausage and peas.
The best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies
I truly think this is is one of the best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies I have ever eaten. I bet you can't eat just one. Or two, or three!
The best picnic sandwich
This quick sandwich made with roasted tomatoes, pesto and burrata is the perfect picnic meal, but also can be used as an appetizer or for a lunch or dinner at home. Make it in advance so the flavors can meld.
The best prime rib roast
Prime rib is a classic holiday dish that sets a festive mood. If you thought prime rib was only for restaurants you will be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to make.
Tomato & Grilled Bread Salad With Burrata
A quick and delicious salad for those times when you have great tomatoes. Add a little burrata cheese and don't plan on any leftovers.
Tomato and grilled bread salad with fresh cheese
Heirloom tomatoes and grilled bread dressed with first press olive oil, balsamic vinegar, a chiffonade of basil and a sprinkling of salt and pepper, and if you are lucky, a bit of fresh mozzarella or burrata cheese.
Tomato, basil and feta bruschetta
Bruschetta is one of those perfect foods. It is healthy, quick, versatile and inexpensive to make. It can be eaten as an appetizer or as an entire meal. It makes a great Meatless Monday meal to reduce your carbon footprint. I can't think of anything but good things when it comes to bruschetta.
Tropical fruit salsa
Fresh tropical fruit, garlic, ginger, mint and cilantro make this a refreshing and multi-purpose salsa.
Tropical sangria with passionfruit
This light, but full-flavored sangria is reminiscent of the vacation of your dreams. Yes, it is that good. The perfect drink for a summer evening whether you are in Honolulu, Noosa, Mal Pais or your backyard.
An easy and flavorful turkey brine that will insure your turkey is moist and delicious.
Turkey hash with brussel sprouts
Turkey hash is a good alternative to corned beef hash, packed with flavor and a huge pile of healthy vegetables. Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner, especially when you top it with a poached egg.
Turkey pho soup
A fragrant, soothing winter soup that starts with homemade turkey stock. This is the perfect soup to make with a turkey carcass leftover from Thanksgiving. You may like it so much you will want to roast a turkey more often!
Turkey stuffing with cornbread, sausage, apples & pecans
Turkey stuffing made with three kinds of bread, sausage, apples and pecans is a family tradition in our house.
Turkey, cranberry & walnut lettuce wraps
A 15-minute solution to what do with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey. This is a nice alternative to the turkey sandwich, particularly if you are on a gluten-free or paleo diet.
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 a wonderful grab-and-go lunch.
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 beach.
Upper Eastsider gin cocktail
And I didn't think I liked gin! This light, refreshing, herb-infused cocktail will make you to a gin enthusiast.
Nothing beats ice-cold vichyssoise topped with snipped chives on a hot summer day. Give this easy-to-make old-school treat a try!
Warm chicken, pear and fennel salad
A warm winter salad packed with healthy ingredients from the Wappo Bar Bistro in Calistoga in Napa Valley wine country. Add a nice glass of pinot noir and you are good to go!
Warm goat cheese salad
Warm goat cheese salad with frisée lettuce, bacon lardons, and rounds of lightly breaded goat cheese, browned so they are warm and melty on the inside and crispy on the outside.
This easy-to-make watermelon and tomato gazpacho is the perfect summer dish to get you through the heat, minimize your cooking efforts and feed you for a week. Watermelon gives this gazpacho an extra flavor burst and a little sweetness.
Watermelon Summer Cooler
This watermelon cooler is made from pureed watermelon, fresh lime juice, white rum, St. Germain and topped with sparkling water. Make a big batch for your next barbecue.
Watermelon, Feta and Tomato Kabobs
These skewers are perfect no-cook, super-easy summer appetizers. I have not included ingredient amounts as the recipe can be created for just a couple people or increased for a large bash. Just remember one watermelon square, one cube feta, one cherry tomato, one basil leaf and one mint leaf per skewer. Time to prepare depends on how many skewers you are making.
Watermelon, tomato and strawberry salad with burrata
Sweet watermelon, vine-ripened tomatoes and juicy strawberries, on top of melt-in-your-mouth burrata, sprinkled with fresh herbs and pine nuts. This salad is delicious.
Wild mushroom risotto casserole
A no-stir risotto casserole that can be made in advance and for a large number of people. Make this when you are cooking for a crowd and want to prepare your meal before your guests arrive.
Wild mushroom soup
A silky smooth creamed mushroom soup adapted from the Silver Palate Cookbook. Garnish with a sprinkling of fresh thyme, a dollop of mascarpone cheese and a pinch of Maldon salt.
Wild Mushroom Stew
Umami-rich fungi festival, this mushroom stew is earthy, tender and oh-so-good. Serve it on top Four-cheese polenta and you have a mouthwatering meal.
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 easy enough for mid week.
Woven bacon, egg & tomato bake
Eggs and tomatoes baked on top of a bacon weave is simple and fun to make. Served in miniature cast iron skillets, these easy breakfasts are as enticing as they are delicious.
XOXO Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops
Pan seared scallops are quick and easy to make. We take them up a notch by wrapping them in prosciutto and serving them on a bed of corn and roasted pepper risotto. We place red pepper X's between each round mollusk so the serving plate reads " O X O X O," or Hug, Kiss, Hug, Kiss, Hug. What could be more appropriate on Valentine's Day?
Yogurt Raita with cucumber and yellow raisins
This yogurt raita is a refreshing complement to spicy foods. The yellow raisins provide a sweet contrast to the cooling cucumbers and fresh herbs. Serve with Indian curries or go out of the box and serve raita to garnish your tacos or add to a pulled pork sandwich.
For me Yorkshire pudding and prime rib are the quintessential Christmas meal just out of a Dicken's novel. And in fact, Yorkshire pudding dates back to the 1700's as a tasty way to stretch a meal.
Za’atar and lemon grilled chicken
Za'atar and lemon-marinated chicken is easy and scrumptiously good. Plan on marinating the chicken overnight, and then throw it on the grill before serving. Be sure to make extra for salads and sandwiches later!
Za’atar chicken kabobs with zucchini & red onion
Za'atar and lemon juice gives these easy chicken, zucchini and onion kabobs a Middle Eastern vibe. Serve with tabouli, pita and some baba ghanoush or tzatziki sauce.
Zoodles with leeks, pancetta & sundried tomatoes
Zoodles are topped with a roasted leek, pancetta and sun-dried tomato sauce for a delicious low-carb, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, vegetable-dense pasta-like dinner.
Zoodles with sausage and rapini
A classic pasta of rapini, sausage and red pepper flakes, remade for zoodles makes for a healthy and quick weeknight meal.