Spiced Candied Almonds

SPICED CANDIED ALMONDS

I have a soft spot, or should I say, a crunchy spot, for candied nuts. I like it when they're baked to a crispy, golden brown, with...

French Apple Tart

FRENCH APPLE TART

It's the season for apple tarts, Fall, when the biggest bounty of apples shows up at the market. I've had to learn about all sorts...

 
 
 
Jeffrey Morgenthaler's Eggnog

JEFFREY MORGENTHALER'S EGGNOG

Eggnog wasn't something that I had a lot of nostalgia for. Sure, I've spent my life around eggs and milk, and cream, but when I drink,...

Slow, as it goes

SLOW, AS IT GOES

I wanted to end the year on a high note, namely, that I conquered the world of slow-cooking. But things didn't quite go as planned....

 
 
 
Crown Finish Caves

CROWN FINISH CAVES

Who knew there was a cheese aging cave in bustling New York City? New York City is known for a lot of things, but aging cheese isn't...

Cranberry Auberge cocktail

CRANBERRY AUBERGE COCKTAIL

I discovered this drink in The Auberge of the Flowering Hearth, a book I seem to reread every couple of years. Written by Roy Andries...

 
 
 
Should You Come to Paris?

SHOULD YOU COME TO PARIS?

A number of people have asked me if it's okay to come to Paris due to the demonstrations that have been taking place. The news media...

French Chocolate Cake

FRENCH CHOCOLATE CAKE

I remember when the flourless chocolate cake craze hit and all anyone could talk about were flourless chocolate cakes. Chocolate guru...

 
 
 
Tuna Zucchini Casserole

TUNA ZUCCHINI CASSEROLE

Someone was once trying out for a job at a restaurant I worked at, who cooked a meal that had a course that paired fish with cheese....

Paris Get-Together and Book Event

PARIS GET-TOGETHER AND BOOK EVENT

Join me this Sunday, December 2nd at La Cuisine cooking school in Paris for a get-together and book signing. The event will be held...

 
 
 
Concord Grape Shrub and Cocktail

CONCORD GRAPE SHRUB AND COCKTAIL

One of my favorite things, or some of my favorite things, I should say, are Concord grapes. I grew up eating them as a snack, as well...

Chocolate Pecan Slab Pie

CHOCOLATE PECAN SLAB PIE

Pecans are the great American nut and at no time of the year are they more in demand than around the holidays. There are a lot of different...

 
 
 
New York City Book Event - November 13th

NEW YORK CITY BOOK EVENT - NOVEMBER 13TH

To celebrate the release of the paperback edition of L'Appart, I'll be at Shakespeare & Co. at 939 Lexington Avenue in New York City...

No-Knead Potato Pizza

NO-KNEAD POTATO PIZZA

Potato pizza sounds a bit odd, until you try it. The first time I had it was in Rome at Pizzarium , which I still remember almost fifteen...

 
 
 
L'Appart, now available in Paperback!

L'APPART, NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK!

The story was a long time in the making, from deciding to plant roots in Paris, to finding an apartment and tackling a renovation....

Spiced Honey Cakes

SPICED HONEY CAKES

I always wonder, when I open a cookbook, what recipe is going to jump out at me? I sometimes head for the dessert chapter first, but...

 
 
 
Sandrine Chappaz Chocolate

SANDRINE CHAPPAZ CHOCOLATE

A couple of weeks ago, I took a trip to the Savoie, a region of France that was once a dukedom of Italy. As you travel through France,...

 
 
 
Peanut Butter Paprika Cookies

PEANUT BUTTER PAPRIKA COOKIES

There isn't quite a word for “pie” in French. Tourte describes a double-crusted, enclosed pastry of some sort, but isn't quite the...

Grilled Baby Back Ribs

GRILLED BABY BACK RIBS

People don't associate French cooking with grilling. But if you go to any neighborhood festival in the summer, out in the countryside,...

 
 
 



Chicken Liver Pate

Pâté sounds intimidating to make but this Chicken Liver Pâté recipe is simple and inexpensive yet has a magnificent flavor. This recipe combines the flavors of chicken livers... Read more ...

Tequila-Lime Marinated Angus Sirloin - Sound of Flavor

The Roasted Red Pepper Semolina Focaccia recipe in the latest video from POV Italian Cooking is packed full of flavor but still an easy bread to make at home. This Italian... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Chocolate Banana Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Banana Smoothie Bowl

Decadent Chocolate banana smoothie bowl with avocado, peanut butter, banana and hemp seeds Read more ...

Strawberry Cupcakes

Strawberry Cupcakes

Quick & easy strawberry cupcakes, homemade from scratch with simple ingredients. Pink, soft and loaded with fresh strawberry. Read more ...

3-Ingredient Oat Chocolate Cookies

3-Ingredient Oat Chocolate Cookies

3-Ingredient Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies: soft, easy to make and rich in chocolate. Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, no added sugar Read more ...

Vegan Lentil Soup

Vegan Lentil Soup

This vegan lentil soup is velvety smooth, creamy, nourishing and only has 7 ingredients! Ready in one pot in less than 25 minutes. Read more ...

Easy Air Fryer Baked Potato

Easy Air Fryer Baked Potato

These Air Fryer Baked Potatoes turn out perfect every time. Its layer is crispy on the outside, while extra tender on the inside. Read more ...

Vegan Broccoli Soup

Vegan Broccoli Soup

Creamy, rich and filling vegan broccoli soup, made with seven simple ingredients that provide a healthy dose of nutrients! Read more ...

Baked Enchilada Chicken

Baked Enchilada Chicken

This Baked Enchilada Chicken takes less than 30 minutes to make and only 5 pantry staple ingredients. Perfect for busy weeknights. Read more ...

Instant Pot Mexican Rice

Instant Pot Mexican Rice

How To Make FLUFFY Mexican Rice in the Instant Pot! Read more ...

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

A delicious, comforting Homemade Creamy Chicken Noodle soup recipe that is made in one pot! This quick, creamy soup is perfect! Read more ...

Tomato Roasted Garlic No-Kead Bread

Tomato Roasted Garlic No-Kead Bread

Sun-Dried Tomato Roasted Garlic No-Knead Bread is crusty on the outside, soft on the inside, & filled with delicious savory flavors. Read more ...